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NMA Debunks Reports That They Have Connection With Banditry In Zamfara

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has debunked rumours and reports circulating that medical doctors are connected with banditry in Zamfara State. The position of the association was contained in a statement signed in Gusau by the state chairman of the association and the Secretary, Dr. Mannir Bature and Dr. Remigius Nwachukwu. READ ALSO: Lady In [...]

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Role of state government. in preventing and countering violent extremism

Cement: scarcity, intermediaries induce a rise in prices in the North-EastRole of state government. in preventing and countering violent extremism News analysis by Kayode Adebiyi of the Nigerian News Agency (NAN) In 2017, the federal government, through the Office of the National Security Advisor (ONSA), launched the policy framework and national action plan for the prevention and response to violent extremism (P / CVE) . On August 24, 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari gave a directive on the implementation of the National P / CVE Framework and Action Plan setting out roles and regulations and urging state and local governments to get involved. . “We are committed to creating safe spaces for our people to engage and contribute to the prevention of violent extremism. While security measures remain necessary to address the threat of violent extremism, a whole-of-government and whole-of-government approach is urgently needed if we are to address the drivers of violent extremism in our society. “This strategic framework addresses […]

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Lady With HIV Celebrates As Her Youngest Kid Tests Negative

A Twitter user identified as @niqitta11 has sparked outrage on the bird app after disclosing the HIV test results of her kid. The beautiful lady left many people in awe after intimating that she had tested positive for the HIV virus. She went on to disclose that her last kid underwent an 18-month test and [...]

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Tinubu Starts Sharing Rice To Kano Residents Ahead Of Presidential Election (PHOTOS)

The National Leader of the All Progressive Congress, Bola Tinubu has distributed bags of rice and other foodstuffs to Kano residents as the 2023 presidential election draw nearer. Ghgossip reported about victims of the Katsina market fire incident received donations from him during the sad period. In the videos which circulated social media, people received [...]

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Rema Reacts As His BOUNCE Music Video Hits 1 Million Views In Less Than One Week

Young Nigerian musician, Divine Ikubor who is known as Rema has reacted after his new music video clocked one million views. The talented musician released the official visuals for his BOUNCE song just five days ago and his fans have shown that indeed the song is a hit. READ ALSO: ‘She’s A Star’ – Rema [...]

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Strike: Senior lawyers back JUSUN’s agitation for judiciary autonomy

Strike: Senior lawyers back JUSUN’s agitation for judiciary autonomyBy Taiye Agbaje Two senior lawyers on Monday expressed their support and solidarity for the industrial action launched by the Union of Judicial Personnel of Nigeria (JUSUN). The (NAN) reports that JUSUN began a nationwide strike on Tuesday, April 6, when the union ordered all its members of the federation to close all courts after the expiration of the 21-day ultimatum given earlier on the government failure to implement the financial autonomy of the judiciary. A senior lawyer from Nigeria, SAN, Paul Erokoro, told NAN in Abuja.“Absolutely, I support JUSUN’s agitation on judicial autonomy. “The 1999 Constitution doesn’t work because the governors are just too powerful. Governors control everything in their states. “There are no checks and balances. Whoever controls the money that comes in can dictate all actions in those states, ”he said.He said justice should not be seen as another department of state government. “It is an independent […]

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Investment promotion: FG unveils NIPC’s `Book of States’

Investment promotion: FG unveils NIPC’s `Book of States’By Emmanuella Anokam / Blessing Onyeaka The federal government on Monday unveiled the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) “State Book” aimed at boosting domestic and foreign direct investment (FDI) for economic growth. The “State Book”, a compendium of key investment opportunities and comparative advantages of the 36 states and the CTF, was prepared by the NIPC in collaboration with the Nigeria Governor’s Forum (NGF). Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, said at the compendium’s official launch in Abuja that the initiative would help investors better appreciate investment potentials across Nigeria. In a keynote address, Adebayo noted that the document would help attract the right investments to Nigeria, improve productivity, create jobs and generate income for the country. “The ministry appreciates that the work has been fully supported and approved by all 36 governors, including the CTF Minister. “It shows how we are working collectively to ensure that […]

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Our cement factory prices remains stable- Dangote

Our cement factory prices remains stable- DangoteBy Ismail AbdulazizDangote Cement Plc management says the price of a bag of cement from its factories and factories across Nigeria as of April 12 is N 2,450 in Obajana and Gboko, and N 2,510 in Ibese, value added tax. (Taxes included. The company has made this clarification given recent insinuations that the company sells cement in Nigeria at significantly higher prices compared to other countries, particularly Ghana and Zambia. Devakumar Edwin, Dangote Group Executive Director, Strategy, Portfolio Development and Investment Projects, revealed that if a bag of cement sells for an equivalent of $ 5.1 including VAT in Nigeria, it sells for $ 7. $ 2 in Ghana and $ 5.95 in Zambia ex works. , all taxes included. He said that although the company has direct control over its ex-factory prices, it cannot control the final price of cement when it hits the market. He indicated that it […]

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Amended broadcasting code yielding results – Minister

