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NNPC pays N153.01 billion into federation account in January

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says it transferred N153.01 billion into the federation account in January.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

NEMA, Edo distribute relief materials to victims of River Niger surge

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in collaboration with the Edo State Government has distributed relief materials to victims of 2018 flood disaster caused by the surge of the River Niger in Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo State.
Water Scarcity

Residents groan as water scarcity hits Lokoja

Acute water scarcity has hit Lokoja and its environs following the shutdown of the greater Lokoja water treatment plant by the state government since March 27.

Seven killed, many injured as truck plunges into Kogi river

Seven persons have lost their lives as a truck in which they were travelling in plunged into a river in Kogi community on Tuesday.

Onitsha traders protest over N4 million theft at shopping plaza

Human, vehicular movement and trading activities were on Wednesday grounded for over two hours along Niger Street, Fegge Onitsha, following a protest by over 150 traders of City of God Plaza, Niger Street, who shut their shops to protest against breaking into one of the shops of a trader in the market at night and carted away of over N4 million from the shop.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara election: Abdulrazaq pledges to link Pategi-Bida with bridge if elected

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has promised to construct a bridge to link Pategi town in the northern senatorial district of the state with Bida emirate in Niger State if elected.
Flood

Hungarian experts to help Nigeria tackle flooding

In a bid to find solutions to flooding in Nigeria, the Federal Government says it is planning to engage experts from Hungary to assist Nigeria to provide “technical solutions“.

Bomb scare at Niger Bridge

Reported discovery of alleged improvised explosive device (IED) around the Asaba end of the River Niger Bridge created anxious moments on Friday by residents of Asaba and travelers using the all-important bridge.

Stakeholders seek mandatory use of life jackets on waterways

French oil giant Total has called for enforcement of the use of life jackets by people, who make use of Nigeria’s waterways.

Four drug dealers drown in River Niger in Kogi

Four drug dealers were reportedly drowned in River Niger in Lokoja, Kogi State, in an attempt to evade arrest by the officials of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

Suspected drug dealers drown in River Niger while trying to evade arrest

Two suspected drug dealers drowned in River Niger, Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, on Monday, in their bid to evade arrest by the men of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency.

Abubakar Bwari: Private investors to commit $3.23 billion to mining projects

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development says private investors have expressed their readiness to commit about 3.32 billion dollars to fund some projects in the mining sector.
United Nations UN

UN commiserates with Nigeria over devastating flood

The United Nations Secretary-General has said he is saddened by the devastating floods that has ravaged Nigeria, particularly with sad reports that over 200 people have been lost to the menace.
A picture shows a flooded cattle market in Kara-Isheri, in the Ogun State in southwest Nigeria, on September 20, 2018. Heavy seasonal rains have caused the Niger and Benue rivers to burst their banks, inundating communities, farms and trapping tens of thousands of people in their homes. / AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Flood: Federal government urged to properly dredge Rivers Niger, Benue

Mr Ladein Omiebi, Chairman, Flood Management Committee, Patani Local Government Area, Delta State has called on the Federal Government to carry out a proper dredging of the River Niger to prevent recurring flood disasters.

Flood: NEMA warns Kogi residents against early return to homes

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday warned residents displaced by the recent flood disaster in Kogi against returning to their homes.

NEMA donates relief materials to Anambra flood victims

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has donated relief materials worth several millions of naira to victims of flood disaster in Anambra.
Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has donated relief materials to internally displaced persons affected by flood along the Delta State plains of the River Niger

Ibe Kachikwu donates to Delta flood victims

Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has donated relief materials to internally displaced persons affected by flood along the Delta State plains of the River Niger.

APC UK expresses readiness to assist flood victims

The United Kingdom chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is ready to give some form of assistance to victims of recent flooding that occurred in some states of the federation.

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NPFL Playoffs: Enyimba beat Ifeanyi Ubah to climb top spot

Enyimba beat FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 to climb on top of log table in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.
Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope after a 0-0 goalless draw at in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.

NPFL Playoffs: Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope

Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope after a 0-0 goalless draw at in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.
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Manchester United-bound Daniel James likened to Usain Bolt and Ronaldo

Jet-heeled Manchester United-bound winger Daniel James was likened to eight-time Olympic gold medallist sprinter Usain Bolt and Brazil icon Ronaldo by Hungary coach Marco Rossi ahead of Tuesday's Euro 2020 qualifier with Wales.
Richard Young, Deputy Delegation to the EU

EU: 2,084 Nigerians entered Europe illegally in two years

One in every 10 illegal immigrants who entered Europe between 2015 to 2016 was a Nigerian, the European Union has said.
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Internet blackout across Sudan

Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters.