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FG focused on implementing Niger Delta Master Plan – VP Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has assured that the Federal Government is focused on implementation of Niger Delta Master Plan to drive development of the region. Osinbajo who gave the assurance at the inaugural meeting of Partners for Sustainable Development Forum organised by Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), in Port Harcourt, …

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FG inaugurates 2015 MDGs end-point report

The Presidency, Monday, through the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Millennium Development Goals (OSSAP-MDGs), inaugurated the 2015 MDGs end-point report. Mr Ochapa Ogenyi, Secretary of Programme, OSSAP-MDGs who launched the report at the 2015 Social Good Summit in Abuja, said Nigeria had also presented the …

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Nigeria’s external reserves drop to $30.04bn — CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that the nation’s foreign reserves fell to 30.04 billion dollars as at November 26. The information contained on its website published, Monday, said that the figure dropped by seven million dollars from 30.11 billion dollars recorded in October 26. It said the …

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Ireland Minister applauds FRSC’s investment in technology

The Ireland Minister for Agriculture, Food, Marine and Defence, Mr Simon Coveney has applauded the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for its huge investment in technology, saying such practice could enhance its operations and modernisation programmes. The Minister stated this while on a courtesy visit to the Corps Marshal of …

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7 confirmed dead in Kano school dormitory fire

At least seven female students have died after a fire at a boarding school hostel Kano on Sunday night, officials say. Most of the deaths resulted from a stampede as hundreds of students rushed to escape the blaze through two exits, the Kano state officials said. Twenty-five others were injured …

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Lagos Procurement Agency holds induction programme for new officers

Lagos State Public Procurement Agency has organised a nine-day induction programme for the newly recruited and newly converted officers to build their capacity to render quality service. The General Manager, Engr. Akin Onimole, while declaring the programme opened at the ABAT Centre, Secretariat Alausa, Ikeja, stated that the objective of …

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Nigeria needs global support in recovering looted funds — Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said that Nigeria requires the support of the international community to facilitate the speedy recovery of looted funds for national development. He also said that effective collaboration between the Nigeria’s anti-graft agencies and their foreign counterparts would aid other laudable actions …

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Bayelsa poll, ‘a hatchet job by APC’ – PDP alleges

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has discredited a purported polling firm, Election Frontline, over its survey on the forthcoming governorship election in the state which it claimed was sponsored by the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a statement by the Director of Publicity of the Restoration Campaign …

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