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Electricity supply: Nigeria secures $2.6m GEF support 

By Abimbola Fashakin, Lagos 

Nigeria is set to secure $2.6 million to improve its electricity generation from Global Environment Facilities (GEF). 

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APC elders seek credible candidate for Ondo governorship

By Samuel Faleye, Akure

 

A group within the Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congressive Congress (APC), the Elders Forum has been urged to work with the state executive committee of the party to ensure that the party presents a responsible and experienced

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Global endorsement of fight against corruption excites FG 

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja 

The Federal Government has hailed the global endorsement of its anti-corruption fight. 

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Buhari departs for France, Britain Tuesday for anti-terrorism shuttle

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to begin official visit to France and Britain on Tuesday as part of efforts to forge global partnership against terrorism.

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Nigeria, Italy sign agreement on police training, intelligence sharing, logistics supply

Nigeria and Italy Monday signed an agreement to assist each other on intelligence sharing, capacity building and provision of logistics to their respective armed forces especially the police.

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Police partner UK agency over kidnapping

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has organized a counter-kidnap seminar in conjunction with the British High Commission in Abuja.

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Minister says Artists’ Village here to stay, promises to encourage artists

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Monday paid an unscheduled visit to the Artists' Village at the National Theatre in Lagos.

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Alleged N2b pension fraud:  INTERPOL issues Red Alert on ex-pension reform boss Maina

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

The International Police Organization (INTERPOL) has issued a Red Alert on the former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Mr.Abdulrasheed Maina, following his escape from the country.

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World Bank, EU laud Edo on project execution, financial prudence

 

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin

 

Representatives of the World Bank and the European Union have scored Edo State Government high on project execution, employment generation and financial management.

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Fire razes Abakaliki main market, property, goods worth millions destroyed

By Achike Uchenna, Abakaliki

 

Goods worth several millions of Naira have been destroyed during a dawn fire outbreak that occured at Abakpa main market in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state.

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