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Civil Society Group Unveils On-Line Hub To Track Corruption Cases

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Cleen foundation, a Civil Society Organization has unveiled a new online platform to monitor court cases as part of measures to promote accountability and transparency in the fight against corruption in Nigeria.

Health Minister Admits Collapse Of Primary, Secondary Healthcare Services

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Nigeria’s minister of health, Professor Isaac Adewole says the collapse of primary and secondary healthcare has put teaching hospitals in the country under tremendous pressure, blaming the situation on poor funding by state governments.

Nigeria Needs N2 trillion Yearly To Fix Education Challenges – Minister

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Nigeria’s minister of education, Adamu Adamu says the Federal Government is unhappy for failing to reduce by half the number of out-of-school children as promised in the last four years.

FG To Prioritize Youth Potentials

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The Nigerian government says it will prioritize the potentials of its youth population and harness its potentials for national development.

Dogara Slams Joint Venture Calls As Unfavorable To Nigeria

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Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara says current oil production sharing formula with Nigeria’s joint ventures companies is not favourable to the country.

FG To Sustain Offensive Against Drug Trafficking

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President Muhammadu Buhari says the sweeping offensive against drug trafficking will be sustained, urging Nigerians in the diaspora to always provide information that will help the government to curb the menace.

Activists Protest $6 Billion Loss In Malabu Oil Deal

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A coalition of Civil Society Groups movement against corruption in Nigeria is calling for the immediate cancellation of the controversial Malabu oil deal OPL 245 because of what they describe as the incurable losses and negative impact on the Nigerian economy.

Onyeama Scores Nigeria High On Foreign Affairs

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Nigeria’s outgoing minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has scored himself high as a minister of the Buhari-led Federal Government.

Lagosians Count Losses After Devastating Rain Storm

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Lagos residents are still counting their losses following Monday's rainfall which wreaked havoc in many communities destroying farmlands and pulling down electricity poles and rooftops of buildings.

House Of Reps Moves To Amend Education Minimum Standard Act

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Nigeria’s House of Representatives is seeking to amend the education minimum standard and establishment of institution act, to ensure that educational Curricula lay more emphasis on practical knowledge.

Buhari Returns To Abuja

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President Muhammadu Buhari is back in Abuja after spending five days in Saudi Arabia, where he performed the Umrah(lesser pilgrimage).

Experts Advocate Regular Psychiatric Evaluation To Curb Suicide

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Unless the society pays attention to factors associated with suicidal tendencies and behaviours among youths and young adults, addressing the rising suicide crises in Nigeria will not be achieved. 

Buhari Departs Saudi Arabia

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President Muhammadu Buhari has departed the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where he performed the lesser hajj in Makkah during a 7- day visit.

 

CBN Retains Monetary Policy Rate At 13.5%

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The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN monetary policy committee has retained the county’s monetary policy rate at 13.5%.

Osinbajo Commissions Projects In Maiduguri

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday visited Maiduguri for the commissioning of projects executed by the administration of Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State.

Ondo Set To Improve IGR, Inducts 234 New Revenue Officers

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Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, is one of the most important aspects of governance if any government wants to fulfil its obligations to citizens.

Clark Appeals To Buhari On Even National Development

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Elders statesman and leader of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to hasten the drive to ensure even development of all sections of the country in his second term.

Protests Over Bad Condition Of Lagos-Badagry Expressway

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Residents of Badagry and users of the Lagos/Badagry expressway have given the federal and Lagos state governments one hundred days to commence serious fixing of the road which is currently in a bad shape.

Pensioners Condemn Life Pension For Legislators

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The proposed life pension for presiding officers of the National Assembly has been described as irrational, and provocative by the Nigerian Union of Pensioners.

Taraba Declares Emergency In Water Sector.

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Taraba state Governor Darius Ishaku has launched the Water Sanitation and Hygiene, WASH, policy for implementation in the state. A state of emergency was also declared on the state's water sector at the event to improve availability and accessibility to potable water in the state. Water sanitation and hygiene (wash) is...


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