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Two former A-Ibom govs battle for PANDEF chair

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TWO former governors of Akwa Ibom State, Air Commodore Ndongesit Nkanga, (retd), and Obong Victor Attah, may slug it out for the vacant position of National Chairman of Pan Niger Delta Forum,...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

Alaghodaro Investment Summit: Conglomerates, MSMEs jostle for sponsorship deal

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As preparations rev up for the maiden Edo State Alaghodaro Investment Summit, small, medium and large-scale companies are jostling for sponsorship slots of the high profile event which will host...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

FG, private partners tackle maternal, child mortality

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The Federal Government has entered into a strategic partnership with the MTN Foundation, MTNF, and other local and multinational institutions to tackle the endemic issue of maternal and infant...

Tue Oct 31st, 2017     Read More →

Federal Min. of Health, MTN Foundation partners on reducing maternal mortality

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In a bid to combat the menace of maternal and child mortality in Nigeria, MTN Foundation yesterday launched the Yellow Heart Initiative in a strategic partnership with the Federal Ministry of...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

FG agrees to pay N88bn compensation to victims of Biafra war

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…….opts for out-of-court settlement of case before ECOWAS Court By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Federal Government has agreed to release N88billion for the compensation of...

Mon Oct 30th, 2017     Read More →

Affirmative action for women is not democracy— Florence Ita-Giwa

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Having been served the best of education from the best schools both in Nigeria and A former lawmaker, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa (OON) needs no introduction. Mama Bakassi, as she is fondly called...

Sat Oct 28th, 2017     Read More →

Monkey Pox now in 11 states as WHO lab confirms 6 more cases

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The Federal Ministry of health has announced laboratory confirmation of six additional cases among the earlier reported suspected cases of Monkey pox virus. Mrs Boade Akinola, Director Media and...

Fri Oct 27th, 2017     Read More →

FG confirms 6 additional cases of Monkeypox

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*94 suspected cases reported in 11 states By Sola Ogundipe The Federal government has announced laboratory confirmation of 6 additional cases of Monkeypox among earlier suspected cases reported...

Fri Oct 27th, 2017     Read More →

Southern Governors’ Forum out to revisit wrongs of the past

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Every Lagosian must find a way of savouring the splendour of the reworked State House in Alausa. That is where Governor Akinwunmi Ambode lives and works. From the governor’s house, to his...

Fri Oct 27th, 2017     Read More →

IPOB members on trial overstretching prison facilities —NPS

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By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—THE authorities of Nigeria Prisons Services, NPS, have said the large number of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, members clamped in prisons in its Zone E area of...

Fri Oct 27th, 2017     Read More →

Reps seek harmonisation of biometric data of Nigerians

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The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to initiate measures for the harmonisation of the biometric data of Nigerians that have been captured by different agencies. The call...

Thu Oct 26th, 2017     Read More →

Coping with the Monkey pox outbreak

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THE current Monkey pox outbreak has again exposed Nigerians to the dangers of preventable and treatable diseases. Lassa fever, Cerebrospinal Meningitis, CSM and Cholera are just a few of the...

Thu Oct 26th, 2017     Read More →

Alaghodaro Summit: EU, US missions, others firm up arrangements to storm Edo

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…As Obaseki inaugurates summit’s organising committee Foreign missions in Nigeria are firming up arrangements for the maiden Edo State Alaghodaro Investment Summit, holding in Benin...

Thu Oct 26th, 2017     Read More →

Reps summon Fashola over alleged violation of 2017 Appropriation Act

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By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—THE House of Representatives Committee on Power, yesterday invited the Minister of Power, Mr Raji Fashola over alleged violation of the 2017 Appropriation Act....

Thu Oct 26th, 2017     Read More →

Principal lauds NGO for donating sick bay to school

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Mrs Etem Edet, the Principal, Army Day Secondary School, Eburutu Barracks, Calabar, has commended Child Care and Adult Protection Initiative (CCAPI) an NGO, for donating a sick bay for first aid...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →