NEC Discusses Plans To Increase Nigeria’s Core Infrastructure Level

The Federal Government has decried the significantly low level of core infrastructure which is currently below the benchmark at 35%. This is even as it said in the next 30years it intends to raise the percentage of infrastructure stock from the current 35 percent to a minimum of 70 percent. …

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NEMA DG Tasks State Govts on Funding, Capacity-building for Emergency …

 Director General   NEMA, Alhaji Sani Sidi By Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto The Director General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Sani Sidi, yesterday challenged state governments to make disaster management a priority by improving the funding and strengthening the capacities of their state emergency management agencies to be able to …

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Football Fans Hail Super Eagles Over Gallant Loss to Argentina

Football fans in Birnin Kebbi have expressed satisfaction with the Super Eagles’ 2-3 loss to Argentina in the ongoing 2014 world Cup competition in Brazil. The team, however, qualified for the knock out stage of the competition as runners-up to Argentina with four points and goal difference of zero. The …

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Fulani Attack Kaduna Villages, Kill 38

Photo: Premium Times Kaduna– No fewer than 38 persons, including women and children, were killed on Monday night in separate attacks on Fadan Karshi and Nandu villages in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Already, Governor Ramalan Yero has condemned the attack at Fadan Karshi village, describing the act …

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Explosion Rocks Kano, Kills Eight

Photo: Gbemiga Olamikan A suicide bomber blew himself up alongside seven others Monday afternoon, while 12 others sustained life-threatening injuries at the Kano School of Hygiene Technology located along Bayero University, Kano Road, Kano. The victims of the afternoon blast were new intakes of the school undergoing a screening exercise.Briefing …

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FG supports 135000 rice farmers in Adamawa

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Tuesday said over 135,000 dry season rice farmers were assisted by Federal Government in Adamawa State. The state Director in the ministry, Dr Walia Hamman, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Yola. Hamman said the …

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