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Depression: Why more Nigerians are killing themselves

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja In the past few weeks, there have been many suicide cases that could have been avoided if people knew more about the tragic effects of clinical Depression. AljazirahNigeria throws a spotlight on this raging menace. In

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How government negligence led to the electrocution of football fans in Calabar

Government agencies ignore petitions about fragile nature of electric poles Casualties grossly exaggerated says medical personnel Angry youths threaten protest By Asare Asare, Calabar Fresh facts have emerged as to how as many as over thirty persons, including die-hard supporters of

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How N2.5 Billion went down the drain at NABDA

By Lubem Gena, Abuja A two billion-naira corruption allegation arising from dubious implementation of the 2016 budget allocation has been levelled against the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) headquarters and the twenty-six (26) bio-resource development centres across the nation. In

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The Smuggling Game: Playing with life and death to reach Europe

Millions of people fleeing conflict and poverty are gambling their futures and life savings with people smugglers – strangers who play with their lives in dangerous cat-and-mouse chases with border authorities known as “The Game”. But who wins and who

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EXCLUSIVE- 2019: Intrigues as ex-military chiefs, middle belt strongmen push for Senator Mark

Mimiko, Fayose to be drafted to ensure success By Gaaden Puun, Abuja The IBB International Golf Club, Maitama, Abuja has provided a fertile political ground for high tech politicking ahead of the 2019 presidential contest in Nigeria as many retired military

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FEATURE-Hundreds of millions of poor threatened by ‘silent killer’: heat

By Thin Lei Win and Jatindra Dash On a hot, humid afternoon on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar in eastern India, construction worker Sabitri Mahanand frets about increasingly “dangerous” summers. Carrying over a dozen bricks on her head, she fears getting

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Feature- A different kind of museum in Calabar

By Asare Asare, Calabar In Calabar, capital of Cross River State, there is a different kind of museum where strange nay enchanting artefacts are kept and are pulling thousands of Nigerians and foreigners from all walks of life. AljazirahNigeria visited

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Horrific tales as kerosene explosions rupture peace in Akwa Ibom (Special Report)

A series of tragic explosions arising from adulterated kerosene usage by residents of Akwa Ibom and the subsequent tragedies is giving many, sleepless nights. AljazirahNigeria investigates… ‎By Abel Benjamin, Uyo From time immemorial, kerosene explosions in Nigeria have caused havoc in

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How TCN persistently dodges over N6bn fine for not meeting load-share

By Dupe Oloyede, Abuja Investigation by AljazirahNigeria has shown how the Transmission Company of Nigeria ( TCN), has repeatedly avoided payment of penalties for imbalance in power transmission, despite not being able to meet its load-share target. Each of the

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Meningitis: What every Nigerian should know

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja Nigeria is currently experiencing an outbreak of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) that has spread across the country and mostly affecting states in the upper parts of the country which fall within the African Meningitis Belt. Other Countries

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