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Ex-Rep Bamidele urges workers to accept ex-Governor Fayemi’s apologies, vote for APC

Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Hon Opeyemi Bamidele, has appealed to Ekiti workers to vote for the candidate of the party, Dr Kayode Fayemi, in the July 14 governorship poll.

Codeine: Pharmacists council to step up monitoring mandate

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) is to step up inspection, monitoring and supportive supervision activities in all registered premises in the country to curb the challenges of drug abuse.

Codeine importation, production banned in Nigeria

The Federal Ministry of Health has directed the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control to ban with immediate effect further issuance of permits for the importation of codeine as active pharmaceutical ingredient for cough preparations.

Foundation wants social services accessible to albino

The Albino Foundation (TAF), has called on the Federal Government to initiate programmes and policies that will ensure persons with albinism have access to social services.

Rwanda preaches truth at 24th commemoration of genocide

Rwanda on Saturday set alight the Flame of Hope at the 24th commemoration of genocide, where President Paul Kagame urged the preservation of the “truth” of the facts on genocide for future generations.

President Buhari greets ex-Governor Oshiomhole at 65

President Muhammadu Buhari had joined the All Progressives Congress family to congratulate party stalwart and former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole on his 65th birthday.

Donald Trump to target Chinese tech products for import tariffs

The Trump administration this week will unveil the list of Chinese imports targeted for U.S. tariffs to punish Beijing over technology transfer policies, a move expected to intensify trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies.

Federal government, WorldFish to scale up fish production through research

The Federal Government in partnership with the WorldFish, an international organisation, is to scale up tilapia and catfish production through research in the country.

Official: Federal government has removed HND, B.Sc dichotomy in civil service

The Federal Government said it has removed the dichotomy between holders of Higher National Diploma and Degree in the Federal Civil Service.

President Buhari challenges varsities on research

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the Nigerian university system on the need to conduct cutting-edge research and analysis in providing solutions to the nation’s development challenges.

President Buhari: We’re committed to ending unemployment

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians that his policies and programmes were targeted at creating wealth and employment opportunities for Nigerians particularly the youths.

Harvestplus plans to reach 1.2m households with vitamin A cassava, maize

HarvestPlus (an international agricultural organisation), says it will reach 1.2 million households in Nigeria in 2018 with vitamin A cassava and maize, with increased delivery activities in expansion states.

24 percent women in Lagos have sex before 18 – Jide Idris

The Lagos State Government Thursday disclosed that 24.2 per cent of women in Lagos State had their first sexual intercourse before the age of 18 years.

Osun will not rely on monthly allocation in five years time – commissioner

Osun government has said that policies, programmes and infrastructures that will totally deemphasise its reliance on monthly allocation from Abuja were already in place, such that in the next five years, the state would gain financial independence.

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Minister: Federal government committed to timely completion of Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Alhaji Suleiman Zarma, the Minister of State, Power, Works and Housing, said that the Federal Government was committed to timely completion of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

House of Representatives steps down Nigerian Peace Corps Bill

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, voted against the Bill for an Act to Establish the Nigerian Peace Corps.

Morgan Freeman apologizes after sexual harassment claims

Hollywood movie star, Morgan Freeman, apologized Thursday over reports that multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct.

Democracy Day: Federal government announces four days for celebration

The Federal Government has outlined a four-day activities to mark the 2018 Democracy Day, from May 25 to May 29.

Armed policemen invade Kingsley Kuku’s residence

Some armed policemen allegedly invaded the Arogbo community in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday, shooting into the air.