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Our commitment to immunisation still firm, Tambuwal tells Bill Gates, others

Sokoto State Government will continue to collaborate with other stakeholders and development partners to expand access to immunisation and ensure rapid reduction in cases of child and maternal mortality in the state. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal made the pledge Wednesday in Kaduna at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding …

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Panic in the military as Buhari orders probe of former Chief of Defence Staff, other top military officers (see full list)

On the recommendation of the committee established to audit the procurement of arms and equipment in the Armed Forces and Defence sector from 2007 to 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to carry out further investigation into the misconduct established against the following …

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Ex-President Jonathan canvasses support for Nigeria, Africa at Hope Global Forums

Former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has canvassed continued support for Nigeria and Africa’s economic progress through trade and investment at the Hope Global Forums in the United States. Delivering the opening remarks at the event which is discussing Emerging Africa: Beyond the Headlines, on Friday, January 15, 2016, …

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Stephanie Linus’ movie, DRY, signs film distribution deal in the U.S.

Stephanie Linus and her award winning movie, DRY, have recently signed a deal with ARC Entertainment for the film’s distribution in the U.S. DRY is currently available on online platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Sony PlayStation and VUDU for viewers throughout the U.S. Produced, directed, and starring Nollywood’s …

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CBN stops sale of forex to Bureau De Change operators; Banks can now receive forex deposits from customers

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has stopped the sale of foreign exchange to Bureau De Change, BDC, operators in the country and permitted commercial banks to begin accepting cash deposits of foreign exchange from their customers. These decisions, announced by the CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, Monday, at a …

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ISIS terrorists not scared of the British or Americans. Intimidated only by Israel -Jurgen Todenhöfer, German journalist

Israel is the only country in the world feared by the Islamic State (ISIS, IS) terror organization, said German reporter Jurgen Todenhöfer, the only Western journalist ever allowed access to the terrorists in Iraq, in an interview with the UK’s Jewish News recently. Todenhöfer spent 10 days with ISIS in …

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