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NCDC moves to curtail Yellow Fever outbreak in Nigeria!

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has introduced preventive and precautionary measures to curtail the sudden yellow fever outbreak in the country. Following the report of an outbreak of fever of unknown origin in four Local Government Areas in Edo state, the state public health team commenced investigation. On the 21st of November 2018, nine cases tested positive for yellow fever. ...

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The World Largest Church Auditorium Commissioned in Abuja!

Dunamis Gospel Center has officially commissioned the world largest church auditorium with 100,000 seat capacity in Abuja, Nigeria. The church auditorium which was declared opened on Saturday, 24th November by the Bishop Oyedepo, President, Living Faith Church  Worldwide, alongside Pastor Adeboye, Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo, Pastor Paul Enenche, Founder, Dunamis Gospel Centre and other anointed men of God across the globe ...

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Election spending may threaten food supplies, price stability!

The nation’s price stability remains heavily exposed to domestic shocks that may arise post-harvest season, coupled with festive and election spending, which would hit top gear sooner. This is coming despite the sudden marginal drop in inflation in October, which beat expectations, settling at 11.26 per cent from 11.28 per cent in September. While analysts believe that the threat of ...

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Group raises concern over PDP, APC Policy Documents

ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) having followed with keen interest the political development in the country, has raised concerns over the policy documents of the major political parties with the presidential candidates. With the 2019 general elections fast approaching, and political parties and their candidates releasing their blueprints, ActionAid Nigeria deems it fit to review and comment on the manifestos, particularly as it ...

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U.S. House panel to probe Trump’s Saudi ties: Washington Post

Democrats on the U.S. House intelligence panel will investigate U.S. President Donald Trump’s response to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as part of a “deep dive” next year into U.S.-Saudi Arabia ties, the committee’s incoming head said in a report published on Friday. The committee will investigate the U.S. intelligence assessment of Khashoggi’s death as well as the war ...

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WaterAid calls for action as report warns 620 million children’s education, health is compromised by lack of decent school toilets

Ahead of 2018 World Toilet Day on 19 November and after the recent declaration of a state of emergency in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector, WaterAid Nigeria is urging the Nigerian government to commence action towards prioritising sanitation for all, following a new report showing that the education and health of millions of children is threatened by a lack ...

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How Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable — such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast — complaining isn’t good for you. Your brain loves efficiency and doesn’t like to work any harder than it has ...

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MTN Eyes Mobile Banking in Nigeria, to Apply for Payments Service License Soon

Nigeria’s leading telco, MTN, is gearing up to enter the Nigerian banking space. According to reports, the telco intend to apply for a payment banking license in the next few months. It also hopes to launch its MTN Mobile Money service in Nigeria by the second quarter of 2019. MTN set to enter Nigeria’s Mobile Money market https://t.co/5rZn2ERkd0 pic.twitter.com/Ixcb21JOok — Ugo Obi-Chukwu ...

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BBC Media Action Relaunches #Nosidonlook Reloaded, #UdeyAmong – a Nigeria’s Governance Project!

BBC Media Action Naija, the Non-Governmental Organization and Charity arm of British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in Nigeria has relaunched today #Nosidolook and #UdeyAmong campaign- a Nigeria’s governance project aimed at addressing different steps and actions that people across Nigeria are taking to instigate change in Nigeria particularly towards increasing citizens’ participation in achieving sustainable democratic society and good governance. According ...

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#2019election: ‘You can save Nigeria by resisting violence’, – Group to youths

Mr Prosper Okafor, President, National Youths Summit on Peace and Security (NYSPS), on Wednesday urged Nigerian youths to resist all forms of violence capable of causing breach of the country’s peace and unity. Okafor told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that security and peace were key to economic and political stability. He urged youths to always put ...

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