Rehabilitation of 135 Roads in FCT: A Promise of Transformative Development+30

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, has issued a stern warning to contractors working on the rehabilitation of 135 roads in the capital city. He emphasized the need for timely completion without any contract variations. With the assurance of prompt payment, Wike urged contractors to deliver within the agreed timeline. This article explores the significance of this initiative and the impact it will have on the residents of FCT.

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Labour Party Faction Accuses Peter Obi of Siphoning Funds for Campaign+30

The Lamidi Apapa faction of the Labour Party has accused presidential candidate Peter Obi of diverting $15 million and N12 billion meant for his campaign. They claim that Obi used the funds to aid the party's embattled chairman, Julius Abure, and support the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The faction alleges that Obi's intention was to defraud the party of its campaign donations. However, the rival Abure faction dismisses these claims, stating that the accuser no longer holds any official position within the party.

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Edo State SUBEB Chairman Announces Return to 5-Day School Week and Regular Closing Hour+30

The Edo State Universal Basic Education (SUBEB) Chairman, Ozavize Salami, has announced that public primary and junior secondary schools in the state will be resuming academic activities with a return to the 5-day school week and regular closing hour. The decision aims to restore teacher-pupil contact time, provide in-person support for students, and enhance learning outcomes. The transition to full in-person learning will be facilitated through well-planned modalities.

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FarmLinkUp.com: Revolutionizing the Agricultural Industry+30

Omoyele Omonira, an Agricultural Economist, has launched an online market platform called FarmLinkUp.com, aimed at making agribusiness more lucrative for farmers, consumers, and service providers. The platform seeks to empower young farmers and create an enabling environment for them to thrive in the agricultural sector. It provides a seamless way for farmers to promote their products and services to potential consumers, improving accessibility and reducing logistics expenses. With FarmLinkUp.com, the agricultural industry is poised for a digital revolution.

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Ogun State Joint Account Allocation Committee Disburses N5,233,379,834.30 to Local Government Areas+30

The Ogun State Joint Account Allocation Committee (JAAC) has disbursed N5,233,379,834.30 to the 20 local government areas in the state. The disbursement aims to foster accountability, transparency, and integrity, with the chairmen of the local government areas encouraged to carry out more developmental projects. The funds will be allocated for various purposes, including the payment of salaries, allowances, and pensions.

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Federal Government to Launch Digital Hub in 7 States to Empower Youth+30

The Federal Government of Nigeria is set to launch digital hubs in seven states as part of an initiative to empower one million youth with digital and related skills. The FGN/ALAT Digital and SkillNnovation Hubs will open in Lagos and Borno States first, followed by Katsina, Cross River, Anambra, Oyo, and Kano. The program, organized by the Office of the Vice President in partnership with Wema Bank, aims to equip young Nigerians with the necessary skills and support to build sustainable businesses and contribute to the country's economic growth.

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UK Backs ECOWAS Sanctions on Niger Republic+30

The United Kingdom has expressed its support for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) sanctions imposed on Niger Republic following the ousting of President Mohamed Bazoum by a military junta. UK Foreign Secretary, James Cleverly, commended ECOWAS for its decisive action in restoring democratic tenets in the West African region and pledged to work closely with Nigeria and other ECOWAS member countries to bring stability, peace, and democracy to Niger.

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Trainee Aircraft Crashes in Lagos+30

A trainee aircraft crashed in Lagos during a test flight, leaving both occupants critically injured. The aircraft developed a fault shortly after take-off and attempted to land at Oba Akran. The Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB) has commenced an investigation into the incident.

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Nigeria's SEC Bans Binance Operations, Warns About Crypto Risks+30

Nigeria's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a warning to Nigerian investors regarding the illegal operations of Binance, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges. The SEC emphasized the risks associated with investing in crypto-assets offered by entities not registered or regulated by the Commission. This move highlights the ongoing struggle to regulate cryptocurrencies in Nigeria, as the central bank's stance hinders the integration of crypto services into the country's financial system.

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Embattled PDP Chairman in Ebonyi State Defects to APC+30

Friday Agbom, the suspended chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ezza South Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, has officially decamped from the PDP to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Agbom cited the massive development and good governance spearheaded by state Governor Francis Nwifuru and President Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the primary reasons for his defection.

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Strategies for improving mental health awareness and reducing stigma in Nigeria+30

In this article, we will discuss strategies for improving mental health awareness and reducing stigma in Nigeria. We will explore the current state of mental health in the country, the impact of stigma on individuals seeking help, and practical steps that can be taken to address these challenges. By raising awareness and promoting understanding, we can create a supportive environment for mental health in Nigeria.

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Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Predictive Modeling in Welfare Programs+30

This article explores the potential of leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning for predictive modeling in welfare programs. It discusses how these technologies can help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of social services by analyzing data, identifying patterns, and developing algorithms for predicting and preventing poverty. Furthermore, it highlights the ethical considerations and challenges associated with implementing AI and machine learning in welfare programs.

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Nigeria's Partnerships for International Sports Exchange and Collaboration+30

Nigeria's partnerships for international sports exchange and collaboration have played a crucial role in elevating the country's athletics, football, and basketball. Through these collaborations, Nigeria has been able to enhance sports development, showcase its talents globally, and attain remarkable success in various sporting events.

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Nigeria's Efforts in Promoting Mental Wellness Through Sports+30

Explore how Nigeria is championing mental wellness through sports, particularly football, athletics, and basketball, and the positive impact these initiatives have on promoting mental health in the country.

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Promoting Gender Equality in Nigeria's Sports+30

Gender equality is a pressing issue in Nigeria's sports industry. This article explores the challenges faced by female athletes and suggests strategies to promote gender equality and empower women in sports.

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