The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Friday appealed to the Federal Government to increase budgetary allocation to the health sector to improve healthcare delivery in the country. Dr Aniekeme Uwah, NMA South-South Caucus Chairman, made the appeal in an interview with our correspondent. Uwah, who also spoke on the association’s forthcoming South-South Retreat, said that
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has pledged that the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission Bill currently before the National Assembly would be given accelerated passage to enable Nigerians living outside the country the opportunity to participate in events within the country. The Nigerians In Diaspora Bill when passed would facilitate the establishment of the Diaspora
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Eminent personalities who have made significant contribution in Exemplary Leadership, Islamic Scholarship and Extraordinary Service to humanity were celebrated today at the 7th Abdullahi Fodio merit Award during which the emirate also launched a historical book, “Gwandu Emirate:The Domain Of Abdullahi Fodio Since 1805” . The awards are a function of the Gwandu Emirates Development
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Players of the Nigerian league By Dorcas Jonah (NAN) Nigeria’s national Division One football league will begin its 2016/2017 season on March 22, Olushola Ogunnowo, the Executive Secretary of Nationwide League One (NLO), has said. Ogunnowo, in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, also said the league’s Division Two would hold from April 5 to
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Players of the Nigerian league
A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Uyo the Akwa Ibom state Capital has granted bail to three members of the next of kin of late primary school teachers who were arrested on Monday in Uyo for protesting the refusal of the state government to pay them the entitlements of their late parents. The court
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A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Uyo the Akwa
Worried by the downward slide in oil revenue in the international market, attention has been shifted to non-oil revenue to sustain the National economy, according to Communications Minister, Barristrer Adebayo Shittu. “Attention must shift to other critical sectors that can re-galvanize our economy. Consequently, leveraging on telecommunications and information technology is now obligatory”,Shittu
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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode in a handshake with one of the beneficiaries, Mrs. Adetola Akitoye of Andy Clarke Confections receiving a cheque of five million Naira; with them is Chairman, Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), Mrs. Ifueko Omoigui-Okauru and Executive Secretary, LSETF, Mr. Akintunde Oyebode. (Voice Of Nigeria) The Lagos State
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(NAN) At least $265 billion annual investment is required to end poverty and hunger by 2030, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), says. Mr. Kanayo Nwanze, President of IFAD, said at a UN International Conference on ‘Investing in Inclusive Rural Transformation: Innovative Approaches to Financing,”. The conference is holding in Rome from Jan. 26 to
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(CPC) CPC’s Order, which was signed by its Director General, Mrs. Dupe Atoki, was the outcome of its investigation into the operations of the company, following complaints alleging gross abuse of consumers’ rights against the company. The Council’s investigation was informed by the multiplicity of consumer complaints, concerning the quality of service provided by VIP
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Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: Convicted fuel subsidy fraudsters Mrs. Ada Ugo-Ngadi, Managing Director of Ontario Oil and Gas Limited and Walter Wagbatsoma, the company’s chairman, were today sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by Justice Lateefa Okunnu of the Lagos High Court for defrauding the Federal Government of N754 million in oil subsidy claims. The Economic and
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Senator Buruji Kashamu said it is most unfortunate that some mischievous elements are seeking to twist a suit I filed in the United States of America to stop my abduction and forcibly transportation to face trial for a case two British courts had adjudicated upon and found that it was a case of mistaken identity.
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Senator Buruji Kashamu said it is most unfortunate
*Takes MSMES Clinic to Aba Laolu Akande, Abuja; Determined to ensure that Federal Government’s business oriented regulatory agencies become facilitators for Micro, Small, & Medium Scale Enterprises, MSMES, the Buhari presidency would do all within its ability to support them and ensure they become thriving businesses. This assurance was given earlier today by Acting President
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Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja; Trial of a former governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri, got underway on Thursday January 26, 2017 before Justice A. R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC presenting its first witness, Ibrahim Andrew. Fintiri, who was also a member
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Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja; Justice James Tsoho of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja today Thursday January 26, 2017 gave an order ceding control of the lucrative oil block, Oil Prospecting License, OPL 245, to the Federal Government pending investigation and prosecution of suspects in the $1.1billion Malabu Oil scam. The order followed an
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EFCC Wins Malabu Oil
The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Thursday in Abuja says there is no cabal in the government spearheaded fertiliser value chain in the country. Ogbeh was reacting to media reports that the Federal Government would be defrauded to the tune of N46 billion in a fertiliser production agreement. He said no cabal would
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Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural
The Nigeria Police nabbed kidnappers of Turkish school children and three (3) members of staff and recovered one million two hundred thousand naira ransom money through a joint operation by Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and Tactical Intelligence Unit (TIU) led by AIG Kayode Aderanti, AIG Zone 2. Ag. CP Don N. Awunah, Force Public Relations Officer has
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The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in-charg?e of Zone 2, AIG Kayode Aderanti, mni on Tuesday January 24, 2017 embarked on a duty tour of Ogun State Command. The AIG first paid a courtesy call on the Executive Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun at the government office. The governor commended the Police for their
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President Muhammadu Buhari is not ill and not on admission in any hospital in London, Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President, Media and Publicity has said. Also Read; FG: President Buhari is Hale and Hearty Mr Adesina gave the clarification on Thursday in a live interview programme on CNBC Africa, which was monitored in
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President Buhari Holidaying
Venus, American veteran, fights back from a set down to beat CoCo Vandeweghe and advance to first Australian Open final since 2003. Serena Williams is one win away from a record 23rd Grand Slam title after setting up an all-Williams final at the Australian Open. Now the only person standing in her way is her
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Venus, American veteran, fights
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, has charged oil traders under the purview of the Corporation to sharpen their skills for the challenges ahead as the National Oil Company seeks to activate its vision of becoming a dominant player in the trading of petroleum products and crude
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The Group Managing Director