Latest News in Nigeria Today Wednesday 9th October 2019
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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has told Scandinavian investors that Nigerian government is committed to expanding opportunities for investments in renewable energy, technology and other sectors of the Nigerian economy.
Continue reading Nigeria expanding investment opportunities in renewable energy, others – Osinbajo at Vanguard Nigeria.
Italy’s parliament has voted to cut the number of representatives in both houses by more than a third.
The lower house approved a law to reduce the number of MPs from 630 to 400 and senators from 315 to 200.
The reform was a manifesto promise of the populist Five Star Movement, the main party in Italy’s governing coalition.
They say it will streamline parliament and save hundreds of millions of euros in salaries and expenses, according to BBC report.
Continue reading Italy reduces number of MPs, Senators ‘to save €1bn in a decade’ at Vanguard Nigeria.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday said that it was working with the Federal Government and some States to eliminate child labour in the country by 2025.
Continue reading ILO, FG, States collaborate to end child labour by 2025 at Vanguard Nigeria.
Dr George Moghalu, the newly appointed Managing Director (MD) of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Tuesday assumed duty, with a pledge to be guided by the rule of law, equity and fair play.
Continue reading Moghalu assumes duty as NIWA MD, pledges adherence to rule of law, equity at Vanguard Nigeria.
By Vincent Ujumadu
The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, on Monday, vowed to resist the reintroduction of toll gates in the South East and some parts of South-South if it discovered that the objective was to disfavour the people.
MASSOB leader, Comrade Uchenna Madu said in a statement that the organization would never fold its hands and watch the federal government occupy the Biafra land forcefully in the name of toll gates.
Continue reading MASSOB condemns, insists there will be no toll gates in Biafra at Vanguard Nigeria.
The Customs Area Controller, Ogun Area 1 Command, of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Comptroller Michael Agbara has said that the seizure of 710 wraps of Cannabis Sativa, with street value of over N25million recorded by his team is a measure to curb criminality in the country.
Continue reading N25million hard drugs seizure, measure to curb criminality – Ogun Customs boss at Vanguard Nigeria.
Technology giant company, Apple has officially announced that new macOS updates users will not be compelled to use the its music subscription service, iTunes but instead will now enjoy three new apps in replacement.
The new operating system update is called macOS Catalina. The update includes Apple TV, Apple Music and Podcasts, allowing users to organize their media into separate places and eliminating the need to dig through iTunes to find a movie or music tab.
Continue reading No More iTunes On macOS: Apple discontinues music-subscription service at Vanguard Nigeria.
The Anambra State House of Assembly on Tuesday screened and confirmed the appointment of 21 people nominated by Gov. Willie Obiano as chairmen, Local Government Transition Committee.
Continue reading Anambra Assembly confirms appointments of LG Transition Committee chairmen at Vanguard Nigeria.
Air Warriors Babes of Abuja on Tuesday defeated Nigerian Army Amazons by 77-41 points on the final day of the Savannah Conference phase of the 2019 Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League.
Continue reading Air Warriors top Savannah Conference phase of women’s basketball league at Vanguard Nigeria.
Dr Babatunde Fowler, the Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has called on corporate organisations and philanthropists to support the activities of the police in the country.
Continue reading FIRS boss seeks support for police operations at Vanguard Nigeria.
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