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The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian Customs Service ( NCS) are collaborating to introduce the Single Window (SW) platform at the ports.

 This is in a bid to promote trade and commerce.

 

Delta State government has approved a five-year football development programme aimed at going back to the grassroots to catch them young as it was done years back.

By Oye Chukwujekwu

Asaba

 

The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Monday Ovwigho Igbuya, has said that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has given his assent to 13 out of the 17 bills so far passed by the House.

He also praised the lawmakers for what he described as reasonable contributions to the development of the state.

Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has urged professional bodies in the country to support government programmes aimed at revamping the nation’s economy.

 

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has urged Maerskline Nigeria Limited to move its transit cargo through the nation’s ports.

The Executive Secretary of NSC, Mr Hassan Bello, made the plea when the Managing Director of Maerskline Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gildas Tobouo Tobouo, paid a courtesy visit to the council in Lagos.

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

 

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has advised the 25 local government chairmen in the state to be committed to their jobs and resist temptations of using their offices for personal aggrandizements.

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Group advocates 35% affirmative in judiciary

Human rights group in Niger State, International Centre for Sexual Reproductive Rights (INCRESE), has advocated 35 per cent affirmative action that would ensure the appointment of more female judges to handle rape and other gender-based cases strictly by merit.

Court sacks Ikpeazu, Abia governor

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, on Monday, June 27, 2016, was ordered to immediately vacate his position by a Federal High Court in Abuja.

 

Chile retains Copa America, beats Argentina on penalties

Chile secured a second consecutive Copa America after a dramatic 4-2 penalty shootout win at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey against Argentina.

Militants advocate referendum on breaking up Nigeria

 Militants who have slashed Nigeria's petroleum production with attacks on pipelines called Sunday for a referendum on breaking up the Nigerian federation.

Australian company workers get freedom after kidnap in Nigeria

An Australian mining company has said that seven of its workers who were kidnapped in Niger Delta area of Nigeria last week have been freed.

McMahon Holdings said that three Australian workers were released along with a South African national, a New Zealander, and two Nigerians.

NFF praises LMC broadcast pacts

 

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has lauded the broadcast rights agreements reached by the League Management Company (LMC) with Sports Radio, Brila FM, and Megalectrics Limited, owners of Beat FM, Classic FM and Naija FM radio stations.

Sylva to Dickson: Leave me out of your woes

By Onyema Amanze

 

The Media Adviser to Chief Timipre Sylva, the former governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Doifie Buokoribo,  has said that the ex-governor was not

plotting mayhem in the state using youths.

Bauch Police command nabs 11 for impersonation

By Rita Michael, Bauchi

 

The Bauchi State Police command has arrested 11 suspects for impersonation and certificate forgery in the ongoing Police  recruitment in Bauchi State.

Bauchi govt distributes N118m food stuff

By Rita Michael

Bauchi

 

The Bauchi State government has distributed food items worth N118 million to Physically Challenged Persons in the state.

Healthcare: Ikpeazu advocates collaboration

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has expressed the state's readiness to partner with local and international health organizations to achieve his administration's objectives and programmes in providing quality healthcare to the people.

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