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The Borno chapter of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says additional 4,000 health personnel were required for effective health services delivery in the existing health facilities in the state.

Borno in need of additional 4,000 health personnel

The Borno chapter of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says additional 4,000 health personnel were required for effective health services delivery in the existing health facilities in the state.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

DHQ approves fund for upgrade of mechanic school

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has approved funds to begin the process for the upgrade and accreditation of Armed Forces Electrical and Mechanic (AEME) Mechatronics School.
TEPCO operators of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi power plant remove nuclear fuel from the storage pool of the No. 3 unit, one of the reactor buildings damaged by hydrogen explosions in the 2011 disaster triggered by an earthquake and tsunami, in Okuma, Fukushima Prefectuer on April 15, 2019. (Photo by JAPAN POOL VIA JIJI PRESS / POOL / AFP) / Japan OUT

Nuclear fuel removed from crippled Japan plant

The operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima power plant on Monday began removing atomic fuel from inside a building housing one of the reactors that melted down in 2011.
A Sudanese protester holds a placard during a demonstration in front of the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum on April 9, 2019. The writing on the placard reads in Arabic / “We have chosen death, hey dancer”, referring to the president. – Thousands of Sudanese protesters massed for a fourth day outside army headquarters in Khartoum today, defying a new bid by security forces to disperse them with tear gas as intervening soldiers fired in the air, witnesses said. (Photo by STRINGER / AFP)

Sudan awaits army announcement

Sudanese crowds demanding the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir flooded to the army headquarters on Thursday chanting "the regime has fallen," as they awaited an "important announcement" from the military.
Babajide Sanwo-olu

Lagos elections: Artisans, technicians endorse Babajide Sanwo-Olu, promises APC two million votes

Ahead of tomorrow’s governorship election in Lagos State, professionals and certified artisans and technician groups in the state under the platform of Association of Lagos Artisans and Technicians (ASLAT) on Thursday endorsed the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
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Internet shut down in Gabon following attempted coup

The situation in Gabon remained unclear on Tuesday, a day after soldiers attempted a coup d'etat as the government shut down the internet and broadcasting services while claiming the renegade troops had been killed or arrested.

LUTH: Why we cannot pay resident doctors’ salaries

As resident doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, on Thursday embarked on indefinite strike, the hospital management said shortfall in its allocation led to nonpayment of the doctors’ salaries.
Schneider Electric

NCDMB: Schneider Electric gets Nigerian content equipment certificate

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has awarded Schneider Electric in Nigeria the Nigerian Content Equipment Certificate (NCEC), in recognition of its commitment to the local content policy.
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Disease fears as more bodies found in Indonesia disaster

Rescuers picking through the grim aftermath of Indonesia's quake-tsunami issued a fresh public health warning Saturday as more decaying corpses were unearthed from beneath the ruined city of Palu.
Buhari speaking at the meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

FOCAC: Strengthening Nigeria, China bilateral relations

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to speak at the opening ceremony of the upcoming Forum on China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) scheduled for September 3 and 4 respectively in Beijing, China.

Nigerian Air Force reactivates CCU in fighter jet

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said that it has recorded a significant breakthrough in the area research and development with the reactivation of Communication Control Unit (CCU) of a trainer version of a fighter jet.

President Buhari’s visit to Morocco: Six quick takeaways

The jobs in view are calculated to come from the commitment to the Regional Gas Pipeline, which will connect Nigeria’s gas resources, those of some West African countries and Morocco, thereby fostering integration and development of countries in the West African region.
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AMVCA recieves 3000 entries for 2018 edition

The organisers of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) say they received close to 3000 entries for the 2018 edition of the award.

Vice President Osinbajo: Federal government committed to tackling youth unemployment

Vice President Yemi Osibanjo on Friday said the Federal Government is not relenting in tackling the issue of youth unemployment in the country.

Kim Jong Un ‘claps along to K-pop’ at North Korea concert

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife have turned out to see South Korean 'K-pop' acts at a rare concert in Pyongyang.

African economic redemption: Chimera or hope?

Now they have developed to technologies for communications, Google, Facebook, YouTube, Uber, etc. all depending on our own fascination and should I say closeness and obsession with the use of the smartphones, the owners of these technologies rely on a simple fact, that algorithm was the answer to all problems.

Ex-Minister Barth Nnaji calls for more teachers to teach arithmetic

Prof. Barth Nnaji, a former Minister of Power, has advocated for more teachers in arithmetic and other core science subjects at the primary school level to revive science and technology.

Yabatech in dialogue with NBC, starts radio transmission soon

The Management of Yaba College of Technology says it is dialoguing with the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to resolve a disagreement delaying take-off of the college’s radio station.

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Afcon: Loss to Algeria painful – John Ogu

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APGA faction suspends Alex Otti for alleged anti-party activities

A factional leadership of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia State has slammed an indefinite suspension on Alex Otti, the governorship candidate of the party in 2015 and 2019.