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Farmers/herders crisis: Ranching path to sustainable peace – UN

The United Nations (UN) and other stakeholders met and recommended that pastoralists should adopt global best practices of ranching as path to sustainable peace.

NEMA advocates publicity on disaster prevention measures

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) organises workshop on fire outbreaks and other forms of domestic and workplace accidents for stakeholders in disaster management
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

HIV/AIDS: Foreign agencies not needed, we can care for our people – Aisha Buhari

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, says Nigeria has enough resources to provide treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) without depending on foreign agencies.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Federal government calls for a scale-up of investors’ confidence in maritime sector

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has called for an appropriate regulatory framework to scale-up investors’ confidence in the maritime sector.
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YIAGA to deploy over 3000 observers for 2019 elections

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Youth Initiative For Advocacy, Growth And Advancement (YIAGA) says it will Deploy 3034 Observers for the 2019 general elections.

NGO tasks Bauchi stakeholders on local council autonomy

Stakeholders in Bauchi State have been urged to champion the agitation for the autonomy of the local government system in the country.

Boko Haram: TY Danjuma wants sustained advocacy for peace

Lt-Gen Theophillus Danjuma (Retd), chairman of the Presidential Committee on the Northeast Initiative (PCNI), has said that activities aimed at creating peaceful coexistence among communities in the insurgency ravaged Northeast region of the country should be sustained.
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Federal government pledges to sign the Petroleum Industry Bill

The Federal Government has pledged to sign the Petroleum Industry Bill into law once the bill is transmitted to the presidency.

NDLEA seizes 9607kg of illicit drugs in Kano

The Kano State Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said on Thursday that it confiscated 9,607.72 kilogrammes of illicit drugs from January to date.

Okezie Ikpeazu commends federal government for fast tracking transformation in Abia

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Wednesday commended the federal establishments in Abia for fast tracking socioeconomic transformation in the state.
Dr Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director of Access Bank Plc

Herbert Wigwe: Fintech will transform financial services

Dr Herbert Wigwe, the Managing Director of Access Bank Plc., says Fintech in a few years, will change the face of financial services as the next big thing in Africa.

NNPC loses over $800 million revenue to contract breaches

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that it lost over $800 million revenue to all the stakeholders owing to breaches of contracts of its old regime.
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EU bank to spend $1 billion in Nigeria for youth empowerment

African countries fighting the scourge of irregular migration and human trafficking are to benefit from European Union bank’s youth empowerment to the tune of $1 billion.
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NCC holds stakeholders forum on emerging 5G technology

Stakeholders in the telecommunications sector on Tuesday in Abuja held a one-day stakeholders forum to brainstorm on Nigeria’s readiness for 5G and High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) technology.
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SEC tasks Nigerians to use Green Bonds to tackle infrastructure gap

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday said the nation’s huge infrastructure gap could be addressed with investments in sustainable finance initiatives such as Green Bonds.
L-R: AMB. GERALDINE NASON OF IRELAND; NIGERIA’S AMBASSADOR TIJJANI BANDE AND SINGAPORE’S AMBASSADOR BURHAN GARFOOR, AT A SIDE EVENT, ORGANISED BY PERMANENT MISSIONS OF NIGERIA TO THE UN, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE PERMANENT MISSIONS OF SINGAPORE, IRELAND, AND QATAR, TO PROMOTE JANUARY 24 AS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF EDU

UN adopts Nigeria’s resolution on education

The United Nations General Assembly on Monday adopted, by consensus, Nigeria’s resolution to proclaim January 24 every year as the ‘International Day of Education’.
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Onofiok Luke: Godswill Akpabio after my life

Onofiok Luke, the Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, has alerted stakeholders from Essien Udim Local Government Area of the state that Senator Godswill Akpabio is after his life.
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SEC launches green bonds issuance rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday officially launched the Green Bonds Issuance Rules to support the development of a Non-Sovereign Green Bond market in Nigeria.

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68 inmates gain freedom in Ogun

The Ogun Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, has granted pardon to 68 inmates from the five prisons in the state.

SGF: Federal government working on early implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government is working toward early implementation of new minimum wage which has caused a lot of controversies in recent times, Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation said.
Pope Francis arrives to address the Synod of Bishops, focusing on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment, on October 3, 2018 at the Vatican. - AFP PHOTO - Andreas SOLARO

Pope Francis to visit Bulgaria, Macedonia in May

Pope Francis plans to visit Bulgaria and Macedonia from May, the Vatican spokesman, Greg Burke, said on Thursday.

EFCC files 59 charges against Doyin Okupe over alleged N120 million fraud

Following his inability to return N120m allegedly received from the Office of the National Security Adviser, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has filed 59 charges against a former Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe.

NECA tasks federal government on implementation of minimum wage by January 2019

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association says Federal Government must conclude all legal processes for the implementation of the 30,000 minimum wage before Dec. 31, to ensure its implementation by January 1, 2019.