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Gombe Government inaugurates 11-member commission of inquiry

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Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State. Photo: TWITTER/GOVERNORINUWAThe Gombe State government has inaugurated an 11-member commission of inquiry to investigate cases of human rights violations and...

Sat Oct 31st, 2020     Read More →

Looting continues nationwide

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Looting of items meant for COVID-19 palliatives, which began few days ago, continued in warehouses across the country, spreading to the nation’s seat of power, the Federal Capital Territory...

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Read More →

Rebuilding ruins of violence amid low revenues

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The Shoprite shopping mall in Lekki Phase 2 was looted on October 22, 2020, after the army repressed peaceful protestors gathered at the Lekki Toll Gate despite curfew. Over 20 important state...

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Read More →

South East, South South rail network in death throes

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Since coming on board, the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government has been completing some key railway projects initiated by the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan across the...

Sun Oct 25th, 2020     Read More →

Era of funding projects without monitoring over, says budget Minister

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Minister of State for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mr Clement Agba PHOTO: Twitter• ICPC Drags Rep Member To Court Over N1.6m Bribe The Minister of State, Budget, and National...

Sat Oct 24th, 2020     Read More →

How kenaf value chain development can save billions of naira

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Maximizing import substitution strategy using local contents, jute bags, which cost the country about N2.75 billion yearly to import, and other environment-friendly products such as vehicle parts...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

‘Households use Internet more than schools, research institutions’

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PHOTO: NCC•FTTH gets traction as subscriptions hit 691 Statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), have revealed low usage of the Internet by governments, non-governmental...

Wed Oct 14th, 2020     Read More →

Ethnic fault lines show as IGP dissolves SARS

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Yesterday's dissolution of the controversial Special Anti-Robbery Squad by Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu triggered mixed reactions. While youths and socio-cultural organisations in...

Mon Oct 12th, 2020     Read More →

Fayemi, Yahaya, others laud APC’s victory in Ondo guber election

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The Ekiti State governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, on his re-election for a second term in office. Fayemi, in a statement in Ado-Ekiti,...

Mon Oct 12th, 2020     Read More →

FG approves N7bn for rehabilitation of Cham to Numan road

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Buhari. Photo; TWITTER/NIGERIAGOVThe Federal Government has approved N7 billion for the ‘urgent’ rehabilitation of the 46.3km Cham to Numan road. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Sat Oct 10th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records zero COVID-19-related deaths in 5 days, NCDC says

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Nigeria recorded zero COVID-19-related deaths in fice days, as 103 new infections were recorded. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its official twitter handle on...

Fri Oct 9th, 2020     Read More →

Why we don’t respond timely to emergencies, by NEMA

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The Head, Gombe Operational Office of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Simon Katu, has explained that lack of resources prevents the agency from making it to disaster scenes in the...

Fri Oct 9th, 2020     Read More →

Why we can't respond to emergency in 20 minutes - NEMA

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The head, Gombe Operational Office of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr. Simon Katu has said that it is difficult for the Agency to make it to the scenes of disaster in 20...

Thu Oct 8th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari approves contract for Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail line

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Nigerian President Buhari has approved the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail line. “The Federal Executive Council has approved the award of contracts for...

Wed Oct 7th, 2020     Read More →

Lagos is top earner as states' IGR drop by 11%

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The internally generated revenue (IGR) of the states dropped to N612.87bn in the first six months of 2020 from N693.91bn in the corresponding period of 2019. The National Bureau of Statistics...

Wed Oct 7th, 2020     Read More →