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Buhari mourns with Turkey, Syria after deadly earthquakes killed 1,900

President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned with Turkey and Syria after deadly earthquakes killed 1,900 and injured more than 7,000 on Monday. An earthquake of 7.8 magnitude struck near Gaziantep in the early hours of Monday while people were asleep. A new 7.5-magnitude tremor hit at around 13:30 local time (10:30 GMT), which officials said was […]

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Lagos begins Solar Mini-Energy project in Epe

The Lagos State Government has embarked on solar mini-energy project which will benefit 12,500 residents in five communities in Epe axis of the state. The project, which is a product of the Interconnected Minigrid Access Scheme (IMAS) program will be initiated by A4&T Power Solutions Limited and Ikeja Electric PLC. Community members and stakeholders jubilated […]

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Turkish President declares 7 days mourning after earthquakes kill thousands

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has declared seven days of national mourning after deadly earthquake killed more than 2,651 people in Turkey and Syria. The 7.8 magnitude quake struck near Gaziantep in the early hours of Monday while people were asleep. A new 7.5-magnitude tremor hit at around 13:30 local time (10:30 GMT), which officials […]

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FG begins distribution of tractors to farmers in Kaduna

The Federal Government of Nigeria has begun distribution of tractors to farmers in Kaduna State as part of strategies to enhance mechanized agriculture and boost food security. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammad Abubakar stated this at the inauguration of the distribution exercise under the FG’s Agricultural Tractorisation Programme on Saturday in Kaduna. He […]

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NYSC DG reads riot act to Corps members

Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Gen. Yusha’u Ahmed has in his maiden visit to the Kaduna Orientation Camp warned corps members against embarking on unauthorized journeys. He said embarking on such an adventure could undermine their security. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the visit which took place on […]

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Cashless: Poor network stalls business transactions in Lagos

The poor mobile network service at the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex which houses three markets in Lagos, on Saturday stalled commerce, as traders complained of inability to transfer cash online. The traders, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the close of business, said that the problem was frustrating and unbearable. […]

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Abducted wives, children of Taraba monarch found dead

Operatives of the Taraba Police Command have discovered the mangled bodies of the wives and children of the traditional chief of Mutum Biyu, HRH Sani Mohammed. Gunmen had stormed the town on January 19, carting away several hostages including the monarch’s family in Jalingo. Lois Emmanuel, the state Commissioner for information and reorient action, issued […]

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CSOs cry out over hardships in Borno

The Network of Civil Society Organisations in Borno has cried out over the hardships being experienced by the people in getting the new naira notes. It urged the government to adopt more salutary measures to ease the burden faced by ordinary Nigerians in the ongoing currency swap. Leader of the network, Mr Bulama Abiso, stated […]

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