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TheRE is need to increase the  funding of malaria control, National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) National Coordinator,  Audu Mohammed, has said. Mohammed noted that malaria remains an important public health issue as it accounts for 30 percent of childhood mortality and 11 percent of maternal mortality. The World Malaria report 2017 and that of this year have shown that  the progress in malaria elimination had been stalled and that the world was off-track in meeting the milestone f...
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) on Friday intercepted the sum of  $2.8million from two men at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. The suspects, namely Ighoh Augustine and Ezekwe Emmanuel were nabbed based on Intelligence reports. According to the commission, the suspects were caught with two suitcases containing $1.4 million each totalling $2.8 million, at the departure lounge of the airport while about to board an Arik Air evening flight to Lagos. During inte...
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Scores burnt to death as tanker explodes in Lagos Several people have been reportedly killed after a fuel tanker caught fire on Odo-Iyaalaro Bridge inward Maryland in Lagos. According to The Guardian, the accident has caused major gridlock around the axis, while the cause of the conflagration and number of casualties couldn’t be ascertained. It was also gathered that the situation has paralyzed movements around Tipper garage, Ojota-Interchange and Motorways plaza.
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The Rivers State Government and the four Ogoni speaking local government areas of the state have taken concrete measures to address the needs of Nigerians of Ogoni extraction living in Benin Republic. The four Ogoni speaking council chairmen announced the partnership to address the challenges facing Nigerians of Ogoni extraction living in Benin Republic yesterday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State Lahteh Loolo of Khana council, Paul Kobani of Gokana council, Jacobson Nbina of Tai council and P...
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 Sunhive is a solar energy services pioneer with a successful track record of developing, engineering and operating solar photovoltaic installations in the UK and Nigeria. We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Account Officer  Location: Lagos Job Description  Process financial transactions related to office and project expenditures, maintain an effective filing system for financial transactions and project documents. Ensure accuracy of accounting entries an...
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Osinbajo Urges Africa, Europe Embrace Digital Economy         Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called Africa and Europe to work together to advance and harvest the economic benefits of digital economy. Such collaboration, he said, would at the same time prevent a counter-productive widening of the digital gap. Osinbajo stated today on Tuesday at the Africa-Europe High-Level Forum in Vienna, Austria, which had in attendance other African and European Heads of States. The m...
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Naira Crashes Further Against Dollar At Parallel Market       The Naira on Thursday depreciated at the parallel market, exchanging at N368 to the dollar. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the Naira lost N4, compared to N364 traded on Wednesday, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N470 and N410 respectively. At the Bureau De Change(BDC) window, the Naira was sold at N360 to the dollar, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N470 and N410, respecti...
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The police in Lagos have intensified moves to arrest suspected pipeline vandals, whose activities resulted in Tuesday’s fire outbreak that razed vehicles and buildings in Abule Egba and Agege, The Nation learnt yesterday. It was gathered that the police have received actionable intelligence on the whereabouts and other information about the group that siphoned Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) from the pipelines at 4, Segun Akinola Street, opposite Tiper Garage, near Awori bus stop, Abule Egba, whic...
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To eradicate poverty in Makoko community, a Non-Governmental Organisation, Marversity Foundation,has donated 10 sewing machines, 400 mosquito nets to residents  of the Lagos slum. The event, themed: ‘Makoko Tour’ held on Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at the Whanyinna Nursery and Primary School, the only school in the water front area. The event was attended by      residents including a representative of Baale of Makoko, Taiwo Shemede. Donating the items, the founder of Marversity Foundati...
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Raven Nix and her cat A woman has revealed she earns around £60,000 (about N28m) a year selling her worn pants and uses the money to look after stray cats, who visit her home. Raven Nix, 33, from Bristol, sells her worn undies for £20 (about N9,200) a time and also cashes in by selling pots of urine and raunchy videos to strangers online, according to odditycentral.com. She also makes cash from ‘money slaves’, who deposit cash in her account for no reason and enjoy the humiliation of being ig...
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Founder of Omega Power Ministry (OPM) Worldwide, Apostle Chibuzor Chinyere, has revealed the secret behind his success after working as an airport cleaner, security man and a recharge card vendor.Apostle Chinyere recounted how he started life as a young man about 15 years ago in Lagos, selling mobile phone recharge cards and cleaning toilets at the Murtala Muhammad Airport, Lagos.He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that his existence had been destined and guided by God.The 45-year old pasto...
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The Nigerian political field, a vicious and brutal one, is full of landmines. Those who, for selfish reasons, did not allow the "best president Nigeria never had" to rule us are teaming up again to foist looters on the hapless majority and block the chances of a more capable hand that can curtail corruption in Nigeria. To start with, one does not need any specialised knowledge in economics to become a president or to govern well. President Buhari's sterling qualities as a rugged anti-corrupti...
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