December 11, 2019
  • December 11, 2019

WHO gets new advice on curbing deadly non-communicable diseases

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Muscat, Oman, Dec. 10 2019,– World leaders and health experts, today, handed eight recommendations to World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, that could save millions of lives and promote mental health. The WHO Independent High-level Commission on non-communicable diseases was convened by Dr Tedros in October 2017 to identify innovative ways to […]

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Malaria: EU/UNICEF programme treats 16,992 children in Adamawa

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Fufore, Dec. 9, 2019: No fewer than 16,992 children below the age of five were treated of malaria under the EU/UNICEF  Maternal, New-born and Child Health and Nutrition (MNCHN) project in Adamawa. The Disease Surveillance and Notification Officer of Fufore Local Government Area, Mr Sa’id Umar, made this known in an interview on Monday in Fufore […]

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NASS will help turn Nigeria into military power house in Africa — Defence committee

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NASS will help turn Nigeria into military power house in Africa — Defence committee Oversight Kaduna, Dec. 9, 2019: The House of Representatives Committee on Defence, says the 9th National Assembly will work towards turning Nigeria into a military power house in Africa. The Committee Chairman, Mr Babajimi Benson, said during  an oversight visit of […]

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NSE: Market indices open new week with 0.65% loss

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Lagos, Dec. 9, 2019: The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) crucial market indicators opened trading on Monday with a loss of 0.65 per cent. The market capitalisation lost N84 billion or 0.65 per cent to close at N12. 877 trillion against N12. 961 trillion on Friday. Also, the All-Share Index which opened at 26,855.52 dipped 174.21 […]

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Lagos to become Africa’s biggest innovation hub

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Lagos, Dec. 9, 2019 Lagos State Government says its investment in technology and innovation was a deliberate effort to make Lagos Africa’s foremost centre of innovation. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said this on Monday in Ikeja, during a courtesy visit by the Management Team of Oracle Africa, led by the Group’s Country Director, Mr […]

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Expo 2020 in Dubai: What Benefits to Africa?

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December 8, 2019 9:49   Mohammed Dansanta Rimi, Nigeria Ambassador to the United ArabEmirates (UAE) delivering a letter to Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum,Chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee in Dubai to confirm Nigeria’s participation. Expo 2020 in Dubai: What Benefits to Africa? By Edwin Nwachukwu, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) As […]

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Adelabu and His Futile Chase in Oyo

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By Achilleus-Chud UchegbuAfter reading the 98-page judgment, including the dissension, of the Court of Appeal in the appeal by the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Adebayo Adelabu, challenging the electoral victory of Seyi Makinde, one is left with no option than a declaration that Adelabu’s continued chase to vary […]

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Afenifere Warns Against Anarchy in Oyo, Condemns Third Term Agenda

by on November 27, 2019 0

The Pan-Yoruba Socio-Political Organisation, Afenifere, has warned against any situation that could foist anarchy on Oyo State in respect of the ruling of the Court of Appeal on the Governorship election in Oyo State, just as it condemns any plan by incumbent government to foist a third term agenda on Nigerians. Afenifere, in a communique […]

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Ibadan Youths Declare Support for Makinde Over Electoral Petition Case

by on November 20, 2019 0

Youths from across the 11 local government areas of Ibadan, on Wednesday, declared their support for the Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, following the judgment of the Court of Appeal, which affirmed his victory in the March 9, 2019 governorship election. The youths, under the aegis of a group known as the Ibadan Youth […]

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Makinde Supports Oyo Security with 100 Operations Vehicles

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The Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, launched the 100 security patrol vehicles his government earlier purchased to enhance security operations in the State. Governor Makinde, who equally launched the State’s Security Code 615, declared that the welfare of security officials would be the top priority of his administration. A statement by the […]

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