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NPopC: Pneumonia, meningitis, tetanus causing infant deaths in Nigeria

National Population Commission (NPC) has identified severe infections such as pneumonia, septicemia and meningitis among the common causes of neonatal (infant) deaths in Nigeria.

SON commences market surveillance in Gombe

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has commenced market surveillance in Gombe and its environs to ensure that products, especially wires and cables, sold to the public meet standard.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari to initiate policies to attract teachers to rural communities

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will provide vibrant policies that will provide allowances and initiate annual retention benefits for teachers in order to attract them to rural communities.
Gboyega Oyetola

I’ll ensure quality, affordable education in Osun – governor

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday said his administration would continue to ensure that every child in the state had access to good, quality, qualitative and affordable education.
Representative of the NNPC GMD and Chief Operating Officer, Ventures, Dr. Babatunde Adeniran (left), sharing a point with the Guest Speaker, Mr. Goni Ahmed (right), at the NNPC World Environment Day celebration.

NNPC: Eliminating gas flare remains priority

Eliminating gas flare with a view to bequeathing a pollution-free environment to future generations of Nigerians remains a priority of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Nigeria’s foreign trade up by 2.50% in 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the country recorded a total trade value of N8.2 billion for the first quarter of 2019, representing a growth of 2.50 per cent when compared to the previous quarter, (fourth quarter, 2018).

Expert: 8 out of 10 people suffering from hypertension in Ogun

A medical expert, Dr Olasimbo Davidson, has described hypertension as the most prominent ailment in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, saying “almost eight out of every 10 people are hypertensive.”
Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino celebrates at the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Getty Images

Mauricio Pochettino​: Beating Pep Guardiola takes more than just tactics

Overcoming Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-final was more than a simple matter of tactics, according to Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino.

SMEDAN chief tasks youths on entrepreneurship, skill acquisition

Director General of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN, Dr. Dikko Umaru, has urged youths to focus on entrepreneurship and skill acquisition to reduce the alarming rate of unemployment in the country.
Unai Emery

Unai Emery: Away goal won’t guarantee victory over Napoli

Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has warned that an away goal in the second leg of their Europa League tie with Napoli might not be enough to advance to the semi-finals.

The staggering election burden

In 1999, the Independent National electoral Commission, under Justice Ephraim Akpata, spent over 32billion naira to conduct the 1999 general elections. At that time there was no National Assembly. The approving authority then was the 33 man Provisional Ruling Council headed by General Abdusalam Abubakar, GCFR.

Emeka Ihedioha thanks Imo people for voting PDP

The Imo State gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, has commended the citizenry for their stoic faith in the party.
Arsenal Unai Emery

Unai Emery urges Arsenal consistency in top four chase

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has tasked his players to show more consistency in order to get their top four challenge back on track.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Grand corruption is Nigeria’s greatest problem

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that the problem with Nigeria is not about resources or planning, but the poor management of resources in the past.

Federal government inaugurates governing body for medical, dental council

The Federal Government has inaugurated the Governing Council for the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria while charging members to work towards achieving the responsibilities bestowed on the council.
Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino: I’ll help finish construction of Tottenham’s new stadium

Mauricio Pochettino joked he would help builders complete the construction of Tottenham's new stadium if it made fans happy.
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WEF: Robots will dominate workplaces by 2025

By 2025, robots will handle 52 percent of current work tasks, almost twice as many as now, a World Economic Forum (WEF) study said Monday.

Pharmacists council shuts down 321 pharmacies, drugs outlets in Bayelsa

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) at the weekend shut down over 321 pharmacies and patent medicine stores in Bayelsa State.

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Flood victims receive 14,000 bags of free fertiliser in Kebbi

Flood victims in Shanga Local Government Area of Kebbi on Friday received assistance of 14,000 bags of fertilizer and other inputs donated by the National Food Security Council.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari felicitates with Nigerian Tribune at 70

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the board, management and staff of the Nigerian Tribune Newspapers on its 70th anniversary.
Cup holders, the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria, were knocked out of the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations following a 0-0 draw with South Africa at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo on Friday night.

Olympic Eagles draw with South Africa, out of U-23 AFCON, Tokyo Olympics

Cup holders, the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria, were knocked out of the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations following a 0-0 draw with South Africa at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo on Friday night.
Bayern Munich are set to stick with temporary manager Hansi Flick, though it is unclear whether he will be given the role on a permanent basis.

Bayern confirm interim coach to stay on as manager

Bayern Munich are set to stick with temporary manager Hansi Flick, though it is unclear whether he will be given the role on a permanent basis.
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Councillor remanded in prison for allegedly stripping woman in public

A local lawmaker in Akwa Ibom state, has been remanded in prison for allegedly assaulting a woman and stripping her naked.