Monthly Archives: November 2019

Anambra Industrialist Proffers Dietary Management To Diabetes

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Diabetes is said to be one of the world’s most dreaded terminal illnesses associated with excess sugar in the red blood cells due to excessive intake of carbohydrates. Terminal health conditions associated with diabetes include stroke, renal failures and a host of others. In order to save Nigerians from untimely deaths resulting from diabetes, Mr. Godwin Okafor, ...

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Security: Sanwo-Olu Offers Amnesty To Cultists In Lagos

…restricts VIO’s operations to three hours daily Members of secret cult groups in Lagos State have been asked to surrender illegal firearms in their possession and renounce their membership of criminal groups. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday announced amnesty for criminals and cultists operating in the State. The Governor’s offer of amnesty followed a two-hour security meeting held behind closed ...

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Osinbajo Advocates Increased State Govt’s Engagement To End Gender-Based Violence Against Women

In order to deepen advocacy against gender-based violence and strengthen official efforts to prevent it, there is a need to intensify the engagements of state governments across the country. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, stated this today while receiving Mrs. Leymah Gbowee, the Liberian activist who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 for non-violent struggle, safety and women’s rights. ...

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Sanwo-Olu Leads Walk Against Domestic, Sexual Violence

Says Lagos’ll Work With The Police, Judiciary To Combat Rape And Other Vices Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to wield “the big stick” on perpetrators of rape, domestic violence and child abuse in the state. He added that the state would support the police and the judiciary to ensure the crime was brought to the barest minimum. ...

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Security Votes: You Can Sue Buhari, NASS, Others, Court Tells SERAP

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday granted leave to the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) in a suit against President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate president Ahmed Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila “over the failure to disclose details of allocations, disbursement and spending of an estimated N241.2 billion yearly as security votes between 1999 and ...

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Support Social Media Bill Because It Protects Human Dignity – Lawmaker

Sen. Mohammed Musa (APC- Niger), has urged Nigerians to support the social media bill before the National Assembly because it was aimed at protecting human dignity. Musa said in a statement on Monday in Abuja, that when assented to, would protect human dignity among many other inherent gains. The Senate had on Nov 5, re-introduced the ‘Protection from Internet Falsehood and ...

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I Didn’t Trade Off Bayelsa To APC, Says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied trading off Bayelsa State to the All Progressives Congress. He stated that the allegations by a former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, that he traded off Bayelsa State was incorrect and a blackmail. Jonathan spoke via a statement by his Media Adviser, Mr Ikechukwu Eze. Eze said it was not only in Bayelsa ...

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NNPC/SNEPCo Secondary School Scholars Hit 471

No fewer than 90 pupils from Nigeria’s six geo-political zones have been awarded full-board six-year secondary school scholarships administered by the Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) in the third set of the NNPC/SNEPCo National Cradle-to-Career (NC2C) programme designed to give top quality education to bright but indigent youths. The latest awards bring to 471 the total sponsorship since ...

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Anambra Cheers

By Joe C Anatune Governor Willie Obiano did something unusual on November 21, 2019 He inaugurated a committee of some wise men and women to peer into the future and visualise what or how Anambra state will look like in the next 50 years. Obiano, unknown to many, is thinking about the Anambra Child that is born next year and ...

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How Woman Killed Granddaughter To Stop Daughter’s Marriage

A 42-year-old-woman has allegedly poisoned her granddaughter with an insecticide, Sniper, to stop her daughter’s marriage to her lover. The Punch reports that the suspect, Temitope Akinola, who is a resident of Isote area of Sagamu, allegedly committed the offence last Thursday and was arrested on the same day by men of Ogun State Police Command. The Police Public Relations ...

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