New houseplant can clean your home’s air

We like to keep the air in our homes as clean as possible, and sometimes we use HEPA air filters to keep offending allergens and dust particles at bay.

But some hazardous compounds are too small to be trapped in these filters. Small molecules like chloroform, which is present in small amounts i [...]

Sun, 30 December 2018


2019 budget: Health ministry gets N315.62bn

President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed a recurrent expenditure of N315.62 billion for the ministry of health in its 2019 appropriation bill summited to the National Assembly. 

This is about 46.3 billion increase from last year’s recurrent expenditure, which was N269.3 billion.

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Sun, 30 December 2018


Yobe govt trains information officers on communication strategy

As part of its effort to disseminate information by bringing the people closer to government, Yobe State Government has acquired 17 public address system for all the 17 local government councils and also trained information officers for effective utilisation of the facilities.

The commissioner [...]

Sat, 29 December 2018


NDI partners NGO on voter education for IDPs

The National Democratic Institute, NDI, in conjunction with a home based NGO, Community Links and Human Empowerment Initiative has held a capacity training on voter education for IDPs in Benue state.

The two-day capacity training had in attendance all camp officers in charge of the various camp [...]

Sat, 29 December 2018


Benue crash: APC mourns death of PDP supporters,

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has said it mourns the unfortunate accident that took the lives of PDP members who were on a campaign train to flag off a senatorial candidate in Benue state.

Its spokesman, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, in a press release to journalists in Abuja, regretted the un [...]

Sat, 29 December 2018


Abuja residents laud peaceful yuletide celebrations

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory have commended the peaceful celebration during the Christmas celebrations, just as they called on the security agencies to sustain the tempo. 

A cross section of residents who spoke to our correspondent also observed the presence of security perso [...]

Sat, 29 December 2018


New Year resolutions: To make but not to keep?

As the world thankfully ushers in the New Year 2019, some Nigerians join their counter in other parts of the world to make resolutions of habits they wish to change and others they intend picking up.

Making of New Year resolutions is as old as the middle ages when people made promises to their [...]

Sat, 29 December 2018


CBN, MTN resolve $8.1bn repatriation impasse

The prolong tussle between MTN Nigeria and the Central Bank of Nigeria, over the $8.1billion foreign exchange remittances order has finally been put to rest as both parties recently reached an agreement.

CBN in a press release said it reached an amicable resolution of issues relating to foreign [...]

Sat, 29 December 2018


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