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Kano State Government has earmarked N89 million for dredging of drains and rivers in Kano in 2018 to prevent flooding.

The Commissioner for Environment in the state, Dr Ali Makoda, disclosed this on Saturday after the launching of the exercise at River Jakara in Dala area of the state.

He said that the dredging was an annual event since the inception of the Gov. Ganduje administration in 2015.


The Buhari administration has succeeded in developing and implementing fiscal policies to curtail wastage in governance, thereby reducing fiscal leakages and boosting government’s non-oil revenue.

Mr Oluyinka Akintunde, Special Adviser to Adeosun on Media and Communications, said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, on the achievements of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, since her assumption of office in November, 2015.


Few days after it conducted a test for applicants seeking to join the Nigeria Police Force, JAMB is set to conduct a similar test for the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).

JAMB’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency o on Sunday in Lagos.



In  an attempt to forstall breakdown of law and order, and sustain existing cordial relationship, maximise the benefit of close ties between Niger State government and the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello paid a courtesy visit on the Minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Alhaji Muhammad Musa Bello in Abuja.
Gov Sani-Bello discussed boundary dispute between Niger state and FCT, environmental degradation, remittance of payee tax and infrastructure decay.



Chairman of Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Yobe Alhaji Umar Kukuri, said on Thursday that he was impressed by the efforts of the state government in providing dividends of democracy to the people.

He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that although he (Kukuri) belonged to an opposition party, it was high time Nigerians imbibed the tradition of appreciating the good work of even rival political parties, to encourage selfless leaders.





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