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10 Dec 2015
Nigerian-born doctors at home and in the Diaspora under the aegis of the Nigerian-American Medical Foundation (NAMF) have developed a blueprint on how to curb trip by Nigerians to other countries for medical treatment.
9 Dec 2015
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Presidential Inter-Agency Task Team charged with anti-corruption, transparency and accountability should fight corruption according to the statutory mandate and shun censorship. Osinbajo gave the advice on Wednesday while delivering a speech at the United Nations International Anti-corruption Day in Abuja. According to him, to reverse the negative trend and…
9 Dec 2015
Fourteen political parties in Bayelsa have commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for cancelling Saturday’s governorship election in the state in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 14 parties were among the 20 political parties that contested the election. Election in the local government area which…
9 Dec 2015
The House of Representatives on Wednesday mandated its Committees on Petroleum Resources, Upstream, and Downstream, to investigate the lingering crisis in the supply petroleum products in the country. This followed a motion moved by Rep. Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama (PDP-Edo) which was unanimously adopted. Leading the debate, Ogbeide-Ihama said that Nigerians were experiencing difficulties because of persistent…
9 Dec 2015
Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday, sentenced a 32-year- old man, Lawrence Aluagu to life imprisonment, for drug trafficking. Aluagu who is unemployed, was arraigned on March 8 and had pleaded guilty to the charge of dealing in drugs. In her judgment, Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia held that the convict should serve…
9 Dec 2015
For alleged money laundering and sundry fraud charges, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday arraigned former Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi before the Federal High Court, Abuja Division. Dokpesi charged alongside his business concern, DAAR Investment and Holdings Ltd pleaded not guilty to all of the six-count charge of…
9 Dec 2015
The Federal Government on Wednesday said it has stopped the commercialisation of Niprisan, a drug used to manage sickle-cell anaemia in the country. Prof. Karniyus Gamaniel, the Director-General, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Research Development (NIPRD), told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. He said that the drug was currently under the authority of…
9 Dec 2015
Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Wednesday said it had put in place measures to ensure regular power supply to customers during the Yuletude. Mr Godwin Idemudia, Head, Corporate Communications Department of the company, gave the assurance in an interactive session with newsmen in Lagos. ``We will ensure customers within our operational territory enjoy uninterrupted…
9 Dec 2015
An Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun on Wednesday sentenced an 18-year-old man, Abbede Faruq, to two months community service for attempting to steal in a church. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Faruq, who resides along Iyana Iyesi Road, Ota, had pleaded guilty to a two-count charge of burglary and attempted to steal.…
9 Dec 2015
The Senate President Bukola Saraki has said that there is no social media bill before the Senate but a Frivolous Petition Bill. "There is nothing like social media bill in the Senate. What Senate has is Frivolous Petition bill," Saraki tweeted on Tuesday adding that "if any part of the bill is found obnoxious or…
9 Dec 2015
MEMBER, House of Representatives, Mr. James Abiodun Faleke has resumed duties in the House of Representatives, where he represents Ikeja Federal Constituency of Lagos State....
9 Dec 2015
A groundswell of opposition has developed against the move by the Senate to pass the controversial Frivolous Petitions Prohibition Bill, otherwise known as Social Media Bill.

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There was pandemonium in Ondo State as the pastor of a pentecostal church, David Anifowoshe, was arrested by the police for allegedly abducting more than 77 people, including children in a dungeon in his church. Anifowoshe, who is the pastor of Whole Bible Deliverance Church, located in Valentino Area of Ondo West LGA of the…
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Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, has cancelled a concert in Morocco to mourn last week's tragedy on the border of Spain's Melilla enclave in which at least 23 African migrants died. Saxophonist and singer Kuti had been set to play on Saturday at the Jazzablanca festival in the Moroccan port city of…
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One migrant was killed and at least six others, including a teenage girl, were injured Saturday in a shootout between migrant groups in Serbia near the Hungarian border, the state-run RTS television reported. The 16-year-old girl sustained life threatening injuries in the incident that occurred in a forest in the outskirts of Subotica, some 160…
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Are you planning to switch to a healthy diet? A great breakfast snack to include is a chicken wrap. Not only is it packed with healthy goodness, but it is also a delicious meal you can enjoy at any time of the day.  Need to make a healthy chicken wrap? This is the recipe you…