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Maternal health: Mrs. Saraki raises alarm over effects of Zika Virus on pregnant women … Stresses importance of education

Wife of the Senate President, Mrs. Toyin Saraki, has called for increased emphasis on health education through midwives, to protect women in crisis settings by ensuring that they have the knowledge needed to protect themselves and their children. In the same vein, Mrs Saraki also called for more awareness on …

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Ambode replaces 58 year old transformer in Palmgroove Estate …Ijegun, Alapere communities also benefit

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday donated a 500kva transformer to residents of Palmgroove Estate in Odi-Olowo Ojuwoye Local Council Development Area of the State, as part of the ongoing ‘Light Up Lagos’ initiative. The Governor also donated transformers to two communities in Alapere and Ijegun respectively to …

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Total Exploration and Production conducts free medical services in Eastern Obolo, Akwa Ibom State.

DENNIS UDOMA, Uyo Communities in Eastern Obolo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State have continued to benefit from mass free medical services, with over 2000 patients diagnosed and treated of various sicknesses including surgical operations, courtesy of NNPC/TEPNG, Port-Harcourt. The life saving medical outreach, which began on Monday, January …

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Stephanie Linus’ film ‘DRY’ selected for screening at the 24th Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) in Los Angeles, California

The Award wining new film ‘DRY’ produced, directed, and starring Nollywood’s A-List actress, Stephanie Linus kicks off the New Year with Hollywood buzz. After screening around the world, drawing attention while shining light on controversy and receiving acknowledgement from world leaders, Stephanie Linus’ recent production ‘DRY’ has been selected to …

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Ibeshe boat mishap: Lagos vows to clamp down on substandard vessels …Summons emergency meeting with boat operators

Following the unfortunate boat incident that occurred on Saturday, the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has summoned an emergency meeting with all commercial boat operators in the state on Tuesday, February 2, just as it vowed to clamp down on boat operators who continue to contravene the rules and regulations …

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Boko Haram: Operation Lafiya Dole organises stakeholders’ security meeting; Charts way forward

BY ABDULLAHI ISAH, MAIDUGURI The Operation Lafiya Dole theater command has organized a stakeholder’s security meeting in Maiduguri to assess its operations and strategise on how best to fight insurgency in the North-East geo-political zone of the country. The theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Hassan Umaru, said “the …

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EFCC operative arrested for extortion; FIRS Director nabbed for tax fraud

An operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrahman Mohammed Biu, deputy detective superintendent, DDS, has been arrested for offences bordering on extortion, influence peddling and personation. The officer was arrested on Monday January 25, 2016 following intelligence report alleging that he extorted the whopping sum of $150,000 from …

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