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Victim Of Cancer Disease Struggles For Life

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Cancer is a disease that is dreaded, but most people hardly do anything to prevent it. Although, some victims live to tell the story, others are not so fortunate following poor diagnosis, treatment and counseling. This is the story of 31 year old mother of four, recently diagnosed with invasive breast cancer...

Nigeria Adopts Policy Of Zero Tolerance For Road Accidents

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Nigeria is embarking on an accelerated new policy of zero tolerance for accidents on the nation’s roads.

Nigeria International Petroleum Summit Opens In Abuja

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A summit designed to provide sustainable platform for global industry players to come to Africa in the interest of the oil industry opened Monday in Abuja Nigeria’s capital city.

 

Nigerian Journalists Strategise On Halting Hate Speech

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Kano state government has tasked media practitioners to come up with measures to eliminate hate speech and promote unity and development especially now that the country is moving towards the 2019 elections.

 

Onaiyekan, Oyegun Seek Noble Men In Politics

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The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan says Nigeria is currently in a political emergency which should  compel respectable citizens to see politics as a noble vocation.

 

FG To Build 3,000 Capacity Prisons In Six Geo-Political Zones

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The Nigerian government says there’s a need to upgrade prison facilities across the country to meet international standards.

475 Boko Haram Suspects Released

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The Federal High Court in wawa military cantonment, New Bussa, Niger State has released   475 boko haram suspects.

Increase Fuel Importation To Meet Demands, IPMAN Tells FG

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The western zone of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria [IPMAN], has advised the Federal Government to increase the importation of fuel to meet the local demands.They are also asking the FG to deregulate the sector and ensure the full capacity of the depots across the country in order...

Your Story Is An Inspiration, Saraki Tells Comedienne, Emmanuella

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Nigeria's Senate President,  Bukola Saraki, on Sunday lauded child comedienne, Emmanuella Samuel, popularly known as Emmanuella, saying her story is inspirational.The Senate President also sent Emmanuella an invitationto the Senate House for them to discuss developing potentials of young talents in Nigeria’s Creative industry.This invitation by the Senate President was...

General Solomon Giwa Amu Remembered

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The life, times and legacy of former Aide-de-Camp (ADC) to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, late Brigadier General Solomon Giwa-Amu, continues to resonate 10 years after his death family, friends and associates gathered in Abuja to extol his virtues especially in the area of youth empowerment and emancipation through education. Late Brigadier Giwa-Amu...

Farmer/Herdsmen Clash: NSCDC To Find Solution To Crisis

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The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says its officers and men have a key role to play in finding a solution to the farmers/herdsmen crisis in the country. The Corps Assistant Commandant General, Adamu Sajo, said this in Minna, the capital of Niger State during the inauguration of its Agro-Rangers. Sajo...

Cross River Assembly To Unbundle Carnival Calabar

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Cross river state house of assembly has expressed it's readiness to unbundle carnival Calabar using all the enabling laws that will make the annual event truly international as part of the take home from the Rio carnival in brazil.

Senate Orders CEOs Of Foreign Oil Companies To Appear Before It

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The Nigerian Senate ad-hoc committee investigating total upstream Nigeria Limited’s $16 billion Egina deep sea project for cost variation and local content elements has issued a one-week ultimatum to the managing directors and chief executive officers of foreign companies involved in the project to appear before it, as representation will not be entertained.

Kano Electoral Commission Set To Cooperate With INEC

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Chairman Kano state independent electoral commission Professor Garba Sheka has said the commission is fully prepared to welcome the committee constituted by the independent national electoral commission INEC to investigate the alleged under age voting during the local government polls held on February 10, 2018.

Zamfara Killings: Police Say Situation Under Control

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The Nigeria Police say the situation in Zurmi Local Government of Zamfara State is under control after an attack earlier in the week that left scores of people dead. A statement released on Sunday by Police Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, said Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, paid an operational visit to...

Senator Shehu Sani Asks Buhari To Declare Stand On 2019 Race

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The All Progressives Congress Senator from Kaduna State, Senator Shehu Sani says it is in the best interest of the party and the country of president Muhammadu Buhari to make his position known on the 2019 presidential election.

Catholic Bishops Conference Charge Government On Security Challenges

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The catholic bishops conference of Nigeria has called on the federal government to intensify its efforts in ending the current spate of killings and other security challenges across the country.

Lassa Fever Campaign Hits Agenebode

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A former chairman of Etsako East Local Government Area Of Edo State, Stanley Odidi, has taken the campaign against Lassa Fever virus to the door steps of the people of Agenebode.

“God Is Not Here”: The Sad Tale Of The Niger Delta

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Agitations and militancy in the Niger Delta region have been blamed on years of neglect and failure by successive governments to address squarely the development challenges of the region. This is the view of some concerned Nigerians at a book presentation in Abuja as they lamented the continuous pollution of host...

500 Youths Acquire Make-Up Skills

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There was smiles all round in Abuja  as no fewer than 500 youths benefitted from a skills acquisition training programme organized by  the Tonto Dike Foundation in collaboration with a Non-Governmental  Organization, the make-up empire. The beneficiaries, who were trained in different trades,  were told to remain focused on the acquired skills to improve...