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Nigeria collapsing under Buhari, says NANS

The National Association of Nigerian Students, South-West (Zone D), on Friday, said the rate at which Nigerians were being killed by terrorists and other non-state actors had become a cause for concern. This is as it noted that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), had failed in his primary …

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Why Nigeria needs deliverer not leader

The President of Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, on Thursday, said Nigeria needed a deliverer and not a leader. The cleric, during a sermon at the ongoing Shiloh programme at the church’s headquarters in Ota, Ogun State, lamented the current security and economic crises, adding that he warned …

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Nigeria through to African qualifiers

Nigeria’s men’s senior cricket team, the Yellow Greens, are through to the final round of the African qualifiers for the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup in Namibia next year. The 2024 ICC T20 World Cup is billed for the West Indies and United States. The Yellow Greens secured passage into …

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Nigeria home to 50% Africa’s tropical illnesses – WHO

Nigeria is home to 50 per cent of Africa’s neglected tropical illnesses and has the highest rates of Tuberculosis, paediatric HIV, and malaria in Africa, according to the World Health Organisation. The WHO Country Representative, Dr Walter Mulombo, disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja at the sixth annual conference of …

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Nigeria expecting €63m mega transformers, says power minister

The €63m mega power transformers ordered by Nigeria after an agreement between the Federal Government and Siemens are beginning to arrive in the country, the Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, announced on Thursday. In July this year, the Federal Government said the mega transformers it ordered under the Presidential Power …

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For PWDs in Nigeria, road to justice remains tortuous, costly (1)

After weeks of learning basic sign language, SOLOMON ODENIYI visited police stations across the country, feigning hearing and speech impairment to report on the neglect, frustration, and discrimination Persons With Disabilities encounter in their pursuit of justice Unfettered access to justice is vital for rule of law to thrive in …

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Nigeria has Africa’s highest TB, paediatric HIV – WHO

Nigeria bears the highest burdens of tuberculosis and paediatric HIV, while accounting for 50 per cent of neglected tropical diseases in Africa, the World Health Organisation has said. The WHO said although the prevalence of malaria has declined from 42 per cent to 23 per cent, Nigeria contributes 27 per …

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