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Federal government urged to tackle almajiri problem

A Cleric and Social Activist, Rev. Ladi Thompson, has appealed to government at all levels to initiate policies that are aimed at tackling the almajiri syndrome in Nigeria.

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African Industrialisation Day: Economists proffer ways to economic growth

As Nigeria joins the rest of Africa to celebrate the African Industralisation Day, some economists said embracing technology, promoting local content and industralisation can foster the growth of the country’s economy.

Yobe government promises to sustain immunisation coverage

The Yobe State Government on Monday said it will remain committed to ensuring the success of routine immunisation in the state.
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AWCON: Football enthusiasts confident Super Falcons can do better

Layi Adesiyan, the Director of Youths, Sports and Special Needs in Osun, says the Super Falcons deserve commendation in spite of their 0-1 loss to the Bayana Bayana of South Africa.
Madagascar presidential candidate Andry Rajoelina casts his ballot in Antananarivo, on November 7, 2018. - Madagascar was voting for a new president in unprecedented polls in which the three front-runners are former heads of state facing-off amid efforts to defuse a political crisis. (Photo by MARCO LONGARI / AFP)

Top Madagascar presidential hopeful alleges vote ‘manipulation’

The frontrunner in Madagascar's presidential race accused election officials of "manipulation" on Monday after they published results that showed him short of the absolute majority needed to avoid a second round run-off vote.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly to stem rising spates of drug abuse

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday called on Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode and all relevant stakeholders to embark on aggressive campaign against drug abuse.