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Gabon to be very first African country paid to eliminate logging

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday. *Effect of deforestation Norway will provide Gabon, which is almost 90 percent covered by forest, with $150 million (136 million euros) to battle deforestation, according to the Central…

Unusual: Lightning eliminates 36 cows on Ondo spiritual hill

…It’s an act of God—Miyetti Allah …It’s a natural disaster— Police By Dayo Johnson NO fewer than 36 cows, belonging to a herdsman identified as Ladam, were struck dead, Saturday, by lightning at Ijare sacred hill in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State. Ladan, who is based in Kwara State, had come to the…

Nigeria made N286 trn from oil, non-oil sources in 5 years

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) said that N28.58 trillion was remitted to the Federation Account between 2012 and 2016, from mineral revenues, non-mineral revenues and Value Added Tax (VAT). NEITI disclosed this on its latest Fiscal Allocation and Statutory Disbursement (FASD) Audit report for the period 2012-2016, released in Abuja, on Sunday. NEITI…

Buhari providing crucial attention to N/Delta– Adjogbe

… Gets hero’s welcome By Festus Ahon FORMER Executive Director, Projects on the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Engr Samuel Adjogbe, has reiterated the sincerity and commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari to giving key attention to the oil-rich region. President Muhammadu Buhari He said the commission has never had it so good…

Apapa gridlock: My next strategy, other techniques on traffic Mgt– Sanwo-Olu

By Monsuru Olowoopejo Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, Saturday, re-accessed the gridlock condition around Apapa Ports, disclosing that ongoing collaboration with the Federal Government would be intensified to address other challenges within the axis. Gridlock in Apapa Sanwo-Olu argued that the state government’s cooperation with the Federal Government to address the gridlock within Apapa…

Manchester City struck 8 in Watford demolition, Stimulates rocked by Leicester

Manchester City powered to their record Premier League win as the champions scored five times within 18 first half minutes of an incredible 8-0 thrashing of Watford, while Leicester enjoyed a VAR-assisted 2-1 victory over Tottenham on Saturday. Manchester City’s Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne (R) controls the ball during the English Premier League football…

World’s 1.eight billion youth should ‘have a say in the way...

Young activists, innovators, entrepreneurs and change-makers are due to gather at UN headquarters in New York at the Youth Climate Summit on Saturday 21 September to put pressure on global leaders to take action to prevent climate change. Ms. Wickramanayake will be there, and UN News asked her why young people are so important to…

UN chief requires ‘a reasonable globalization’ with first-ever International Objectives Top

Mr. Guterres emphasized that, with just over 10 years to go, the world is not on track to hit targets related to sustainable development, and urged world leaders to “take the decisions necessary, in order to come together more effectively to make sure that the 2030 Agenda is successfully implemented”. Accelerating progress towards a better…

Zamfara APC establishes committee for celebration advancement strategy

The Zamfara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has sets up a nine-man technical committee to draft development plans of the party in the state. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the state chairman of the party, Alhaji Lawal Liman, inaugurated the committee at the party secretariat in Gusau on Friday. Liman said…

Zamfara authorities recuperate 100 various weapons from outlaws

The Zamfara Police Command has recovered a total of 100 guns from repentant local militia group members in the state. The state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr Usman Nagogo made this disclosure at a news conference held at the Command Headquarters in Gusau on Friday. The commissioner said even though the weapons consisted of locally made…

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