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Lagos shuts school over pupil’s death

THE Lagos State Government has shut down the Redeemers Nursery and Primary School, Ogba, over the death of a five-year-old pupil, Chidera Eze, in...

FG launches dashboard for tobacco control

THE NIGERIAN government has launched a dashboard to monitor tobacco products as part of efforts to combat smoking in the country. The Tobacco Control Data Initiative...

BURIED DREAMS: The doctors who died in their prime fighting Lassa fever

By Taiwo Adebulu As a teenager, Abel Obetta had big dreams. Following his father’s death, he knew life would never be the same again. So,...
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Nigeria begins new tax regime for tobacco products

THE NIGERIAN government has started the implementation of a new tax regime for tobacco products in a bid to further discourage smoking in the...

Polio: Nigeria’s ‘chronically low immunization coverage’ worries WHO as Mozambique records two wild cases

ANOTHER case of wild polio virus has been discovered in Mozambique, close to the border of Malawi, in Southeast Africa, the World Health Organization...

Kwara records first case of monkeypox disease 

By Dare Akogun THE Kwara State Government has confirmed the first case of monkeypox disease in the state. A statement issued in Ilorin on Thursday by...
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INVESTIGATION: How illegal mining fuels poverty, river pollution, sacred grove desecration in Osun

By Samad Uthman He first observed the previously colourless river turning brown in July 2019 while catnapping at the riverbank after fishing for the day....

Nigerian start-up wins $10,000 at Commonwealth Youth Forum in Kigali

A Nigerian start-up, Salubata Technologies, has been awarded a cash prize of $10,000 (about N4.2 million) after winning the Green Innovation Guru Award category...

How JUTH ignored procurement guidelines over N853 million COVID-19 fund

TWO years after receiving N853 million from the COVID-19 Intervention Fund to purchase medical equipment to boost its fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the  Jos...
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Lagos shuts school over pupil’s death

THE Lagos State Government has shut down the Redeemers...

Nigeria begins new tax regime for tobacco products

THE NIGERIAN government has started the implementation of a...

BURIED DREAMS: The doctors who died in their prime fighting Lassa fever

By Taiwo Adebulu As a teenager, Abel Obetta had big...

FG launches dashboard for tobacco control

THE NIGERIAN government has launched a dashboard to monitor tobacco...
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