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Akpabio Pledges To Build New Hostel For Ojukwu’s University

Akpabio denies ownership of Lekki Gardens

The Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has pledged to build a new hostel for the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam, Anambra State. Mr. Akpabio made the offer Thursday while delivering a lecture as part of events for the school’s 7th convocation. In his lecture on “The Nigerian Question: Ethics in an Age of Uncertainty”, Mr. Akpabio called on Nigerian leaders ...

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Nigeria To Host UN Conference On Housing, Sustainable Urban Development

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Nigeria will host the Third Regional Meeting for the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) from Feb. 24 to 26 in Abuja. Mr. Oluseyi Soremekun, UN National Information Officer, who confirmed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja, said the conference would commence with a high-level Ministerial segment on February 24 at the International Conference ...

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IDPs: 1,500 Women Give Birth In Camps

IDPs in New Kuchigworo camp, Abuja, accuses leaders of selling some of the items donated to them

News Agency of Nigeria reports that no fewer than 1,500 women gave birth in 28 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno in 2015, the State Primary Health Care Management Board said on Sunday in Maiduguri. The Executive Secretary of the Board, Sule Mene, told NAN that the deliveries were recorded between January 2015 and January 2016. The women are ...

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Africa Needs $100billion Annually To Close Infrastructure Financing Gap – AfDB President

Africa Needs $100billion Annually To Close Infrastructure Financing Gap – AfDB President

The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, says African countries need $100 billion annually to close infrastructure financing gap. Mr. Adesina disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja. He said that the bank had invested a lot in infrastructure, adding that the aim of the bank was to connect African ...

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Lekki Residents Want Alternative Routes Ahead Of Mall Operations

Lekki residents want alternative routes ahead of mall operations

The residents of the 10 estates around Jakande Roundabout in Lekki, Lagos State, said RMB West Port, owners of Circle Mall, should provide them alternative routes before it opens its mall on December 17. The residents from the 10 estates from the area said that this would enhance effective traffic control. They told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos ...

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Nigeria to implement Niger Delta ​master​p​lan

Nigeria to implement Niger Delta ​master​p​lan

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government was focused on implementation of Niger Delta Maste​rplan to drive development of the region. Mr. Osinbajo stated this at the inaugural meeting of Partners for Sustainable Development Forum organised by Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in Port Harcourt on Monday. He said President Muhammadu Buhari had also expressed concern with ​ the​​​​ ...

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Over 40 houses submerged in Edo by flood

Over 40 houses submerged in Edo by flood

Flood in Edo – Over 40 houses have been submerged and hundreds of people displaced by flood in Udaba, Anegbette, Oghomere communities in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Some of the victims told NAN on Tuesday that they were relocating as a result of the continuous rise in the water level ...

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