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Funmi Ilori hits the road with Nigeria’s first mobile library

Funmi Ilori once had a dream about creating the biggest library in Africa. Now she drives vans packed with books to poor areas of Lagos to help children discover a love of reading.

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APC Convention: Comrade Oshiomhole emerges sole chairmanship candidate as Clement Ebri steps down

The last challenger to Adams Oshiomhole for the position of national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has stepped down.
NAFDAC Director General Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye

NAFDAC expresses concern over medicines abuse

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has expressed concern over abuse of prescription medicines and other psychoactive substances.
Zainab Ahmed

Federal government feeds 8.7m school children

Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, says the Federal Government has no fewer than 8.7 million school children in its Home Grown School Feeding Programme.
Senator Udoma Udo Udoma – Minister for Budget and National Planning

2018 Budget: Federal government to borrow N1.6 trillion to fund deficit – minister

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, says the Federal Government will borrow N1.6 trillion to finance part of the N9.12 trillion 2018 budget.

Police arrest fake eye surgeon in Delta

The Police at the Warri Area Command in Delta State have commenced investigations into the activities of an auxiliary nurse at the Central hospital, one Mrs Abanum Chidi, who had been operating as an eye surgeon on unsuspecting members of the public.