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Jos trade fair: Exhibitors decry toilets’ poor sanitary condition

Some exhibitors at the ongoing Jos International Trade Fair have decried the poor sanitary condition of toilets at the fair ground.

Stakeholders spell out dos, don’t in fresh four-year roadmap to new minister

On August 21, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari swore in Mr. Hadi Sirika, as the substantive Minister of Aviation. In Buhari’s first four year tenure as President, Hadi Sirika served as a Minister of State for Aviation, a designation that made him to report directly to the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi.

Group calls for investigation into 11-years-old pupil’s death

The Resource Center For Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED), on Sunday called for full-scale investigation on the death of a pupil following the collapse of a school building in Zaria, Kaduna State.
Oando Foundation (OF) on Tuesday commissioned various infrastructure and sanitation projects in its adopted school – Bungha Gida Primary School, Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State, as well as other completed school improvement projects across its five (5) other adopted schools within the state.

Oando Foundation commissions classroom blocks and sanitation facilities in Plateau

OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.

Jigawa SUBEB opens bid for construction of school projects

The Jigawa State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has opened bid for the various projects for schools in the state.
The Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital, Maiduguri, on Thursday called for the rehabilitation of the institution to improve its trauma control and psycho-social services to persons affected by insurgency.

Insurgency: Board seeks rehabilitation of Neuro Psychiatric Hospital in Maiduguri

The Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital, Maiduguri, on Thursday called for the rehabilitation of the institution to improve its trauma control and psycho-social services to persons affected by insurgency.

Nestlé Nigeria inaugurates four community water projects

As the world commemorates World Water Day, Managing Director and CEO of Nestlé Nigeria, Mr. Mauricio Alarcon, says the company recognises and respects the fact that water is a fundamental human right.

Expert: Open defecation major cause of diseases

Dr Towoju Olumunyiwa, a Medical Practitioner, has advised Nigerians to adopt good hygiene and stop open defecation.

Senate committee frowns at delay in Apapa trailer project

The Senate Committee on Works on Sunday expressed displeasure over the slow pace of work on the ongoing shoreline protection of the Apapa trailer park project in Lagos.

University of Ibadan begins work on new Arts Faculty building

The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka, recently laid the foundation of a six storey building in the institution’s Faculty of Arts, which is expected to provide classrooms, offices and utility rooms.

Kano government awards N159 million contract for ultra-modern complex at AKTH

Kano State Government has awarded a contract worth N159 million for the construction of an ultra modern Community Medicine Complex at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) in Kano.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCT health centre demands incinerators, toilets

The Township Clinic, Gwagwalada, FCT, on Friday urged the Gwagwalada Area Council to provide waste incinerators and construct more toilets to boost hygiene in the health centre.

N-Power boosts teacher population in Cross River schools

The Federal Government’s NPower programme has boosted teachers population in schools in Calabar, says Etim Essien, the Vice Principal (Administration) of Margaret Ekpo Secondary School.
Venezuelan migrants wait for their turn to get a resident visa or temporary stay permits at an Interpol facility in Lima on August 29, 2018. Peru allowed the entry of hundreds of Venezuelan citizens as cooperation agreements between Colombia and Peru are drawn to filter migrants with criminal records, and health authorities at the Ecuador-Peru border evaluate how to deal with vast numbers of migrants not bearing health records. / AFP PHOTO / CRIS BOURONCLE

Venezuela claims ‘thousands’ of migrants want to come home

Thousands of Venezuelans are clamoring to return home to recession, hyperinflation and a collapsing economy, President Nicolas Maduro's government claimed on Wednesday as Brazil sends troops to the border with its crisis-ridden neighbor.
Yinka Ayefele Music House

Oyo government insists due process followed in demolition of Ayefele’s Music House

The Oyo State Government, on Monday, reiterated that due process was followed in the demolition of Ayefele’s Music House, explaining that no court order restrained it from carrying out its statutory role in public interest.
Wife of Chief of Army Staff; Mrs. Umma Kalsum Tukur Buratai

Umma-Kulsum Buratai reiterates NAOWA’s commitment to education, healthcare

Mrs Umma-Kulsum Buratai, the President, Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association (NAOWA), has reiterated the commitments of the association to delivery of quality education and healthcare services to barracks and host communities.

Controller: Inmates to watch World Cup matches in Enugu prisons

Inmates at the Medium Security Prisons Oji-River Centre in Enugu State will join other sport loving Nigerians to watch the 2018 World Cup following the provision of a viewing facility in the centre.

FEC approves N1.6 billion to procure 68 vehicles customs

The Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari approved the sum of N1,550,187,713.00 for the procurement of 68 brand new Ford Pick up operational vehicles for Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).

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Lille coach defends Victor Osimhen’s poor away scoring record

Lille manager Christophe Gatlier has absolved Victor Osimhen of any blame after the forward failed to score for the fifth consecutive away game in the French Ligue 1 this season.
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Spain: Francisco Franco’s remains to be exhumed Thursday

The remains of Francisco Franco, Spain’s former right-wing dictator, will be exhumed on Thursday.
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Floods force 23,000 from their homes in Niger

Floods in southeast Niger have forced 23 000 people to flee their homes since early October, officials said, threatening a new humanitarian crisis in a region already wracked by Boko Haram Islamist violence.

Jigawa sack principal over stealing of e-learning devices

The Jigawa State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has sacked Director of Government Unity Secondary School, Maigatari from his post over stealing of E-Learning equipment.
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Leah Sharibu’s father hasn’t heard a word from President Buhari – cleric

Gideon Para-Mallam, a Jos-based cleric, says President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to reach out to Nathan Sharibu, Leah’s father.