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FG to build, revive 360 dams, lakes

The Federal Government says it will construct no fewer than 10 lakes and dams each in the 36 states of the federation to boost irrigation farming in 2017. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, disclosed the plan on Thursday in Abuja while highlighting some of the proposed 2017 plans to boost […]

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Lagos to prosecute 38 arrested street traders and 33 miscreants

The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Unit (Task Force) has concluded arrangements to charge 38 arrested street traders and 33 miscreants to the Lagos State Environmental courts for immediate prosecution. The operatives of the Agency have carried out an enforcement exercise to dislodge traders from hawking, selling and displaying wares on road setbacks/walkways […]

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Nigeria’s aviation security to bear arms

Nigeria has approved that the Aviation Security personnel should bear arms to enhance security of passengers and installations at the airports. The Minister of State for Aviation, Mr. Hadi Sirika, unveiled on Wednesday at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. He said his ministry […]

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Workers’ strike looms in Abia

Boniface Okoro, Umuahia A labour leader in Abia State has warned that the state government may plunge the state into industrial crisis if it continues to delay clearing backlog of salaries of workers and pensioners. Comrade Christopher Uche Ezekiel, in a chat with News Express in Umuahia, said it amounted to insensitivity on the part […]

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Power generation hits 3,959 megawatts

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Wednesday wheeled out about 3,959 megawatts of generated electricity to the 11 distribution companies as the country’s power supply gradually stabilised. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the power generation data is obtained from daily forecast on the Nigerian Electricity System Operator (SO) website. The daily power […]