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FG To Check Outbreak Of Lassa fever

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has concluded plans to partner the Federal Ministry of Health to bring the outbreak of Lassa Fever under control. The NARD’s National President, Dr Olusegun Olaopa and the  Secretary General, Dr Anthony Ude, said on Monday that the recent resurgence in the number of reported cases of Lassa fever was […]

ASUU Strike Still On Going – ASUU President

Three months after going on strike, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it is still consulting with its members over offers made by the Federal Government. The union’s National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos that they would meet with officials of the government […]

NAFDAC Advises Nigerians To Stop Bleaching

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has advised Nigerians against the use of bleaching or “ skin whitening” chemicals because they could lead to cancer and kidney malfunction. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Abuja. […]

Ezekwesili Steps Down From Presidential Race

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has announced her withdrawal from the presidential race. She however, opted to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 16, 2019 election. A statement issued on Thursday morning by the spokesperson […]

EFCC Partners With FBI To Tackle Cyber Crime In Nigeria

The acting chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said that the trends in global security revealed that cyber crimes are the latest form of terrorism and corruption affecting all nations in the 21st century. Magu, who spoke through the commission’s director of operations, Mohammed Abbah, said the anti-graft agency in […]