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    PMB Fulfils Promise, Brings Succour To N/Delta

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    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday fulfilled his promise to the people of Ogoni to right the wrongs of the past with the flag-off of the clean-up of the land. He also lamented the inability of the immediate past administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan to muster the political will to implement the report of the United…

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  • Population Census: US Partners FG On Capacity Building

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    Ahead of the next  population and housing census in Nigeria, the United States Census Bureau (USBC) is partnering the National Population Commission (NPC), in training of its commissioners and management staff, for enhance technical capacity and skills. The NPC described the training as another milestone in the determination of the commission to conduct an accurate,…

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  • Delayed Budget Bane Of Improved Health Services – Expert

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    The Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria (HERFON), has blamed part of the challenges in the country’s health sector on budget delay and non-accountability. Chair of HERFON Trustees, Dr. Ben Anyene, stated this at the Health Watch Forum, with the theme; “Making Our Voices Count: Active Citizenship for Health,” organised by Nigeria Health Watch, HERFON and…

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  • ‘Water Sector Bridging Unemployment Gap’

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    The Ministry of Water Resources has said that it is bridging the unemployment gap in the country by creating enabling environment for investors in the sector. The permanent secretary of the ministry, Rabi Jimeta, who was represented by Mrs Jummai Umar, head, Gender and Human Rights, stated this while commissioning a water factory, Premium Water…

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    FG Concludes Framework On 14 Solar Projects To Generate 1,286mw

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    The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday, revealed that the ministry has concluded the framework for the approval for 14 major solar projects which put together will generate about 1,286 megawatts for the country. The Minister made this known while speaking alongside the Minister of Environment, Mrs Amina Mohammed, at a meeting…

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  • Inferno: Fire Guts NPC Headquarters In Abuja

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    A mid-day fire outbreak, yesterday, gutted  the headquarters of the National Population Commission (NPC), in Abuja. The fire incident which was caused by a faulty air conditioner affected the training unit on the ground floor of the complex. In a statement signed by Mr Simon Otene, director, public affairs, NPC, at the time of the…

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    Insurgency: NOA Sensitises Communities, Tasks Traditional Rulers On Security Consciousness

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    As the nation’s security challenges mount, the National Orientation Agency (NOA), in line with its mandate to educate and make Nigerians aware, has taken its security campaign beyond the cities, reaching out to communities where sensitisation on security consciousness is crucial. This, the NOA has said, will re-awaken security consciousness among traditional rulers and their…

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