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Post-EndSARS: Stop scaring police off their beats – FG

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Minister of Information and Culture, Alh. Lai Mohammed at a meeting with Title Editors of major newspapers in Lagos. Photo: TWITTER/FMICNIGERIAThe Federal Government on Friday called on Nigerians...

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Read More →

Makinde buries mum in Ibadan amidst emotional tribute

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Makinde. Photo; TWITTER/SEYIAMAKINDE The mother of Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Madam Abigail Makinde, was, on Friday, interred in Ibadan, amidst emotional tribute from the governor. Makinde,...

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Read More →

Yellow fever claims 172 lives in Nigeria: WHO

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A yellow fever outbreak in Nigeria has killed 172 people so far, the World Health Organization said Friday. The outbreak poses an extra challenge to the country’s health system as...

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Read More →

The irenic Clark – A tribute

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J.P Clark Consequently, in Bikoroa, instead of a radical abolition of the prevailing social structure, there is a perennial irenic dash towards coalition and consensus. This overall view that we...

Thu Dec 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Gunmen abduct couple, pregnant woman in Edo, demand N20m ransom

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Gunmen yesterday kidnapped a man, Paul Aluola, and his wife in Ewatto, Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo State. Paul is a teacher in Iriwa Primary School, Ohordua while his wife is a...

Wed Dec 2nd, 2020     Read More →

IJAW Youth to Buhari: Sack NDDC IMC Now

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The Ijaw Youth Council ( IYC) Worldwide believes strongly that the present Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the NDDC has outlived its usefulness and does not have anything new to add to the...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →

560,000 Nigerians living with HIV untreated

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Despite efforts by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) to end Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) before 2030, no fewer than 560,000...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →

Is there a government by gunmen? - Part 2

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Efforts to reach the Kaduna State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige were not successful, as he did not answer his call. In a detailed report, we were told that Families of the...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →

Gov. Okowa signs 2021 budget of N383bn

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Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Monday in Asaba assented to the state’s 2021 Appropriation Bill of N383 billon. The bill tagged “Budget of Economic Recovery” is made up of N210...

Mon Nov 30th, 2020     Read More →

Diri renames Ijaw National Academy after revolution hero

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Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa PHOTO: Twitter Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, at the weekend, renamed the Ijaw National Academy after the late Captain Samuel Timinipre Owonaro (rtd.) after...

Mon Nov 30th, 2020     Read More →

Yuletide amid COVID-19, Yellow fever outbreak: Task before Nigeria’s disease control agencies

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Barely four weeks to this year’s Christmas, Nigerians are increasingly becoming apprehensive over the outbreak of Yellow fever in some states of the country and a possible second wave of...

Sat Nov 28th, 2020     Read More →

Telcos: a growth accelerator for Africa’s post-pandemic economy

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Telecommunications companies have a significant role to play in Africa as growth accelerators, as we look to narrow the digital divide and to build a resilient post-pandemic economy. The best...

Fri Nov 27th, 2020     Read More →

Delta Government sues for peace as police returns to work

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Ifeanyi OkowaDelta State Government has appealed to youths to give peace a chance, as police return to duty in the state. Mr Emmanuel Udoka, who is the Senior Special Assistant (SSA), on Security...

Fri Nov 27th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC records 169 new infections, total now 66,974

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NCDC centerThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 169 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on...

Fri Nov 27th, 2020     Read More →

FG disburses N10b Survival Funds to 101,567 beneficiaries nationwide

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The Federal Government said it has so far disbursed about N10billion from the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSMEs) Survival Funds, to 101,567 beneficiaries till date, as part of commitment...

Fri Nov 27th, 2020     Read More →