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President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-6

Traffic gridlock hits Ilorin ahead of President Buhari’s visit

There is traffic gridlock on major roads in Ilorin, capital of Kwara state, ahead of the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari, for the All Progressives Congress presidential campaign.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Apapa residents issue 21-day ultimatum to federal government over gridlock

Residents of Apapa and its environs have issued a fresh 21-day ultimatum to the federal government to relocate the articulated vehicles causing traffic gridlock in the area.
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Two dead, 18 trapped as four-storey building collapses in Abuja

Two persons died on Friday while no fewer than 18 persons including women and children were trapped under a building which collapsed in Jabi area of Abuja.

Environmentalist tasks Lagos residents on waste management

An Environmentalist, Mr Lawal Rasheed, on Friday urged Lagos residents to take responsibility for effective waste management and drainage clearing in their communities, ahead of the rainy season.

FRSC, NEMA collaborate to tackle traffic grid lock on Port Harcourt roads

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have formed a synergy to tackle traffic gridlock on Port Harcourt roads.

Apapa gridlock: Reps mandate NNPC to relocate tank farms

House of Representatives on Wednesday urged the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to immediately commence the process of relocating tank farms domiciled in the Apapa axis of Lagos State.

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The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), and representatives of the Federal Government will reconvene on Sept. 4 to continue negotiations on the new national minimum wage.

Ministry speaks on video showing ‘harassment’ of foreign affairs minister in Vienna

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NIS commences e-registration of immigrants

Zone ‘A’ headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Ikeja, Lagos, has kicked off the e-registration exercise of migrants in line with the Federal Government directive.
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Nigerian Army: Boko Haram engaging in fishery trade to fund insurgency

The Nigerian Army has warned traders and Borno communities against engaging in illegal fishery trade with Boko Haram insurgents.