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Nigeria, Abuja Light Rail Project Employs 10,000 Engineers

Nigeria, Abuja Light Rail Project Employs 10,000 Engineers

By Peter Usman  Abuja (Nigeria)- About 10,000 Nigerians were employed during the construction of the Abuja Light Rail Project, in the nation”s capital which was recently commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari. Similarly, 100,000 more will be directly or indirectly employed when the project begins full operation. Chief Resident Engineer for the Project, Anthony Agbakoba, disclosed this while […]

Police Inspector Loses Manhood In Sodomy Act In Katsina

  By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Nemesis has caught up with a police Inspector, Lawal Mohammed at Faskari local government area of Katsina, when he lost his manhood during sodomy act with 13-years old boy. The incident which was said to have happened on Tuesday night in Tudun Markabu is at the moment talk of […]

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Nigeria: Save the Children Tasks Zamfara Govt. to Sustain Social Protection Programme, …Spent N2.5Billion in Six Years

By Mohammed Munirat Nasir: An intervention Programme under the Department for International Development (DFID), Save the Children has called on the Zamfara state government to sustain the Social Protection (SP) programme to reduce poverty rate and support the vulnerable in the society. The Advocacy and Behavior Change Communication Officer, Zamfara State Field Officer, Fatima Musa […]

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SADC Finance Ministers Agree To Deepen Regional Integration

  The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Ministers of Finance have agreed that regional integration within the finance and investment sector should be deepened. The Ministers met under the chairmanship of the South African Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene on Wednesday. “With an expanding regional integration agenda, Ministers are spearheading a process to deliver, in […]

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South Africa: Eskom Welcomes McKinsey Apology

  South Africa’s power company, Eskom says it has welcomed McKinsey’s apology to South Africa for its role in State capture. “Eskom welcomes the apology made by McKinsey & Company Global Managing Partner, Kevin Sneader, to the people of South Africa at the University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) forum earlier today,” […]

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New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Transforms into African Union Development Agency

Following the implementation of the AU Institutional Reforms approved at the recent 31st Ordinary session of the African Heads of States and Government, the New Partnership for Africa’s Development NEPAD is now to be known as African Union Development Agency The Agency will serve as a technical body of the African Union with it’s own […]

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Nigeria  –  Coalition of NGOs Tasks Media On Free, Fair Reports On Conflicts

By Ahmad Umar: Northeast Coalition of Civil Societies has called on  the Media to be free, fair on reporting communal clashes in the country. The Coalition made the call in a statement signed by the chairman, Ahmed Shehu and Director Publicity, Sadiq Sadiq shortly after its Mid-year Congress in Bauchi, Northeast of the country. The […]

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New NGO In Northern Nigeria Pledges To Help Address Maternal Deaths

By Iliya Kure: A newly floated non-governmental organisation, Amana Hope and Care Initiative’ (AHCI), says it is poised to help address the plight of vulnerable women and children, as well as maternal health in northern Nigeria. “This has prompted me to establish AHCI, to contribute my quota and support ongoing effort in addressing these challenges,” […]

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