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Senator Abdullahi: 3.7 million Nigerians are currently faced with food insecurity

Senator Aliyu Abdullahi, Chairman Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, says 3.7 million people in 16 out of the 36 states and FCT are currently faced with food insecurity.

Governor Tambuwal promises to pay workers’ salaries before Eid-el-Kabir

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has directed the state Ministry of Finance to immediately commence the payment August salaries to workers in the including those in the Local Governments.

Lagos task force arrests 210, impounds 125 bikes

The Lagos State Environmental Task Force has arrested about 210 miscreants and street urchins across the state, and impounded no fewer than 125 motorcycles around Iludun Town, New Oko-oba area of Agege.

NCAA investigates alleged security breach at Sokoto airport

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has commenced investigation into the alleged security breach at the Sultan Abubakar Sadiq III Airport, Sokoto, by loyalists of a politician on August 3.

17,000 pilgrims register for Hajj biometric data system

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says no fewer than 17,000 intending pilgrims for this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia had been registered in its biometric data capturing system as at July 19.
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17,000 pilgrims register for Hajj biometric data system

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says no fewer than 17,000 intending pilgrims for this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia had been registered in its biometric data capturing system as at July 19.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika unveiling the Nigeria Air in the UK

Nigeria Air: Aviation experts commend unveiling

More reactions have continued to trail Wednesday’s unveiling of the logo of a new national carrier, the Nigeria Air, by the Federal Government.
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NIMASA donates relief materials to Bakassi IDPs

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Wednesday donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ekpiri Effiom/Obutong, Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River.
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Maikanti Baru: NNPC has paid $1 billion cash call debt to IOCs

The total amount of money so far given to International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in Nigeria by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in repayment for the discounted $5.1 billion cash call debt owed to them has been put at $1 billion.

Oil marketers express concern over disruption to loading at Ejigbo depot

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), on Wednesday, expressed concern over disruption to loading at Ejigbo Satellite Depot by Pipelines Products Marketing Company (PPMC) in the last three weeks.

NNPC restores ruptured pipeline, gas supply to generating plants

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Tuesday in Lagos said gas supply to generating stations had built up gradually after the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) restored a ruptured pipeline.

Federal government consultant holds meeting with NCAA over national carrier

As the Federal Government gears up to establish a new national carrier for Nigeria, the consultant selected for that purpose has had an initial meeting with the team of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

NNPC to reduce, recycle waste in Its operations

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Tuesday said it has developed and adopted a new policy to protect and manage the environment in all its operations across the entire value-chain it is involved in.

Ebola: NCAA urges airlines to be vigilant

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), on Tuesday called for a high level vigilance by the airlines, especially those operating international and regional flights into the country.

NBC orders Daar Communications to stop transmission of FM signals in Yola, gives reasons

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has ordered Daar Communications, owners of AIT and RayPower, to stop the test transmission of its FM signals in Yola, the Adamawa State capital.

AMCON: We won’t return Arik, Aero to original owners yet

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria says it will not return Arik Air and Aero Contractors to their original owners until the airlines clear their indebtedness to the corporation.

NDLEA nabs 89 drug traffickers, seizes 73.779kg illicit drugs

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Bayelsa State Command, says it arrested 89 suspects in connection with drug trafficking, narcotics abuse and drug-related activities in the state.

LAKE rice: LASG approves creation of more sales’ points

The Lagos State Government said it had directed a non-stop sale of LAKE rice across the state in all the designated centres.

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Report: Nigeria wasted $1 trillion earned in oil booms

The report, which was funded by the Nigeria Natural Resource Charter (NNRC) and the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation, stated that Nigeria’s failure to manage these oil prosperity cycles has delayed her economic rise.
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Gareth Bale shines as Real Madrid overrun Getafe

Real Madrid got off to a winning start in La Liga on Sunday by comfortably beating neighbours Getafe 2-0 at home with an inspiring performance from Gareth Bale.

Satguru Maharaji: Don’t demonise Governor Ajimobi, APC over Yinka Ayefele’s house demolition

Following the heated controversy and consequent condemnation of the Oyo State Government led by Governor Abiola Ajimobi over the early Sunday morning demolition of an Ibadan-based radio station, Fresh FM, own by Yinka Ayefele, the Leader of One Love Family, Satguru Maharaji, on Sunday, urged the people of the state not to demonise the governor and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the matter.
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‘Blast fishing’ thrives in Libya’s chaos

Residents of Tripoli's seafront wake up most weekends to loud blasts: fishermen using dynamite to maximise their catch, regardless of the damage they are causing to marine life.

Ohanaeze youths condemn clampdown on IPOB women

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has condemned, in strong terms, the alleged harassment of female members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB Women) by security operatives in Owerri.