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FERMA engages 800 unemployed youths in road maintenance

FERMA engages 800 unemployed youths in road maintenance

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA), in Kebbi, has engaged 800 unemployed youths in its Vegetation and Silt Control programme, an intervention to maintain roads and reduce accidents in the state. The State Coordinator of the agency, Mallam Rilwanu Usman, made this disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday. “We learnt that the vegetation ...

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AMCON drags Reachout Nigeria to court over N100m debt

AMCON drags Reachout Nigeria to court over N100m debt

Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON ) has dragged a Limited liability company, Reachout Nigeria Limited and its Chairman, Barrister Steve Ahaneku before a Federal high court in Lagos over unpaid loan of N100m debt. Joined as co-defendants in the debt recovery suit are, the Managing Director of the company Bona Nlemadim and Maxwell Ignatius Eze who is the owner ...

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Oyo Local government’s training on road maintenance begins soon

Oyo Local government's training on road maintenance begins soon

The Oyo state government has said it would soon begin training of staff in the maintenance departments of local government areas and local council development areas in the state to be able to carry out maintenance works on roads across the state. Special Adviser to Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Infrastructure, Mr Gbenga Akintola who stated this on Wednesday, in Ibadan, ...

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SOAN, Don disagrees over $195m maritime security

SOAN, Don disagrees over $195m maritime security

A don at the Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology in Lagos and the leadership of the Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN) have disagreed over the viability of the recently signed $195m maritime security contract between the Nigerian government and an Israeli firm, HLSI Security Firms and Technology Inc. It would be recalled that the Minister of Transportation, ...

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Covenant University-Nigeria loses N1 trillion to tourism and infrastructure

Covenant University- Nigeria loses N1 trillion to tourism and infrastructure

A former vice chancellor of the Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Professor Charles Ayo, has revealed that Nigeria loses a minimum of N1 trillion to education tourism with about 75,000 Nigerians currently studying in Ghana, Benin Republic and Egypt. In his address recently at the convocation of Crawford University, Igbesa, Professor Ayo appealed to Nigerians to patronise Nigerian universities, especially ...

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President Buhari is not enthusiastic about infrastructural issues

President Buhari is not enthusiastic about infrastructural issues

If it is true that what you say, and how you say them expose and unveil the condition and attitudes of your heart, it is safe to say that the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari is not enthusiastic about infrastructural issues and definitely not interested in technology in Nigeria, at least not in 2018. His New Year Day Speech comprised exactly ...

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Cross River set to commission British/Canadian School in Obudu

Cross River set to commission British/Canadian School in Obudu

Arrangement has been concluded by the government of Cross River State to commission the British/Canadian International School which is presently undergoing construction in kakum, Obudu Local Government Area in the state in May this year. The Executive Chairman State Universal Basic Education disclosed this while ordering the contractors at site to redouble their efforts towards meeting up with deadline with ...

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Boko Haram sets hospital on fire, kills three people

Boko Haram sets hospital on fire, kills three persons

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have attacked a Madagali community, killing atleast three persons and abducted few others. Residents said armed insurgents raided Pallam village on Monday night, shooting and looting property. A displaced resident, Adiel Yakubu said the insurgents burnt three persons to death and injured several others before setting a hospital on fire. “We heard gun shots and confusion ...

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Road accidents in Anambra State claim Ten lives

Road accidents in Anambra State claim Ten lives....

The Anambra Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Tuesday that no fewer than 10 persons lost their lives in 23 road accidents in Anambra in 2017. Mr Sunday Ajayi, the Sector Commander of the FRSC in Anambra, disclosed the figure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka. Ajayi said that ...

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Benue Killings: IGP gets a 14-day ultimatum to arrest culprits

Benue Killings: IGP gets a 14-day ultimatum to arrest culprits

The Senate has given the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mr Ibrahim Idris 14 days ultimatum to arrest and investigate the perpetrators of Benue killings. This position was sequel to the consideration of a report of the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on the Review of the Current Security Infrastructure in Nigeria. The committee had on Friday last week, visited  the state ...

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