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UNHCR warns against COVID-19 vaccine gap for stateless people – NEWS...

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) on Tuesday warned that many of the world’s stateless people might miss out of Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination...

The many hurdles of women farmers in Niger state – NEWS...

Women farmers in Niger state have continued to face different hurdles in the course of their daily business of putting food on the table. Hits:...

FEMA responds to 82 flood cases, saves 421 lives, says D-G...

FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), says it responded to 82 flood cases, saved 421 lives and property worth more than N102 million in 2020. Hits:...

Payment of 50 per cent lump sum to retirees: Matters arising...

Retirees agitate for review of the act establishing the 2014 pension act to achieve easing the challenges of life after service. Hits: 0The post Payment...

NYSC deworms 156 pupils, gives food items to elderly – NEWS...

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) through its Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers (HIRD) deworms 156 pupils as part of its medical outreach in Lofan,...

After Senate’s Confirmation, COAS Yahaya Releases Good News to Soldiers

Major-General Farouk Yahaya, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) on Tuesday, June 22, promised troops that his administration of the Nigerian Army will major...

Install safety valves to reduce explosions, FRSC urges tanker owners –...

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised tanker owners to install safety valves to stem incessant tankers’ explosions in the country. Hits: 0The post...

Excessive exposure to social media risk factor for depression, suicide —...

A Neuropsychiatrist says excessive exposure to social media is a risk factor for depression and mental health which can lead to suicide. Hits: 0The post...

Event planner faces N4.3m fraud charge – NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA

A 28-year-old event planner, Baba Williams, has appeared before a Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over alleged N4.3. Hits: 0The post Event planner faces...

U.S. varsities admit about 13,000 Nigerians yearly – NEWS AGENCY OF...

The U.S. Consulate’s Public Affairs Officer, Mr Stephen Ibelli, says that about 13, 000 Nigerian students are admitted in U.S annually. Hits: 0The post U.S....

Buhari inaugurates steering committee on poverty reduction – NEWS AGENCY OF...

President Buhari has inaugurated the National Steering Committee (NSC) of the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy (NPRGS). Hits: 4The post Buhari inaugurates steering committee...

Rural Entrepreneurship: Agency empowers 200 women, youths in FCT – NEWS...

The Abuja Enterprise Agency (AEA), on Monday restated commitment to building the capacity of women and youths in rural communities. Hits: 0The post Rural Entrepreneurship:...

U.S. ready to meet N. Korean officials ‘anywhere, anytime’ – Envoy...

The United States on Monday reiterated its readiness to hold talks on North Korea’s nuclear programme without any preconditions. Hits: 0The post U.S. ready to...

Alleged sexual assault: Baba Ijesha to be arraigned on June 24...

Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka alias Baba Ijesha is to be arraigned at an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Thursday over allegations of sexual assault...

$430m Enugu-Cameroon highway to be completed before 2021 end – AfDB...

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says the 430 million dollars highway project linking Enugu to Bamenda in Cameroon will be completed this year. Hits: 0The...

Association hails FG’s agric intervention programmes – NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA

The Maize Growers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria (MAGPAMAN), has commended the Federal Government for its agricultural intervention programmes aimed at driving food...

Ooni sues for unity as Oluyin, Onibeju-Lekki visit palace – NEWS...

The Ooni of lfe, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, calls for unity among the Yoruba in order to end security and development challenges of the country. Hits:...

Yoga key to community development, unity – Envoy – NEWS AGENCY...

The Indian High Commission in Abuja on Saturday underscored Yoga practices as key to building immunity, unity and community development. Hits: 0The post Yoga key...

FG to revitalise, reposition 6 zonal sickle cell centres – NEWS...

The Federal Government says it plans to revitalise and reposition the six zonal sickle cell disease centres for improved service delivery. Hits: 0The post FG...

Buhari committed to economic diversification – Lai Mohammed – NEWS AGENCY OF...

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says that President Buhari is committed to diversifying the economy. Hits: 0The post Buhari committed to economic...

Insecurity: Imams demand religious leaders inclusion in national security architecture –...

The Committee of FCT Imams Initiative advocates inclusion of religious leaders in the nation’s security architecture. Hits: 2The post Insecurity: Imams demand religious leaders inclusion...

Insecurity: Nigerian Army tasks officers, soldiers on critical thinking – NEWS...

Chief of Training (Army), Maj.-Gen. Abubakar Ndalolo, has tasked officers and soldiers on evolving critical thinking in managing security. Hits: 0The post Insecurity: Nigerian Army...

WHO says 146,000 Africans die yearly from tobacco-related diseases – NEWS...

World Health Organisation reveals that no fewer than 146,000 Africans die annually from tobacco-related diseases. Hits: 0The post WHO says 146,000 Africans die yearly from...

INEC begins online voter registration on June 28 – official –...

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will begin the online voter registration, via its registration portal, on June 28. Hits: 0The post INEC begins...

Court discharges, acquits Delta Sen. Nwaoboshi of N322m laundering charge –...

Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of a Federal High Court in Lagos discharges and acquits Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi, charged with laundering N322 million. Hits: 0The post Court...

Paradise estate residents demand title documents from developer – NEWS AGENCY...

Association of House Owners and Residents (AHOAR) in Paradise Estate, Life Camp, Abuja, demand release of title documents from developer, who is also owner...

Twitter Ban: PDP fires back at Presidency over fake news allegations

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has fired back at the Presidency, following claim of Governors elected on the platform of the opposition party being...

Twitter Suspension Has Reduced Spread Of Fake News By PDP Governors...

The presidency says governors on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are sad over the suspension of Twitter in Nigeria, because it...

5G will become fastest adopted mobile generation in history- Report –...

Ericsson, a multinational telecommunications company says that 5G will soon become fastest adopted mobile generation in history. Hits: 0The post 5G will become fastest adopted...

3 die in plane crash in Eastern DR Congo – NEWS...

A plane crash on Wednesday at Kavumu airport in South Kivu province in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has killed three people. Hits: 0The...