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Health workers threaten nationwide strike

Stories by Moses John Abuja Th e Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), has threatened to shut down medical health facilities across the country, over federal government’s failure to implement a collective agreement reached with the union on ...

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Bwari council unfolds new agric programmes

By Donald Iorchir Bwari area council has unfolded new agriculture programmes to boost farming within the area and the entire Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Its Supervisory Councillor for Agriculture and Water Resources, Hon. Makama Kawu, while speaking to Blueprint the ...

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DG NBC Malam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu welcoming the representative of the IG, AIG. Baba Tijani, during the National Summit on Broadcast Content Development and Peaceful Coexistence, in Jo

Director General, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Malam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu (left), welcoming the representative of the Inspector General of Police, AIG. Baba Tijani, during the National Summit on Broadcast Content Development and Peaceful Coexistence, in Jos yesterday Photo: Sunday Adah/JAU/ ...

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Building Collapse: Is FG afraid of quacks?

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fasola says unless the federal government deliberately introduces sanction against unprofessional conduct in the built environment, incidences of building collapse would continue unabated. PATRICK ANDREW reports As far as building collapse ...

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Niger plans ‘smart city’ near Suleja

The Niger State government says that it has concluded plans to build a new ‘Smart City’ near Suleja, on the proposed bypass between Minna-Suleja road and Zuba, along Kaduna–Lokoja highway. Th e ‘Smart City’, according to the state government, would ...

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Sen. Shehu Sani to sponsor NSSF Bill

By AbdulRaheem Aodu Kaduna Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District has said he is sponsoring the National Sports Support Fund Bill at the National Assembly aimed at assisting ex-sportsmen and women who have represented the country in various ...

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Frankie Fredericks suspended from athletics

Former Namibian sprinter and IAAF Council member Frankie Fredericks has been provisionally suspended from athletics pending an investigation into a potential ethics violation, the sport’s governing body said on Monday. Fredericks is being investigated by the Athletics Integrity Unit over ...

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Woman in court over N200,000 theft

A 50-year-old woman, Mojisola Ololade, was yesterday arraigned before Magistrate Mary Awodele of an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun state, over alleged theft of N200,000. Th e Prosecutor, Inspector, Fagboyinbo Abiodun, told the court that the accused committed the ...

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Al-Makura sets stage for successor

By Bode Olagoke Abuja Governor Tanko Almakura of Nasarawa, state has put in place a machinery that will drive the development of the state and well being of its citizens beyond his reign in offi ce thereby making governance easier ...

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DG Legal Aids Council of Nigeria, Mrs. Joy Bob-Manuel signing a MoU with the President, NBA, Mr. Abubakar Balarabe-Mahmoud SAN, during the National Stakeholders Consultative Workshop

Director-General, Legal Aids Council of Nigeria, Mrs. Joy Bob-Manuel (left), signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the President, Nigeria Bar Association, Mr. Abubakar Balarabe-Mahmoud SAN, during the National Stakeholders Consultative Workshop titled: “Pro Bono Legal Services and Paralegalism in Nigeria” ...

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Kabafest: Stories behind the Veil

By Abubakar Sulaiman Muhd Kaduna Book and Arts Festivals (kabafest) is a wonderful retreat that gathered writers from within and without Nigeria to discuss issues from the perspective of literature and the role this can play in human society. Set ...

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