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World No Tobacco Day: Activists urge federal government to establish tobacco control fund

To mark the 2018 World No Tobacco Day, activists have asked the Federal Government to establish a Tobacco Control Fund, as part efforts to rid the country of the dangerous substance.

ERA/FoEN urges AfDB, finance institutions to stop funding fossil fuel projects

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has asked the African Development Bank (AfDB) and other financial institutions to stop funding fossil fuel projects to achieve a cleaner environment.

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Manchester United confirms Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as caretaker manager

Barely 24 hours after sacking Jose Mourinho, Manchester United have named former player Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as caretaker manager until the end of the season.
The House Committee on Land Transport has applauded the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for the impressive extent of work achieved on the current Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

Lagos-Ibadan rail project: Lawmakers applaud Amaechi over implementation

The House Committee on Land Transport has applauded the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, for the impressive extent of work achieved on the current Lagos-Ibadan rail project.
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Striking workers absent as National Assembly awaits Muhammadu Buhari’s budget presentation

All is now set for President Muhammadu Buhari to present the 2019 appropriation bill before a joint session of the National Assembly.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Ex-militants storm National Assembly gate, demand payment

Some former Niger Delta militants have stormed the main entrance of the National Assembly to demand payment of their allowances and the sacking of the Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (retd).
Malagasy Presidential candidate Marc Ravalomanana (R) and Presidential candidate Andry Rajoelina (L) get ready ahead of a public debate at the Malagasy Public broadcaster on December 16, 2018 in Antananarivo, Madagascar. – Two former presidents of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana, will face each other in a run-off election to decide who will lead the Indian Ocean island nation. (Photo by GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP)

Madagascar votes in showdown between two ex-presidents

Madagascans voted on Wednesday in a run-off election between two rivals who have waited years to come face-to-face in a fiercely personal battle for power in the Indian Ocean island.