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Commandant General of NSCDC, Mr. Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu

NSCDC deploys disaster officers to flood affected states

The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdullahi Gana, has deployed officers of the corps’ Disaster Management Department to all areas affected by floods in the country.

DMO: Only three corporate entities accessed domestic bond market in 2017

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says only three corporate entities accessed the domestic bonds market in 2017 with a total issuance of N23.15 billion.
President Buhari receives in audience President Emmanuel Macron of France in State House on 3rd July 2018

President Macron: France can’t fix Africa’s problems

The French President, Mr Emmanuel Macron, on Tuesday, at a press conference after his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, expressed his country’s readiness to assist African countries to overcome their security challenges.

Yobe government to adopt whistle blowing policy to curb tree poaching

The Yobe State Government says it will adopt whistle-blowing policy to curb the activities of tree poachers and save the state from increasing desert encroachment and environmental degradation.

Guinness Nigeria signs MoU with Wecyclers on waste management

To reduce environmental impact across its operations and throughout its supply chain, Guinness Nigeria Plc., has partnered with Wecyclers, a for-profit social enterprise that promotes environmental sustainability, socioeconomic development, and community health to support its waste management agenda.

Experts: MPR retention in line with expectations

Mr Sewa Wusu, Head of Research and Investment Advisory at SCM Capital Ltd., said the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) retention of all monetary variables at current levels was expected.

UN denies calling for legalisation of cannabis in Nigeria

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has distanced the organisation from the news making the rounds that it called for the decriminalisation of cannabis in Nigeria.

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World heavyweight champion Manuel Charr fails drugs test

World heavyweight champion Manuel Charr has had to call off next week’s title defence, and is set to be stripped of his WBA belt, after testing positive for steroids.

Spotify to now let artists directly upload their music to the platform

Spotify has announced a new beta feature that will allow independent artists to upload their music directly to the platform instead of through a label or digital aggregator.
Liberia's President George Weah speaks during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

Liberia’s George Weah signs land-reform law

Liberian President George Weah has signed a long-sought land reform law that gives local communities greater rights over "customary land" and lets foreigners and charities own property.
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Nigeria now 48 in FIFA World Ranking, 5th in Africa

Nigeria moved one place from 49th position to 48th in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking as Belgium and France share the top spot for the first time in the table’s 25-year history.