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Measles: Nigerian govt flags off vaccination campaign Tuesday

The federal government will on Tuesday flag off the 2017/2018 National Measles Campaign, which aims to vaccinate over 33 million Nigerian children against the disease. The Executive Director of National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, who announced this in a statement released on Monday, said the Minister of …

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Anti-nuclear campaign ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize

Nuclear disarmament group ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its decade-long campaign to rid the world of the atomic bomb as nuclear-fuelled crises swirl over North Korea and Iran. “The organisation is receiving the award for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of …

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Why we must pass bill to regulate NGOs, CSOs – House of Reps

The House of Representatives on Friday restated its determination to pass a bill ‎to regulate non-governmental organisations, NGOs. Several Nigerians including the former chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, Chidi Odinkalu, have critic‎ised the bill describing it as unnecessary. Such critics say there are already enough existing laws that …

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Boko Haram: Open Letter to Borno People

Boko Haram: Open Letter to Borno People

“Fear a tumult which will affect those who caused it as well as the innocent ones…” Quran Chapter Anfal 8:25 I have deliberately quoted the above verse from the Quran, the Holy Book of Islam since the majority of Borno People are Muslims without ignoring the fact that there are …

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CAC extends manual business registration in Abuja, 5 states

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has extended manual registration of corporate bodies in Abuja and five states to May 15 to ensure a smooth transfer to complete online registration. The states are Lagos, Rivers Enugu, Kano and Katsina states. The commission had earlier announced in March that it would end …

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Akwa Ibom gives free anti- malaria drugs

The Akwa Ibom government says it has provided free anti-malaria commodities in all public health facilities in the state for the treatment of malaria among its citizens. The state Health Commissioner, Dr Dominic Ukpong, disclosed this on Tuesday in Uyo in a broadcast made to mark the 2017 World Malaria …

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