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Kano approves N79m counterpart fund to boost healthcare delivery

Kindly Share This Story: Ganduje Kano State Government has approved N79 million as a contribution to the implementation of the 2019 Health Work Plan. The state Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, disclosed this on Saturday when he briefed journalists [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

Shop owner slumped as fire guts Obosi spare parts market

Kindly Share This Story: At least one person has been confirmed dead, following Saturday’s fire that gutted the Mgbuka Obosi Spare Parts Market in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), however, learnt that the [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

Niger gov sends warning shots to NCE holders that can’t read

Kindly Share This Story: Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello has expressed concern over the last recruitment conducted in the state in 2019. He said it was disheartening and unfortunate that some [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

WARNING: Don’t remove your pubic hairs, Gynaecologist urges women

Kindly Share This Story: A gynaecologist has warned against waxing or shaving pubic hairs because it can cause “microscopic trauma” that can lead to infections.  Dr Jen Gunter, the author of The Vagina Bible, has urged women. While the purpose [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

Senegal’s remote cannabis growers evade crackdown

Kindly Share This Story: A Cannabis Sativa plant Most Senegalese farmers sell peanuts and vegetables, but in one hamlet lost in a mangrove swamp in the West African country’s south, only one crop is commercially viable — cannabis. Kouba, a [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

Man Utd won’t make panic buys, vows Solskjaer

Kindly Share This Story: Solskjaer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Manchester United will not look for short-term solutions in the January transfer window just to guarantee his job security. Solskjaer will not countenance bringing in players if they do not fit [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

D’Banj, DJ Spinall, Praiz, Olisa, others turned up for MTN’s MusicTime

Kindly Share This Story: By Ayo Onikoyi D’Banj, DJ Spinall, Praiz, Olisa and other celebs decided to shut down Lagos at an exclusive party hosted by MTN for the data-bundled music service MusicTime! Ah! Okay, you thought you’re the only [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

More subscribers rewarded at StarTimes promo

Kindly Share This Story: StarTimes By Moses Nosike More Nigerians have been rewarded from the ongoing StarTimes Xmas promo which started across the country from November 1, 2019 to end this January 15, 2020. BBNaija’s Uriel, Emma Oh My God [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

Nigerian DJs lack branding, equipment expensive ― DJ Xzee

Kindly Share This Story: Ademola Hammed Yekini (stage name: Dj Xzee) By Rasheed Sobowale A Nigerian deejay (DJ), Hammed Ademola Yekini (stage name: Dj Xzee) has lamented the lack of branding by a lot of young DJs in the country. [...]

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Policing is everybody’s responsibility, says Ooni

Kindly Share This Story: Shina Abubakar – Osogbo The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II has described policing as the responsibility of every citizen to ensure a safe society. A statement issued by the palace’s Director of Media [...]

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Klopp story shows how Liverpool kids are ‘pushing like crazy’

Kindly Share This Story: Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool’s younger players are “pushing like crazy in training” for a first-team chance. Liverpool are top of the Premier League with a 13-point gap, winning 19 and drawing one of their 20 games [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

North Korea says leaders’ relations not enough after Trump sends birthday wishes to Kim

Kindly Share This Story: US President Donald Trump (R) and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un North Korean President Kim Jong Un received birthday greetings from U.S. President Donald Trump, even though their personal relationship is not enough for a [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

Your DUSTBIN as goldmine for fraudsters ― DCP Tunji

Kindly Share This Story: DCP Tunji Disu By David O Royal Deputy Commissioner of Police and Commander of Rapid Response Squad in Lagos State, DCP Tunji Disu, has advised Nigerians to always guard their information jealously and stop dumping vital [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

Human error: Iran admits shooting down Ukrainian airliner unintentionally

Kindly Share This Story: The general staff of Iran’s armed forces says that Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, which crashed just after taking off from Tehran’s Airport on January 8, was brought down due to human error, according to state-run [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

Bankole Oluwafemi, editor-in-chief of TechCabal, leaves Big Cabal Media, the company he founded

After almost six years as founder of Big Cabal Media, Bankole Oluwafemi announces his departure from the company to seek new adventures. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 11, 2020 Technology Business & StartUps

NPFL: Plateau, Lobi face stern home tests on Matchday 14

Kindly Share This Story: Joint table-toppers Plateau United and Lobi Stars have tough home ties to negotiate on Sunday as the 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season enters MatchDay 14. It will be a meeting of two former club [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

Patient dies from mysterious virus in China

Kindly Share This Story: A patient died on Saturday from a mysterious illness after an outbreak in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, according to the local health commission. The emergence of the virus is raising concerns as hundreds of [...]

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Lalong briefs Buhari, says North keying into community policing

Kindly Share This Story: Chairman, Northern Governors’ Forum and Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, says the 19 Northern states have gone far in their efforts to introduce community policing in the region. Lalong spoke [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

Iran vs America: What if it were Nigeria?

Kindly Share This Story: By Emmanuel Aziken Few global events since the Cuban missile crisis of 1962 have generated talk of a Third World War as the recent faceoff between the United States and Iran. The mutter was upon the [...]

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Global oil in a cycle of escalation

Kindly Share This Story: By Sonny Atumah President Donald Trump in a broadcast last Wednesday spoke to Iranian leaders insisting that the United States wants them to have a “great future, one that you deserve—one of prosperity at home and [...]

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Vision 20-2020; The mother of all lies

Kindly Share This Story: Nigerian Flag By Tony Eluemunor Vision 20-2020 must be the greatest lie any President or Prime Minister ever told to his country. It was a national swindle for the project had no foundation whatsoever as it [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

Man City fans given five-year bans over Sterling racist abuse

Two Manchester City supporters have received five-year bans from football matches and lifetime suspensions from the Premier League champions’ stadium after being found guilty of racist abuse. Ian Baldry, 58, made a racist comment towards City and England winger Raheem [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

Former Fulham captain McBride named USA general manager

Kindly Share This Story: McBride Former Fulham captain Brian McBride, a three-time World Cup striker for the United States, was named Friday as the new US national team general manager by the US Soccer Federation. McBride, 47, scored 30 goals [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

MTN claims Nigeria withdraws $2bn tax demand

Kindly Share This Story: Mobile giant MTN said Friday that Nigeria’s attorney general had withdrawn a demand for around $ 2 billion in back taxes in the latest step towards resolving its legal woes with the authorities. The South African [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say

Today In History: UN General Assembly meets for 1st time in London and more

Kindly Share This Story: 49 BC Julius Caesar defies the Roman Senate and crosses the Rubicon, uttering “alea iacta est” (the die is cast), signaling the start of civil war which would lead to his appointment as Roman dictator for [...]

January 11, 2020 What the papers say