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Aid workers call for an end to Civilian killings

Bukola Afeni The Resident Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria,has called for an end to the killings of workers in the humanitarian sector in the country . He made the disclosure at a road walk to mark the 2018 World Humanitarian day celebration in Abuja. The Humanitarian Coordinator who was represented by …

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Group showers encomium on Kofi Annan

The Madam Moesillo foundation have offered their heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the family of  Kofi Annan. The Program Director of the Madam Moesillo Foundation,Mrs Mrs Diana Eyo-Enoette describes his death as a great loss to Africa and the World at large. “As a pro-poor advocate and a humanitarian, I …

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UNICEF welcomes release of 24 children

The United  Nation Children Education Fund have welcomed the release of 24 children, aged 12 to 17 from the Nigerian Army administrative custody after they were cleared of suspected ties with armed groups. The latest development has brought number of children released this year to 207. The UNICEF Nigeria Acting Representative,Pernille Ironside said …

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Nigerians charged to protect children against violence

Insurgency, terrorism, child trafficking and other forms of  social ills are challenges that have been ravaging some parts the world, rendering people especially children homeless and exposing them to different kinds of harm. It is to this effect that the United Nations made the 19th of August,a special day set …

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Humanitarian activist pays tribute to Kofi Anan

Humanitarian activist Bello Mohammed has described the death of  former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Anan,as a monumental loss  to Ghana and the world at large. According to Mohammed ,the legacy the former Secretary general left behind will leave a long lasting effect on the world at large. “Even in death, …

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FG establish Pilot ICT Service centre

The Federal Government in collaboration with Certified Computer Manufacturers of Nigeria (CCMON) has established a Pilot ICT Device Service Centre in Abuja. At the commissioning of the project , the Minister of communications, Dr. Adebayo Shittu, said the project is the first of its kind in the country has automatically …

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Nigeria set to commemorate World Humanitarian day

As the country join the rest of the world to  celebrate World Humanitarian day on the with the  19th of August “The theme of this year’s celebration’Not a target’ is the same with last year . It is meant to sustain the momentum and rally support for people living with humanitarian crisis …

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NLC reinstates commitment to the welfare of workers

The Nigeria Labour congress NLC said it will not succumb to any intimidation towards defending the interest of its workers. While reinstating its commitment to fight for the welfare of the Nigerian  workers.     The President of NLC , Comrade Ayuba Wabba made the disclosure when the Executives of the radio, …

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Right group calls for the release of Samuel Ogundipe

Nigerians from all walks of life  came out to protest and demand for the immediate release of Premium Times Journalist ,Samuel Ogundipe at the Force headquarter in Abuja. The Police fired teargas at the protesters who came to demand for Samuel’s release . The group comprises of several local and international …

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USAID donates 11M $ towards NDHS Survey

Bukola Afeni  USAID  has donated the sum of 11M US dollars towards the commencement of the 2018 Nigerian Demographic and health survey. The Chairman of the National Population Commission, Chief Eze DuruIheoma gave the indication at the press briefing to mark the commencement of the  NDHS survey. He said the information obtained …

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Minister visits Professional Trekker in Adamawa state

The Minister of health , Professor  Isaac Adewole  paid  a courtesy visit to Mr. Abubakar Duduwale, a professional trekker who trekked from Yola to Abuja in 2015 to celebrate the electoral victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the polls . The man is currently on admission in the hospital for medical treatment on …

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Expert urged Nigerians to consume Nutritious staple food

Bukola Afeni Experts in the Nutrition sector is calling on Nigerians to consume Nutritious Staple Food. The country director of Building Nutritious Food baskets made the disclosure while briefing journalist in Abuja. She noted that a large number of the population lack major micro nutrients in their daily meal. According …

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Minister charged ICT sector on budget management

  The Honourable Minister of Communications, Dr. Adebayo Shittu has charged the ICT Sector Working Team of his Ministry to provide a good budget that will support the realization of government agenda in the ICT sector. He stated this during the official inauguration of the ICT Sector Working Team at …

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Drug adulteration and Counterfeiting

Israel Olatunji            DRUG ADULTERATION AND COUNTERFEITING   DEFINITION: An adulteration means a process of addition of impure, cheap and filthy substances to genuine drug in order to get more profits. The adulterants may not have pharmacological or therapeutic properties.   FACTORS LEADING TO ADULTERATION: Due to increased drug price;   Due …

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Wife of President to be decorated with Doctorate in Humanity

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, will on Monday 13th August, 2013, be decorated with a Doctorate in Humanity (Honoris Causa) by Sun Moon University, Asan, South Korea. The director of Information,  to the wife of the President, Suleiman Haruna made the disclosure in a statement . The …

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Senator Okowa creates Social media handle for effective communication

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has announced the creation of Social Media handles for effective information dissemination and interaction with Deltans and Nigerians. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa said the creation of the Social Media handles was in addition to the …

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