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Indigenous funding, key to effective health, economic development

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The Civil Society Platform on Health (CSPH) has called on the Federal Government to move healthcare to a first line charge and concentrate on indigenous funding as vaccine-preventable disease...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

2,918,842 children, 19,000 schools benefited from FG’s N6.64bn feeding programme

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA —THE Federal Government, yesterday, said it has spent N6,643,432,789 for the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme. It also disclosed that 2,918,842...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

Troops arrest 2 suspected illegal arms dealers in Zamfara 

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Abuja – Troops of 1 Division of the Nigerian Army and operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) have arrested two suspected illegal arms dealers along Funtua-Gusau road in Zamfara...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari feeds 3m school kids

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Over 19,000 schools and about three million pupils have so far been covered under the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme of the Muhammadu Buhari administration. According to figures...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

We must take tourism seriously as a serious business — DG, NTDC

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The Director General/ Chief Executive, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, NTDC, Folorunsho Coker, in this interview points the way forward to modern tourism industry for Nigeria. Excerpt....

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Hajj: Max Air returns 23,000 pilgrims to Nigeria

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Max Air Limited said it had so far returned no fewer than 23,000 pilgrims to Nigeria since the commencement of airlift of pilgrims after the 2017 Hajj in Saudi Arabia. This is contained in a...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

Troops rescue Zamfara village

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PROMPT intervention of troops of 1 Division of the Nigerian Army, Thursday, led to the rescue of residents of Tsafe village in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State from the hands of...

Sat Sep 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Women are attracted to me because of grace of God in me – Steve Crown

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Steve Crown Uche Okolo, a fast-rising Nigerian gospel minister, presently, shares the stage with many great gospel artists, singing in concerts, crusades and serves as a music director in several...

Sat Sep 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Troops kill one bandit, recover 2 AK-47 rifles in Zamfara

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Troops of 1 Division have killed a member of a group of bandits in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara on Thursday. This is contained in a statement signed by the Army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen....

Fri Sep 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Health ministry tracks 4 major diseases outbreaks

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Health Minister Isaac Adewole has submitted the weekly report of the state of the Nation’s public health to the Federal Executive Council. He told statehouse correspondents at the end of the...

Wed Sep 20th, 2017     Read More →

Public enlightenment: INEC calls for stakeholders’ support

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Zamfara, on Wednesday, implored stakeholders to support it in educating the public on electoral processes. The new Resident Electoral...

Wed Sep 20th, 2017     Read More →

Electricity tarrif hike: Labour threatens to shut down economy

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…Asks Buhari, EFCC to probe utilisation of Paris Club fund By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE organised labour yesterday threatened to paralyze the nation’s economy if the...

Wed Sep 20th, 2017     Read More →

Petrol price decreased by 1.9% in August – NBS

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By Ediri Ejoh, & Adaeze Okechukwu AVERAGE price paid for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol last month decreased year-on-year (YoY) by 1.9 percent and 2.5 percent...

Mon Sep 18th, 2017     Read More →

`Operation Python Dance` not targeted at any individual -Army

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`Operation Python Dance`(Egwu Eke 2), being conducted in Ebonyi is aimed at combating identified security challenges in the South-East zone and not targeted at any individual, the Nigerian Army...

Mon Sep 18th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Buhari arrives New York for UN General Assembly

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New York – President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in New York to join other world leaders for the one week 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) high-level events starting on...

Mon Sep 18th, 2017     Read More →