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Dotunroy.com celebrates esteemed fans, readers in a Christmas message!

Dotunroy.com, a development news website, committed to churning out social development and Sustainable development stories across Africa has taken time out to celebrate its esteemed readers, fans and clients across the continent as they celebrate Christmas and New Year Holidays this season. Read the Message below: Feliz Navidad! We gladly express our deep appreciation to all our esteemed readers, clients ...

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Trump accuses Facebook, Twitter, Google of bias

US President Donald Trump took a swipe on Tuesday at America’s tech giants, accusing them of having a liberal bias, and claiming Twitter was making it more difficult to follow his account. “Facebook, Twitter and Google are so biased toward the Dems it is ridiculous!” Trump tweeted. “Twitter, in fact, has made it much more difficult for people to join ...

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HEADS OF 19 AGENCIES AFFIRM SUPPORT FOR THE NEW NATIONAL ACTION PLAN FOR HEALTH SECURITY

Nigeria and the rest of the world continues to be at risk of infectious disease outbreaks and public health threats. Over the last few years, the country has experienced outbreaks of infectious diseases such as Lassa fever, cerebro spinal meningitis, Ebola, as well as a resurgence of yellow fever and monkeypox. The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of ...

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Family planning panacea to economic growth, unemployment, says group

Access to family planning or childbirth spacing, according to The Challenge Initiative (TCI) would help spur economic growth and reduce unemployment. The body observed that myths and misconceptions are the major barrier to exploring opportunities family planning provides. It, therefore, urged media practitioners to advocate more fund and access to family planning. Speaking at a two-day orientation workshop for Network ...

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What is a Smart TV and Do We Really Need it in Nigeria?

Over the past several years, technology has been transforming lives and causing disruptions in how we use products. From cars, toys, sound systems to even gaming, technology has changed how we understand them. Television is the latest area currently witnessing huge disruptions thanks to Smart TV. But for us in Nigeria, Do we need the current Smart TVs now? What Are Smart ...

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WAAPH trains young Nigerian Advocates on Health Literacy

As part of the activities to commemorate World Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day 2018 yesterday, 12th December, West African Academy of Public Health (WAAPH), Innovations and Access for Development Initiative (Inovate2100) in collaboration with Health Sector Reform Coalition (HSRC) and other key stakeholders has held a one-day Health Literacy Leadership course (HLLC) for young leaders on universal health coverage in Abuja. ...

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NLC to place governors owing salaries, pensions on ‘watch list’

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is to liase with the International Trade Union Congress (ITUC) to place names of governors in the states where workers are being owed salaries and pensions for several months on a “watch list”. NAN reports that the ITUC is the world’s largest trade union federation. It was formed on Nov. 1, 2006, out of the ...

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Buhari hosts Africa Youth Congress Against Corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has hosted the 2018 Africa Youth Congress Against Corruption Summit in Abuja yesterday, Sunday 9th December in commemoration of World Anti Corruption Day. The event, which held inside the old Banquet Hall, State House Presidential Villa, had in attendance members of the congress from across Africa. The event was also well attended by ministers and other top ...

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Google Station Launches Free WiFi in Wuse Market, Abuja!

Google has taken another leap in its quest to provide free internet to Nigerians. The Silicon Valley company launched Nigeria’s second Google Station center, Google’s public WiFi initiative, in Abuja over the weekend. This development was amongst major trending topics on twitter alongside the #Theexperience13 #TE13 #JesusourPeace throughout the last weekend This makes Abuja the second location after Lagos to ...

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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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