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Kwara Hijab Controversy: CAN seeks spiritual intervention

By Demola Akinyemi Following the protests by Muslim students in Christian schools over their stoppage to use hijab, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has chosen the option of praying to God so as to have peaceful solutions to the controversy. Christians in Kwara State are making some key demands which include the return of …

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NCDC, NIMR release COVID-19 household Seroprevalence surveys in 4 States

Director-General of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu. … More Nigerians stil at risk of infection …1 in 5 in Lagos, Enugu, Nassarawa  states already infected with virus By Chioma Obinna The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and Nigeria Institute for Medical Research (NIMR)  among other partners on Monday released findings of household seroprevalence surveys conducted …

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Enugu govt to commence operations of its Tech Hubs, Youth Innovation Centres

…Advertises posts of General Managers To actualize its policy on skills acquisition and youth empowerment, the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, has called for applications from qualified candidates for appointments as General Managers of the newly established State Tech Hub and Youth Innovation Centres in Enugu Urban and Obollo Afor, Udenu Local …

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COVID-19: Fake vaccines now in circulation, FG raises alarm

…Nigeria to receive 4m doses of NAFDAC-certified AstraZeneca By Omeiza Ajayi The Federal Government has raised the alarm over the circulation of fake COVID-19 vaccines in the country, warning Nigerians of dangerous consequences should they resort to taking such uncertified jab. It added that following the recent certification given by the National Agency for Food …

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Petitioner slumps while narrating ordeal in SARS custody

A petitioner, Timothy Ogbeye, on Monday slumped while narrating his ordeal before the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) panel. The NHRC independent  panel is investigating violations of rights by defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other police units. Ogbeye, was later revived and taken to the hospital. Following this, Garba Tetengi, SAN, who stood in for the panel …

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Buhari, Senate President deliberate on security challenges, NDDC

Senate President Ahmad Lawan and President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with Senate President Ahmad Lawan where they deliberated on national issues including security challenges facing the country and the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of the closed doors meeting, the senate president described …

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Feminist forum proffers solution to low women political participation

By Dennis Agbo Participants in a Nigerian Feminists Forum, NFF, conference have challenged political parties to build capacities for women so as to increases their participation in the political processes. The participants frowned at the content demands from women before they were considered for political positions, as against their male counterpart that was not subjected …

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Taraba loses doctor to lassa fever complication

Lassa fever By Femi Bolaji – Jalingo A medical doctor in Taraba states, Dr Ameh Sunday has died of renal complications due to the Lassa fever virus. State president of the Association of Resident Doctors, Gabriel Ahmed disclosed this to newsmen on Monday. He said Dr Sunday’s death happened during the period resident doctors in …

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Taraba loses doctor to Lassa Fever complication

Lassa Fever By Femi Bolaji A medical doctor in Taraba state, Dr Ameh Sunday has died of renal complications due to Lassa fever virus. State president of the Association of Resident Doctors, Gabriel Ahmed disclosed this to newsmen on Monday. He said Dr Sunday’s death happened during the period resident doctors in the state were on …

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