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…..name changed from ‘Egwu Eke’ to ‘Atilogwu Udo’ By Kingsley Omonobi, Abuja. Army renames Military Operation in South-East from ‘Exercise Egwu Eke’ to ‘Exercise Atilogwu Udo’ The authorities of the Nigerian Army

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Reactions have continued to trail Amnesty International Monday’s report, Endangered Voices, released at a briefing on state of freedom of expression and media freedom in Abuja, detailing harassments, intimidation, sometimes physically assault

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The Federal Government has been criticized for the allocation it gave the education sector in next year’s budget, respondents told our correspondents that it fell short of their expectations. Continue reading Knocks

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Reinforcing its determination to improve the lot of the girl child in Nigeria, members of the board of trustees of the Ajesola Solarin Majekodumi Foundation, ASMAF rose from a closed door meeting

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A demographic and socioeconomic study of Persons with Albinism (PWAs) conducted in Oyo and Plateau States has revealed that PWAs suffer most discrimination in public places. The baseline survey conducted by the

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BADAGRY, a coastal town in the suburb of Lagos played a major role in the history of the contact between Nigeria, Europe and the Americas, It was a major slave outpost and

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Nigeria High Commission in Accra, Ghana has refuted social media report that Nigerians living in Ghana without a resident permit will not be able to withdraw their money from the banks as

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Against the background of the recent sting reportage of sexual harassment in Nigerian universities, with special focus on the University of Lagos, I am surprised that many Nigerians are feigning ignorance of

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Mrs Maryam Uwais, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Investment, says the National Social Investment Office (NSIO), will continue to be guided by the provisions of the Fiscal Responsibility Act,

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The Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Qu Dongyu, has called for healthy, sustainable, accessible and affordable diets for everyone. Dongyu made the call in Tudun-Wada, Nasarawa State, at the 11th

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has recovered over 200 properties including plazas, bungalows and mansions from suspected corrupt individuals in the last eight months. The

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has warned a second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed to desist from further vituperation against Igbo, noting that he should be more concerned about the level of

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The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has called for mandatory enrolment of formal and informal sectors into the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). Dr. Ekpe Uche, the Chairman, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Chairman,

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Dr Beatrice Gatuma, Universal Health Coverage (UHC), an official at the Amref Enterprise Ltd, Kenya, has advised Nigeria to drive UHC through improved community health. Gatuma made the call on Wednesday

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Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms over few places of the north, with thunderstorms and rains over central, southern cities on Thursday. NiMet’s weather outlook on Wednesday in Abuja predicted

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In a bid to curb leakages and ensure efficiency in the management of resources of government, President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved additional cost-saving measures for immediate implementation. Mr Willie Bassey, Director

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The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has set up a task force to address issues of sexual harassment with a view to stemming the ugly tide. The university’s Principal Assistant Registrar for

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Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama and his Ghanaian counterpart, Mrs Shirley Botchwey, said that both countries had agreed on modalities to resolve the trade challenges arising from the recent border closure.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he will not meet U.S Vice President, Mike Pence in Ankara. Continue reading Erdogan says he will not meet U.S Vice President Pence in Turkey at

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The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Wednesday that Nigeria needs prayers to overcome its challenges. “Given the situation, we are in today, the various challenges that Nigeria and its

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The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state government is making available two additional Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) to the State Police Command, as part of efforts to

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Soni Daniel – Abuja Justice Peter Affen of the FCT High Court, sitting in Abuja has been told how Aliyu Yakubu, a former Revenue Officer with the Kano State zonal office of

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Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun on Wednesday said that his government would prioritise road construction as part of efforts to attract more investment to the state. Abiodun said this during a town

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The government of Ecuador has revealed that the protests by its citizens sparked by fuel price hikes have left six people dead and 1,507 injured. A total of 1,330 people were arrested

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By Tordue Salem – Abuja The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) on Wednesday, disclosed plans to construct 30,000 houses in Abuja Diaspora City on 750 hectares of land in Kabuzu-Maitama II District. The

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