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N/Assembly ready to domesticate Kampala Convention on IDPs, Dogara assures

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has assured that the National Assembly will domesticate  the Kampala Convention Treaty on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). The Speaker,  gave the assurance on Tuesday while receiving a delegation from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Nigeria led …

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NIMASA to be rebranded; Hosts Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) conference April

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA,  in conjunction with the International Maritime Organization, IMO, will  organize the 3rd conference of the Association of African Maritime Administrations, AAMA, from April 19  to 21, 2017. The conference, which holds at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria , has as its …

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Dangote Group to launch fundraising for The Africa Center in New York City (ASK your questions LIVE to Aliko Dangote and Halima Aliko Dangote)

  Aliko Dangote and Halima Aliko Dangote will host an online press conference on Thursday, March 23 at 14:00 GMT  Halima Aliko Dangote was recently appointed the President of The Africa Center in New York City (www.TheAfricaCenter.org) with the major responsibility of raising capital for the Center. The goal is …

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“Include private varsities in TETFUND disbursement ” – VC begs FG

From: Madu Ezenoha, Enugu  Vice Chancellor (VC) of  Enugu based  Renaissance University, Ugbawka, Nkanu West local government area, Prof. Charles Onochie, has called on Nigeria’s Federal Government to include private universities in the disbursement of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND). Prof. Onochie noted that allocating funds from the interventionist agency …

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President Buhari condemns wanton killings, condoles with Benue community; Receives goodwill calls from Egypt, Gambia, Ghana Presidents; Receives briefing from Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Buratai

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and people of Benue State on the recent attack on a market in Zaki Biam by unknown gunmen which resulted in the loss of lives. The President, according to a statement by  Femi Adesina, his  Special Adviser, Media & Publicity,  condemned the …

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Over 20 million beggars roam Nigerian streets … JIBWIS

                                                                                                         National Chairman of Jama’atu Izalatul Bid’ah Wa Ikamatis Sunna (JIBWIS), Sheikh Abdullahi Bala Lau has revealed that there are over 20 million beggars roaming the streets of Nigeria as a result of their inability to fend for themselves. Sheikh Bala Lau gave this stunning revelation in an interview with …

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