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Need for continuous dredging of waterways in Nigeria

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Dredging is the removal of sediments and debris from the bottom of the sea, lakes, rivers, harbors, and other water bodies. It is a routine necessity in waterways around the world because...

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Presidency gives assurance on NOSDRA Amendment Bill assent

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The Presidency has assured Nigerians, especially the people of the Niger Delta region that President Muhammadu Buhari would soon sign the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA)...

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Nigerians wouldn’t be bordered about who is in power if PDP had done their job– Buhari

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By Nwafor Sunday President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction over the leadership of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, that ruled the country for sixteen years,...

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Labour Party to Govs: Forgo security votes, cut down appointees to pay new minimum wage

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….Commends INEC’s handling of submission of forms By Chris Ochayi ABUJA – The National Working Committee, NWC, of Labour Party, LP, has advised the 36 State Governors to forgo...

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Kachikwu: Giant strides in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry

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By Osita Oparaugo If anyone ever needed any kind of convincing about the exceptional managerial qualities of Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum, the events...

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Water gets lion share, as Bello presents N159bn 2019 budget to Niger Assembly

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By Wole Mosadomi Minna—Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State, yesterday, presented a N159,529,728,377 budget to the state House of Assembly for the 2019 fiscal year for approval. Governor...

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Re-emergence of Olushosun dumpsite

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By Jarikre Johnson FROM the air, the 100-acre Olushosun dumpsite in Ojota, Lagos looks harmless. From the ground, however, the site is a malodorous, contaminated world of its own with towering...

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Nigeria now safe for tourism, investment – Lai Mohammed

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By Emmanuel Elebeke The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the successful, two-week tour of cultural heritage and historic sites across the country by local and foreign...

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Niger turns to drones to protect precious wildlife

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Niger is turning to drone technology to help protect a Saharan antelope and other endangered species in Africa’s largest terrestrial park. Isreali Aerolight The Termit and Tin Toumma reserve...

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Breaking: 16 Nigeria troops missing after Boko Haram attack

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At least 16 Nigerian soldiers are missing following clashes with Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad area, military and militia sources told AFP on Tuesday. Army deploys troops to Benue, 5 other...

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2019 Polls: President Buhari will defeat Atiku – lawyer

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Abuja – Mr Realwan Okpanachi, a legal practitioner and political analyst, says President Muhammadu Buhari will defeat Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party...

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Nigeria among top 5 nations in global $613 b remittances – CBN

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief Nigeria was one of the top five countries of the world which received about $613 b in remittances, last year, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said. Quoting a...

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Police officer found dead inside borrow pit in Delta

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By Emma Amaize ASABA – A 51-year-old Inspector of Police attached to 22 Police Mobile Force, PMF, Lagos, Samuel Onwuerigho, was found dead in a borrow pit, along Ekwuoma Road, Owerri Olubo...

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Niger Delta: Explain why our seaports are not functional, group tells FG

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By Jeremiah Urowayino The Niger Delta support group (NIDSG )has demanded an explanation from the Federal Government on the state of seaports in the region, saying that they want to know why the...

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Bill Gates stuns audience with jar of poop

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Founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates who is also one of the world’s richest men and most active philanthropists stunned an audience in Beijing Tuesday when he brandished a jar of human...

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