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Amaechi at Chatham House UK, Says FG approves integrated maritime security—Dakuku assures of zero tolerance to piracy in Gulf of Guinea

The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Honourable Rotimi Amaechi has disclosed that the Federal Government has approved an Integrated National Security Strategy (INSS) for the Nigerian maritime sector. The strategy which will be implemented in collaboration with other countries in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) is aimed to stem the tide …

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FG to collaborate with stakeholders, devt agencies to boost mining …..MIST, NCMMRD created to aid state participation, says Minister

The Federal Government has said it would continue to pursue the implementation of well thought- out reforms and strategic partnerships with key stakeholders in the mining sector in the bid to make Nigeria a leading mining jurisdiction. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi who stated this …

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Governor Abubakar disputes President Buhari’s low rating

Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar has expressed concern over “unguided comments” some prominent Nigerians make in criticizing the economic policies of President Muhammadu Buhari. The governor called such comments self-serving publicity stunts that are meant to present the critics as “saints” while covering up for their decimal performance while they held …

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Bayelsa: 100% electricity takes off September, all LGs connect on national grid …we’ve invested heavily on power, says Information Commissioner

Bayelsa state government has assured residents of 24 hours uninterrupted power supply by September, 2018. The government which blamed recent power outages on cable theft and vandalisation, also disclosed that all the Local Government Areas in the state have been connected to the national grid. The Managing Director of the …

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FG directs NPC D-G to resume work on Jan. 29

By Joan Nwagwu The Federal Government has directed Dr Ganji Bello, Director-General, National Population Commission (NPC) to resume work on Monday, Jan. 29. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, gave the directive on Thursday at an intervention meeting on the industrial dispute which had grounded activities at the …

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Diezani denies withdrawing $1.3Bn from NNPC accounts

Former petroleum minister, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke, has blasted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for displaying lack of understanding of the constitutional powers of a Nigerian President in managing funds meant for security/intelligence agencies. Speaking in a press statement made available to journalists in Abuja Thursday, in which she …

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Gov. El-rufai’s APC Committee recommends true federalism, state police, scrapping of LG

By Emmanuel Mogbede The All Progressives Congress (APC) Committee on True Federalism has recommended the scrapping of local governments as third tier of government. Chairman of the committee, Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna state, stated this while submitting the committee´s report to the APC National Working Committee (NWC) on Thursday …

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Bayelsa is commercialising Cattle business, says Agric Commissioner …says massive revolution has commenced

The Bayelsa State government has embarked on an unprecedented aggressive agricultural revolution to diversify the economy, create jobs and ensure food security, the State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Week Doidei, said on Wednesday. He also said that rather than playing politics with cattle rearing, the State government is …

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