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Ban Ki-moon calls for accelerated action on MDGS to save lives

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, has called for more accelerated action from governments, international organisations and civil society groups on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), for sustainable development far beyond 2015.   MDGs was adopted by world leaders in the year 2000, as a 15-year roadmap to fight poverty, hunger and disease, protect the environment and expand education, basic health and women’s ...

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Ebola: Four more survivors discharged from quarantine facility

The cheering news continues for Nigeria as four more Lagos residents who had been held at the Lagos Treatment Centre have been released after being certified as free from the dreaded disease. Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, said this in a statement released on Monday. Chukwu, in the statement signed by his special assistant on Media and Communication, Dan ...

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DHQ faults UK newspaper allegation on war crimes

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) had faulted a British Newspaper report that Nigerian government committed war crimes by terrorising some of its citizens in the war against insurgency.   This is contained in a statement posted on the Defence Headquarters official website www.defence info.mil.ng on Tuesday in Abuja.   “The report credited to the British Newspaper, Daily Independent, UK, in which ...

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Lagos Water Corporation spends N4bn yearly to produce portable water

The Lagos State Water Corporation (LSWC) on Monday said it spent over N4 billion yearly to run its operations of providing potable water to houses in the state.   The Group Managing Director of (LSWC), Mr Shayo Holloway, who made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, said that making water potable was ...

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FAO seeks improved policy implementation to promote agriculture

Minister of Water Resources Mrs. Sarah Reng Ochekpe

The Food and Agriculture Organisation  (FAO)  has attributed the slow pace of agricultural development in Africa to poor implementation of policies.   The FAO Representative to Nigeria, Mrs Louise Setshwaelo, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday.   Setshwaelo, said that the continent did not lack of good policies to promote ...

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Kutigi’s peace moves succeed as ‎National Conference ends‎ without rancour

The National Conference, which began on March 17, came to an end on Thursday morning.   The series of meetings the Confab chairman, Idris Kutigi, held with zonal leaders on Wednesday paid off as the delegates agreed on a position on the controversial draft constitution.   The confab ended with a minor amendment to the third volume of the confab ...

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Court jails 3 for public nuisance, drunkenness

An Upper Area Court, Kuje , FCT, on Wednesday sentenced three men, Micheal Adibe, Ogunlade Micheal and Warya Terso to two months imprisonment each for drunkenness and public nuisance.   The presiding officer, Mr Adamu Wakili, convicted the men after they pleaded guilty to a one-count charge of public nuisance.   Wakili, however, gave each of the convicts an option ...

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Enugu deputy governor collapses before impeachment panel

An interesting twist came into the impeachment saga against the deputy governor of Enugu State, Sunday Onyebuchi as he slumped before the impeachment panel today. Onyebuchi, while testifying before the impeachment panel which is probing allegations of misconduct against him by the State House of Assembly allegedly on the orders of the governor, Sullivan Chime, had to be rushed out ...

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2015: Electorate will vote credible candidates – Hon. Segelu

An aspirant seeking to represent Akinyele/Lagelu Federal Constituency in 2015, on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Olayinka Oladimeji Segelu has said candidates’ pedigree, antecedents, personal achievements and records will count in the forthcoming 2015 general elections. Hon. Segelu gave this indication in a statement made available to newsmen in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The House of ...

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Doctors’ strike to blame for my son’s death -CNPP publicity secretary

Osita Okechukwu, publicity secretary of the Conference of Nigeria’s Political Parties has blamed the strike embarked upon by doctors for the death of his undergraduate son last weekend. Okechukwu, who was left embittered, urged the Federal government and Nigeria Medical Association to do all within their powers to resolve the impasse. The doctor’s industrial action, which is mainly based on ...

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