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World toilet summit 2009

“The World Toilet Summit & Expo 2009 (WTSE) will be held in Suntec Singapore from the 2 – 4 Dec 2009. This annual platform, organized by the World Toilet Organisation, ...

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Nigeria news:Senator Iyiola Omisore loses seat

The  Court of Appeal, sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State capital today annulled the election of  Senator Iyiola Omisore of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) representing Ife/Ijesa Senatorial zone of Osun ...

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Nigeria Ports Authority fraud: Olabode George jailed for 2 years

The Lagos High Court under Justice Olubunmi Oyewole has found former Deputy Chairman of Nigeria’s ruling  Peoples Democratic Party , Chief Bode George  guilty of a 40 count charge of fraud and ...

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Nigeria: MEND militants announce indefinite ceasfire

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Nigeria’s leading militant group on Sunday announced an indefinite ceasefire in the oil-producing Niger Delta to allow for peace talks ...

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Nigeria news: Delta state commits N1.9m for MDGs

Delta State Government has set aside the sum of N1.9 billion, representing 50% counterpart funding for its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).   The funds are for the execution of 40 solar ...

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Nigerian government increases tariff for imported tyres

The Federal Government has revised the tariffs on imported tyres from 10% to 40%. The increase is aimed at reviving the domestic tyre industries by making imported ones more expensive. ...

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Lagos gets 2,000 megawatt electricity plant

Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) and West-Pac Petroleum Incorporation, a US based firm, have agreed a strategic partnership to install a 2,000 megawatt (mw) of electricity plants in Lagos within ...

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FIFA under 17 world cup: US team arrives today

U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team head coach Wilmer Cabrera will arrive Nigeria today for the 2009 FIFA Under-17 World Cup.A combination of 17 players born in 1992 and four born ...

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Nigeria news: Rice imports from Thailand decreases

Importation of Thai rice  to Nigeria has reduced as some rice importers in that country have suspended ordering rice from the Thailand Nigeria is Thailand’s largest rice-export market, particularly for ...

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Inter-American Development Bank Water Operators Awards

The 2009 Water and Sanitation Prize sponsored by the IDB and FEMSA, was created to recognize government authorities and service providers in Latin America and the Caribbean who have implemented ...

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