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#WorldAIDSDay: Expert urges more awareness to prevent spread

Dr Victor Fayomi, a General Medical Practitioner with a private Hospital at Gwagwalada near Abuja, has called for more public awareness on the HIV/AIDS prevalence to prevent spread. AIDS SYMBOL Fayomi made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja to commemorate the World AIDS Day.He noted that the availability of antiretroviral ...

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IGP deploys 2000 personnel, CTU, sniffer dog to North East

The Inspector General of Police has deployed additional Two Thousand (2000) Police Mobile Force (PMF) and Counter Terrorism Units (CTU) Personnel of the Force and the Sniffer Dog Sections to the North East in the last few days for purely Military Duties to fight Boko Haram insurgency under the Operation Lafiya Dole. Police This new deployment is consistent with Section ...

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Legislative Paradigm Shift is Coming – Barrister Nwafor

Barrister Anthony Okwudili Nwafor is the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Member, House of Representatives, representing Nkanu East and West Federal Constituency of Enugu State. Last Saturday, at the flag-off of the APC 2019 Campaign in Enugu State, he told reporters during a question and answer session that the next paradigm in governance would be a creative, innovate and ...

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Enugu 2019: APC Guber Candidate Unveils 12-Point Manifesto

Better days are here for the people of Enugu State come 2019 gubernatorial election, as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State, Senator Ayogu Eze has disclosed a 12-point manifesto to journalists and party members in Enugu on Saturday. The 26-page document, bound in glossy booklet illustrated with colorful info-graphics, is titled “A New Dawn”, ...

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Consumers groan over poor connections as 4G/LTE woobles

Telecommunications subscribers are unhappy with the mobile network operators over slow Internet connections, especially the fourth generation long term evolution (4GLTE) offerings in Nigeria. Various complaints have greeted the 4G LTE services across Nigeria. From Lagos to Abuja, Enugu to Port Harcourt, and Kano to Katsina, as monitored by The Guardian the story remains, especially for service providers, which claimed ...

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How News Organisations under CrossCheck Nigeria Platform Intend to Fight Fake News During the 2019 Elections

Nigerian media organizations are finally making attempts to address the damning issue of fake news Nigeria. 16 Nigerian news organisations have joined forces to launch CrossCheck Nigeria, a new platform for verifying news on the internet. A viral post published by a spoof account of the Al Jazeera news organisation has claimed that Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that Africa ...

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Apply: Health Literacy Leadership course (HLLC) for Young Leaders!

Universal Health Coverage Day on 12 December is the annual rallying point for the growing movement for health for all. It marks the anniversary of the United Nations’ historic and unanimous endorsement of universal health coverage in 2012.” –UHC Day Movement On Wednesday 12th December 2018, six years after the United Nations unanimously endorsed universal health coverage, as part of ...

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#2019Elections: Civil Society Coalition seeks ways to curb electoral violence, ensure protection of lives

Joint Action Civil Society Coalition, a group of civil society organisations in Nigeria have joined forces towards ensuring that the lives of the Nigerian citizens are adequately shielded and insulted from any unforeseen pre-elections, during and post-election violence come 2019 elections. This was made known at a Press Conference organised by the Joint Action Civil Society Coalition on Thursday in ...

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‘I am pleased to make increase in Police salary, allowance’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday assured the Nigeria police that his administration will continue to give attention to both their welfare and their operational needs with a view to restoring its lost primacy in the internal security framework of the country. The President gave the assurance when he granted audience to members of the Nigeria Police Service Commission and the leadership ...

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#PanamaPapers: ActionAid demands probe of Saraki, David Mark, others

Anti-poverty campaigner, ActionAid Nigeria, has called on Nigerian authorities to investigate Nigerians whose name appeared in the #PanamaPapers. In a statement signed on Thursday by its policy and campaign director, Tunde Aremu, the agency said “the federal government owes Nigerians and the nation the responsibility of investigating Nigerians mentioned in the new revelations on individuals and corporates operating secretive offshore ...

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