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Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that the multi-billion naira Independent Power Plant (IPP) project in Oghara would gulp N20 billion before it could come on stream.

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that intelligence gathering should be adopted as one of the best ways to tackle Fulani herdsmen menace in the country.

  Okowa gave the advice when he led top government functionaries to visit to Ossissa community in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State which was attacked by Fulani herdsmen, recently.

.To partner with NGOs on youth empowerment

 

The Delta State Ministry of Environment has condemned the  erection of permanent structures and shanties under high and low tension cables by some individuals in the state.

 The ministry pointed out that the act amounted to defacing the environment and endangering their lives and other occupants of the structures.

 Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has directed, in a set of Executive Orders, that the Apapa Ports should run 24/7, that all valid ordinary tourist and business visa applications by foreigners be processed within 48 hours and has banned touting at all ports.

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has criticized the secrecy surrounding the planned rehabilitation of dilapidated water infrastructure in Lagos State, urging the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode administration to allow transparent and competitive bidding in the selection of companies to carry out the repair works.

Gombe United FC, which was  sanctioned by the League Management Company (LMC) in the Nigerian elite football league, has embarked on internal cleansing and also pleaded for reduction of the N3.5 million fine.

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CBN lists items valid for Forex

 The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released a list with 36 categories of items that can source foreign exchange (forex) from the market.

The list, endorsed by Director, Trade and Exchange, W.D Gotring, was sent to all authorised dealers, Nigeria Customs and the public.

Is a coup d'etat likely to happen in Nigeria while President Buhari is in the UK?

By IBT

Fears of a possible coup d'etat in Nigeria have emerged as President Muhammadu Buhari is in the UK, for the second time since the beginning of 2017, for medical check-ups.

15 rescued as 3-storey building collapses in Lagos

About fifteen people have been rescued from a collapsed three-storey building in Lagos today, Thursday.

Wike to Buratai: Stop seconding soldiers to politicians if you must complain

 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has urged the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen.

 Tukur Buratai, to stop complaining about his troops’ involvement in politics but 

should rather stop posting soldiers to politicians. 

Nigeria: Purported Chibok girl 'escapes' Boko Haram

Officials say the girl was found by Nigerian troops less than

 two weeks after 82

 Chibok girls were freed by the

 group.

 

 

 

 

A schoolgirl believed to have been abducted by Boko Haram three years ago has

Africa's richest man idles factory as Grubs devour tomatoes

Farmers avoiding crop after pests ravaged last year’s produce

.Factory expected to resume in July when tomato supply improves

 

By Bloomberg

 

Thousands of farmers in northern Nigeria contracted to grow tomatoes for a set 

How military graft undermines Nigeria's fight against Boko Haram, by Transparency Int'l

By Reuters 

 

Military corruption is weakening Nigeria's efforts to battle the

 Islamist insurgency of Boko Haram, the watchdog Transparency 

International said on Thursday.

Its report underlines the difficulty of achieving two key promises of President 

Ikoyigate: Make your findings public, Timi Frank urges Osinbajo

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Comrade 

Timi Frank, has said that the fight against corruption by the present

 administration could suffer credibility question if the findings of the 

Biafra: IPOB has no right to restrict movement, force people to sit at home – Ugochukwu

Respected Constitutional lawyer and an Abuja-based rights 

Activist, Osuagwu Ugochukwu, has warned the Indigenous People of Biafra, 

IPOB, against compelling easterners to sit at home on May 30. The activist 

Buhari’s top aide in trouble over attempt to usurp Osinbajo’s powers

 

.Medical vacation: How Buhari ensured Osinbajo acted as president

 .Why Buhari insisted on meeting with Osinbajo, Saraki, 

Dogara, NGF chair before travelling 

 

A top aide of President Muhammadu Buhari is in trouble over the role

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