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The Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has inaugurated the Implementation Committee of the Creative Industry Post COVID-19 Initiative.

The minister in his virtual inaugural speech reminded the 5-man members of the Implementation Committee  that the well researched report of the initiative committee was submitted to him in July this year and the next phase of that report is the full implementation of that same report. The Minister commended …

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A PRESENTATION BY THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF NIGER DELTA AFFAIRS TO THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NDDC OVER ALLEGATION OF FINANCIAL MALFEASANCE AND OTHER ACTIVITIES IN THE NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (NDDC) HELD AT THE MEETING ROOM 447, NEW BUILDING EXTENSION, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, NATIONAL ASSEMBLY COMPLEX, ABUJA ON MONDAY, 20TH JULY, 2020

PROTOCOLS The Honourable Chairman and Members of the Committee, I am sincerely grateful for this opportunity to appear before you to personally respond to the issues raised in your letter Ref. No. NASS/9HR/CT/2020/VOL.1/039 dated 6th July, 2020 alleging malfeasance and other activities in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). 2.​I …

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CHIEF OF STAFF TO PRESIDENT, ABBA KYARI, PASSES ON

The Presidency regrets to announce the passage of the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari. The deceased had tested positive to the ravaging COVID-19, and had been receiving treatment. But he died on Friday, April 17, 2020. May God accept his soul. Funeral arrangements will be announced …

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COVID-19 Pandemic: ActionAid Nigeria Decries Exclusion of CSOs, Calls for Accountability & Prioritization of Vulnerable Women, Children, Aged & Persons with Disabilities

ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has followed with keen interest the Federal Government’s response to the COVID 19 pandemic. We applaud some of the steps taken by the Presidential Task Force and other stakeholders including the media and first responders who are working tirelessly to ensure that the novel virus is exterminated …

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AKWA IBOM STATE COVID 19 UPDATE 3.0

Sequel to the news report about the positive testing of 5 hitherto suspected cases of COVID -19 in Akwa Ibom state, we wish to state as follows, that; 1. We observed a disturbing breach in the test and reporting procedure. 2. Akwa Ibom State Government only heard about the test …

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SUSPENSION OF IBOM AIR FLIGHT OPERATIONS

In response to the latest developments in the aviation sector in Nigeria, and taking into account the serious implications of the spread of the COVID-19 around the country, Ibom Air has been mandated to suspend all scheduled flight services from midnight of Friday 27 March, 2020. This announcement overrides an …

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BEYOND SMUGGLING OF FOOD PRODUCTS, WE CLOSED BORDERS DUE TO INFLUX OF ARMS AND HARD DRUGS, PRESIDENT BUHARI TELLS AKUFO-ADDO OF GHANA

The partial closure of Nigeria’s borders is not caused solely because food products, particularly rice, were being smuggled into Nigeria, but also because arms and ammunition, as well as hard drugs were being ferried into Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.Holding a bilateral meeting Monday in London at the sidelines …

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PRESIDENT BUHARI ATTENDS UK-AFRICA INVESTMENT SUMMIT IN LONDON

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Friday for London to participate in the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit holding on Monday, January 20, 2020.Hosted by the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, the event, according to the organisers, is expected to bring together African leaders, international business chief executives and heads of …

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