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NDDC commences a 14-day skill acquisition training programme for 28 physically challenged persons in Edo.

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has commenced a 14-day skill acquisition training programme for 28 physically challenged persons in Edo. The coordinator of the programme in the state, Theresa Patrison said the programme was organised by the Commission in collaboration an NGO. She said the aim was to enable them learn various skills so that…

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SMEDAN trains over 104 young entrepreneurs in Bayelsa State.

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has trained over 104 young entrepreneurs in Bayelsa State on the techniques of establishing businesses and development of same. The two deputy Directors in the agency coordinating the training during the flag off of the training in Yenagoa Ibrahim Abdulmalik and Chibujo Osuoha, said the…

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NDLEA in Katsina arrests no fewer than 182 suspected drug dealers from January 2019 to date.

National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency in Katsina says it has arrested no fewer than 182 suspected drug dealers from January 2019 to date. State NDLEA Commandant, Hajiya Maryam Gambo, disclosed this during the commissioning of the agency’s rehabilitation center in Katsina.She said 113 of the suspects were males, while 49 were females. Gambo said NDLEA…

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Army destroys biggest camps operated by oil thieves in Delta State.

Nigerian Army has destroyed one of the biggest camps operated by oil thieves in Delta State, destroying about 60 Cotonou boats, 150   storage tanks, 700 drums used by the oil thieves for their illicit trade. Commander Sector I, Operation Delta Safe in Warri Delta State  Colonel Baba Manu-led his men with two swamp boggy into…

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Nigeria remains threatened by security challenges -FG

Federal Government says Nigeria remains threatened by several security challenges. Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali disclosed this at the graduation ceremony of 18 participants of Course 4 of the Nigerian Air Force War College in Makurdi in Benue State. Dan-Ali noted that as you are all aware, Nigeria remains threatened by several security challenge, pointing…

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Work to commence on Nigeria-Seme-Benin Republic road.

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says Federal Government has approved commencement of work on the Nigeria-Seme-Benin Republic road project. Special Adviser to the Minister on Communication, Hakeem Bello, made this known in a statement in Abuja. Fashola was quoted as disclosing this at the 12th Ministerial Steering Committee and Experts Meeting for…

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Federal Government opens a new mining exploration site in Suleja.

Federal Government has officially opened a new mining exploration site at Kuchiko Camp in Suleja, Niger State. Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony, Mining Minister, Abubakar Bawa Bwari, noted that the project is aimed at addressing one of the key challenges in the development of the solid minerals sector, which he ascribed to absence of bankable…

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Chairman ICPC urges the National Assembly to remove the secrecy surrounding its budget.

The Chairman Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, urges the National Assembly to remove the secrecy surrounding its budget for the sake of transparency. Spokesperson of the commission, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, in a statement, said Owasanoye made the call during the National Assembly Induction Programme for new legislators in Abuja.…

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19 persons died and 38 injured in a ghastly road accident in Faskari LGA of Katsina State.

Federal Road Safety Corps says no fewer than 19 persons have died and 38 injured in a ghastly road accident on Daudawa-Funtua road in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State. FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Godwin Ngeuku, made the confirmation to journalists in Katsina. The sector commander said the driver lost control of…

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Director of Lagos State Fire Service and six others were abducted by unknown gunmen…

Director of Lagos State Fire Service, Mr Rasaki Musibau and six others were abducted by unknown gunmen on Saturday night on Iwoye Bridge, along the Itoikin-Epe Road, Ikorodu. Lagos State Police Command’s spokesman, DSP Bala Elkana, confirmed the incident in a statement on Sunday. Elkana said the State Commissioner of Police, CP Zubairu Muazu, has…

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