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Group Writes US Embassy, Demands Atiku’s Visa Status

An Anti-corruption group, the Leadership and Accountability Initiative has petitioned the Embassy of the United States of America over the controversies surrounding the visa status of former Vice President, Alh. Atiku Abubakar. It could be recalled that former President Olusegun Obasanjo had alleged that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar cannot step

Musuem and Monuments Commission gets new Directed-General

Babatunde Opalana  The Federal Government has  appointed Mr. Emeka Obiora Onuegbu as the new Director General of the National Commission for Museum and Monuments (NCMM). The Acting Director-General, Mr. Dapo Sijuade in a statement on Monday said the has been approved by the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. According to Sijuade, the appointment follows

2017 Nigeria Global Financing Facility (GFF) Performance Scorecard (Zero draft)

Dear friends and colleagues We are happy to share with you the 2017 Nigeria Global Financing Facility (GFF) Performance Scorecard (Zero draft) The CSOs are meeting tomorrow Tuesday 5th December in Abuja to debrief larger CSOs community about Maputo CSOs meeting. I will be presenting the scorecard for comments and feedbacks to be incorporated for

Northern Group Warns Ex-Jonathan Aide, Omokri, over Comments on Gov Shettima

Jude Johnson  The Northern Emancipation Network has warned Reno Omokri, aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan against making further uncomplimentary remarks on Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State. In a statement on Saturday, the Group’s President, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, warned Omokri to notethat the North has great respect for Shettima’s position as chairman of the

Over 20,000 Nigerians to die from cancer annually if…Health Minister 

•National Hospital gets new treatment facilities Jude Johnson  with agency report The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has warned that over 20,000 people die annually in Nigeria in 10 years time if the current lack of basic equipment for treatment of cancer persists. Adewole gave this warning on Friday in Abuja at the inauguration of the

Slave Trade: Over 1, 328 Nigerians evacuated from Libya in November

Another batch of 152 migrants arrived on Thursday  Jude Johnson    The Nigerian authorities in response to the global outrage have been able to evacuate about 1, 328 of its citizens from possible slave camps in Libya.   An official of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), informed Global Sentinel

NASS to address plight of the elderly, unemployed youth– Dogara

Babatunde Opalana  The Speaker, House of Representative; Hon. Yakubu Dogara has commended the initiative and decision of the leadership and members of the Committee of Women Affairs, Social Development, Youth Development and Telecommunication for taking up the consolidated bills on the provision of services to the Elderly, the Youth and the

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