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Rotimi Akeredolu identifies gaps hindering polio eradication

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says he has identified gaps hindering the eradication of polio in the state and the country at large.

Nigeria pledges commitment to eradicating discrimination against women

Nigeria has assured the international community of its unalloyed commitment to the advancement of women’s rights and the eradication of violence and all forms of discrimination against women.g

Kaduna community fetches water from 1,829-metres-high spring

The Unguwan Jacob Boyi, Nok community of Jaba Local Government Area, Kaduna State, says their only source of water for ages was a spring at the top of 1,829-metres-high rock above sea level.

Issa Aremu advocates issue-based politics

A Kwara State governorship aspirant on the platform of Labour Party, LP, and General Secretary of National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, NUTGTWN, Mr. Issa Aremu, has said the 2019 elections should be about issues of development and security not about persons and individuals.

Pat Utomi: Regulators have done more damage to the system than good

The APC governorship contestant for Delta State, Professor Patrick Okedinachi Utomi, has called on Nigeria elites ‘living in false security of non participation’ to step out of their comfort zones to contribute to nation building.

WHO recounts successes, challenges at 70

The World Health Organisation says irrespective of current health crisis still bedeviling some nations, it has recorded great success in eradicating diseases and improving life expectancy globally during its 70 years of existence.

Bashir Tofa: Honesty key to President Buhari’s change agenda

Elder statesman and presidential candidate of the defunct National Republican Convention, NRC, in the Third Republic, Alhaji Bashir Tofa, has stated that the success of the ongoing anti corruption crusade is dependent on honesty and patriotism on the part of political office holders and clerics.

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CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.