Amended broadcasting code yielding results – MinisterBy Rotimi Ijikanmi Information and Culture Minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed said amendments to the National Broadcasting Code to reposition the sector have started to show results. The minister made this known on Monday in Lagos during an engagement of the ministerial working group on the digital switchover (DSO) with the relevant stakeholders. Mohammed revealed that by joining the amended code, he was rightly informed that a large multinational recently canceled an ad production planned for South Africa and moved it to Nigeria. “The result? Practitioners in Nigeria earned N10 million from production, while model fees totaled N5 million. “This is only the beginning, as we are determined to implement the reforms diligently. The (NAN) reports that to stimulate growth and investment in the advertising sector, an amendment has been made to the broadcasting code regarding the production of advertising for local goods and services. The amended section states that “all […]

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Oyetola: Injustice, Poverty, Inequitable Allocation of Resources Fuelling Insecurity

● Security issues culminating in creation of Amotekun inevitable prevalence in other regions, he says Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, has lamented that poverty, inequitable allocation of resources, which pits one region against the other, as well as injustice, which makes offended parties resort to self-help and consequently take […] Read Full Story

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Lekki Free Zone: A Key Element in Nigeria’s Economic Revival and Sustenance

By Eniola Olakunri Recently, the First Gentleman of Lagos State, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, undertook a 2-day working tour of Lekki Free Zone with members of his cabinet including Commissioners – Tunji Bello (Environment and Water Resources), Gbenga Omotosho (Information and Strategy), Olayinka Oladunjoye (Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives), Idris Okanla Salako (Physical Planning and Urban Development), […] Read Full Story

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SCI, Katsina Assembly Begin Translation of Child Protection Law into Local Languages

By Francis Sardauna A non-governmental organisation, Save the Children International (SCI), in collaboration with the Katsina State House of Assembly Ad hoc Committee on Child Protection Law, has commenced the summarisation and translation of the law into local languages for easy comprehension and acceptability. Speaking during the six-day exercise in Kano, the House Committee Chairman […] Read Full Story

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Niger Gov Approves New Emir of Kagara

By Laleye Dipo Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ahmed Garba Guna as the new Emir of Kagara. The appointment of Alhaji Guna followed the recommendation of 14 kingmakers in the Kagara Emirate who met last week to elect a successor to the late emir, Malam Salihu Tanko. […] Read Full Story

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Osinbajo to Decorate New IG

By Deji Elumoye The newly appointed Acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, will Wednesday wear his new police rank. Baba, who was named IG in acting capacity on Tuesday, is to be decorated with his new rank by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja by Noon. Baba, a Deputy Inspector […] Read Full Story

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Gbajabiamila, Ghana’s speaker seek improved parliamentary relations

Gbajabiamila, Ghana’s speaker seek improved parliamentary relationsBy Femi Ogunshola The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Representative Femi Gbajabiamila, and the new Speaker of the Ghanaian Parliament, Mr. Albert Bagbin, agreed to strengthen parliamentary relations. It is about finding lasting solutions to challenges such as the trade dispute involving some Nigerian traders in Ghana. The two speakers met in a zoom meeting on Friday. Gbajabiamila told his counterpart that the two countries should continue to explore the path of parliamentary diplomacy to tackle common challenges. He added that the two countries could learn a lot from each other, while presenting the project he launched with five other African speakers. The project is the Conference of Speakers of African Parliaments (CoSAP), which started in 2020 and had advocated for debt relief. He added that this year, African presidents and heads of parliaments were to meet in Abuja to explore how they could work together to address collective […]

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Army enjoins journalists to protect national interests

Army enjoins journalists to protect national interestsBy Ahmed Abba The commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, sector 2, brig.-general. Adamu Nura, called on reporters to prioritize Nigeria’s national interest in their reporting. Nura made the appeal on Friday while welcoming members of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), who paid him a courtesy visit to Damaturu. “The national interest is more important than any other interest, including the public interest; because when you protect the national interest, the public interest will automatically be covered, ”he said. He therefore urged journalists to always cooperate with security agencies, to protect the national interest in their reporting and to avoid any form of publicity to terrorists. “Safety is everyone’s business, without safety nothing can be achieved.” he said. He added that the sector was ready to build the capacity of journalists within its jurisdiction, in order to have a smooth relationship and effective coverage. Nura added that her doors were […]

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Thuggery portends danger to nation’s democracy — Kalu

Thuggery portends danger to nation’s democracy — KaluBy Leonard Okachie Chief Senate Whip Senator Orji Kalu said the use of thugs during the elections portended great danger to the country’s democracy. Kalu said this on Friday, while inspecting the ongoing construction of the two-kilometer Akama and Ugwuavor road in Arochukwu. The Nigerian News Agency (NAN) reports that the road was one of 19 constituency road projects that the lawmaker drew in the senatorial district of Abia North. He spoke in the context of last Saturday’s by-election in the federal constituency of Aba North / Aba South, which was reportedly marred by brutality and violence. He called on Nigerians of good conscience and supporters of democracy to condemn the violence in its entirety in the country’s political system. “What happened in Aba was a shame for our democracy because brutality is not part of democracy. “It should not be tolerated. He should be condemned by any well-meaning Nigerian. […]

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