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National Salt Company Nigeria Plc (NASCON)

NASCON launches new Dangote classic seasoning cubes

Management of the NASCON Allied Industries Plc, a subsidiary of the Dangote Industries Limited has pledged its commitment towards a healthy living by the people by producing products that meet the physical and mental needs of the people.

EFCC files 59 charges against Doyin Okupe over alleged N120 million fraud

Following his inability to return N120m allegedly received from the Office of the National Security Adviser, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has filed 59 charges against a former Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe.

Police arraign censor board boss for stealing generator

Adedayo Thomas, the Executive Director of the National Film and Video Censor Board (NFVCB), who police accused of stealing a generator set, has appeared in a Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja.
United Nations UN

UN: 30 milliom babies are born premature yearly

Nearly 30 million babies are born too soon, too small or become sick, requiring specialised care to survive beyond the first month of life, according to a new UN-backed report.
SAHCO

NSE lists 406.07 million SAHCO shares

Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc (SAHCO), yesterday joined the league of quoted companies as the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) admitted its 406.074million ordinary shares of 50 kobo each at N4.65, raising its market capitalization, at listing, to N6.29 billion.

VON chief, others call on mainstream media to counter fake news

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.

Zenith Bank pledges support for children, youths development

Zenith Bank has reiterated its commitment in supporting children and youths to positively engage technology in setting goals and having the goals met.
Diamond Bank

Diamond Bank partners Facebook to support young entrepreneurs

Diamond Bank Plc in collaboration with Facebook and Affrinolly is set help Nigeria’s young entrepreneurs to explore the digital world to market their businesses
national assembly abuja

CSOs: National Assembly’s delay in confirming 60 nominees undermines fight against corruption

Some Civil Society Organisations on Wednesday said the National Assembly’s delay in confirming the 60 nominees for leadership positions across various agencies was undermining governance and the fight against corruption in the country.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

ANED berates Godwin Obaseki over row with BEDC

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) has lent its voice to the ongoing row be tween the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, and the management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC).
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs.Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita worries over lack of human capacity building in civil service

Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, has expressed concern over lack of human capacity building in the nation’s Civil Service.
Google tonight announced the winners of the first Google Impact Challenge in Nigeria at an event held in Lagos. Twelve non-profits and social enterprises were each awarded a share of $2m in grant funding.

Cece Yara Foundation, HelpMum, two others emerge winners of first Google Impact Challenge Africa

Google tonight announced the winners of the first Google Impact Challenge in Nigeria at an event held in Lagos. Twelve non-profits and social enterprises were each awarded a share of $2m in grant funding.

ERA/FoEN demands ban on generator use on government agencies

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called on the federal, state and local governments in Nigeria to ban the use of generator sets in their ministries, departments and agencies (MDA).

NPHCDA: Nigeria has highest number unimmunised children in Africa

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has confirmed that Nigeria has the highest number of unimmunised children in Africa.

Federal government targets vaccinate of 4.3 million children

The Federal Government on Monday declared that over 4.3 million children who have missed previous vaccination exercises in the country would be reached, with the help of the traditional leaders.
Fifteen media organisations, including the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), have joined forces to combat fake news and misinformation ahead of the 2019 general elections.

2019: Media organisations collaborate against fake news

Fifteen media organisations, including the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), have joined forces to combat fake news and misinformation ahead of the 2019 general elections.

WEP calls for support for women in politics

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, a group known as Women Environmental Programme (WEP), has reiterated the need for women to be given opportunity to occupy political positions.

NCDC confirms yellow fever outbreak in Edo

The health agency in charge of disease control in Nigeria in a press release made available to newsmen on Saturday said it has begun investigations alongside the state public health team following the report of the outbreak.

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Chelsea’s Europa League draw at Vidi was marred by ‘abhorrent’ antisemetic chants. Photograph- Matthew Childs-Action Images via Reuters

Premier League calls on fans to behave after incidents of abuse

The Premier League published a message to fans on Friday calling on them to support their teams in the right way following recent incidents of abuse that have blighted the game.
NSCDC

NSCDC personnel beat up two journalists for taking photographs in Lafia

Personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps attached to the Nasarawa State Pensions Bureau in Lafia, have attacked journalists for taking pictures of a document pasted on the board’s notice board.
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May shelters from the rain under an umbrella after attending a church service near to her Maidenhead constituency, west of London on December 9, 2018. – Theresa May wants to go down in history as the prime minister who safely steered Britain out of Europe — a cause she did not believe in when the Brexit referendum was held. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Theresa May leaves EU summit still seeking Brexit reassurance

British Prime Minister Theresa May left the EU summit on Friday exactly as she had arrived — promising talks to extract reassuring words from EU leaders to help her sell the Brexit deal back home.
Ibikunle Amosun

Ogun government to expend N9.50 billion on completion of model schools, others

Ogun State government says it plans to spend over N9.50 billion for the completion of model schools across the three senatorial districts in the state.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE Index rises by 0.37% after two days downward trends

Activities closed for the week on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on a positive trend following gains recorded by some highly capitalised stocks after two consecutive days losses.