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Innocent Tuface Idibia

Election: USAID, UKAID, others launches ‘Vote not Fight’ campaign in Rivers

In an effort to ensure violence-free general elections in Rivers State, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Kingdom Agency for International Development (UKAID) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) at the weekend launched the ‘Vote Not Fight’ campaign in Port Harcourt.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

Malnutrition: UNICEF reaches over 1m children in Yobe, Borno

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says no fewer than 1,239,802 children has been given Vitamin ‘A’ supplementation in Yobe and Borno through the support of the Department of International Development (DFID).
contraception

NGO covers 13 states with contraception awareness campaign

Marie Stopes International Organization, Nigeria Mission, said it has secured a three-year grant to improve the use of contraceptives among women in 13 states of Nigeria.
ActionAid Nigeria

ActionAid trains journalists on reporting corruption

Not fewer than forty journalists are currently undergoing three day training on corruption and investigative data reporting in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki urges behavourial change in anti-corruption fight

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has called on Nigerians to have a change of attitude by demanding probity from their leaders if the country is ever going to record meaningful progress in the fight against corruption.
Fimihan Adeoye, the Commissioner of Police in Osun

Police to deploy 10,000 officers for Osun governorship election

Mr Fimihan Adeoye, the Commissioner of Police in Osun, says no fewer than 10, 000 police officers will be deployed for the Sept. 22 governorship election in the state.
Innocent Tuface Idibia

Tuface urges Ekiti youths to stay away from violence

Popular musician, Innocent Idibia, has urged Ekiti youths not to lend themselves as tools for violence and anarchy in the July 14 governorship poll.

Only 8 political parties to participate in Plateau local council polls – IPAC

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) on Saturday said eight out of the 34 political parties existing in Plateau would feature candidates in the Feb. 17 local government elections in the state.

Reps Speaker Yakubu Dogara, Adamu Adamu task stakeholders on adult education

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, and the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, have called on stakeholders in the education sector to pay more attention to adult education.

Nigeria imports $360m worth of tomatoes annually – GEMS4

The Growth and Employment in States (GEMS4), has said that Nigeria remained the largest importer of tomatoes with over $360 million import annually.

Plateau council polls: APC, PDP promise to support youth candidature

The Plateau chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday promised to support young people to run for various offices in the forthcoming local government polls in the state.

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Nintendo has denied reports that it’s planning to announce a new Nintendo Switch console at this year’s E3 in June, reports Bloomberg.

Nintendo denies rumors of a new Switch coming at E3

“As a general rule, we’re always working on new hardware and we will announce it when we are able to sell it,” the company’s CEO Shuntaro Furukawa said during today’s earnings call, “but we have no plans to announce that at this year’s E3 in June.” The big E3 gaming event is scheduled to begin on June 11th.
FILE PHOTO- A Norwegian Air Boeing 737-800 is seen during the presentation of Norwegian Air first low cost transatlantic flight service from Argentina at Ezeiza airport in Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 8, 2018. REUTERS-Marcos Brindicci-File Photo

Norwegian losses deepen as 737 MAX grounding adds to problems

Troubled low-cost airline Norwegian said Thursday its net losses deepened in the first quarter of the year as the grounding of its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft could cost it $58 million.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

Four NEMA staff kidnapped in Rivers

Four senior staff of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have been kidnapped by gunmen while another was shot on Tuesday evening in Rivers State.
Police have arrested another 16 people in connection to a series of bombings in Sri Lanka over Easter weekend which claimed at least 359 lives, officials said on Thursday.

Suicide bomb attacks: Officials arrest 16 more suspects in Sri Lanka

Police have arrested another 16 people in connection to a series of bombings in Sri Lanka over Easter weekend which claimed at least 359 lives, officials said on Thursday.
Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba

Manu Garba: Bigger Guinea U17 players intimidated my boys

After missing out on the U17 Africa Cup of Nations final, Nigeria U17 coach Manu Garba has praised his players, stating that they played ‘gallantly’ in the face of ‘bigger’ Guinea U17 boys.