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Federal government wants states to domesticate essential medicine list

The Federal Government on Friday called on states government to domesticate Essential Medicine List to guide the procurement of medicine in health facilities and enhance quality healthcare services in the country.

Indian envoy tips Yoga as recipe for peace in Nigeria

The Indian High Commissioner in Nigeria, Mr Nagabhushana Redds, has recommended Yoga for Nigerians to enhance and boost peace, unity and harmony in the country.

Nicolas Maduro targets victory as voting begins in Venezuela

Venezuelans, reeling under a devastating economic crisis, began voting Sunday in an election boycotted by the opposition and condemned by much of the international community but expected to hand deeply unpopular President Nicolas Maduro a new mandate.

Venezuela election: Nicolas Maduro eyes second term despite economic woes

Venezuelans are heading to the polls on Sunday in an election boycotted by the opposition but expected to hand deeply unpopular President Nicolas Maduro a new mandate.

Niger Delta University workers retired, not sacked – Bayelsa government

The Bayelsa State Government has said that the overaged workers who were recently disengaged from service by the management of the Niger Delta University, Amassoma, were not sacked but retired.

Niger Delta University workers retired not sacked – Bayelsa government

The Bayelsa State Government has declared that the over-aged workers of the state owned Niger Delta University, Amassoma were retired from service by the management of the Institution in accordance with the civil service rule not sacked as being rumoured.

Israel pledges to strengthen bilateral relationship with Nigeria

Israel has pledged to continue to show support to Nigeria and strengthen its bilateral relationship with Nigeria.

Scientists invent universal antibody drug for HIV prevention

A research team led by scientists of the University of Hong Kong announced on Thursday the invention of a universal antibody drug against HIV and AIDS that can “kill two birds with one stone.”

Akwa Ibom promises to reward excellent corps members

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has promised to reward excellence among the corps members and provide the enabling environment for them to succeed during their service year.

World Book Day: Dolapo Osinbajo advocates reading culture among Nigerians

Wife of the Vice President, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, has emphasised the need for a good and strong reading culture amongst Nigerians, especially students.

HRW: Egypt fight against ISIS threatens humanitarian crisis

Egypt's military operations against an affiliate of the Islamic State group in North Sinai is threatening to spark a humanitarian crisis, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

Professor Ibiyemi: Private universities too need TETFund grant

Private universities across the country have called on the Federal Government to extend TETFund research and development grant to them.

Sport is Life and Life is Sport!

The Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast of Australia is rounding off today. Whilst the games have been a feast of sports they have also being a painful reminder of our country’s past as well as its current state.

At destroyed Syria lab, workers deny producing toxic weapons

Plastic gloves and face masks lay scattered in the rubble of a Syrian research lab destroyed by Western strikes on Saturday, where an official denied the centre was developing chemical weapons.

Facebook user in court for allegedly defaming lawmaker

The Commissioner of Police in Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, has arraigned one Emmanuel Udo, from Nsit Atai Local Government Area, for defaming a House of Representatives member, Dr. Michael Enyong.

Minister: President Buhari recruited over 20,000 force personnel in three years

Minister of Defense, Brig.-Gen. Mansur M. Dan-Ali (rtd), on Thursday, said that the Nigerian Armed Forces under President Muhammadu Buhari has been strengthened by recruiting more than 20,000 personnel into NAVY, Nigerian Army and Nigerian Air Force (NAF).

Ambrose Alli University suspends 64 students, withdraw degree

The management of Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, Edo State, have suspended 64 students for examination malpractice, impersonation, stealing and other related offences.

NYSC opens portal for registration of Batch ‘A’ corpers

The National Youth Service Corps says it will commence the registration of Batch A set of corps members for the April 2018 mobilisation on Monday (today).

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.