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Crime rate in North gone down by 50% – Nigerian Army

Crime rate in North gone down by 50% – Nigerian Army

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The 1 Division of the Nigerian Army, Kaduna on Wednesday said the crime rate in the north had gone down by about 50 percent due to increase synergy between security agencies and ...

Using mobile phones, other devices at night risky for students, Educators warn

Using mobile phones, other devices at night risky for students, Educators warn

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Using digital devices at night affects the sleeping habits of students and damages their mental health, Australian educators warned on Friday. Liz Bobos, co-president of the ...

Nigeria should improve investment in health – WHO DG

Nigeria should improve investment in health – WHO DG

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The World Health Organisation, Director-General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, has advised Nigeria to speed up the investment of one per cent of its Consolidation Funds intended for basic ...

Maryam Abacha Varsity Niger Joins International Association Of Universities

Maryam Abacha Varsity Niger Joins International Association Of Universities

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Maryam Abacha American University Niger, (MAAUN), has recorded another milestone following its admission into the prestigious International Association of Universities (IAU) for ...

Research institute announces automated machines for kunu, zobo preparation

Research institute announces automated machines for kunu, zobo preparation

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The Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), has unveiled an automated machine for Kunu and Zobo drinks to enhance competitiveness and productivity in the food and ...

FG supported states with N1.19 trillion in 2017 – Osinbajo

FG supported states with N1.19 trillion in 2017 – Osinbajo

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said the federal government supported the 36 States with about N1.19 trillion as at September 2017 for the execution of various programmes. ...

No plans to increase fuel price, Kachikwu restates

No plans to increase fuel price, Kachikwu restates

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The Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, has denied news reports that the federal government was planning to jack up the pump price of petrol, at present fixed at N145 ...

Why new terminal building in Abuja airport yet to be completed – Minister

Why new terminal building in Abuja airport yet to be completed – Minister

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The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has explained that completion of the new terminal building at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, was being delayed ...

Kano pays N1 billion for diesel to power streetlights

Kano pays N1 billion for diesel to power streetlights

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The Kano State Government said it had paid N1 billion liability it inherited from the administration of former Governor Rabi’u Kwankwaso on street lights. The state ...

N1.8 billion Subsidy Fraud: Supreme Court dismisses Yanaty’s appeal to stop investigation

N1.8 billion Subsidy Fraud: Supreme Court dismisses Yanaty’s appeal to stop investigation

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The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the appeal filed by Yanaty Petrochemical Limited seeking to set aside the decision of the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, allowing the EFCC ...

Kano govt proposes a bill on compulsory HIV testing

Kano govt proposes a bill on compulsory HIV testing

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The Kano State Government said on Friday that it had been working to propose a bill on compulsory HIV/AIDS testing for all new couples in the state. The Commissioner for ...

WHO records 90% drop in Polio cases – Official

WHO records 90% drop in Polio cases – Official

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it recorded more than 90 per cent decrease in polio outbreak in Africa in 2012. Its Plateau State Coordinator, Basi Wadzin, said this ...

New agreement to increase Nigeria’s power generation by 540 MW signed

New agreement to increase Nigeria’s power generation by 540 MW signed

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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Thursday in Abuja presided over the signing of a 540 MW Power Purchase Agreement between the Nigerian Bulk Electricity ...

Girlchild Education: How Poverty ends the education of many girls in Northern Nigeria

Girlchild Education: How Poverty ends the education of many girls in Northern Nigeria

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Hussaina Musa, a 13-year old is one of the over 130 million girls out of school in the world. Hussaina like many girls in northern nigeria in her shoes, dropped out of school not ...

Army kills two Boko Haram food suppliers in Borno

Army kills two Boko Haram food suppliers in Borno

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The Nigerian Army on Friday said two Boko Haram food and logistics suppliers were ambushed and killed at Malamti village in Guzamala Local Government Council of Borno. Timothy ...

UNICEF says over 6 million under-the-age of 5 Nigerian stunted

UNICEF says over 6 million under-the-age of 5 Nigerian stunted

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United Nations Children's Fund, (UNICEF) has released another chocking revelations saying over six million children in Nigeria under the age of five are stunted due to ...

No Local Council under Boko Haram as Troops Kill 80 Terrorists

No Local Council under Boko Haram as Troops Kill 80 Terrorists

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The attention of the Heaquarters Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole has been drawn to a publication in The Guardian newspaper of 21 September 2017 where one Buba Galadima in an ...

EXCLUSIVE: Deadly roads, spots that kill in Kaduna (1)

EXCLUSIVE: Deadly roads, spots that kill in Kaduna (1)

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If you are in Kaduna, or driving through the capital city of Kaduna State in Northwest Nigeria, there are dangerous roads and spots you should be mindful of due to their bad ...

Child Protection Bill: Stakeholders in Kaduna advocate for accelerated passage into law

Child Protection Bill: Stakeholders in Kaduna advocate for accelerated passage into law

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As Kaduna State Assembly resumes from recess this October, one of the important task before it passage into law the bill that will protect Kaduna children against domestic ...

El-Rufai places 70 years and above diabetes, hypertension patients on life insurance

El-Rufai places 70 years and above diabetes, hypertension patients on life insurance

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Kaduna state government under Governor Nasir El-Rufai has placed own indigenes from 70 years and above suffering from diabetes and hypertension on life medical insurance. The ...