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The federal government and Abia State yesterday penned the N500 billion Enyimba Economic City project at Aba, Abia State, where the federal government has taken 20 per cent equity of N100 billion. The project is a private sector driven.
President Muhammadu Buhari recorded a landslide victory in the presidential primary election of the All Progressives Congress held in Abia State, polling 455,656 votes, Prof. Chris Nwamuo, the Chief Returning Officer for the exercise, has said.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has advocated holistic reforms in pension administration to reduce the plight of pensioners in the country.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has said that the Abia Export Processing Zone, which is aimed at putting the economy of the state on a sound pedestal and create employment for her teeming youths, would soon come up stream.
Heavy flooding has severely ravaged at least 46 communities in Abia, killing two children, an official of the State Emergency Management Agency has said.
Nigeria’s unemployment rate increased from 18.8 per cent in the third quarter of 2017 to 23.1 per cent in in the third quarter of 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.
Ibrahim Yusuf, lead convener of the movement, made the assertion during an advocacy visit to the Kaduna State Attorney-General, Umma Hikima, on Tuesday in Kaduna.
A 35-year-old man, Seun Okwuyigbo, who police accused of beating and injuring his mother-in-law in the eye was arraigned in an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos on Wednesday.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Plateau Command, on Wednesday said it had deployed 2,000 of its men and officers in the state to ensure a crime-free and peaceful Yuletide.
President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to two more Bills namely the National Transport Commission Bill and Federal Road Authority Establishment Bill.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) yesterday arraigned an employee of the National Aviation Handling Company of Nigeria (NAHCO) Adetutu Afeez Alade before a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly aiding the shipment of banned hard drug, Ephedrine.
The governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy in Ogun State, Engr. Oluseyi Olufade, has promised to create 10,000 direct jobs within the first six months of his administration if voted into power.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Suleiman Hassan as the minister of environment, following the resignation of Ibrahim Jibrin, the minister of state.
A Cameroon official says two female suicide bombers have died after detonating in a northern town near the Nigerian border.
A Paediatrician, Dr Jibike Ikuerowo, on Thursday advised mothers whose babies suffered from diarrhoea, to give their children proper medication instead of resorting to teething mixture.