Rikoto – Kebbi Community Living Amid Menace of Erosion

[Daily Trust] Birnin Kebbi -As this year’s rainy season draws near the Rikoto community in Zuru area of Kebbi State are already losing sleep, they are in fear and apprehension over the havoc it brings to them every year. Over the years, the Zuru commun…

[Daily Trust] Birnin Kebbi -As this year's rainy season draws near the Rikoto community in Zuru area of Kebbi State are already losing sleep, they are in fear and apprehension over the havoc it brings to them every year. Over the years, the Zuru community is being incessantly ravaged by floods during every rainy season. This is due to the damages which uncontrolled gully erosion had done to the area many years back. Despite this the people appear determined to live with the calamity and fight it head-on through some of the projects i

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Health Expert Flays Govt’s Primary Healthcare Centre Plan

[Daily Trust] Awka -A health expert, Prof Peter Katchy has criticized the Federal Government’s intention to build one Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) in every political ward across the country, describing it as over ambitious and theoretical.

[Daily Trust] Awka -A health expert, Prof Peter Katchy has criticized the Federal Government's intention to build one Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) in every political ward across the country, describing it as over ambitious and theoretical.

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Should Govt Seize 281 Foreign-Owned Farms?

[Namibian] LANDLESS Namibians questioned why 281 farms are still in foreign hands during recent land consultations, and called on government to expropriate the farms, land activist Uhuru Dempers said yesterday.

[Namibian] LANDLESS Namibians questioned why 281 farms are still in foreign hands during recent land consultations, and called on government to expropriate the farms, land activist Uhuru Dempers said yesterday.

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Wike to Protect Shore of Bille Kingdom

[Daily Trust] Port Harcourt -Rivers State Government will embark on the sand-filling and shore protection of Bille Kingdom in 2018, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said.

[Daily Trust] Port Harcourt -Rivers State Government will embark on the sand-filling and shore protection of Bille Kingdom in 2018, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said.

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I’m Not Running Osun As a Sole Administrator, Aregbesola Tells Court

[This Day] Osogbo -The Governor of Osun State, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, on Tuesday informed a High Court sitting over a case brought against him for his refusal to constitute the state executive council since November 2014 that he was not running the state…

[This Day] Osogbo -The Governor of Osun State, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, on Tuesday informed a High Court sitting over a case brought against him for his refusal to constitute the state executive council since November 2014 that he was not running the state affairs as a sole administrator.

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Suicide Bomber Killed At University of Maiduguri

[This Day] Maiduguri -A suicide bomber who attempted to infiltrate University of Maiduguri through the works department was yesterday shot dead by troops stationed in the institution.

[This Day] Maiduguri -A suicide bomber who attempted to infiltrate University of Maiduguri through the works department was yesterday shot dead by troops stationed in the institution.

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28.6 Million Bank Users Have BVN

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A total of 28,667,139 users of deposit money bank (DBM) accounts in the Nigerian banking system now have their Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) issued by the system.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A total of 28,667,139 users of deposit money bank (DBM) accounts in the Nigerian banking system now have their Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) issued by the system.

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