FG will complete second Niger Bridge – Osinbajo

The Federal Government has reiterated its resolve to complete work on the Second Niger Bridge as well as other federal projects in the South-East zone. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo gave the assurance during a funeral mass for late Roseline Ezinma Akabueze,

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JOHESU suspends strike after eight hours meeting with Ngige

The Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Healthcare Professionals, JOHESU, has suspended its nine-day-old strike. The union made the decision following a nine-hour meeting with the federal government in Abuja on Saturday. Biobelemoye Josiah, National Chairman of the union,

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Lagos govt reacts to Awolowo’s statue

The Lagos State Government on Friday described the recently unveiled statue of the late premier of the old Western Region, Obafemi Awolowo, as a “piece of artwork expressing the artist’s impression of the late Sage and not a photograph.” In

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Tuberculosis: Nigerian govt commences free mobile testing

The Federal Government on Friday commenced a pilot scheme of free mobile testing and treatment of tuberculosis in Ogun State. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, flagged off the scheme with the aid of a mobile tuberculosis testing truck‎ at Governor’s office

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Nigeria under Buhari has failed – Peter Obi

A former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has said that Nigeria under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari has failed as a country. Mr. Obi stated this in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, on Saturday during the 2017 Independence anniversary lecture

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Buhari congratulates Okorocha at 55

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Imo State Governor,  Rochas Okorocha, on his 55th birthday. According to a statement on Saturday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President’s congratulatory message was contained in a letter he wrote

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P Square fight, a public stunt – Kenny Ogungbe

Even as Peter and Paul of the P Square group stunned some of their fans with their latest brouhaha about parting ways and fighting each other in a leaked video, not just a few also believe that all the stuff

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Presidential ambition: Why I am standing with Fayose – Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has said he was standing with the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, in his declaration to run as president in 2019 because he has immense courage. He also said, though,

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Independence anniversary: Police beef up security, deploy choppers, gunboats

The Nigeria Police Force has stepped up security to ensure a hitch-free and peaceful independence anniversary celebration nationwide. To this end, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has deployed surveillance helicopters to monitor difficult terrains and marine gunboats to patrol riverine

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Magbojuri takes over as NAFDAC boss

Dr Abubakar Jimoh, the Spokesperson of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says Mr Ademola Magbojuri has taken over from Mrs Yetunde Oni as Acting Director-General (DG). Jimoh disclosed this while reacting to the conflicting

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