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Phyna wins BBNaija Season 7, N100m grand prize

Big Brother Naija Season 7 came to an end on Sunday and saw fan favourite, Josephina Otabor, known as Phyna, emerge winner of the show. This year’s season tagged “Level Up” saw 28 housemates  compete for the grand prize worth N100 million. Phyna edged out the five other finalists Bryann, Bella, Adekunle, Chichi and Daniella […]

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Association calls on charcoal producers to end deforestation

The National Association of Charcoal Producers Dealers Exporters Association of Nigeria (NACPDEAN) has called on charcoal producers to engage in afforestation to curb deforestation in the country.   The call was made on Saturday in Minna during a Sensitisation between NACPDEAN and key stakeholders in Niger for collaboration and inauguration of its new executives.   […]

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Nigeria@62: NCWS felicitates Nigerians

The National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) on Saturday congratulated Nigerians on the 62nd anniversary of the nation’s independence.   The national president of NCWS, Hajiya Lami Lau, said in a statement in Abuja that Nigeria’s future looked brighter in spite of the present challenges.   Lau called on Nigerians and women in particular to […]

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Independence Day: Nigeria needs freedom from terrorism, poverty – Sanwo-Olu

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Saturday said even after 62 years of independence, Nigeria is still striving to attain freedom from terrorism and poverty.   Sanwo-Olu said this during the Independence Day parade, to commemorate the 62nd National Independence Day Celebration of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.   The parade held at the […]

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Sexual & Domestic Violence: Lagos strategies breaking culture of silence – Sanwo-Olu

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says the programmes and strategies initiated by government have been very effective in breaking the culture of silence by victims of Sexual and Domestic Based Violence.   Sanwo-Olu, who was represented by his wife, Mrs Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, said this during the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency Governor’s […]

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AMAC records 1,522 marriages in 8 months, resolves 11 others

The Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) Marriage Registry said 1,522 marriages were registered officially between January and August in the area.   Mr Akinwumi Akintayo, Chief Marriage Registrar, AMAC, announced this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja.   Akintayo also said that in the same period, 11 marriages at the […]

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Minister says efficient municipal water supply, panacea to borehole proliferation

The Minister of Water Resources, Malam Suleiman Adamu, says one of the most important ways to tackle proliferation of boreholes in Nigeria is to put in place efficient municipal water supply system.   Adamu also called for standard regulations to reduce the proliferation of boreholes.   The minister who was answering questions as a guest […]

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Open defecation: FG urges stakeholders to improve access to WASH

The Federal Government has urged all relevant stakeholders to intensify effort on improving access to Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), as it will bring open defecation in the country to an end.   The Minister of Water Resources, Malam Suleiman Adamu, made the call on Sunday when he featured on the News Agency of Nigeria […]

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15m Nigerians benefit from water supply projects – FG

At least 15 million Nigerians are benefitting from water supply projects in different parts of the country.   The Minister of Water Resources, Malam Suleiman Adamu, made this known on Sunday while answering questions on Sunday, as a guest on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum in Abuja.   Adamu said that the present […]

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We organised “Obidatti” rally in London to mark Nigeria’s independence – Group

Some Nigerians from different parts of the United Kingdom (UK), gathered in London on Saturday to celebrate Nigeria’s 62nd Independence Anniversary.   The celebration also saw the crowd march in support of Mr Peter Obi, the Labour Party Presidential candidate in the 2023 general elections.   A statement issued by Ms Asa Blessing-Chijekwu, Global Head, […]