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Federal government proposes N30 billion fund to fight open defecation

Mr Emmanuel Awe, the Director of Water Quality Supply and Sanitation in the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, says the ministry has proposed a N30 billion fund to tackle open defecation in the country.

Senator Saraki: Senate working to grow digital financial technology in Nigeria

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has assured that the Senate is working to ensure the growth of digital Financial Technology (FinTech) popularly known as digital financing in Nigeria.

1,500 NYSC corps members complete skills acquisition training in Sokoto

No fewer than 1,500 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members have completed various skill empowerment training at a joint orientation exercise at Wamakko NYSC Orientation camp in Sokoto State.

ECOWAS mission to Guinea Bissau costs $101.73m

ECOWAS said that it spent more than 101.73 million dollars from May 2012 to Nov. 2017 on its mission in Guinea Bissau.

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Donald Trump ‘demands’ probe of alleged spying on his campaign

US President Donald Trump demanded Sunday that the Justice Department investigate whether his presidential campaign was "infiltrated" or spied on for political purposes, prompting it to announce it would look into those issues.

Akwa Ibom APC affirms Udoma Ekarika’s election as state chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom has said that the emergence of Udoma Bob Ekarika as the new Chairman of the party is in line with the directive from the national headquarters of the party on the zoning of offices during its recently conducted guided Congresses.

Heavy police presence at venue of Ohanaeze summit

Security has been beefed up around the Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra capital, venue of the Monday Ohanaeze Ndigbo summit on restructuring.

Philippines concerned about Chinese bombers in disputed South China Sea

Philippines on Monday expressed “serious concerns’’ over the presence of China’s strategic bombers in the disputed South China Sea.