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Tokyo 2020: Water bacteria cancels paratriathlon test swim

The swimming section of a paratriathlon test event for Tokyo 2020 was cancelled Saturday due to high levels of bacteria in the water, the latest in a series of difficulties over water quality and temperature.

Benue government to start disconnection of illegal water supplies

Benue State Government on Tuesday said it would start disconnection of all illegal water connections in the state.

Lagos community petitions National Assembly over water pollution by Total

The residents of Akoka, a Lagos community, on Saturday presented a petition to the House of Representatives member representing Somolu Federal Constituency, Ademorin Kuye, over the petition of their underground water by Total Nigeria Plc.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF, Bauchi partner over out-of-school children challenges

The United Nations Children’s Fund says it is collaborating with the Bauchi State Government to tackle the challenges of out-of-school children in the state.

Call for revolution condemnable – APC governors

Governors on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the country have condemned the call for revolution, saying it was unpatriotic.

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.

Federal government urges calm over Ogoniland clean-up

The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), on Friday called for calm over protest by groups demanding participation in ongoing Ogoniland clean-up.
Detox

Expert recommends body detox for healing, weight loss

Ms Ruth Oghotuama, a Natural Health and Wellness Therapist, has recommended that people should often undergo body detoxification which, she said, was “body reset” for healing certain ailments and weight loss.

UN pledges full support to Cross River industrialization drive

The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) members on Thursday were in Calabar, the state capital of Cross River State holding a retreat on Management Accountability Framework, a foundation piece of the UN reforms process to engage with government and help facilitate the achievement the State’s giant industrialization drive.
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo is expected to visit Apapa today.

Gridlock: Reps member tasks federal government on revival of railway, waterways transportation in Apapa

A member of the House of Representatives, Mufutau Egberongbe, has commended the federal government’s task force for the cleaning of Apapa area of Lagos.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF, EU call for clean water and toilets in all Nigerian schools

Nearly 4,500 people in Riyom local government area of Plateau State, north-central Nigeria will benefit from improved access to safe water and sanitation facilities following the commissioning of a communal solar driven motorized water facility and WASH facilities in a school which include gender segregated latrines and a handpump.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Governor Abdulrazaq: It’s time to build Kwara for all

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday said he is committed to build a state that works for everyone, irrespective of political differences.
Muhammadu Badaru Jigawa

Jigawa government spends N16 billion on water supply in four years

Jigawa state government has spent about N16 billion in the provision of portable water in the last four years.
NIMASA

NIMASA donates to flood victims in Anambra

The Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) yesterday donated relief materials to victims of 2018 flood in Anambra State.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai creates three new ministries in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government has retained its 14 ministries in the state despite additional three new ones.

Governor Ortom: How Benue can grow

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said if the state must develop, it has to use other people’s money.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.

Community gives Chevron three-days to meet demands

The people of Ugborodo communities in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta on Monday protested over its alleged neglect by the Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL).

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NSE: Investors react positively to ministers’ inauguration, assignment

Investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday reacted positively to the inauguration and assignment of ministers to various portfolios by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion.

President Buhari warns cabinet members against unnecessary altercation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja, cautioned new cabinet Ministers against unnecessary altercation while discharging their responsibilities.
Senator Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna)

Kaduna election: Tribunal dismisses Shehu Sani’s petition for lack of merit

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Kaduna has dismissed the petition challenging the election of Senator Uba Sani as the lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed his wife, Aisha, and the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, to serve on the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse in the country.

President Buhari approves appointment of aides for First Lady

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of aides for the Office of the First Lady, occupied by Hajia Aisha Buhari.
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame and Uganda's Yoweri Museveni were once close allies but their relations have turned deeply hostile in a dispute that damaged trade between the neighbours.

Ugandan, Rwandan leaders sign pact to end months-long standoff

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Wednesday signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling.