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Police to Deploy 1,000 Personnel for Gombe By-election

By Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi The Gombe State Police Command has said it will deploy no fewer than 1,000 policemen for the Dukku North State...

NIGERIA

Police to Deploy 1,000 Personnel for Gombe By-election

By Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi The Gombe State Police Command has said it will deploy no fewer than 1,000 policemen for the Dukku North State...

NBS: Roughly N400bn in Bribes Given to Public Officials Annually

 Says bribery is an established part of administrative procedure in Nigeria Police, judiciary identified as biggest bribe-takers Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja An estimated N400 billion,...

BUSINESS

TEXEM, UK Inspires Nigerian Executives on How to Build Innovative Organisations

Considering the current difficult economic situation in Nigeria, organisations need to urgently develop strategies that will position them for superior competitive advantage. Therefore, initiatives...

Dozie: SMEs Greatest Contributor to Economic Development

Kunle Adewale The Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Bank Plc, Mr. Uzoma Dozie has stressed that small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) remain the greatest...

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Securing Bauchi’s Future

Revisiting Ambode’s Waste Mgt, Infrastructure Targets

Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, at the 2017 third quarter town hall meeting in the state, reiterated his government’s resolve to tackle the problem...

Aminu Dabo: Bridging Health Gap in the North

Iyobosa Uwugiaren examines how the Aminu Dabo College of Health Science and Technology is helping to uplift the standards of healthcare delivery in the...

What Elumelu Really Wants

In recent times, Tony Elumelu has become the face of developmental entrepreneurship in Africa. Solomon Elusoji revisits his message at the Mandela Washington Fellowship...

The Ozubulu Massacre

David-Chyddy Eleke recounts the tales and experiences of Ozubulu people of Anambra State on a day they had gone to worship their God but...

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Lassa Fever: A Deadly Disease

Forty-eight years after the discovery of Lassa fever in Nigeria, the virus has remained a recurring challenge with hundreds of lives lost every year...

Gates Foundation Commits $10m for Food Fortification in Nigeria, Two Others

Martins Ifijeh As part of efforts to tackle one of Africa’s major health concerns, malnutrition, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) has provided a...

Edo Govt Flags off Distribution of 2.6m Insecticidal Nets

Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City The governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, recently flagged off the distribution of 2. 6 million long lasting insecticidal...

Onanuga: Lagos Has Renovated over 60 PHCs in Two Years

The Special Adviser on Primary Health Care, Lagos State, Dr. Olufemi Onanuga, in this interview with Martins Ifijeh, spoke on the current multi billion naira renovation...

NHIS: Rectify Anomalies Hindering Functions of Scheme, Medical Directors Tell FG

Kuni Tyessi in Abuja The Guild of Medical Directors (GMD) has called on the federal government to decisively and speedily intervene to rectify all anomalies...

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GROWING CASES OF SNAKE BITES

There is need for an enlightenment campaign on how to manage cases of snake bites The prevalence of fatal snake bites in Nigeria should worry...