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How Firewood Smoke Kills 90,000 Nigerians Annually – Minister
How Firewood Smoke Kills 90,000 Nigerian...

How Firewood Smoke Kills 90,000 Nigerians Annually – Minister

The federal government has said that more than 90,000 people, mainly women and children, die annually from smoke and other complications from firewood. The Minister for Environment, Sharon Ikeazor, disclosed that 70 percent of Nigeria’s population still depends solely on fuel wood in meeting... read more »

Nvuna River contamination Causes Water Scare in Enugu as Govt Pays Fact-finding Visit
Nvuna River contamination Causes Water S...

Nvuna River contamination Causes Water Scare in Enugu as Govt Pays Fact-fin...

 Mulls emergency boreholes for affected communities Following the directives of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, a government team led by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Water Resources, Hon. Anthony Dubem Onyia and the Managing Director of EN-RUWASSA, Dr. Frank Omeje, yesterday,... read more »

FG Discovers Gold Deposits Along Abuja-Nasarawa Highway
FG Discovers Gold Deposits Along Abuja-N...

FG Discovers Gold Deposits Along Abuja-Nasarawa Highway

The Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has discovered gold deposits along the Abuja, Nasarawa axis through the National Integrated Mineral Exploration Project. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, stated this in Abuja while hosting the Governor Abdullahi... read more »

Ministry of Mines Debunks Allegation of CBN Acquiring Gold From Zamfara Government
Ministry of Mines Debunks Allegation of ...

Ministry of Mines Debunks Allegation of CBN Acquiring Gold From Zamfara Gov...

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has discredited claims that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) bought gold from the Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Head of Press and ublic Relations, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development,... read more »

Protesting Youths Set Zik’s Statue Aflame in Onitsha, Anambra
Protesting Youths Set Zik’s Statue Aflam...

Protesting Youths Set Zik’s Statue Aflame in Onitsha, Anambra

Enraged youths on Thursday set ablaze the statue of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, erected in Onitsha Anambra State. The perpetrators are suspected to be thugs who hijacked the peaceful #EndSARS protest which was initiated as a movement to end police brutality and bad governance in the country. The monument... read more »

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LASG Disowns Viral Video on Sale of Branded Waste Baskets (Video)

LASG Disowns Viral Video on Sale of Branded Waste Baskets (Video)

The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, disowned the viral video, where some uniformed impostors were promoting the sale of branded wastebaskets purportedly on behalf of the State. A... read more »

Women in Abuja Community Take on Repair of Abandoned Road, Pledge Readiness to Partner With Government

(Exclusive) Women in Abuja Community Take on Repair of Abandoned Road, Pledge Readiness to...

Residents of Byazhin Across, Kubwa a suburb in the Bwari Area Council of Federal Capital Territory, Abuja who have long clamored government’s intervention to fix their deplorable road... read more »

Relocate Upland to Safer Ground, Red Cross Tells Residents of Flood Prone Communities as NiMet Raises Flood Alert

Relocate Upland to Safer Ground, Red Cross Tells Residents of Flood Prone Communities as N...

The Nigerian Red Cross Society, Enugu Chapter has asked residents of flood prone areas in Enugu State to relocate to safer ground as it aims to avert loss of lives and properties in the... read more »

Cash for Trash Recycle Hub: FCT Launches Waste Management Initiative

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister of State, Ramatu Tijani has launched a waste management initiative tagged “Cash 4 Trash” recycling hub in Nyanya, Abuja Municipal Area Council... read more »

Ethnic Groups in Taraba task Ishaku to Address Injustices

Ethnic Groups in Taraba task Ishaku to Address Injustices

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has been issued a 30-day ultimatum by four aggrieved ethnic groups in the state to address lingering injustices meted out to them by successive... read more »