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Nigeria: Kaduna Records Poor 2019 Budget Performance In Family Planning

Nigeria: Kaduna Records Poor 2019 Budget Performance In Family Planning

  By Joseph Edegbo   Poor budget performance in Family Planning has been recorded in Kaduna State following the failure of relevant agencies to raise memo for Releases.   Under the 2019 budget, Family Planning in the State was allocated over N147.6 million for which only one Memo requesting for N10,000,000 was raised so far. […]

Bala Mohammed And The Fulani Ethnic Nationality Question

  A Response to the Nigerian Tribune Editorial Titled: “Bauchi Governor and the Stateless Fulani” By Ladan Salihu During a recent interview session with the Channels Television network; in response to a question, the Executive Governor of Bauchi State, His Excellency Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, CON, stated that the Fulani herdsmen, no matter where they […]

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Goodbye Fellow Humanist, Patrick Naagbanton!

  By Leo Igwe My hand is shaking as I pen this piece, as I tried to articulate a befitting tribute to my dear friend and fellow humanist, Patrick Naagbanton. Patrick’s sudden demise has emotionally devastated me. I am in shock and cannot believe that Mr. Naagbanton has passed away. The news of his death […]

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ICRC Condemns Killing Of Abducted Aid Worker In Nigeria

  The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has condemned the killing of abducted member of the Action Against Hunger team in Nigeria, saying violence against humanitarian workers only jeopardizes access to much needed assistance for people affected by armed conflicts. Six members (one woman and five men) of the humanitarian organisation working in […]

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Nigeria: Jigawa Announces Child Spacing Budget Line, To Allocate N25 Million In 2020 Budget

  By Iliya Kure Dutse (Nigeria) – Jigawa State Government in northwest Nigeria has announced the creation of child spacing budget line and intention to allocate N25 million to the budget line in its 2020 budget appropriation. Executive Secretary of the State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr. Kabir Ibrahim, announced this at the opening of […]

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Sierra Leone: President Bio Announces Tougher Measures To Address Exam Malpractices

  President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone has announced tougher measures to curb the increasing spate of examination malpractices in the country. The president made the announcement at the opening of newly completed Comprehensive Primary School in Freetown, capital of the country. According to him, examination malpractice was destroying the soul of the education […]

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Nigeria: Plateau Born Innovator Desirous To Be Thomas Edison Of Our Time – NAN Feature

  By Martha Agas, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Like any young boy growing up, Luka Zang, winner of the 2019 Federal Government’s award for excellence in technology and innovation, at the Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSME) Award, was fond of destroying almost every electronic device in their house, and later recouple them. His […]

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Oil Prices Fall After OPEC+ Talks, ECB Rate Cut

  Oil prices fell on Thursday after a meeting of the OPEC+ alliance yielded no decision on deepening supply cuts but focused instead on bringing Nigerian and Iraqi output down to their agreed quotas. Oil came under further pressure after the European Central Bank cut its deposit rate to a record low -0.5 per cent […]

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