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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCT pledges adequate sanitation in communities

The Federal Capital Territory Administration will partner the six Area Councils and other Agencies of government to address challenges of water supply, sanitation and hygiene in rural communities.
British American Tobacco

BATNF launches campaign to empower young agric-preneurs

The British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) has launched its “Wealth is Here” campaign aimed at changing the mindset of Nigerian youths and igniting the belief that they can flourish in Nigeria by seeking out and creating opportunities for themselves in agriculture.

SERAP gives Abuja council chair 14 days to withdraw life pensions for ex-officials

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Mr Abdullahi Adamu Candido, chairman of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), urging him to use his good offices and leadership position to “urgently withdraw and revoke the bill/edict for the unconstitutional and illegal payment of life pensions to former chairmen, vice-chairmen, speakers and other officials of AMAC.”

Fear grips Abia communities over earth tremor

The people of Isiaku, Alayi in Bende local government area of Abia State are said to be living in palpable fear following what many described as earth tremor that hit the community.

Lagos community signs deal with foreign investors on infrastructure

A partnership between local residents of Odo-Ogun community on the outskirt of Lagos and a team of Chinese investors may soon bring about infrastructural development and job creation in the rural community located along the Lagos-Ikorodu highway.

Kogi guber: Joseph Idachaba, Godwin Atawodi emerge PPN, DAP flag bearers

The People’s Party of Nigeria on Tuesday elected Chief Joseph Idachaba as its standard-bearer in the November 16 governorship poll in Kogi State.
Some residents of Kuje Area Council, FCT, have urged the new Chairman of the council, Mr Abdullahi Sabo, to focus on addressing challenges bothering on infrastructure, education and environment for the development of the area.

FCT community decries neglect of infrastructure

Residents of Kwaita and Kwakwu communities in the Kuje Area Council, FCT, have condemned the FCT administration for the neglect of basic infrastructure in the area.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo guber: APC’ll have landslide victory

The Ondo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday boasted that the next governorship election would be a walkover for the party, saying ”the indicators are unambiguous”
Boko Haram

Nigeria insists Boko Haram ‘defeated’ after 10-year insurgency

Nigeria’s presidency claimed Boko Haram’s 10-year-old insurgency had been “defeated” but admitted that international jihadists posed a growing threat.

Adesunbo Onitiri: Nigerians yet to enjoy dividends of democracy

Lagos Central Senatorial candidate in the just-concluded elections, Chief Adesunbo Onitiri, has rated democracy in Nigeria very low 20 years after.

Hunger compels children in Bauchi IDP camp feed on onion leaves

Intense hunger as a result of the inadequacy of food items in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in the outskirts of Bauchi, has forced adolescent children to feed on onion leaves for survival.

NYSC appeals to Katsina government to provide potable water, hostels at orientation camp

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has appealed to the Katsina State government to provide additional accommodation and potable water for its orientation camp in the state so as to make the place habitable for its officials and corps members.
The Tegbe Foundation has announced the commencement of a state-wide project aimed at providing potable water in all local governments of Oyo State.

Foundation promises safe, potable water in Oyo

The Tegbe Foundation has announced the commencement of a state-wide project aimed at providing potable water in all local governments of Oyo State.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: Over 3.6 m Nigerians in need of water, sanitation

The United Nations International Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) says over 3.6 million people lack access to potable water, sanitation and hygiene services in Nigeria.

12 Kwara APC guber aspirants present manifestoes

Twelve of the 13 governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara on Wednesday in Ilorin presented their manifestoes to the party leadership and members.
Wife of the President, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari

Aisha Buhari: Political leaders should do more for ordinary Nigerians

The Wife of the President, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has called on political leaders in Nigeria, especially those closer to the people, to do more in the lives of ordinary Nigerians whose requirements are basic amenities like potable water, healthcare and education.

Shell moves to tackle food, water, energy challenges in Niger Delta

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has moved to tackle the problems of potable water, energy and food scarcity in the Niger Delta region and the nation, through engagement of secondary school students in science and innovation.

The forgotten conversations

If you think the problem is federalism, you will vigorously push for “true federalism” and such like. If you think the problem is revenue allocation, you will fight for the Nigerian definition of “fiscal federalism” — by which is meant “higher derivation payment”.

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FAAN seeks review of service tariffs

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is seeking the review of its service rates and tariff to reflect current economic realities.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF to improve literacy level of Nigerian children through advocacy

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Friday said it would help improve literacy level among Nigerian children in rural areas through sensitisation and advocacy.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA restates commitment to rid Kogi of illicit drugs

Mr Alfred Adewumi, the new National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Commander in Kogi, says the agency will collaborate with sister security agencies and the state government to rid the state of illicit drugs.

NAF offers free medical services to 3, 000 persons in Sokoto

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has began free medical outreach for Mabera Community in Sokoto Metropolis, targeting 3, 000 persons in the two-day exercise.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

Olamide George: Prince Beyioku remains AFN secretary general, backed by constitution

Acting president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Honourable Olamide George has affirmed Prince Adisa Adeniyi Beyioku as the authentic and substantive Secretary General of the federation.