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18 Children under five die from pneumonia every hour in Nigeria

No fewer than 18 children under age five (5) die from pneumonia every hour in Nigeria, says a new analysis.
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Police yet to receive report against Christian centre in Edo

The Police Command in Edo says it has not received any complaint about the management of the Internally Displaced Persons Camp (IDP), run by the International Christian Centre (ICC).
Aminu Masari

Governor Masari warns Customs against killings in Katsina

Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari on Thursday warned the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) against terrorizing innocent citizens and causing unnecessary death in the discharge of its duties in the state.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

1,800 Corps members registers in Kebbi as NYSC awaits 300

The State Coordinator of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), Kebbi State, Mr. Usman Barde, has disclosed that out of 2,100 Corps members allocated to the State by the Scheme headquarters, 1,800 have so far registered at permanent orientation camp.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has decried the slow pace of work on the Agbara – Seme section of the Lagos – Badagry expressway, describing the condition of the road as “pathetic”.

CAN decries slow pace of work on Badagry expressway

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has decried the slow pace of work on the Agbara – Seme section of the Lagos – Badagry expressway, describing the condition of the road as “pathetic”.

Three siblings die as building collapses in Ebonyi

A building that collapsed in Akaeze community in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State at the weekend has killed three kids of the same parents.

Customs arrest six smugglers in Katsina, Kebbi

Not fewer than six smugglers of rice and other smuggled items have been arrested by men and officers of the Nigeria Custom Service.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC panacea for disunity – monarch

Oba Ajibade Gbadegedi Ogunoye of Owo kingdom, in Ondo, has described the National Youth Service Corps Scheme (NYSC) as the panacea for disunity in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

NDE: President Buhari committed to creating jobs for youths, women

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Nasarawa State says that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is committed to creating mass employment for Nigerians, especially women and youths.
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has over 700,000 National e-ID cards yet to be collected by Nigerians from its offices nationwide.

Ogun assembly moves to ease national identity registration

In its bid to address the challenge being faced by the people in the process of registration for the National Identity Card in Ogun State, the State House of Assembly has waded in to provide logistic support for the State Office of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to ensure seamless registration, especially for Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination applicants.

ICPC trains 250 persons to fight corruption at grassroots

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has trained no fewer than 250 persons on how to fight corruption at the grassroots through National Anti-Corruption Volunteer Corps (NAVC).
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Genome editing: Biosafety agency trains staff on regulation

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), in conjunction with the Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS), has started a series of trainings to properly equip Biosafety Regulators on how best to regulate the emerging technology referred to as genome editing.
Godwin Obaseki

Contractors urge Edo residents to give Governor Obaseki second term

Those working against Governor Godwin Obaseki’s second term bid ahead of 2020 governorship election in Edo State have been urged to have a rethink.
Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Bisi Fayemi offsets bills of post-natal patients at Ekiti hospital

Wife of the Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has cleared the medical bills of seven post-natal patients at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti.

ASUU, National Assembly leadership meet today over payroll system controversy

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will on Monday (today) meet with the leadership of the National Assembly as part of its battle against the controversial Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.
National Mathematical Centre

Mathematics: Centre chief advocates adequate incentives for teachers

Prof. Stephen Onah, Director/Chief Executive, National Mathematical Centre (NMC), has called on the three tiers of government to provide incentives for mathematics teachers to encourage teaching and learning of the subject.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

DSS pledges support to NYSC, cautions members against security vulnerability

The Department of State Services (DSS) has pledged to support the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the discharge of its programmes of mobilizing the youth for national development.

NYSC speaks on ‘killing’ of Almajiri boy by corps member

The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps in Kano State, Alhaji Ladan Baba, has debunked rumours going round on the social media that a Corps member serving in Bebeji Local Government Area of the state beat an Almajiri boy to death.

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Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Appeal Court upholds Nasarawa governor’s election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi has upheld the decision of the election petition tribunal affirming the election of Abdullahi Sule as governor of Nasarawa State.
Kidnap Victim

Bandits abduct university engineer in Anambra

An engineer in the employ of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Emeka Chiaghana, has been abducted.
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Edo APC exco sacks Anselm Ojezua, elects David Imoise as acting chair

The crisis rocking the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has got messier with State Working Committee of the party passing a vote of no confidence in the state chairman, Anselm Ojezua.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday brushed off North Korea’s test of a sea-launched ballistic missile, saying that planned nuclear talks with Pyongyang will go ahead.

Donald Trump open to deal with democrats over Barack Obama’s DACA programme

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signalled that he would be open to striking a deal with Democrats on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme if the U.S. Supreme Court were to uphold his decision to repeal the initiative.

Former minister urges federal government to restore sports commission

Former Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has said that the restoration of the governing system of the National Sport Commission (NSC) remains the best way of managing sports in Nigeria.