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    Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau says he will  continue to work for peace and unity among the people of the state devoid of religious and ethnic differences. He also revealed how he became an adopted child. Lalong gave the explanation at  a memorial Mass for his late uncle, Stephen Sule, and other deceased relations on ...
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    The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone D, Bauchi, says it seized contraband valued at over N42 million in the last two months. The Customs Service Federal Operations, Zone D Bauchi, covers nine states which include Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Yobe Taraba, Plateau, Nasarawa and Benue. Mr Olugboyega Peters, the Comptroller of ...
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    President Buhari In continuation of its efforts to invest in the country’s human capital development, the Buhari administration has continued to make significant strides through its National Social Investment Programmes (N-SIP). President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s NSIP, is aimed at empowering Nigerians and improving their livelihood through several initiatives. Millions of Nigerians nationwide are currently benefitting ...
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    United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday, said that girl child education is beyond getting girls into schools. Dr Zakari Adam, Chief of Field Office, UNICEF Kaduna stated this at a two-day meeting of High-Level Women Advocates (HILWA) in Northern Nigeria, holding in Kaduna. HILWA is UNICEF’s Nigeria intervention project, currently in 14 states, funded ...
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    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 15 new cases of Lassa fever from six states in Nigeria. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, who made this known on Saturday in Abuja said that the 15 new cases brought the number of confirmed cases to 510 out of the ...
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    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged All Progressives Congress (APC) members not to relax or take anything for granted ahead of the March 23 governorship election rerun in some states. Osinbajo communicated this while addressing party faithful at the PMB/PYO Volunteers Appreciation Dinner at the State House Banquet Hall on Thursday in Abuja. INEC has ...
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      The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed March 23 for supplementary elections in States where governorship poll was declared inconclusive. This was contained in a statement signed by the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC), Mr Festus Okoye, on Tuesday in Abuja. Okoye said that the decision was taken ...
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    Two firms, D Four Metals and Plastona Limited, have entered into a joint venture agreement to establish a 3 million U.S. dollars ultra-modern smelting plant and refinery in Jos, Plateau. They said the agreement was geared towards producing exportable products from Nigeria’s unprocessed abundant crude and raw natural resources. According to the firms, their move ...
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          The Tomato Growers Association of Nigeria (TOGAN) has called on the Federal Government to establish cottage processing plants in tomato producing areas. The Secretary General  of TOGAN, Alhaji Sani Danladi-Yadakwari made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Kano. He said that establishing the ...
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        The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has resolved to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari again over the issue of new minimum wage. The forum took the decision at its last meeting for 2018, presided by the chairman of Forum and Governor of Zamafara State, Abdulaziz Yari, on Thursday night in Abuja. Yari however declined ...