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Anambra govt initiates computer training programme for blind, deaf, dumb

The Anambra State government is organizing a computer training and capacity building programme for virtually impaired and hearing challenged persons across the State.

Men less likely to access HIV treatment, more likely to die of AIDS-related illnesses...

On World AIDS Day, UNAIDS has released a new report showing that men are less likely to take an HIV test, less likely to access antiretroviral therapy and more likely to die of AIDS-related illnesses than women.

I’ll give hope to physically-challenged in Nasarawa – Al-Makura

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has said that his administration was determined and committed to prove to the people that physical-disability is not a barrier to a willing soul. The governor even described himself a disabled person.


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Expert urges Nigerians to adopt sleep hygiene

Dr Itopa Garuba, a behavioural Scientist at the General Hospital Minna, has called on Nigerians to adopt sleep hygiene for the body’s general well being. ‎

Governor Ambode: Location of Olusosun dumpsite unhealthy

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday justified the decision of the State Government to shut down the Olusosun dumpsite in Ojota, saying the location of the facility was no longer healthy both for trading activities and residents living in the neighborhood.

Dapchi abduction: House of Representatives investigation to focus on security agencies’ action, inaction

The House of Representatives has said that it would not shy away from apportioning blames to agencies that shirked its responsibilities in the abduction of 110 students of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State on 19 February, 2018.

Joel Obi returns to Torino training, set for Super Eagles friendlies

Torino midfielder Joel Obi handed the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr a major boost ahead of the friendly matches against Poland and Serbia next week by returning to training with the Serie A club ahead of Sunday’s league clash against Fiorentina.

Gbolahan Salami match winner on debut in Kazakhstan

Gbolahan Salami made a goal-scoring debut for his Kazakhstani club Irtysh Pavloda today as he scored the match winner in their 2-1 win over visitors Aktobe.

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AfDB to spend $711m on projects in Nigeria

The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Friday said it would invest 711.5 million dollars in some projects in the country including power supply.

Lionel Messi announces birth of third son ‘Ciro’

Lionel Messi has announced the arrival of his third son, Ciro. His wife gave birth on Saturday.

Turkey seeks life imprisonment for detained US pastor

A Turkish prosecutor on Tuesday requested life imprisonment for detained American pastor Andrew Brunson over alleged links to a failed coup attempt in 2016, the private Dogan news agency said.

Ethiopian Airlines: How we are supporting Nigerian economy

Ethiopian Airlines has disclosed how it has been supporting the Nigerian transport sector to build the nation’s economy.

Governor Okorocha appoints Emmanuel Babayaro as special adviser

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has appointed former Nigeria international goalkeeper Emmanuel Babayaro as special adviser to the state government on New Economic Partnership for African Development (NEPAD).