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The wife of Kaduna state governor, Mrs. Ummi El-Rufai, has said there are over 200,000 children still suffering from malnutrition in the state.

Kaduna governor’s wife takes anti rape campaign to Turunku

Wife of the Kaduna State Governor, Hajia Ummi El-Rufai, has taken her campaign against rape to Turinku, the ancestral home of legendary Queen Amina in Igabi Local Government area of Kaduna state.
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Kwara arranges WAEC exam for 16-year-old coronavirus patient

A 16-year-old female COVID-19 patient is sit­ting her senior secondary school certificate exam­ination at the Kwara State COVID-19/Infectious Dis­ease Centre in Ilorin, the state capital, an official said on Wednesday.
On Monday, some newspapers reported the FCMB managing director, Adam Nuru, allegedly telling the panel that N573 million was lodged into the account of Godwin Omale, a pastor, in error.

FCMB: No money was deposited into account of pastor linked to suspended EFCC chief

The management of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has refuted stories in the media of alleged deposit of N573 million into the account of an associate of the suspended chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu.

Gynaecologist: Don’t smoke away your babies

An Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr Abosede Lewu, says men and women, who smoke cigarettes experience high infertility rate than nonsmokers, due to health risks associated with smoking.
The State Gov. Seyi Makinde, made this known via his official Twitter, @seyiamakinde on Saturday.

Oyo launches state-wide initiative against coronavirus

The Oyo State Government has launched a statewide containment and decontamination response initiative to curtail the spread of COVID-19 across the state.

Gynaecologist: Women with fibroids can experience painful sex

A Specialised Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr Abosede Lewu, says some women with fibroids can experience painful sex, painful mensuration and other devastating symptoms.

Bank holds business clinic for education sector

First Bank of Nigeria Limited will this week hold a Business Clinic to promote the growth and sustainability of the educational sector, especially in the light of the coronavirus which is having an adverse effect on the operations of school across the world.

Nigerian government urged to increase allocations to UBEC for public schools renovation

The Team Lead, Eduplana, Oriyomi Ogunwale, has urged the Federal Government to increase allocations to the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for renovation projects in public schools.

FCT NUJ inaugurates committee on coronavirus pandemic

The FCT Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has inaugurated a seven-man sensitisation and monitoring committee on the coronavirus pandemic.
Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, has hinted that the present administration is determined to make the health sector attractive to both residents and non-residents in a way that will provide solutions to health issues

Coronavirus: Ogun takes sensitisation campaign to churches

In a bid to stem the spread of the Coronavirus, Ogun Government has called on leadership of the Redeemed Christians Church of God (RCCG) to join government in enlightening its members.

Stakeholders make case for proper waste disposal

Stakeholders in the environment sector have harped on collective responsibility in changing mindset against indiscriminate waste disposal in Kwara State. They also advocated the reorientation and attitudinal change among Nigerians to have a sustainable cleaner and safer environment.
LONDON - The World Health Organization says Zambia has reported its first local case of polio since 1995, in a 2-year-old boy paralyzed by a virus derived from the vaccine.

Fears, anxiety as steps to certify Nigeria polio free begins

Steps to certify Nigeria polio free by the World Health Organization (WHO) has commenced, with the arrival of officials of the Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) for a two-week visit to the country to conduct critical analysis and verify the accuracy of certification documents prepared by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
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Winner of Nigeria Stock Exchange essay competition emerges

A student of Grandmates Schools in Isolo, Lagos, Adesewa Adeniyi, has won the first prize at the Nigerian Stock Exchange 2019 Essay Competition for Senior Secondary School students.

Nigeria launches campaign to tackle measles, meningitis

The federal government has launched a large-scale campaign to vaccinate children in 19 northern states.

NPHCDA, WHO launch campaign against measles, meningitis

In its effort to combat the menacing occurrences of measles and meningitis among children, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), World Health Organisation (WHO), and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance have kicked off a campaign to reach more than 28 million children with lifesaving vaccines.

Foundation campaigns against child trafficking

Worried by the proliferation of ‘baby factories’ and the scourge of child trafficking in the country, a humanitarian foundation, Live and Love Support Initiative (LLSI), based in Lagos, is set to launch a campaign on the scourge to members of the public.
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Poll: Nigeria’s judiciary weaker in last two years

A recent poll conducted by Gavel – a civic tech organization in Nigeria – has shown that the nation’s judiciary has become weaker in the last two years.

Flood: NEMA distributes relief materials to 172 households in Niger

The National Emergency Management Agency on Thursday distributed food items to about 172 households displaced by flood in Niger.

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The Chairman of RMAFC, Mr Elias Mbam, said this on Thursday in Abuja when he led a team of RMAFC commissioners and other anagement members to the FIRS on a familiarisation visit.

RMAFC, EFCC, ICPC collaborate to recover accruable revenues from defaulters

The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) in collaboration with the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practice Commission (ICPC) is to carry out a Nationwide Verification and Reconciliation exercise on revenue inflows and remittances from relevant organizations to the appropriate government treasury.
Nigerian internationals Anthony Okpotu and Moses Orkuma have are still basking in the euphoria of helping Tunisia side, US Monastir, to win its first title in Tunisia.

Anthony Okpotu, Moses Orkuma celebrates Tunisian Cup title victory

Nigerian internationals Anthony Okpotu and Moses Orkuma have are still basking in the euphoria of helping Tunisia side, US Monastir, to win its first title in Tunisia.

Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Delta

A Catholic priest, Jude Onyebadi, has been kidnapped by gunmen in Delta state.
Mason Mount and Declan Rice played five-a-side in London on Sunday. Joe Toth-BPI-Shutterstock

Joe Cole: Selling Declan Rice to Chelsea a big gamble for West Ham

West Ham have been warned that selling Declan Rice to Chelsea would be a “big gamble”, with Joe Cole calling on under-fire owners David Sullivan and David Gold to resist any advances.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation has said its suspended Lagos-Ogun mass transit train service would resume operations on Thursday.

Nigerian government prioritises security in rail sector, introduces scanners

With the inauguration of the Warri Itakpe rail station in Agbor, Delta State, due in a few days, President Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of Transport, Honorable Rotimi Chibuke Amaechi, have prioritised the security of passengers and others with the introduction of top notch security baggage scanners in railway transportation across the country.