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1 in 7 Nigerians use at least one psychoactive substance ― Buba Marwa

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Laments prevalence of drug abuse by Nigerians. By Kingsley Omonobi and Abfulwahab Isa – Abuja Former Lagos Military Administrator and Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Benue: Operation Zenda have uncover shallow grave of wife of a Police Sergeant

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By Peter Duru – Makurdi Operatives of the Benue joint security patrol team code-named ‘Operation Zenda have uncovered the shallow grave of the wife of a Police Sergeant, Mrs. Bridget...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

P&ID: We’ll not pay $9.6BN fine, petroleum ministry tells Reps

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*Assures All Refineries Will be Fixed before 2023 By Tordue Salem, Abuja The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr Timipre Sylva, on Thursday, said the Federal government will not pay...

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Minister to Reps: We’ll not pay P&ID’s $9.6bn fine

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Tordue Salem – Abuja The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, said on Thursday the Federal Government would not pay the $9.6billion judgment fine to Process and...

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FG has no plan to remove fuel subsidy — Silva

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The Minister of State for Petroleum, Mr Timipre Silva on Thursday assured Nigerians that the Federal Government has no immediate plan to remove fuel subsidy. The minister made this known while...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Inappropriate handling, use of chemicals have never been worse — Minister

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Dr Mohammad Abubakar, the Minister of Environment says hazard caused by inappropriate handling and use of chemicals have never been worse than now. Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

NGO advises couples to harness benefits of child spacing

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The Challenge Initiative (TCI), an NGO, has advised couples to harness the benefits of child spacing for effective planned parenthood and child development. The Bauchi State Coordinator of TCI,...

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Middleweight boxer, Patrick Day dies following brutal knockout

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American boxer Patrick Day died on Wednesday in Chicago as a result of the traumatic brain injury he suffered during his fight on Saturday, where he was knocked out by Charles Conwell in the 10th...

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ICPC recovers 200 Properties from corrupt Nigerians in 8 months – Owasanoye

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By Soni Daniel, Abuja The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission said yesterday it recovered over 200 properties including plazas, bungalows, and mansions, from...

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UNFPA expands initiative to Sokoto, Bauchi to keep more girls in school

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The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has expanded the Adolescent Girl Initiative (AGI) to Sokoto and Bauchi States to keeps more girls in schools so that the key can harness their potentials. Dr....

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Thursday

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Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms over few places of the north, with thunderstorms and rains over central, southern cities on Thursday. NiMet’s weather...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari signs 5 bills passed by 8th Assembly

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President Muhammadu Buhari has signed five bills passed by the 8th National Assembly into law, Mr Umar Yakubu, his Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives)...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

World Food Day: Exposure to unhealthy food increase with age ― UNICEF

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The United Nations’ Children’s Agency twenty years ago sampled youngsters diet across the world. The Agency concluded that malnutrition contributed to more than half of all child...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

Young agriculturist calls on govt to encourage youth in agric business

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Mr Iorwase Asue, a young agriculturist, has called on government at all levels to encourage young people in the agriculture. File: farmers Asue made the call in an interview the News Agency of...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

94% Nigerians do not practice proper hand washing — UNICEF

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The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says 94 per cent Nigerians do not practice proper hand washing in the country. Handwashing Mr Oumar Doumbouya, a UNICEF...

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