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Chemical weapons: FG warns producers, marketers

Chemical weapons By Muhammad Nur Tijani The Federal Government has cautioned producers and marketers of chemical weapons against allowing it into the hands of non-state actors. Mr Gabriel Aduda, the Permanent Secretary, Political and Economic Affairs in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, gave the warning at a sensitisation workshop in …

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Buhari re-appoints Adeyemi, Adeleye Special Assistants

President Muhammadu Buhari By Rotimi Ijikanmi President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Mr Segun Adeyemi and Mr Williams Adeleye as his Special Assistants (Media) attached to the Office of the Minister of Information and Culture. Mr Joe Mutah, the Chief Press Secretary to information and culture minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed this in …

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Woman arrested for killing ‘hubby’ over daughter’s birthday party

A knife with blood By Oladapo Udom The homicide detectives section  from Surulere Division of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Stella Peter, 23, for stabbing one Mr Bala Haruna, 25, to death. The Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), DSP Bala Elkana, said on Tuesday that this was because Haruna refused to release …

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10,000 Nigerian girls forced into prostitution in Burkina Faso – Ambassador 

The Nigerian Ambassador to Burkina Faso, Ramatu Ahmed says no fewer than 10,000 Nigerian girls are forced into prostitution in Burkina Faso. Ahmed disclosed this in an Interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN)  in Ouagadougou on Monday She said the  victims of sex-trade were mainly underage girls kept in appalling conditions in Ouagadougou …

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Nutrition studies now in schools curricular, says Nutrition Society of Nigeria

Children in a classroom By Emmanuel Afonne Nutrition has been included in the curricular of primary and secondary schools in the country as part of efforts to promote nutrition in children for sustainable development. Prof. Wasiu Afolabi, Vice President, South, Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN) disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of …

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Mugabe’s black emancipation legacy will live on – Osinbajo

Robert Mugabe By Chijioke Okoronkwo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the legacy of determined, proud and assertive black emancipation left by late Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe will live long in the hearts of Africans. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Saturday in Abuja, said the vice president conveyed the message on …

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Aisha Buhari urges military to end gender stereotype against female personnel

DrHajo Sani, Representative of the Wife of the President, MrsAisha Buhari (L); Chief ofDefence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin and Ene Uja, rep of the Minister of Defence at the Defence Headquarters maiden women peace and security conference in Abuja on 12/9/19 By Sumaila Ogbaje First Lady Aisha Buhari has called on the military authorities to …

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