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Rare & Viral Disease Monkeypox Hits Nigeria, No Fewer Than 10 Victims Quarantined

Photo: VOA news A rare disease know as Monkey Pox, a disease very similar to small pox has broken out in Nigeria. Punch newspaper is reporting that 10 people have been quarantined at the isolation center in Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. Also the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the epidemiological team of…

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Over 200 INEC Officials Face EFCC Panel Over N23bn Bribe

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is currently probing its officials in 20 states for allegedly receiving bribe during the 2015 elections, adding that no fewer than 200 officials have so far been queried. About N23.29bn was purportedly doled out to INEC officials in a desperate…

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Presidency Set to Commercialise State House Hospital After Buhari’s Daughter’s Outburst

The Permanent Secretary, State House, Mr Jalal Arabi, on Wednesday disclosed that the management of the State House Medical Centre would seek its commercialisation to address its dwindling fortune. He assured the State House Medical Centre, SHMC, which currently offers free medical services to patients, would be re-positioned to offer qualitative and efficient services. The…

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IGP Idris Impregnated Female Officer, Hurriedly Married Her To Save Face – Senator

The lawmaker representing Bauchi Central, Senator Isah Hamman Misau, has thrown up another allegation against the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, who he said hurriedly married a female police officer serving in his office, after allegedly impregnating her. Speaking on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday, he stated that the lady in question…

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President Muhammadu Buhari Presides Over FEC Meeting Today October 4th, 2017|Photos

President Muhammadu Buhari has presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting today at the presidential villa in Abuja. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was also in attendance at the meeting. The Ministers present at the meeting include the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige; the Minister of Health, Issac Adewole; the Minister of…

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Diezani Seeks Court Order For AGF To Return Her To Nigeria

Former Petroleum minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to compel the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, to bring her back from the United Kingdom, stating that she would like to appear in court in Nigeria to defend a criminal charge bordering on alleged laundering of N450m, where her name…

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No Fewer Than 130 Nigerian Adults, Teenagers & Infants Deported from Libya

(File photo/Lamide Bamidele) One Hundred and Thirty Eight deportees from Libya arrived Nigeria on Tuesday. The came aboard a flight with registration number 5ADM at about 8.05pm, at the Cargo Wing of Muhammed Murtala International Airport. Those repatriated comprise 65 female adults, 2 teenage girls and 2 infants baby girls while the male adults are…

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Nigerian Senate Moves to Scrap Post UTME

The Nigerian Senate had begun moves to scrap the post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME as it yesterday mandated its committee on Tertiary Education to meet with relevant stakeholders, especially the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and come up with recommendations on how to achieve the set goal. According to Vanguard, the Senate said…

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2017 Budget to be Rolled Over into 2018, Minister of Finance Adeosun Reveals

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has revealed Federal Government’s plan to roll over at least 60 per cent of 2017 capital projects to 2018 budget proposal. Adeosun made this known when she appeared before the Senate Joint Committees on Finance and Appropriations. She was accompanied by the Minister for Budget and National Planning,…

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