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Borno constructs 2 boarding schools for kids orphaned by Boko Haram

The Borno Government on Saturday said it had constructed two model boarding primary schools to enrol children orphaned by the Boko Haram insurgency.

Most Nigerians get water from unwholesome source – minister

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says no fewer than 93 per cent of Nigerians consume water from unwholesome sources.

World Bank commits N31.6m to education in Katsina

The World Bank has released about N31.6 million as school improvement and scholarship grant to the Zango Local Education Authority of Katsina to encourage education in the area.

TCN raises $1.55bn for grid expansion

IN a bid to ensure grid expansion, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) yesterday, disclosed that it had been able to raise a sum of $1.55billion from multilateral donors.

Fleeing kidnap, robbery suspects died in hospital – CP

A fleeing kidnap suspect identified as Charles Nwaichi has been confirmed dead by the Abia State Police Command.

TCN secures $1.55bn from multilateral corporations to expand transmission lines

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has secured 1.55 billion dollars from multilateral corporations to finance its transmission expansion projects in the country.

NDDC audits N1.3trn project portfolios

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has commenced an audit of its portfolio of 8,557 projects worth N1.3 trillion to ensure they were in line with the Niger Delta Regional Master Plan.

Why I appointed Okonjo-Iweala as finance minister – Obasanjo

A former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said some of the projects that constituted the Paris Club debt were dubious and fraudulent.

Yobe, World Bank empower IDPs to invest in agriculture

Yobe state government in collaboration with the World Bank have supported returnee Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and those still in camps with farm inputs.

Abia get $60m for World Bank-assisted project

Abia State government has received $60 million (N21 billion) for the execution of the World Bank-assisted Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP) in the state,

Lagos govt denies partnering with ‘failed’ foreign firms on water sector

The Lagos State Government on Friday described reports that the foreign firms it is partnering in the water sector failed in other countries as “a blatant falsehood.”

Why we approached World Bank for $350m loan – Ogun govt

The Ogun government on Monday explained why it approached the World Bank to secure a $350 million loan.

Ogun govt defends $350m World Bank loan quest

The Ogun State Government on Monday explained why it approached the World Bank to secure a $350m loan.

Isiaka faults Ogun govt’s $350m World Bank loan request

The gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State in the 2015 general elections, Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, has faulted the recent request by the Ogun State Government for a fresh $350 million World Bank loan.

Economy: Fed govt as unrepentant saboteur

Notably, however, Nigeria has a mixed enterprise economic system; consequently, Government does not require gigantic budgets in order to create the conducive environment that facilitates participation by the much larger private sector in delivering basic projects and essential services.

W’Bank agency constructs N91.5m feeder road in Enugu

The World Bank-assisted Commercial Agricultural Development Project (CADP) has constructed a 10-kilometre feeder road linking some rural communities in Enugu State, to ease evacuation of agricultural produce.

Somaliland parliament speaker resigns to vie for presidency

Speaker of parliament for self-declared state of Somaliland has resigned on Wednesday to vie for the presidency ahead of the autonomous region’s election in November.

Is Nigeria the next Haiti?

Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Poverty pummels the Island country just as ferocious hurricanes visit it from time to time with the fury and anger of a violated person.

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The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr Muhammad Nami, has launched a national tour of the six geo-political zones to sensitise the nation, especially taxpayers, on the 2019 Finance Act.

FIRS chief takes Finance Act advocacy to stakeholders

The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr Muhammad Nami, has launched a national tour of the six geo-political zones to sensitise the nation, especially taxpayers, on the 2019 Finance Act.
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Gunmen abduct professor, journalist in Calabar

Gunmen have abducted Dr David Ugwu, an Associate Professor with University of Calabar and Mr Morris Archibong, a Staff of Cross River Newspaper Corporation at the weekend.
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Coronavirus: ‘No health precautions’ at Nigeria airports – Beverly Naya

Nollywood actress Beverly Naya who embarked on a trip from Accra to Lagos has raised an alarm of “no health precautions” at the point of entry she passed through.

NBTI: We have technologies that can bring immediate jobs

Mr Mohammed Jibrin, Director-General (DG) of National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI), says the board is ready to bring in technologies that will create immediate jobs to support hardworking and performing governors.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police rescue one kidnapped JAMB staff, searching for others

The state police command spokesman, DSP William Aya, told newsmen that the man was rescued inside the bush where he was abandoned by the abductors.