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Nigerian government approves paternity leave for workers

THE Nigerian government has, again, announced a two-week paternity leave for workers. Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Folasade Yemi-Esan, announced the approval of...

WHO renames monkeypox as mpox over racism, stigmatisation concerns

THE World Health Organization (WHO) declared on Monday, November 28, that "mpox" is now the preferred name for monkeypox. WHO said both names would be...

WHO: Nearly 3.5bn people suffer from oral diseases

THE World Health Organization says it has estimated that oral diseases affect close to 3.5 billion people worldwide, with three out of four people...
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Flood at the Confluence: When Kogi flood victims queried FG’s sincerity on multi-billion dredging contracts

MADAKI Yakubu Shuaibu wished he had done more to persuade three of his clan's men when the floodwater started rising in the Ala-Akabe community. He...

Nigerian doctors going through travails in UK – Report

MANY medical doctors who dumped Nigeria for the United Kingdom to practise are facing hard times in private hospitals where they work, the BBC...

Heart failure affects younger people in Africa more than in Europe, Asia – Study

A STUDY by a team of 12 experts from 11 countries has revealed that heart failure affects young people more in Africa than in Europe...
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Cholera has killed 149 in Nigeria since January – NCDC

CHOLERA has killed 149 people in Nigeria since January this year, as shown by the latest data the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) released...

Data shows Nigeria’s Lassa fever death toll doubles in 2022  

Lassa fever has killed 171 persons in Nigeria since January, the latest data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) showed today. The data,...

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Atiku can’t see Buhari’s achievement because he lives in Dubai – Lai Mohammed

THE Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said that presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),...

Police confirm abduction of commissioner in Benue

THE Benue State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of the state's Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Ekpe...

Ortom insists he is not Wike’s errand boy

BENUE State governor Samuel Ortom has blasted the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state for calling him...

Stakeholders flay MDAs’ disregard for FOIA, list challenges, solutions

STAKEHOLDERS have said that the failure of ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) to honour the Freedom of Information Act...

Poor awareness undermines FG’s health intervention scheme in Gombe

By Deborah Dangana Ali Falila, 35, a mother of four, reside in Mallam Anna village did not have any choice...
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No elected federal official, appointee will earn more than civil servants – Peter Obi

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has said...

NDLEA declares Abuja drug baron wanted, arrests grandma, pregnant woman

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has declared...

2023: Peter Obi promises to increase power generation to 25,000mw by 2025

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has promised...

EFCC to commence auction of forfeited items December 6

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will commence...

Student critic apologises to Aisha Buhari, deactivates social media accounts

A STUDENT Aminu Adamu has apologised to the wife...
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