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NEMA Warns Rivers LGAs of Impending Floods

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has issued a warning about significant flooding expected in several Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Rivers State. Godwin Tepikor, Director of Risk Reduction at NEMA in Port Harcourt, emphasized the need for local government support to mitigate the flood’s impact. High-risk LGAs include Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni, Degema, and Ahoada East and…

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NiDCOM to Repatriate 250 More Nigerians from UAE

The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has announced the upcoming repatriation of another 250 Nigerians from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). During her visit to the UAE Ambassador to Nigeria, Salem Saeed Al-Shamsi, in Abuja, Mrs. Dabiri-Erewa emphasized the importance of reinforcing partnerships between Nigeria and the UAE. She…

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Nigeria Engages Stakeholders on Renewable Energy

The Special Presidential Envoy on Climate Action, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, has initiated discussions with global stakeholders to explore new opportunities for climate finance and risk mitigation platforms aimed at boosting renewable energy technology manufacturing in Nigeria. Chief Ngelale held a virtual meeting with the Managing Director of the Bank of Industry, Dr. Supo Olusi, and…

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Navy Arrests 8 Stowaways in Lagos

The Nigerian Navy apprehended eight suspected stowaways in two speedboats attempting to board the MV Northern Light while it was underway along the Lagos Channel. Director of Naval Information, Aiwuyor Adams-Aliu, announced on Tuesday that five of the suspects admitted they intended to travel abroad. The patrol team from NNS Beecroft detected the stowaways during…

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England Secures Euro 2025 Qualification with Draw Against Sweden

England’s women’s team earned a goalless draw against Sweden in their final Euro 2025 qualifier, clinching their spot in next year’s finals. Italy and the Netherlands also secured qualification. Sarina Wiegman’s Lionesses needed only to avoid defeat to guarantee a top-two finish in Group A3, ensuring automatic qualification for the tournament in Switzerland next July….

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NEMA Warns Rivers LGAs of Impending Floods

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has issued a warning about significant flooding expected in several Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Rivers State. Godwin Tepikor, Director of Risk Reduction at NEMA in Port Harcourt, emphasized the need for local government support to mitigate the flood’s impact. High-risk LGAs include Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni, Degema, and Ahoada East and…

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Navy Arrests 8 Stowaways in Lagos

The Nigerian Navy apprehended eight suspected stowaways in two speedboats attempting to board the MV Northern Light while it was underway along the Lagos Channel. Director of Naval Information, Aiwuyor Adams-Aliu, announced on Tuesday that five of the suspects admitted they intended to travel abroad. The patrol team from NNS Beecroft detected the stowaways during…

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Tribunal Ousts House of Reps Member

The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal for Sokoto/Zamfara States, sitting in Sokoto, has annulled the election of Umar Yusuf Yabo Danmaje, a member of the House of Representatives representing Yabo/Shagari federal constituency in Sokoto State. In its ruling on Monday, the Tribunal also ordered Danmaje to pay N500,000 in damages to…

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NBTE Suspends 2024 Schemes of Service for Polytechnics

The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) has suspended the implementation of the Draft 2024 Schemes of Service for Polytechnics until all discrepancies are addressed. Professor Idris Bugaje, the Executive Secretary of NBTE, made this announcement during a news briefing in Kaduna. He noted that several areas required amendments, including issues related to the treatment…

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FG Unveils Strategic Blueprint for Improved Healthcare Services

The Federal Government has launched the Health Sector Strategic Blueprint 2024-2027, aiming to alleviate physical and financial burdens and enhance health outcomes for Nigerians. The announcement was made by the Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Professor Ali Pate, during the first National Quarterly Health Sector Performance Dialogue with state health commissioners in Abuja…

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Police Give Drivers Two Weeks to Register for e-CMR as Enforcement Begins

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has announced the impending enforcement of the digitalized Central Motor Registry (e-CMR), which will begin in the next 14 days. This initiative aims to modernize and digitize the motor vehicle registration system, significantly enhancing safety and security. In a statement, Force Public Relations Officer Olumuyiwa Adejobi explained that the e-CMR…

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