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    EU Commits $20m Euro To Great Green Wall Programme

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    The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), has said that European Union has committed the sum of 20m euro to the implementation of the Great Green Wall programme in Nigeria and five other African countries. Forestry Officer, FAO, Ms Nora Berrahmouni, stated this yesterday at the West Africa Regional Technical Great Green…

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    Jikwoyi Community: Where Residents live With Refuse

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    Following the change of governance at the national level, which is gradually moving towards the local level, there is endless clamour for effective governance that will have direct positive impact on the lives of people at the grassroots, as the people believe that they are completely neglected by the government from the top. The communities…

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    What President Buhari Should Do For Entertainment Industry

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    Nigerian entertainers were very much a part of the recent electioneering campaigns in the country as they featured prominently in several of the outings, especially those of President Goodluck Jonathan. ANTHONY ADA ABRAHAM, PATIENCE IVIE IHEJIRIKA and SAMUEL ABULUDE write on the trend, its effect on the industry and the expectations in the new dispensation…

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    Peace Committee Chairman Condemns Hate Campaigns, Advocates Violence Free Polls

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    The Chairman of the National Peace Committee, Former Head of State of Nigeria, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has charged politicians and political parties on issue-based campaigns, saying that hate speeches could led to post election violence. Gen. Abubakar gave the charge at the 2015 National Peace Dinner, organised by The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution…

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    Presidential/NASS Polls: Land, Sea Borders Shut

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    With less than 72 hours to Saturday’s presidential election, the federal government has ordered the immediate closure of all land and sea borders as part of efforts to curtail movements in and out of the country. The order was contained in a statement signed yesterday in Abuja by the permanent secretary, Ministry of Interior, Abubakar…

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    Desertification: FG To Raise 40m Seedlings

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    The Federal Government has said that it is set to raise 40million seedling on a yearly basis all over the country for planting, as part of efforts to combat desertification in the country The Director, Federal Department of Forestry, Ministry of Environment, Mr. Adedoyin Simon, disclosed this at a tree planting campaign organized by the…

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    P-Square Loses Dad

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    The enigmatic duo of Peter and Paul Okoye, famously known as PSauare have lost their father, barely two years after losing their mother. Reports say Mr Okoye died in Lagos on Monday, November 24th, a few hours after he fell as he was about going for a session of physiotherapy. Late Pa Okoye had earlier…

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