We’ll Resist Attempts To Discredit Ekweremadu – Ohaneze

We’ll Resist Attempts To Discredit Ekweremadu – Ohaneze

Ohaneze Ndigbo, the Pan-Igbo socio-cultural group, said it would resist any attempt to discredit Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu. President-General of the group, Chief Nnia Nwodo, in a statement on Thursday, in Enugu, said it was preposterous for the Federal Government to be carrying out unwarranted inquisition into Ekweremadu’s life. He said that the allegation that Ekweremadu, the highest ranking Igbo politician in the country, embezzled public funds without any prima facie…

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Kremlin Calls Facebook’s Removal Of Russian Media Accounts Censorship

Kremlin Calls Facebook’s Removal Of Russian Media Accounts Censorship

The Kremlin on Thursday said Facebook’s removal of accounts controlled by various Russian media was a hostile move that smacked of censorship. Facebook said on Tuesday it had deleted hundreds of Russian accounts and pages associated with a “troll factory” indicted by U.S. prosecutors for fake activist and political posts in the 2016 U.S. election campaign. When asked about Facebook’s move, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov agreed with a questioner from one of the affected media…

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Arsenal Will Embrace Europa Pressure – Wenger

Arsenal Will Embrace Europa Pressure – Wenger

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal have “taken the time to grieve” after their League Cup pummelling by Manchester City and are ready to face the pressure of a Europa League quarterfinal against CSKA Moscow. The Gunners are sixth in the Premier League, a huge 13 points off fourth-placed arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur. Only the top four sides in the Premier League qualify for the Champions League, which means Arsenal’s only realistic route back into European club football’s…

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Reversing The Alarming Statistics Of Neonatal Deaths

Reversing The Alarming Statistics Of Neonatal Deaths

Maternal and neonatal mortality rate in Nigeria is still high in spite of concerted efforts at eradicating the menace. In this report, ODIRI UCHENUNU-IBEH presents graphic report of the situation in Southwest states of Ondo, Osun, Oyo and Ekiti. A report obtained by LEADERSHIP has revealed that neonatal mortality, which is the probability of a child dying within 28 days, constitute more than half of the under five deaths in south-west states in Nigeria. According…

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IGP Reinstates Kogi Commissioner Of Police, Ali Janga

IGP Reinstates Kogi Commissioner Of Police, Ali Janga

Mr Ali Janga has been reinstated as the Commissioner of Police in Kogi State, the state police command spokesman, ASP William Aya, has confirmed. Aya told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lokoja on Thursday that Janga returned to office on April 3 on the order of the Inspector -General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris. He said that Janga was reinstated after meeting the one week ultimatum given to him by the Inspector -General of…

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Nigeria Customs Gets New Uniform

Nigeria Customs Gets New Uniform

The management of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has approved an additional uniform that will give officers and men variety that can be worn depending on the weather and assignment to be executed. The additional uniform which was officially presented to the public by the acting deputy comptroller-general of Customs in charge of Tariff and Trade, Isa Talatu Mairo and the Service Public Relations Officer, DC Joseph Attah, has white atop the usual ash coloured…

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APC Support Groups Seek Tenure Extension For Party Chiefs

APC Support Groups Seek Tenure Extension For Party Chiefs

The coalition of All Progressives Congress Support Groups (APCSG) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his stance on tenure extension for the current members of the APC National Executive Committee (NEC). The current administrative structure of the party and its executives at all levels which came into office in 2013 is expected to be replaced by June 2018. LEADERSHIP reports that in spite of the popularity of the idea among those present at…

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Optometrists To Offer 40,000 Children Free Eye Services

Optometrists To Offer 40,000 Children Free Eye Services

As part of activities to mark its 50th anniversary, the Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) has concluded arrangements to offer free quality eye care services to over 40,000 children nationwide. National president of the association, Dr Damian Echendu, who made the disclosure at the launch of corporate social responsibility, said the initiative would correct errors of refraction, improve eyesight and reduce avoidable blindness among children. According to him, “The initiative, ‘My Sight, My Right’ is a…

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Marijuana For Medicals

Marijuana For Medicals

In 2013, the world was taken aback when the President of the small Latin American nation of Uruguay, Jose Mujica, took a bold step of legalising marijuana.  What this meant was that marijuana was made commercially available to the citizens of adult age. Also known as Cannabis, report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Control, estimates that 183 million people worldwide used cannabis in 2015, more than 3.8 per cent of the planet’s…

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Evicted Big Brother housemate, Bambam was one of the 10 female housemates that made it to the 2018 season of the Big Brother Naija reality television show. Bambam’s eviction came as a shock to her supporters and viewers of the show in general, being that she was sent packing after the Saturday night party. She was the first housemate to have been evicted on Saturday.’ t the early stage, Bambam told other housemates she joined…

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