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Relief for snakebite victims as 5,000 anti-venom vials arrive Nigeria

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After one month of acute shortage of Anti-Snake Venom (ASV), resulting into massive snakebite deaths across Nigeria, 5,000 vials of the ASV have arrived into the country. The ASV drugs, which...

Tue Nov 14th, 2017     Read More →

Osun ranks second in human capital on Nigeria’s first sub-national competitiveness index

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The state of Osun has ranked second in human Capital on Nigeria’s first sub-national competitiveness index released by the National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria. Osun ranking in human...

Mon Nov 13th, 2017     Read More →

FIBA Africa Zone 3 Men’s Championship begins with Pillars crushing Mentors

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The FIBA Africa Zone 3 Men’s Club Championship got underway on Sunday at the National Stadium in Lagos with Kano Pillars basketball club beating Mark Mentors of Abuja 74-69. Basketball The...

Mon Nov 13th, 2017     Read More →

PDP will accept anyone who emerges Chairman – Fayose

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The eight contenders for the National Chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have agreed to work with any of them elected at the party’s National Convention on Dec. 9. Chairman...

Mon Nov 13th, 2017     Read More →

Reps. committee unhappy with contractors’ handling Bauchi-Gombe road project

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The House of Representatives Committee on Works, has expressed displeasure over the poor performance by the contractors handling a section of Bauchi-Gombe road. Mr Israel Ajibola, team leader of...

Sun Nov 12th, 2017     Read More →

ALARMING: Why snake bite victims die daily

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Snake bite is not new especially to people of Southern and Central parts of Plateau State. Poisonous snakes like carpet viper, cobra, black mambas and puff adder have comfortable habitats in those...

Sat Nov 11th, 2017     Read More →

Alleged diversion of Boko Haram victims’ food: 5 men remanded in Kuje prison

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By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor For diverting 65 out of the 249 trucks of maize bought by the Federal Government for onward delivery to the victims of Boko Haram attacks in the Northeast,...

Fri Nov 10th, 2017     Read More →

Snake bite deaths: Senate probes Ministry of Health

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lOver failure to supply anti-snake venom drugs lSays 91 victims died in 3 weeks By Henry Umoru ABUJA— THE Senate has begun a holistic investigation into alleged failure of Federal Ministry...

Fri Nov 10th, 2017     Read More →

Osinbajo’s penchant for lying against Jonathan unbecoming of an alleged pastor – Reno

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Bestselling author and Pastor, Reno Omokri has decried what he termed the penchant for lying against Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan by the current Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, saying...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

FG to spend N300bn on roads reconstruction, rehabilitation in 2018

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The federal government has set aside N300 billion for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of strategic roads across the country in 2018. President Muhammadu Buhari announced this known when he...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Six States square up for Lafarge literacy competition finale

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All is set for the grand finale of the 4th Lafarge Africa National Literacy Competition. Twelve students from Plateau, Kano, Ondo, Edo, Gombe and Anambra will battle for the coveted prize. Each of...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari presents N8.612tn budget of Consolidation

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pegs exchange rate at N305/US$, GDP growth of 3.5 percent *** With Oil Benchmark at $45 per barrel , inflation rate of 12.4 percent ***Recurrent Costs of N3.494 trillion ***Debt Service of N2.014...

Tue Nov 7th, 2017     Read More →

How we shared N450m out of Diezani’s N23b poll bribe – Dalladi, Ex-Taraba gov

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By Soni Daniel The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe zonal office Monday quizzed a former Acting Governor of Taraba State, Sani Abubakar Dalladi in respect of the N450 million...

Mon Nov 6th, 2017     Read More →

Crisis as scarcity of anti-venom hits Nigeria: 6 die from snakebite daily; 250 killed in last 3 weeks

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NO fewer than 250 victims of snake bite have died in the last three weeks in Plateau and Gombe states, following scarcity of anti-venom drugs in the country. The figure represents confirmed deaths...

Mon Nov 6th, 2017     Read More →

250 die of snakebite in 3 weeks as acute scarcity of anti-venom persists

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Two hundred and fifty victims of snake bite have died in the last three weeks in Plateau and Gombe States, following an acute scarcity of snake anti-venom drugs in the country. The figure...

Sun Nov 5th, 2017     Read More →