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Quantity surveyors boss proffers solutions to high rent

Mrs Aderonke Oyelami, Chairperson, Women Quantity Surveyors of Nigeria, on Wednesday attributed the incessant increase in house rent in the country to inadequate buildings.

NOA: Campaign against vote buying should transcend media hype

In order to stop the enthronement of irresponsible political class in the coming 2019 general elections, the campaigns against vote buying and selling must transcend media hype, Dr. Garba Abari, the Director General of National Orientation Agency (NOA) has warned.
Cancer

Cancer: Expert calls for inclusion of human papillomavirus, hepatitis in routine immunisation

The Chairperson, African Cancer Initiative (ACAI), Dr Obasohan Efe, has called for the inclusion of human papillomavirus (HPV) and hepatitis in a routine immunisation, saying that they were the major cause of cancers in the world.
The National President and Chairman of the Council for the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Alhaji Shehu Ladan, has charged the newly inducted members of the association to engage in constant learning of the Accounting profession to update their knowledge and become conversant with recent development at both national and international scenes.

ANAN inducts 1,234 new members

The National President and Chairman of the Council for the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Alhaji Shehu Ladan, has charged the newly inducted members of the association to engage in constant learning of the Accounting profession to update their knowledge and become conversant with recent development at both national and international scenes.

2019: IPAC to organise peace-accord forum for Ebonyi candidates

The Inter-party Advisory Council in Ebonyi says it plans to organise a peace-accord forum for all governorship, state and national assembly candidates in the 2019 election.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari challenges African youths to champion anti-corruption war

President Muhammadu Buhari challenges African youths to champion fight against corruption, saying their involvement is critical to winning anti-graft crusade in the continent

British envoy urges Nigeria govt to check rising number of out-of-school children

The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laura Beaufils, on Friday advised the federal government to check the increasing number of out-of-school children through additional investment in education.

Dolapo Osinbajo seeks more women representation on leadership board

Wife of the Vice President, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, yesterday, called on women in the country to push for better representation in organisations.

PCNI trains 3,100 teachers on trauma control in the North East

As part of efforts to address the psychological trauma experienced by teachers affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-east, the Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiative (PCNI) has begun the training of about 3,100 teachers in the zone to control the trauma and enhance teaching in schools across the six states that make up the region.

NEITI wants immediate action on remediation issues from audit report

The Nigerian Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Monday called for urgent action on some of the remediation issues identified in its audit reports on the industry to ensure value on investment.

Police chief summons Akwa Ibom governor’s campaign team

Coordinators of Akwa Ibom Governor Udom Emmanuel’s campaign organisation have been directed to appear before Ibrahim Idris, the Inspector General of Police, for questioning on various alleged misdemeanours.

Commissioner: Female president will make Nigeria better

The Commissioner for Information in Kwara, Malam Ishak Sabi, said on Friday that Nigeria would be better with a female president.

Muslim group calls on federal govt to block illicit drug inlets to Nigeria

The Muslim Sisters Organisation (MSO), has called on the federal and state governments to block all avenues through which illicit drugs are brought into the country.

Don restates importance of girl-child education in society

A don, Dr Jamila Aliyu-Mohammed, of the Ahmadu Bello University has stressed the need for girl-child education for the benefit and well-being of the society.

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Rwanda seizes skin bleaching products worth $46,000

Rwandan authorities have seized skin bleaching products and other illegal products worth $46,000 in a joint operation conducted in different parts of the country, the Rwanda Investigation Bureau said on Friday.

Election: INEC concludes distribution of sensitive materials in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission office in Lokoja, Kogi State, says it has concluded the distribution of sensitive materials for the Presidential and National Assembly elections to all the 21 local government areas of the state.

FIRS lifts restrictions on bank accounts of alleged tax defaulters

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has written to banks, directing them to lift the lien on tax defaulters’ bank accounts for 30 days.
Luigi Ventura

France probes sexual assault claim against Vatican envoy

French prosecutors said Friday they were investigating a sexual assault complaint made against the Vatican’s envoy to Paris in more unwelcome news for the Catholic church as it looks to turn the page on years of scandal.
[FILE] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech before lighting a stylised-menorah during the start of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, in Ramat Gan in the suburbs of the Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv on December 2, 2018. – Israeli police on December 2 recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for bribery and other offences, the third such move against the premier in recent months. Netanyahu immediately rejected the accusations, but the three cases against him have led to speculation that they could eventually force the long-serving prime minister to step down. (Photo by Jack GUEZ / AFP)

Israel denies Benjamin Netanyahu’s Holocaust comment in Poland

Israel has denied reports that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implicated Poles in the Holocaust during World War II, in an incident that threatened to spark another major spat between the two countries.