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Dangote refinery will transform Nigeria’s economy, eliminate fuel scarcity – Aliko

The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, says his refinery will eliminate fuel scarcity and transform Nigeria’s economy for decades when it comes on stream.
The study found people drank more than 10 times the recommended amount of sugary drinks [Matt Rourke-AP Photo]

One in five deaths worldwide linked to poor diet –  study

One in five deaths worldwide in 2017 were linked to people eating poor diets high in sugar, salt and processed meat that contributed to heart disease, cancer and diabetes, a global study has found.

Elections: Minister denies working for opposition PDP

Sen. Usani Usani, Minister of Niger Delta, has dismissed claims of working for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as cheap blackmail aimed at tarnishing his reputation by desperate politicians afraid of his rising political profile.
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Study: Panadol Extra contains a lot of salt

A recent study says one can exceed the recommended daily intake of salt by taking few doses of painkillers — thus increasing the chances of cardiovascular diseases.

Police arraign security guard for allegedly stealing 46 bags of rice

Police on Monday, had arraigned a 46-year-old security guard, Isiaka Gbadamosi, in an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 46 bags of rice, vegetable oil, seasoning and salt.
Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, says the conglomerate’s revenue base will hit $30 billion by 2020 — a feat he would have considered impossible 10 years ago.

Aliko Dangote maintains position as Africa’s richest man

Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group, who was ranked Africa’s richest man in the 2019 Forbes Africa’s billionaires list, has remained consistently ahead of the pack for the eighth consecutive year, with a current net worth of $10.3 billion.
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote: Our priority is to create job opportunities for Nigerians

The chairman and chief executive of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has said yesterday in Kano that the main priority of the company was to provide job opportunities to teeming jobless Nigerians

Kogi government distributes relief items to flood victims at Omala

The Kogi State Government on Friday donated foodstuffs and other relief materials to victims of the recent flood disaster in Omala Local Government Area of the state.

Dangote Group sets to unveil new products

Companies under the leading African Indigenous Conglomerate, Dangote Industries Limited, as part of its strategies to increase market share and deepen customers’ affection, will be unveiling their various new products at the on-going Lagos International Trade Fair.

Dangote to unveil new products at Lagos fair

As part of its strategies to increase market share and deepen customers’ affection, Dangote Industries Limited will be unveiling its various new products at the on-going Lagos International Trade Fair (LITF).

NEMA distributes relief items to flood victims in Rivers

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday distributed five truckloads of relief materials to flood victims in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Mbiama, Akinima, Akiniso and Abuoha in Rivers State.

1000 Bauchi IDPs get empowerment, food Items from FADAMA II Project

The Bauchi office of FADAMA II additional financing project has distributed empowerment and food items to 1000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state.
Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Bisi Fayemi: Social media destroying ‘our humanity’

Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has warned that the current use of the various social media platforms by majority of the youths and other internet savvy people is destroying ‘our humanity’ across the world.

Kogi government donates relief items to flood victims

The Kogi Government on Sunday distributed foodstuffs and other relief items to 2018 flood victims in Bassa Local Government Area of the state.

Expert: Douching doesn’t prevent HPV, cervical cancer

Dr Kin Egwuchim, a medical officer with Mass Medical Mission, has advised women to stop washing their private part with unhealthy chemicals as preventive measures for Human Papilloma Virus.

Expert harps on healthy dietary guide for children

Mrs Sarah Abagai, the Head of Department Dietetics, National Hospital, Abuja, has called on parents and schools to acquire healthy dietary guide to encourage healthy nutrition for children.
To mitigate the impact of flooding resulting from incessant rains and the overflow of the River Niger, the Edo State Government has intensified the distribution of relief materials to victims in affected local government areas across the state.

Flood: Edo government distributes relief materials to victims

To mitigate the impact of flooding resulting from incessant rains and the overflow of the River Niger, the Edo State Government has intensified the distribution of relief materials to victims in affected local government areas across the state.

Kogi government begins distribution of relief materials to flood victims

The Kogi Government on Tuesday commenced the distribution of foodstuffs and other relief items to victims displaced by recent flood that has ravaged parts of the state.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.