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No monkey pox outbreak in FCT – FCTA

By Abdullahi Muhammad Abuja Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) yesterday denied rumours of suspected outbreak of the dreaded monkey pox in Abuja. The Secretary, Health and Human Services secretariat (HHSS), Barrister Amanda Pam, who made the denial, said “so far, ...

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Blueprint Weekend out tomorrow

By Tope Sunday Abuja The much-talked about Blueprint Weekend, the weekend edition of Blueprint Newspapers, will hit the newsstands across the country tomorrow, October 14, 2017. A statement issued by the Editor of the Weekend title, Malam Ibrahim Musa, stated ...

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FIFA hammer falls on Pakistan

Pakistan has been suspended from international football because of what global soccer body FIFA described as undue third-party interference in the country’s football federation (PFF). FIFA said in a statement that the suspension would prevent Pakistani teams, including the national ...

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Man Utd better than last year – Mou

Jose Mourinho says his Manchester United team are better than they were last year, playing down injury concerns as he prepares for a blockbuster Premier League clash against Liverpool. High-flying United travel to face their fierce rivals at Anfield on ...

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FCTA trains health workers on HIV transmission

By Donald Iorchir Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Health and Human Services Secretariat (HHSS) unit, has trained 40 health workers on Prevention of Mother-to- Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV in its ongoing exercise across 20 communities. Speaking on the significance ...

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Katsina treats malnourished kids with N350m

Katsina state government has released N350 million as its contribution to UNICEF for the purchase of Ready-to-Use-Therapeutic-Food (RUTF) for treatment of malnourished children in the state. Special Adviser to the Governor on Budget and Planning, Abdullahi Imam, disclosed this on ...

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Benue joins global community at GITEX 2017

By Daniel Agbo   Makurdi A delegation from Benue state has foisted its flag at the on-going one-week Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) holding in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. Governor Samuel Ortom approved participation at the event as part ...

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Gunmen Kills one, injures 12

The attackers also injured 12 others. The spokesperson for the command, Terna Tyopev, said this in a telephone interview with Premium Times yesterday. “Unknown gunmen attacked and killed one Moses Gwom, at his residence in Barkin ladi. His house is ...

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7 monkey pox patients recover in Bayelsa

Seven out of the 13 monkey pox patients on admission at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri, in Bayelsa state, have fully recovered, the Commissioner for Information, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has said. The commissioner said in a statement yesterday in ...

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Police parade 2 ‘ritualists’ in Osun

By Lateef Dada   Osogbo Osun state Police Command yesterday paraded two teenagers suspected to be ritualists. The suspects were said to have been defrauding unsuspecting members of the public under the guise of being herbalists. The suspects, Yusuf Taofeek ...

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Expert urges menstrual hygiene among girl-child

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Founder and Executive Director, Sure Start Initiative, Hajiya Binta Shehu Bamalli, has described menstrual hygiene management among girl-child as tool for avoiding contraction of diseases associated with school toilets. Speaking to newsmen at the Sani Abacha ...

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APC North-east chair appreciates Yobe

By Musa M. Buba   Damaturu Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe state has disclosed that his administration had recorded remarkable successes in various areas of human endeavour in accordance with the All Progressives Congress (APC) party manifesto that “seeks to ...

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Algeria sacks Coach Alcaraz

Algeria have parted ways with their Spanish coach Lucas Alcaraz ahead of their final World Cup qualifying Group B game against Nigeria in Constantine in November. Alcaraz, who took charge of the team in April following the resignation of Georges ...

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