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Party faithful describe Kwankwaso’s visit to C/River as symbolic, unequalled

The New Nigerian People Party (NNPP) faithful on Saturday described the visit by Presidential candidate, Rabiu Kwankwaso to Cross River as symbolic and unparalleled. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Kwankwoso inaugurated five campaign offices in Cross River amidst fanfare. The campaign offices inaugurated include that of Dr Sam Eno Senatorial Campaign Office […]

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Security Watch African Initiative advocates intelligence sharing to tackle insecurity

The Security Watch African Initiative (SWAI), has called for intelligence sharing and synergy amongst sub-regional bodies on the continent to check insecurity in African countries. SWAI, at its 17th annual conference and award ceremony in Banjul, The Gambia, also called for periodic assembly to assess the African security environment. The suggestions are contained in a […]

Medicine

Minister says FG working toward improving doctors’ condition of service

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says Federal Government is working toward improving the condition of service of Nigerian doctors to check migration of the medical personnel. The minister disclosed this when he featured on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) ministerial forum in Abuja. He also said that the Federal Government had been working […]

Key Issues

2023: PDP’ll retain governorship seat in Sokoto–Rep

Dr Balarabe Shehu-Kakale, a member of the House of Representatives (PDP-Sokoto), says the party will retain the governorship position in the forthcoming 2023 General Elections. Shehu-Kakale said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja that as far as the 2023 polls were concerned, PDP is good to go […]

Key Issues

INEC debunks alleged forfeiture investigation against presidential candidate

The Independent National Electoral Commission has debunked a purported statement claiming that it has commenced investigation into a case of criminal forfeiture against one of the presidential candidates in the 2023 General Election. The commission in a statement by its National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, in Abuja on Saturday, […]

Trading

Group backs FG’s efforts to tackle oil thieves

A pressure group, Kungiyyar Mutanen Arewa, has commended Federal Government’s efforts to plug all avenues being used by some unpatriotic Nigerians to steal Nigeria’s oil wealth. The group said in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja that, so far, the efforts of the military and the […]

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SWAI advocates intelligence sharing to tackle insecurity

The Security Watch African Initiative (SWAI), has called for intelligence sharing and synergy amongst sub-regional bodies on the continent to check insecurity in African countries. SWAI, at its 17th annual conference and award ceremony in Banjul, The Gambia, also called for periodic assembly to assess the African security environment. The suggestions are contained in a […]

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APC group calls for due process in appointment of new CNA

The APC Alliance for Good Governance, a socio-political group has tasked the National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) to follow due process in the appointment of a new a Clerk of the National Assembly (CNA). Assistant National Coordinator of the group, Sani Liman, made the call in a statement in Abuja on Sunday. The News Agency […]

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Africa security group calls for more synegy among agencies

The Security Watch Africa Initiative (SWAI) has called for more intelligence sharing and synergy among sub-regional bodies address evolving threats. This is contained in a communique  on Sunday by Mr Patrick Agambu and Sani Usman, the SWAI President and Chief Rapporteur in Abuja. The communique was issued at the end of the 17th Edition of […]

Medicine

Access to proper healthcare ‘ll reduce maternal, child mortality — Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says the lack of access to healthcare is the main factor contributing to high maternal, infant and under five mortality in the country. He said this during the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) ministerial forum in Abuja. NAN reports that the latest United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) report […]