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In Borno State, insecurity, poverty, driving malnutrition

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By Chioma Obinna All over the world, it is believed that children are the future and leaders of a nation but can that be said of Ayuba Usman and thousands of children in Borno, Yobe and...

Tue Oct 29th, 2019     Read More →

We employed prayer warriors to pray for firefighting trucks ― Huan, FFS spokesperson

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Ugo Huan Deputy Superintendent of Fire, DSF Ugo Huan is the Public Relations Officer of the Federal Fire Service, FFS. In this brief chat with Omeiza Ajayi, she speaks on the efforts of the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria can generate N151bn from onion farming annually – Group

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Nigerian Flag The Onion Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria (OPMAN) said on Monday that the country could generate about $420 million (about N151 billion) annually from onion...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

MBGN contestant emerges Lush Hair ambassador

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From left: Opeyemi Awojobi, Sponsorship Manager, Tolaram Group; Miss Cynthia Afuzy, a contestant representing Adamawa State; Senator Ben Murray Bruce, Chairman Silverbird Grou;, Guy Murray Bruce,...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Continuous advocacy, key to addressing negative beliefs about polio vaccination –Medical Practitioner

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A health worker vaccinating children against polio. A medical practitioner, Dr Okai Aku, on Monday, says continuous advocacy at all levels in government is paramount to surmounting the problems of...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Our leaders eat on behalf of the people

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By Owei Lakemfa As a Nigerian, I worry a lot about the army of beggars and the hungry on the streets. I reflect a lot on the saying that if the poor have nothing to eat, they will eat the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Delegates laud NAFEST’s contribution to national unity

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Delegates to the 32nd edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) in Benin have commended the Federal Government for initiating the event, describing it as a veritable platform...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

Flood sacks 40 villages in Adamawa

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No fewer than 40 villages have been sacked by flood in Adamawa, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Dr Muhammad Sulaiman, the Executive Secretary, Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s education shame: How the north is tackling challenge of out-of-school children

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Students A survey conducted by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) last year indicated that the population of out of school children in Nigeria has risen from 10.5 million to 13.2...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

Bishop Sam Zuga’s free medical treatment storms Igala Land

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…grabs Award of Excellence By Rita Chioma The General Overseer of House of Joy ministry, Bishop Sam Zuga recently launched his free Medical treatment in four different states in Nigeria. Few...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

2020 Budget Defence: Clerk asks Journalists to vacate Committee room

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Nigerian Senate …Asks Journalists to Go and Write anything By Henry Umoru CLERK, Senate Committee on Special Duties, Kabir Yaba Umar, Friday came very hard on Journalists by asking them to...

Fri Oct 25th, 2019     Read More →

Adamawa recording few cases of rejection of polio vaccines ― Official

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Nigeria will have to reach every last child to be able to stop the transmission of the wild poliovirus. Photo: Courtesy UNICEF. The Chairperson of Adamawa Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr...

Thu Oct 24th, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa Election: APC, PDP re-enact rivalry in ‘war of words’ ahead of Nov. 16 polls

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Ahead of the Nov. 16 governorship elections in Bayelsa, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has re-enacted rivalry in ‘war of...

Thu Oct 24th, 2019     Read More →

Need for proper conduct in ICT age

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From all indications, we seem not to have fully realised it that cell phones, CCTVs, and the social media have changed our world in both significant and dangerous ways. With in-built high...

Thu Oct 24th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria won’t meet UN SDG 2030 health target unless – Prof. Soludo

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Says poor nutrition, hygiene, religious beliefs major factors for decreasing life expectancy Thousands ‘re dying due to patronage of miracle,magical healing centres,he adds By Joseph...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →