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Benue doctors begin indefinite strike

By Daniel Agbo Makurdi Following the expiration of the seven-day warning industrial action, the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Benue state chapter, yesterday declared an indefinite strike for doctors working in government hospitals. A statement jointly signed by the state chairman ...

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Maigari lauds Buhari on road projects

By Najib Sani Bauchi President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended for the award of various roads projects across the six geo-political zones of the country worth billions of naira. The commendation was made by the Life President of the Nigeria ...

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Reps probe N11.01bn State House Clinic budgets

By Joshua Egbodo Abuja House of Representatives has directed investigation into how over N11 billion budget on the State House Clinic, partly by the administration of former President, Goodluck Jonathan, and under President Muhammadu Buhari, has been expended, without commensurate ...

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Iheanacho ready for West Brom – Coach

Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare has stated that Nigeria forward Kelechi Iheanacho is in good shape ahead of Monday’s clash against West Brom in the English Premier League. Shakespeare is banking on Iheanacho’s return to full fitness to halt the ...

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NOA trains 1000 WAI brigade personnel in Niger

By Aideloje Ojo   Minna National Orientation Agency (NOA), has trained 1,000 War Against Indiscipline Brigade (WAI) to assist security agencies in civil intelligence-gathering Director-General of the Agency, Dr Garba Abari, stated this yesterday in Minna, adding that the initiative ...

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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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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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