Thursday, 30th November 2023


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It was excitement galore recently, as stakeholders in marketing industry were honoured for their contributions to the sector.
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A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Layi Babatunde, has tasked lawyers on the importance of continuous legal education, educating the public, particularly clients on the rights to be informed on components of prescription drugs.
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Medical experts have suggested lifestyle modification, and improved diet intakes above medical treatment as panacea to prostate cancer and pains of menopause among men and women respectively.
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A Federal High Court, Lagos, has adjourned the suit filed by the human rights lawyer, Toluwani Adebiyi against the 36 Attorneys General of the Federation and two others over double taxation to February 27, 2024 for report of service to the defendants.
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A former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Akpata has admonished the president of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem to offer more cogent reasons on the discrepancy in the Kano governorship election judgment to safe the face of the judiciary.
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Twelve years after enactment of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, participants at a two-day workshop, which held in Ibadan, Oyo State, recently, have described the Act as a powerful tool of information gathering for journalists and other media professionals...
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The Institute of Brands Management of Nigeria (IBMN) is set to hold this year’s Nigeria Brands Week from December 15, 2023.
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Professor of Mass Communication at the Gregory University Uturu (GUU), Abia State, Uwaoma Kalu Uche, has admonished information disseminators and communicators, including journalists, to be cautious of consequences of what they transmit to the public.
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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has inaugurated members of the state Education Trust Fund Board, which he said will play a key role in helping to solidify educational transformation in the state. "The inauguration of the Kwara State Education Trust Fund Board today is another strategic step towards providing the right environment for excellent learning…
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One hundred and sixty seven days after taking the rein of Nigeria’s political leadership, Nigerians are still awaiting President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s magic wand to boost local production of goods as well as their consumption and save the country from the seemingly endless foreign exchange crisis that has pushed inflation rate to 27.33 per cent…
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The Principal Scientist, Africa Regional Office of the CIP International Potato Centre and 2016 World Food Prize Laureate, Dr Jan W. Low has disclosed that about three billion people in developing countries consume Root and Tubers Crops (RTCs) valued at $246b
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The Kebbi State Government has launched its fortified rice, as part of the Federal Government’s goal of combating micronutrient deficiency in the country. The rice, produced in partnership with WACOT Rice Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group, was launched at the Abuja Intercontinental Hotel following the successful fortified rice pilot under…


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An Indian national has been charged with plotting to assassinate a Sikh separatist leader on US soil, the Justice Department said on Wednesday, alleging an Indian government official was also involved in the planning. The Justice Department unsealed murder-for-hire charges against Nikhil Gupta, 52, "in connection with his participation in a foiled plot to assassinate…
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Late US diplomat Henry Kissinger was a "great statesman" who will be "greatly missed," UK foreign minister David Cameron said on Thursday, while fellow former prime minister Tony Blair paid tribute to "an artist" of diplomacy. "Most saddened to hear that Henry Kissinger has passed away," Cameron wrote on X, formerly Twitter. "He was a…
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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ogun Area 1 Command, said it intercepted 975 ammunitions concealed in five bags of rice along the palace/Ayetoro road in Imeko Afon Local Government of the state. The acting Area Controller, Mr Ahmadu Shuaibu, told newsmen on Wednesday in Idiroko, Ogun. According to him, the seizure made on Nov. 27…
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The Kremlin said Thursday that President Vladimir Putin would hold a press conference on December 14 looking back on 2023, his first annual briefing since large-scale hostilities erupted in Ukraine. Putin usually holds two highly-orchestrated, marathon public events each year -- a phone-in show with Russians from across the country, and a press conference that…
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A German court on Thursday sentenced a Gambian man to life in prison over his participation in a death squad that assassinated opponents of former dictator Yahya Jammeh, including an AFP journalist. Bai Lowe was convicted of crimes against humanity, murder and attempted murder for his role as a driver for the hit squad known…
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The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), has urged the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to provide navigation equipment and facilities at Hajj departure centres across the country. Malam Mousa Ubandawaki, Deputy Director, Information and Publication, NAHCON, in a statement, said the acting Chairman of the commission, Jalal Arabi, made the call when he…
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Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) reality show stars Pere Egbi and Mercy Eke, Pere has taken to his social media platform to set the record straight. Fans had been abuzz with excitement, speculating on a blossoming romance between Pere and Mercy after witnessing their seemingly close bond during the recently concluded BBNaija All Stars show. However,…
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Nigerian comedy maestro AY Makun and his wife, Mabel, are basking in the joy of reaching a remarkable milestone—15 years of marital bliss. The celebrated couple, known for their enduring love story, took to social media to express their gratitude and affection for each other on this special occasion. AY Makun, a prominent figure in…
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The European Parliament and EU member states agreed draft new rules on Thursday that are intended to protect journalists and activists from abusive lawsuits used to silence public criticism. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said on X, formerly Twitter, that she welcomed the agreement to "protect those who try to reveal inconvenient truths".…
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The Delta Government says it is earmarking the sum of N150 billion for its Works sector in the 2024 fiscal year. The State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, announced this in Asaba on Wednesday while presenting the 2024 budget to the State House of Assembly. According to him, the sum of N150 billion has been earmarked for…