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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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Abuja-Kaduna rail travelers safe – NRC assures

Abuja-Kaduna rail service By Lucy Ogalue The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), says it has intensified efforts to ensure the safety of trains and passengers that travel via the Abuja-Kaduna Train Service(AKTS). Mr Paschal Nnorli, Manager, AKTS, NRC, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Tuesday in Abuja, said that the 1955 …

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Patient safety: FG tasked to curb healthcare errors, preventable deaths

Patient safety: FG tasked to curb healthcare errors, preventable deaths By Abujah Racheal As the World marks Patient Safety Day, some Nigerians in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have called on the Federal Government to ensure that healthcare errors that cause unwarranted deaths are curbed. The Nigerians spoke to our correspondent on the sidelines of …

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Buhari dissolves Obono-Obla’s SPIP – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

  Mr Okoi Obono-Obla President Muhammadu Buhari has formally dissolved the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) as currently constituted with Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla as Chairman. The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has been directed to immediately take over all outstanding investigations and other activities of the …

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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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Kenya to nationalise airline to boost competitiveness

Kenyan Airways (Xinhua/NAN) Kenyan government has concluded plans to nationalise its carrier Kenya Airways by end of the year in order to boost its competitiveness. Sebastian Mikosz, chief executive officer, Kenya Airways, told journalists in Nairobi on Tuesday that all its regional and international competitors are also owned by their respective governments and thus have …

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Xenophobia: S/Africa denies Air Peace plane landing permit to evacuate 2nd batch of Nigerians

Air Peace fleet By Yunus Yusuf The evacuation of the second batch of Nigerians from South Africa owing to ongoing xenophobic attacks, suffered an interruption on Tuesday following the delay in granting landing permit to Air Peace. The airline has volunteered to evacuate Nigerians willing to return to the country following the recent violence against …

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European Parliament backs Lagarde as next ECB president

European Parliament backs Lagarde as next ECB president The European Parliament on Tuesday backed the choice of Christine Lagarde, the former Head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as the next president of the European Central Bank (ECB). In a secret ballot, 394 EU lawmakers voted in favour, 206 against and 49 abstained. Lagarde’s appointment …

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