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In line with his abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public schools, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has released funds for the running of the schools for the 2019/2020 academic session and vowed to sack any school heads caught collecting fees and levies.

Kidnapping is business, impossible to end – Rivers governor

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, says it is impossible to put an end to kidnapping in the country because it has become a business.

Rotary targets global elimination of illiteracy

We would continue to take educational programmes seriously towards wiping out illiteracy globally, Rotary International has said.
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NIMASA bags most reliable government organisation award in Ghana

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has been awarded the “Most Reliable Government Organisation of the Year” at the annual awards by the Pan African International magazine in Accra, Ghana. The organisers say the award was in recognised for “its giant achievements in the maritime sector, locally and globally.”
Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF)

NGF: 36 states to get $4 billion from AFDB

The African Development Bank, AfDB, has concluded arrangements to establish Special Agro-Promising Zones (SAPZs) in all the 36 of the country, Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, reveals.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

NGF: Special agric zones to attract $4 billion investments

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has said that the establishment of Special Agro-processing Zones (SAPZs) in Nigeria has the potential of attracting between one to four billion dollars investments into the country.

Governors meet over NFIU’s directive on local council funds

The 36 state governors under the umbrella of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) are meeting in Abuja to discuss update on recent directive of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) on local government funds.

Rotary, Oyo partner to eradicate polio

The Nigeria National Polio Plus Committee of the Rotary International and Oyo State government have met to evolve strategies for the eradication of polio in the state.
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Enugu Disco hails Emeka Offor for contributions polio eradication in Nigeria

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has commended Sir Emeka Offor, Chairman of Chrome Group, for his philanthropic contributions to end polio in Nigeria.
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Polio vaccination: Lagos government debunks allegations of sabotage

The Lagos State government, yesterday, said that no Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, was engaged in the recent vaccination against polio campaign in the state.

Rotary International donates $5.7 million for polio eradication

The Rotary International yesterday donated $5.7 million to aid the fight against polio in Nigeria. The donation was handed over to UNICEF Country Representative in Nigeria, Dr. Pernille Ironside.
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WHO employs mobile surveillance system for polio eradication

In an effort to totally eradicate polio from Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a real-time innovative mobile surveillance system aimed at strengthening polio surveillance across the continent.
President Buhari receives in audience Mr Barry Rassin Gates, President, Rotary International and receives Polio Champion Awards in State House on 15th Nov 2018-4

Rotary confers polio champion award on Muhammadu Buhari

Rotary International president, Barry Rassin, who is on an official visit to Nigeria, presented the award to President Buhari on Thursday at State House, Abuja.

Rotary International solicits states’ support for polio eradication

The Rotary International has called for increased support and commitment from states in its quest towards eradicating of polio, Kassim Gbolahan Afolabi, the Jigawa Polio representative, has stated.

World Polio Day: Rotary, stakeholders advocates improved environmental sanitation

As the world prepares to mark the 2018 world polio day, Rotary International club have advocated for clean and hygienic environment to end transmission.

Rotary Int’l begins rehabilitation of 5 hospitals in Ebonyi

The Rotary International, through the Rotarian Action for Population and Development (RAPD), has commenced the rehabilitation of five secondary hospitals in different locations in Ebonyi State.

Senator Ekweremadu urges Nigerians to lead by example, shun hate speech

Ike Ekweremadu, the Deputy President of the Senate, has urged Nigerians to lead by example in whatever capacity they find themselves and shun hate speech.

Rotary honours Governor Ugwuanyi for good governance

The Rotary International District 9142, Nigeria, yesterday honoured Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State with a “Distinguished Service Award of Excellence in Governance” for his outstanding performance in office.

World Cup: Ex-Rep Mbadiwe drums support for Super Eagles

A football enthusiast and former member of the House of Representatives, Dr. Eddie Mbadiwe of Imo State, has said that African teams in the FIFA World Cup have bright chances of going far in the mundial.

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Stoke City’s winless situation this season is beginning to take its effect on Nigeria’s international Ogenekaro Etebo and his teammates.

Peter Etebo set for talks with Stoke City manager over lack of playing time

Nigerian Stoke City midfielder Peter Etebo has expressed frustration over his lack of game time under Micheal O’Neil since returning from injury.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 3

Senate considers bill to address food security problems in Nigeria

The Senate on Tuesday commenced legislative action to address the country’s food security problems when it considered a Bill to that effect.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Niger Delta youths urges President Buhari to inaugurate NDDC board to avert crisis

Niger Delta Youth Council (NDYC) and the National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-agitators, Ijaw Youth Council, amongst others have urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to be deterred by criticisms of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) saying it was the handiwork of enemies of the region orchestrated by youths outside the region.

Court remands 60 Shiite members in Kuje, Suleja correctional centres

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Tuesday, remanded 60 members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise called Shi’ite Group, in the Nigeria Correctional Service facilities at Kuje and Suleja.

Police release emergency numbers for Yuletide

The Nigeria Police Force has released a list of phone numbers that members of the public can call if they are in trouble.