Nigerian Meteorological Agency predicts thunderstorms and cloudiness across the country+30

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and cloudiness across Nigeria from Tuesday to Thursday. The weather outlook highlights the regions and states that are expected to experience these weather conditions. Read on to find out the specific areas that will be affected in this three-day forecast.

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Investing in Geosciences Education: A Path to a Sustainable Future+30

Mr Elliot Ibe, President of NAPE, emphasized the importance of strengthening Geosciences education as an investment in the future. Speaking at a conference in Lagos, he stated that this investment not only benefited the nation and the world but also the geosciences and geoscientists themselves. The conference, hosted by the University of Lagos, aimed to retool Geoscience education in Nigeria. The event provided a platform for students to showcase their knowledge, while also enabling industry professionals to engage with talented individuals. The importance of faculty and collective responsibility in retooling strategies was also highlighted. The article explores the significance of Geosciences education and its relevance to Nigeria's development in various sectors, including oil and gas, infrastructure, entrepreneurship, the environment, and renewable energy.

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Insecurity in South-East Nigeria: Army Chief Promises Swift Action to Curb Criminal Activities+30

Major-General Taoreed Lagbaja, the Chief of Army Staff, has assured the House of Representatives that the Nigerian army is working tirelessly to address the prevailing insecurity in the South-East region of Nigeria. Lagbaja acknowledged the alarming threat of kidnapping, especially in Isiukwuato and Umunneochi local government areas of Abia State. In his speech, he mentioned that the army, along with other security agencies, has managed to diminish the threat of kidnapping in the region, and efforts are being made to apprehend the perpetrators and restore peace.

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The Girls of Benin City: The Trafficking of New Slaves from Nigeria to the Streets of Italy+30

Explore the devastating reality of human trafficking from Nigeria to Italy through a selection of books that shed light on various aspects of the country. Learn about the tumultuous history, the challenges faced by its citizens, and discover the cultural treasures and natural wonders of Nigeria.

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Former Jigawa Governor and Sons Absolved of N1.35 Billion Charges by Court of Appeal+30

Former Jigawa State governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, his sons, and several other defendants have been cleared of all charges related to an alleged N1.35 billion money laundering case. The Court of Appeal in Abuja ruled that the Federal High Court lacked territorial jurisdiction to conduct the trial. This landmark decision has ended a long legal battle for Lamido and his co-defendants.

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Bayelsa Governor Warns Against Trouble in Opu-Nembe Community+30

Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has issued a stern warning to those causing trouble in Opu-Nembe community, Nembe Local Government Area. The governor emphasized that the government will not tolerate anyone disturbing the peace and that appropriate action will be taken against anyone found wanting. He also urged groups to show interest in government projects and activities rather than engaging in social media criticisms. Diri assured the people that the government is committed to transforming the education sector and empowering the youth.

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NEPC Trains Oil Palm Farmers and Processors in Akwa Ibom State+30

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has conducted a training workshop in Akwa Ibom state, aimed at enhancing oil palm production and processing for export. The workshop showcased modern techniques and technology to farmers and processors in order to align with global best practices. The initiative is part of NEPC's One State - One Product (OSOP) policy, which focuses on empowering states and their communities towards economic growth through the utilization of locally available resources. Despite being one of the largest oil palm producers, Nigeria primarily produces for local consumption, with limited exports.

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