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Dangote Micro-Grant scheme targets vulnerable women in four northern states

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By Ebunoluwa Sessou As part of a micro-grant initiative programme aimed at poverty amelioration through economic empowerment of women, the Aliko Dangote Foundation has reiterated its readiness to...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

11 killed by heavy rains in eastern Tanzania

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At least 11 people, including five pupils, were on Tuesday killed by ongoing heavy rains in Tanzania’s Eastern Region of Morogoro, a senior police official said. File: Rains The Morogoro...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Border closure: Customs officials allegedly ‘kill’ Rice smugglers’ informant in Jigawa — Report

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A man suspected to be an informant of rice smugglers has been killed allegedly by officials of the Nigeria Customs Service in Jigawa State, Premium times reports. Seized Items by Customs Tasiu...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

N215.5m spent monthly to feed over 220,000 pupils in Plateau ― Hamza.

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong 220, 865 pupils in public primary schools across the 17 local government areas of Plateau State have so far benefitted from the National Home Grown School Feeding...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Housing Deficit: Reps Seek amendments to National housing fund Act

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By Tordue Salem, Abuja. The House of Representatives Committee on Housing and Habitat on Tuesday said there’s a need to amend the National Housing Fund Act in order to address the housing...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Quelea birds: FG commences aerial spray in Jigawa

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The Federal Government, in collaboration with Jigawa Government, has commenced aerial spray in some parts of the state to control the invasion of quelea birds. Quelea birds Alhaji Hamza Mohammed,...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Access Bank hits N1bn in digital lending daily

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Access Bank Plc. has hit one billion naira daily in loan value through its expanded digital lending portfolio. Access Bank Mr. Victor Etuokwu, the bank’s Executive Director, Retail Banking,...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League to begin on Nov. 3

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The League Management Company (LMC), organisers of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), have now picked Nov. 3 as a new kick-off date for the 2019/2020 NPFL season. The new date for...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Court grants interim forfeiture of N116m in constituency projects scam

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Justice A.R. Muhammad of Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, October 14, 2019 granted an order for interim forfeiture of N116m alleged proceeds of crime linked to the non- execution of...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Court orders Interim forfeiture of N116m in constituency projects scam

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Justice A.R. Muhammad of Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday ordered the interim forfeiture of N116m alleged proceeds of crime linked to the non-execution of constituency projects awarded to...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

We will not reach 80% revenue performance for 2019 — finance minister

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Mrs Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, says the nation will not be able to reach 80 per cent revenue performance for 2019. She said this on Monday in Abuja at the...

Mon Oct 14th, 2019     Read More →

IPMAN lauds launching of automation of downstream sector, calls for marketers inclusion

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The Independent Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) Kano unit, has commended the launching of the automation of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry. The commendation is contained...

Sun Oct 13th, 2019     Read More →

Suicide Attempts: Seadogs Visit Mental Patients in FCT

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru As part of its humanitarian services to the less privileged, the National Association of Seadogs, NAS, weekend, presented toiletries and cash donation to psychiatric...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Troops capture 10 senior Boko Haram commanders, arrest key logistics suppliers

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The Nigerian Army says it has captured 10 suspected key Boko Haram members at Bitta in Gwoza LGA of Borno, trying to escape the troops’ sustained onslaught on them. Boko Haram The Nigerian...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Troops capture 10 senior Boko Haram commanders in North East

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Smash robbery gang in Edo. By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja. As Nigerian Army continues to heighten the tempo of her operational activities against bandits, insurgents and other criminal...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →