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NEMA advocates publicity on disaster prevention measures

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) organises workshop on fire outbreaks and other forms of domestic and workplace accidents for stakeholders in disaster management

Italy to give NAF six gunship helicopters to fight Boko Haram

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it was expecting delivery of new fighter aircraft from both the United States and Italy to intensify its aerial campaign against the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

Nigerian Airforce expecting 18 aircraft from US, Italy

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it would soon take delivery of 12 newly acquired aircraft from the United States as part of renewed efforts to end the insurgency in the Northeast. The Chief of...

Prison Service gives reasons for jail breaks

The Nigerian Prisons Service says human element, infrastructural gaps and aggression by inmates are some factors that account for jail breaks in prisons across the country.

NGO clears streets, markets in Ilorin

A non-governmental organisation, PickThatTrash, on Saturday went to some streets and markets in Ilorin, cleaning the environment and disposing of refuse in propagation of the culture of a clean and healthy environment.
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Federal government tasked on lasting solution to flood onslaught

The federal government has been tasked to pursue ways that will bring lasting solutions to the onslaught of flooding across communities in Nigeria.
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Birth registration: Ogun records 25, 728 in 6 months – NPopC

The National Population Commission (NPC) says the commission has registered 25, 728 births in Ogun between January and June out of the expected 67, 434 for the period.
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Strike: Federal offices, schools, courts shut in Enugu

Offices, schools and courts controlled by the Federal Government have shut down businesses in Enugu State in compliance with the nationwide strike directed by the National Labour Congress.

Warning strike: Labour cripples government, banks, schools’ operations in Lagos

Government offices, banks and public schools were on Thursday closed in Lagos State as the organised labour began its strike over delay by Federal Government in concluding negotiation on a new minimum wage.
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Labour insists on total strike after meeting federal government delegation

It was earlier reported how the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President, Ayuba Wabba, declared a total strike at a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday.
Ayuba Wabba

Labour directs workers to comply with nationwide warning strike directive

The Organised Labour has called on workers from all sectors of the economy to comply with the seven days nationwide warning strike over refusal of the Federal Government to reconvene the negotiation on Minimum Wage.

China deploys 165 peacekeepers to South Sudan

China on Tuesday deployed 165 peacekeepers to South Sudan Tuesday on a one-year mission.

Biafra: IPOB calls for sit-at-home on September 14

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, says it has declared September 14 as “a day of general strike, mourning and resistance across Biafra land.’’

FRSC secures 73 convictions in Akwa Ibom

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Akwa Ibom Sector Command, said it secured 73 convictions during the recently-concluded Eid-El-Kabir Special Patrol operations.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government begins verification of 330,820 workers in 487 MDAs

The Federal Government will be begin to verify in the next two weeks, over 330,820 employees in 486 Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) being paid salaries through the Integrated Pay-roll Personnel Information System (IPPIS) Platform.

Minister: President Buhari administration transforming Nigeria

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Buhari Administration is steadily transforming Nigeria through innovative measures that are yielding positive results.

Democracy Day: President Buhari’s address in full

The commemoration of this year’s Democracy Day is a celebration of freedom, a salute to the resilience and determination of Nigerians and a recommitment by Government to keep its promise to lead Nigeria into a new era of justice and prosperity.

Jalingo rainstorm causes five death, injures many others

Jalingo, the Taraba State capital, experienced an early morning rainstorm on Saturday which reportedly killed five people and injured many others.

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Russia’s Vladimir Putin wants rap music controlled

Russian President Vladimir Putin has shown concern at the growing popularity of rap music. Due to its growing popularity, he advised that the government control it and channel it to ensure that it does not promote moral decadence.
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Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu warns Hamas after deadly West Bank attacks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he had issued a warning to Hamas after recent deadly attacks in the occupied West Bank, including two shootings claimed by the Islamist movement.
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APC flags off campaign in Kogi East

All Progressives Congress (APC) members, supporters, bigwigs and enthusiasts from across the nine LGAs of Kogi East senatorial district gathered at the weekend in the ancient town of Anyigba, Dekina LGA for official flag off of campaign for the zone.
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WOTCLEF advocates aggressive sensitisation of rural communities to curb human trafficking

The Women Trafficking and Child Labour Eradication Foundation has called for an aggressive grassroots sensitisation as a panacea to the ills of human trafficking in the societies.
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FAAN: Abuja Airport’s new terminal to process 15 million passengers annually

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says the newly completed terminal building at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, will process 15 million passengers annually when it begins operations.