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US Ambassador Commends Imo For Investments In Education, Infrastructure

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The United States ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington has commended the Imo state government for investing in education and infrastructures  Symington gave the commendation when visited governor Rochas Okorocha at the government house owerri, Imo state capital The us envoy who came in company of commercial attaché Jennifer woods and political officer...

Imo Police Boss Stresses Virtues Of Community Policing

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The Imo state police commissioner Chris Ezike says community policing is a way to build relationships that will ultimately sanitise the state from hoodlums and create safer communities. Speaking at the Imo command headquarters while officially receiving 229 recruited officers from Imo and back to the state, CP Ezike said community policing will enable...

President Buhari Departs For Turkey

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President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Nigeria for Istanbul, turkey where he is expected to participate in the ninth summit of the developing 8 (d-8) on Friday, October 20, 2017. The president left Wednesday morning after presiding over a brief session of the federal executive council at the state house.  In Ankara, the...

Aisha Buhari Gives Nigerian Media Thumbs Up

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Wife of Nigeria’s president, Aisha Buhari has commended the Nigerian  media for its   role in sustaining democracy  by  creating awareness and  disseminating credible information Aisha Buhari gave the commendation during the unveiling of a presidential dairy in Abuja to track and chronicle   achievements of the Buhari administration for future reference. President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife commended the media   for its efforts so far in nation...

Nigeria/India To Forge Closer Relations In Space Technology

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Nigeria and India are set to forge closer cooperation in space technology development in an effort to accelerate growth in agriculture and communication. Minister of science and technology, Ogbonnaya Onu made this public when he received an Indian delegation in Abuja. He said the collaboration would enable Nigeria to tap from...

Federal Govt. Denies Reports Of Monkey Pox Infection Through Vaccination

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The Nigerian government has denied reports that military personnel are infecting people with the deadly monkey pox virus. Speaking against the backdrop of growing apprehension which has forced parents to withdraw their children from schools as a result of the monkey pox vaccination scare in parts of the country, minister of...

NSCDC To Deploy Drones To Protect Critical Infrastructure

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The Nigeria security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC says it will deploy new technology such as drones and closed circuit television, CCTV, monitoring devices to monitor and protect the nation’s critical infrastructure. Assistant commandant general in charge of critical national assets and infrastructure Jonathan Iyogho who stated this while briefing news...

Only 7% Of Nigerians Have Access To Potable Water - Minister Of Water Resources

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As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark world poverty day on Tuesday, the minister of water resources, Suleiman Adamu says that only seven percent of Nigerians have assess to safe potable water. The minister stated this at the public hearing on national water resources bill organised by the...

Nigeria Marks World Poverty Eradication Day

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Twenty-five years after the United Nations declared world poverty eradication, Nigerians say current situation in the country is not encouraging. Experts say government is yet to record success in the uplift of infrastructure, provision of social amenities and improvement in the living conditions of the people. If there is one serious problem...

Dasuki Seeks Indefinite Adjournment Of His Trial For Arms Possession

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Former National Security Adviser (NSA) col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (Rtd) has pleaded with the federal high court in Abuja to adjourn indefinitely his trial in the charges of unlawful possession of firearms and money laundering brought against him since 2015 by the federal government  Dasuki in an application filed by his Counsel...

Effective Justice Delivery: Cross River Judiciary Going Digital, Says Chief Judge ‬

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The Cross River state judiciary will soon go fully digital to guarantee quick and effective delivery of justice online, real-time through radical reforms, says the new chief judge of the state, justice Michael Edem. Justice Edem stated this in Calabar shortly after his confirmation as the substantive chief judge of Cross...

Ecological Fund Team Visits Bayelsa Governor ‬

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Bayelsa Governor Seriake Dickson is calling for support in tackling environmental degradation, flooding and erosion in Bayelsa state The Bayelsa governor made the request when an ecological fund team from Abuja visited him in government house, Yenagoa to seek collaboration in areas adversely effected by ecological problems in the state Governor Dickson...

Buhari Pledges Support For Niger Delta Development

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President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged continued support for the socio-economic development of the Niger Delta region. Giving the assurance at a brief ceremony in the state house to sign the bill establishing the university of petroleum resources, Effurun, Delta state, into law, the president said his administration is fully committed to...

Buhari Heads For 9th D-8 Summit In Turkey

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President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday depart for Istanbul, turkey to participate in the ninth summit of the developing 8 (d-8) on friday, October 20, 2017. Prior to the d-8 summit, president Buhari, at the invitation of president Recep Tayyip Erdogan of turkey, will participate in an official working visit to...

Kano Government Suspends Health Workers Over Hoarding Of Drugs

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The Kano state commission  for health has suspended two senior health workers in Karaye local government area for hoarding free malaria drugs without the permission of the government. The commissioner, Kabiru get so stated this while supervising the conduct of immunization against polio and other child diseases in the area. It was...

Monkey Pox Patient Commits Suicide In Bayelsa

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A victim of suspected monkey pox disease in the quarantine centre in Bayelsa state has committed suicide. The state government disclosed this after the victim allegedly took his life on monday at an isolation centre in Niger delta university teaching hospital, Okolobiri, Yenagoa local government area of the state. Last week, a...

Lalong Condemns Bassa Attacks

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Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has condemned series of attacks in some communities of Bassa local government area, which resulted in over 30 casualties and a number of others injured. Governor Lalong made the condemnation when he visited Bassa to assess the situation.            The people of Bassa...

Research Institutes Union Threaten Industrial Action Next Week

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Barely one week after government threatened to implement ‘no work no pay policy, the Academic Staff Union of Research Institutes, (ASURI) has described the threat as rubbish as it plans to begin industrial action next week.  Secretary general of the union, Theophilus Ndubuaku said during a protest in Abuja that their...

Nigeria Education: Senate Wants State Of Emergency‬ Declared

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The Nigerian senate on Tuesday asked governments at all levels in the country to declare state of emergency to address the problems of  falling standards of education in the country. The senate position follows a motion by Senator Adamu Aliero representing Kebbi central, drawing lawmakers' attention to a sharp decline in...

Senate Pushes For Free And Compulsory Education At All Levels‬

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The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday pushed strongly for free and compulsory education for citizens at all levels. The senate resolution follows a motion by Senator Ali Wakili, (Bauchi south) drawing attention to October 17 which is set aside by the united nations to commemorate international day for the eradication of poverty. No...


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