International Day of Girl-child: Advocacy movie,” Radio Girl” premieres in FCT

Entertainment

By Chinenye Offor “Radio Girl”, advocacy movie against molestation of girls has hit cinema in commemoration of the 2023 International Day of the Girl Child. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that stakeholders in the public and private sectors, filmmakers and cinema goers attended the premiere of the movie at the Silverbird Galleria on [&hell

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Nigeria, next investment destination of choice after China, India – Edun

Economy/Business

By Kadiri Abdulrahman Nigeria’s Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the economy, Mr Wale Edun, says after China and India, Nigeria is the largest economy that investors are running after. Edun said this in an interview with newsmen on Tuesday in Marrakech, Morocco, on the sidelines of the ongoing 2023 World Bank/International Fund (IM

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Alleged stolen genitals: Esu Karu, security agents warn residents against jungle justice

General News

By Blessing Ibegbu The Esu-Karu, Luka Panya and security agents, on Wednesday warned residents of Karu, in Nasarawa State against taking laws into their hands (jungle justice). Panya said this at a meeting with security agents, traditional rulers, community, religious, motorcycle and tricycle leaders, following the recent bizarre story of stolen ge

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FG to partially commercialise dams under its 12 river basins – Minister

Water Resources

By Aminu Garko The Federal Government is set to partially commercialise  the dams under the nation’s 12 river basins to enable them to deliver  their mandates effectively. The Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Prof. Joseph Utsev,  disclosed this while speaking to newsmen shortly after inspecting Tiga dam in Bebeji Local Government Area of

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Diphtheria: Over 80% of infected children never received vaccination — NPHCDA

Health

By Muhammad Nur Tijani Dr Faisal Shu’aib, Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), says over 80 per cent of children who died of diptheria or admitted in hospitals never received routine childhood immunisations. The NPHCDA boss said this after inspecting the Diphtheria Treatment Centre at the Murtala Muhammad Sp

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Edo gets 412 slots for  2024 Hajj

Religious

By Usman Aliyu The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has allocated 412 slots to Edo for the 2024 Hajj. Sheik Ibrahim Oyarekhua, Chairman, Edo Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, disclosed this during an interactive session with newsmen on Wednesday in Benin. “In 2023, 432 slots were allocated to the state in the recently concluded exercise, [

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