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In its efforts at empowering innovators and researchers in the country to take their products to the market, the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has unveiled its Innovation to Market (I2M) project. It is an initiative funded by UKAID’s Research and Innovation System for Africa (RISA).

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Roche Diabetes Care, in collaboration with the Diabetes Association of Nigeria (DAN) and ISN Medical, has launched a nationwide mass diabetes screening campaign to promote the early diagnosis and treatment of diabetes. This initiative touched the lives of over 6,000 Nigerians, highlighting the critical importance of early detection in preventing diabetes-related complications. The mass screenings…
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Gov. Bassey Otu of Cross River, says arrangements have been concluded to boost the state-owned airline, Cally Air, with three additional planes. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Governor made the disclosure during the inauguration of a Boeing 737 – 5N BYR Plane into the state-owned airline in Calabar on Tuesday. NAN…
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Big Brother Naija All Stars houseguest, Omashola, also known as Sholzy, has sparked a debate on social media after making a controversial statement about petite women. During a conversation with fellow housemates CeeC, Mercy Eke, and Whitemoney, Omashola claimed that "short women get anger problem." The comment, made on Monday afternoon, quickly spread online, eliciting…
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Russia on Wednesday said Western countries tried to prevent its officials from attending the annual ministerial conference of the pan-European security body OSCE. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, under European sanctions, had to ask permission to fly over EU airspace to attend the two-day meeting, which begins on Thursday in the North Macedonian capital Skopje.…
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Commandant Umar Mohammed of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara Command, on Tuesday said their Gender Unit has effectively addressed 50 cases of domestic violence. Mohammed said this at a one-day seminar organised by the Gender Unit to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women in Ilorin. He…
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The Minister of Education, Professor Tahir Mamman, has called for judicious use of the $1.2billion World Bank loan to tackle adolescent girls education in Nigeria. Professor Mamman stated this in Abuja yesterday while inaugurating the National Steering Committee of the Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and Empowerment (AGILE) Project. He said the programme is aimed…
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Award-winning journalist Mariam Ouedraogo finds it impossible to forget the heartbreaking stories she has covered about sexual assault in Burkina Faso's jihadist war. The women who have been raped, she told AFP, are sometimes attacked "en masse, sometimes in public, in front of a husband, in front of children." "These stories leave permanent marks," said…
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The National Assembly says it is committed to ensuring timely amendment of the Electoral Act, to enhance transparency, and accountability in the electoral processes. Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, said this at the citizens’ townhall on electoral reforms organised by Yiaga Africa in collaboration with the Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committee on Electoral Matters…
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Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume of Nigeria has appealed to Nigerian President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to consider lifting the ban on the Republic of Niger.
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Twenty-five people reportedly died while 15 others suffered various degrees of injuries on Tuesday from an inferno involving a petrol tanker, an articulated vehicle, and an 18-seater commercial bus at Peke village along Oko-Olowo, Bode Saadu expressway in Moro Local Government, Kwara State. The Guardian learnt that the accident involving the three vehicles occurred at…