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No, 60% of women in Nigeria don’t give birth at traditional attendants’ facilities

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To encourage more acceptance of alternative approaches to health, an expert claimed that in Nigeria, six in 10 women delivered their babies at facilities owned by traditional birth attendants. x...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Security: Time to stop empty rhetoric

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Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari in his inaugural speech on May 29, 2015 promised expectant citizens that he would: “tackle head-on the enormous challenges of insecurity and...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Senators divided over food reserve agency bill

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[files] Lawan. Photo/TWITTER/DRAHMADLAWAN/TOPEBROWN<br /> The Senate, yesterday, passed a bill seeking to establish the National Food Reserve Agency for food security, despite disagreement...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Let the conference be now

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[FILE] Delegates at the preliminary sitting of 2014 National Conference To mark the first anniversary of his presidency on May 29, 2016, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, granted a rare...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

SGBV: Only 11 of over 3,000 cases prosecuted — Minister

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The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, says only 11 out of over 3,000 reported cases of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in six states have been prosecuted. Tallen revealed this...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

NHRC Advocates victims support and empowerment as panacea for sexual violence

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National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has advocated sufficient attention to issues of victims support and empowerment as panacea for sexual-based violence, SGBV in the country. x Executive...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

Saraki's 2023 presidential campaign posters flood Abuja

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Barely two years to the 2023 Presidential election, campaign posters announcing a supposed relaunch of the presidential aspiration of former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, flooded some streets...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

New ‘Nigerian COVID’ strain jolts UK city after rise in cases

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• How pandemic opened up talents of Nigerian scientists, by Buhari • Ramadan: WHO warns of a possible surge in COVID-19 pandemic • 2% of 690 million COVID-19 vaccines administered...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

FG alerts to planned attack of major airports

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Lagos airportThe Federal Government, yesterday, raised the alarm over the planned attack on some major airports across the federation. The Ministry of Aviation, in a memo to airport security...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

Muslims begin Ramadan fast today as Sultan announces sighting of moon

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President-General, NSCIA, Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar IIISultan of Sokoto, Alh. Muhammad Abubakar Sa’ad III, has directed Muslims across the country to commence the...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

Security: Tilting at windmills

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There is no serious opinion leader in Nigeria who has not sunk his teeth into the paralyzing issue of insecurity in Nigeria. There is no leader of significance, past or present, who has not shown...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

Sultan asks Muslims to search for new moon

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• Savours religious harmony in Kogi The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has directed Nigerian Muslims to look out for the moon of Ramadan 1442AH from today. Ramadan is...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

CDN Oil boss, Nwokolo assures of quality, affordability despite rise in global price of base oil

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Nigeria’s fast growing lubricants and engine oil firm, CDN Oil and Lubricants Limited has assured its customers of quality and affordable engine solutions despite the global spike in the...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

Look out for crescent of Ramadan from Monday – Sultan

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[FILE PHOTO] Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar IIIThe Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has directed the Muslim Ummah to look out for the crescent (moon) of Ramadan...

Sun Apr 11th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria can generate over $15b from rice export yearly —Bagudu

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Nigeria can generate over $15b from rice export yearly if the states complement each other in cultivation and processing and at the same time, mobilise farmers to improve production...

Sun Apr 11th, 2021     Read More →