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Our expectations of 9th NASS – FCT residents

After the June 11, 2019 National Assembly internal elections which saw the emergence of Senator Ahmed Lawan as Senate President and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nigerians from all backgrounds in the FCT are voicing their renewed expectations. In view of it [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


Gut microbes eat our medication

The first time Vayu Maini Rekdal manipulated microbes, he made a decent sourdough bread. At the time, young Maini Rekdal, and most people who head to the kitchen to whip up a salad dressing, pop popcorn, ferment vegetables, or caramelize onions, did not consider the crucial chemical reactions behind t [...]

Fri, 14 June 2019


Traditional ruler turns palace to clinic

The village head of Kangimi-Ubangida, Igabi local government area of Kaduna State, Abudullahi Ubangida, has turned his palace into a clinic to reduce maternal mortality in the community. 

Ubangida, disclosed this at the Karishi General Hospital in Abuja.  

He said the gest [...]

Fri, 14 June 2019


U.S envoy drums support to end HIV/AIDs in Nigeria

In an efforts to curb the menace of HIV/AIDs, in Nigeria, a diplomat from the United States has appealed for concerted efforts from all Nigerians saying that the war against the disease cannot be fought by institutions alone. 

The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, made [...]

Fri, 14 June 2019


New ministers: “we want technocrats, national spread”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barely two weeks after President Muhammadu Buhari took the oath of office for a second term, the appeals for him to appoint ministers are growing louder. While som [...]

Sat, 08 June 2019


Trafficked boy from Adamawa found in Masaka orphanage

A 10-year old boy, Robinson Emmanuel, was taken from Numan local government area of Adamawa state to Masaka in Karu local government area of Nasarawa state on the guise of enrolling him in school on scholarship, but ended up in an orphanage. 

It was gathered that the mother’s cousin, [...]

Sat, 08 June 2019


Health ministry commits to tackling tobacco use

The Federal Ministry of Health has reaffirmed its commitment towards tackling tobacco usage in Nigeria. 

The permanent secretary of the ministry, Mr. Abdulaziz Abdullahi, made this known during the commemoration of 2019 World Tobacco Day with the theme; "Tobacco and Lung Health", [...]

Sat, 08 June 2019


How we spent UBEC billions – Nasarawa Govt

The Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board has responded to a Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, disclosing how “the government spent Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, funds on primary school education between 2015 and 201 [...]

Sun, 02 June 2019


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