CO-ORDINATOR of Ijaw Monitoring Group, Mr Joseph Evah on behalf of the group and Ijaw elders, has cautioned Ijaw youths over the ultimatum given the Federal Government to recall the Co-ordinator of Amnesty Programme, Maj.Gen Paul Boroh (retd).
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The Ghanaian Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisah Djaba will serve as special guest of honour in this year’s Summit on Good Governance in Africa Leadership organised by Leadtimes Africa Magazine. According to a release signed in Lagos by the Advisory Board chairman of Leadtimes Africa Magazine, Professor Buba S. Mshelia, […]
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In a bid to drive financial inclusion and create employment in the country, Bics Enterprise in collaboration with Nigeria Postal Service (Nipost) and Software Group, said it is set to deploy agent banking distribution channels in the country.
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Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) said it has spent a total of N2.2 billion on building Chest Clinics, furnished and equipped same since 2008 as part of its commitment to curb the spread of tuberculosis in the country. The company described the move as part of her commitment to the socio-economic development of Nigeria. Speaking […]
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EDO State Government and the state chapter of Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, yesterday, engaged in war of words over the 21-day ultimatum issued by NMA for government to heed to its demands or members will cripple the state health sector.
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Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan The Ibadan Cultural Festival 2018 had come and gone, but the special marks it left behind surpassed the expected blend of culture, history, heritage, glitz and glamour that characterised a week-long programme, graced by Ibadan natives at home and in the Diaspora. The festival is held annually not only to celebrate the...
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Manufacturers Association of Nigeria MAN has said Nigeria must be cautious before rushing into a free trade agreement with other African countries. The MAN President, Dr Frank Jacob, gave the advice during interview with journalists in Lagos yesterday. MAN urged the Federal Government to renegotiate trade conditions that will impede economic growth in its review […]
After closing his door to former Super Eagles captain and goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr is still have problem getting a replacement for Carl Ikeme who was diagnosed with Leukaemia.
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The co-founder of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr Bill Gates has said unvaccinated child is more likely to die. Gates stated this yesterday, while signing a Memoradum of Understanding (MoU) on community engagement and extension of polio immunisation with six governors from the north. Gates, who affirmed that they are committed to […]
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Director-General and Chief Executive of the National Teachers’ Institute(NTI), Kaduna, Prof. Garba Dahuwa Azare, has said that the institute had from March 12-16 built the capacity of no fewer than 3,700 primary school teachers nationwide, under the auspices of the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs). Azare made the disclosure at the closing ceremony of the workshop […]
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The battle for who represents Lagos State in the Senate from the three senatorial districts of the state has since commenced, especially within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), writes BOLA BADMUS.
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Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has handed over one of its staff in Nasarawa, to the Department of State Security Services (DSS), for interrogation over alleged sales of Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) forms. INEC’s administrative secretary in Nasarawa Mr Opaleke Otolorin, said in a statement on Wednesday in Lafia. Otolorin said the action followed a […]
The chancellor and chairman of the Board of Regents, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State, Bishop David Oyedepo, has approved free tuition for all agricultural programmes in the university beginning from the 2018/2019 academic session. This was
The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Engr. Mustapha Maihaja, said yesterday that about N10.322billion was allocated to emergency needs by the Federal Government from January 2017 to date.
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Federal Government has solicited the cooperation of local communities to enhance the disaster risk reduction plan on dangers caused by pipeline vandalism in the country. The Director General, National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency, NOSDRA, Peter Idabor, said this in his keynote address during the sensitisation of communities on dangers caused by pipeline vandalism […]
National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, in Bayelsa State yesterday refuted the report that the hand of the Corps member attacked by four armed robbers during the attack on the ‘Corpers' Lodge’ was cut off. According to the NYSC Coordinator, Mrs. Loto Bolade Omolayo, though the 26 years old Corps member, Luntis Julius from Taraba State, […]
Five persons are currently undergoing tuberculosis treatment after screening by a non-governmental organization (NGO), Positive Care Development Foundation, in Calabar. The beneficiaries are part of the 43 persons screened by experts from the NGO. An official of the NGO, Offon Uwem said the NGO is serious about fighting the ailment to a standstill. Uwem […]
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A Professor of Guidance and Counselling in the Department of Educational Foundations and Counselling, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Professor Adepeju Omoteso, says for the community to be free from chaos, corruption and all forms of insecurity, marriages and