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Daily Archives: November 14, 2019

Over Exposure To Phones, Computers & TV Screens Could Blind One

Over Exposure To Phones, Computers & TV Screens Could Blind One

Over Exposure To Phones, Computers & TV Screens Could Blind One Chioma Uchendu, a consultant ophthalmologist with the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, has advised regular break from smartphones and other devices like computer and television screens to avoid damage to [...]

October 19, 2019 Health issues
Segalink

Segalink To EFCC: ‘To Probe Tinubu, You Don’t Need Petition’

Social media activist, Segun Awosanya, popularly known as Segalink, has rejected the advice of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to write a petition against All Progressives Congress leader, Bola Tinubu. Segalink, who is the leader of the #EndSARS movement, [...]

October 19, 2019 Government and politics
Nigeria To Enrol 10.2 Million Out-Of-School Children

Nigeria To Enrol 10.2 Million Out-Of-School Children

Nigeria To Enrol 10.2 Million Out-Of-School Children The Nigerian government says it has committed N10 billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from streets in the next five years. The governments said it hopes to achieve the target by enrolling [...]

October 19, 2019 Education
Ajaokuta Steel Company

FG Says It Is Partnering The Russian Government To Revive Ajaokuta Steel Company

The Federal Government says it is partnering the Russian government to revive Ajaokuta Steel Company. Minister of Mines and Solid Minerals Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, disclosed this at an interactive session with Senate Committee on Solid Minerals, Mines, Steel Development [...]

October 19, 2019 Business
Gen. Yakubu Gowon

Gowon, a living legend, symbol of unity at 85– Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on his 85th birthday, today. Buhari, in a release issued yesterday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina, described Gowon as a living legend [...]

October 19, 2019 Government and politics
Dr. Chris Ngige

Minimum wage payment takes immediate effect – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has said that payment of the new minimum wage would take effect immediately, adding that it cuts across both the public and private sectors. He disclosed this early yesterday in Abuja [...]

October 19, 2019 Government and politics
Nurses abandon Cross River hospitals

Nurses abandon Cross River hospitals over poor renumeration, 93 in 1,011 health facilities

Nurses abandon Cross River hospitals: Exodus of nurses has hit Cross River State Government as the State has 93 nurses working in 1, 016 health facilities across the eighteen local government areas of the State. Hope For Nigeria Online findings [...]

October 19, 2019 Health issues
Gov. Ortom

Benue: Gov. Ortom reacts to allegation of ‘using and dumping’ ex-appointees

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has declared that he won’t abandon his former appointees. Ortom made the declaration while reacting to comments credited to the opposition in the State that he has “used and dumped” his former appointees. He [...]

October 19, 2019 Government and politics
Nigeria

Nigeria, seven others ‘yet to make progress on TB eradication’- Report

A new global report on Tuberculosis released by the World Health Organisation on Thursday has shown that Nigeria and seven other countries are yet to make considerable progress in their efforts to reduce the incidence of TB. The report showed that despite [...]

October 19, 2019 Health issues
Tinubu

Tinubu, Bamanga Tukur, state governors hail Gowon as he turns 85

A former governor of Lagos State and leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has congratulated former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, as he turns 85 on Saturday. Mr Tinubu, in a statement on Friday night, made available by [...]

October 19, 2019 General