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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, at the State House, Abuja. According to NAN, the agenda of the meeting between the president and the new acting HoS was unknown at the time of filing its report.

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Taraba State has validated the re-election of Governor Darius Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last governorship election in the State. The decision was taken by a three-man panel led by Justice M.O. Adewara.

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the February 23, 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has finally spoken to Nigerians weeks after the Presidential election Tribunal quashed his claims and evidences against President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Non-Iodised Salt Is Dangerous To Human Helth - NAFDAC

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Dr. Abubakar Jimoh, the Director of Public Affairs of NAFDAC has warned Nigerians to stop the consumption of non-iodised salt as it is harmful to human health.

Fund Primary Healthcare, Bill Gates Begs FG


The co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, has called on the Federal Government to improve budgetary allocation to primary health care system in Nigeria in order to attain the level of some other countries that have lower income but have done a better job with the primary health care system.

NMA Raise Concern Over Mass Exodus Of Medical Doctors


The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has disclosed that, challenged by the perceived poor condition of service in the Nigerian Health sector coupled with deteriorating health facilities it has observed that many medical Doctors are abandoning the country in search of greener pasture.

The National Economic Council (NEC), chaired by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has yesterday debunked that the planned N100 billion National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) does not include foreign Herdsmen.

Reps Directs CBN To Suspend Charges On Deposits

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On Thursday, 19th September 2019 the House of Representatives had during its plenary, directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to review its cashless policy by suspending the proposed charges imposed on cash deposits into Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) of individuals and corporate bodies.

Court Orders Forfeiture of P&IDs Assets Over $9.6bn Liability


The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja had on Thursday, 19th September 2019, granted the request by the Federal Government of Nigeria to seize all assets belonging to P&ID Limited, Virgin Island and its Nigerian affiliate, P&ID Nigeria Limited.

Nigerian Wrestler Adekuoroye Qualifies For 2020 Olympics


Nigerian wrestler, Odunayo Adekuoroye has qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, after reaching the Semi-finals, at the ongoing 2019 Senior World Wrestling Champion in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

Nigeria Set To Face Brazil On Oct 13 In Singapore


Three-time Afcon champions Nigeria will play Copa America defending champions Brazil in a friendly on the 13th of October 2019 at a 55,000-capacity National Stadium of Singapore.

Chelsea Lock Horns With Valencia In UEFA Champions League Match


Chelsea FC welcome Valencia to Stamford Bridge on Tuesday evening and Chelsea's manager Frank Lampard is expecting a tough match.

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The Nigerian Army on Friday said it has killed seven key commanders of Boko Haram operating along the Lake Chad region during a fierce fight with troops of the MNJTF and the Nigerian Armed Forces.

Andela Terminates The Contract Of 400 developers

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Africa focused tech talent accelerator Andela will cut 400 junior engineers across Nigeria, Kenya, and Uganda.

Chimamanda Honoured With Prestigious Award in Germany


Multiple Award Winning Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been honoured with the Kassel Citizens' 'Prism of Reason' Award on Sunday in Germany for "her vision of humanistic diversity".

Tunisia's former autocratic president, Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali has on Thursday died in exile in Saudi Arabia at 83, Tunisian state news agency reports. Ben Ali ruled Tunisia for 23 years, delivering stability and economic growth. He, however, was ousted in 2011, after a series of mass street protest accusing him of suppressing political freedom and corruption.