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Rotary partners Airtel on blood donation project in Lagos – Guardian (blog) – Lagos

This was said by the President, Rotary Club of Lagos Island, District 9110, Rotary International Rotn Sanjeev Tandon and the Director of Supply chain, Airtel, Ravnvendra at the just concluded one-day Blood Bank Donation Camp Project, powered by the club, at its Lagos Headquarters. Nigerians have been charged to imbibe the culture of assisting one

NMA Charges FG To Improve Health Sector – Local news Nigeria

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has called for the refurbishing of the existing 20 teaching hospitals spread across the six geo-political zones of the country, thereby increasing the budgetary allocation for the health sector. This according to the union will reduce medical tourism abroad. At the National Executive Council Meeting of the Association holding in

PHOTOS: Four-Storey Building Collapses In Ilorin, Injures Three – Local news Nigeria

A four-storey building has collapsed in Ilorin, the Kwara State Capital. The building which is being constructed as a hotel collapsed on Friday morning, around the Sulugambari road, injuring three workers. Although no causality has been recorded yet, the injured workers have been taken to the hospital.         The post PHOTOS: Four-Storey

Rotary partners Airtel on blood donation project in Lagos – Guardian (blog) – Lagos

Guardian (blog) Rotary partners Airtel on blood donation project in LagosGuardian (blog)This was said by the President, Rotary Club of Lagos Island, District 9110, Rotary International Rotn Sanjeev Tandon and the Director of Supply chain, Airtel, Ravnvendra at the just concluded one-day Blood Bank Donation Camp Project, powered by the … Source link

Youths Protest In Yola To Demand Release Of El-Zakzaki – Local news Nigeria

The youth wing of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria on Friday commenced a protest march to the National Human Rights Commission in Yola, the Adamawa State capital. The protest according to them was aimed at securing the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. El-Zakzaky was taken into custody in December 2015 after a clash between

SERAP Asks Osinbajo To Improve Safety Of EFCC Officials – Local news Nigeria

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo to “direct the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris to lead the investigation of Wednesday’s attack by gunmen on the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja. SERAP is also asking the government to bring

Man docked for impersonating Oba of Lagos – Premium Times – Lagos

A 34-year old man, Ayodeji Babalola, on Friday appeared in Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly impersonating the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu. The accused, whose address is unknown, is facing a four-count charge bordering on false representation, stealing, fraudulently obtaining money and intent to defraud. The prosecutor, Oladele Adebayo, told the court

UN Advocates Strong Political Will To End Insurgency – Local news Nigeria

The United Nations (UN) Humanitarian arm has called on the Nigerian government to match the ongoing military efforts with a political will as the only solution to ending the Boko Haram insurgency. UN’s Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon gave the position of the UN in Bakassi IDP camp Maiduguri during a town hall meeting

Lassa Fever: Ondo Govt Trains 54 Surveillance Officers To Prevent Spread – Local news Nigeria

Copurtesy: Following the outbreak of Lassa Fever in about 20 States of the Federation, the Ondo State Government has trained 54 surveillance officers and informants as a proactive measure to safeguard the health of its residents. The Disease Surveillance and Notification Officers , their Deputies and informants from across the 18 Local Government Areas of

Man docked for impersonating Oba of Lagos – Premium Times – Lagos

A 34-year old man, Ayodeji Babalola, on Friday appeared in Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly impersonating the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu. The accused, whose address is unknown, is facing a four-count charge bordering on false representation, stealing, fraudulently obtaining money and intent to defraud. The prosecutor, Oladele Adebayo, told the court

Police, Judiciary, Customs Officials Among Top Bribe Takers – Corruption Survey – Local news Nigeria

Police, judiciary, and customs officials are among Nigeria’s top bribe takers, a National Corruption Survey published by the National Bureau of Statistics has shown. The survey, published by the National Bureau of Statistics, also shows that Nigerians spent about N400bn in paying bribe between June 2015 and June 2016. When it comes to the top

14-year-old deflowered by brother, impregnated by father – metro news Nigeria

Woman catches husband in sexual intercourse with daughter A man in his mid 40s, Lucky Akuna, is now on the run, along with one of his unnamed sons, for allegedly sleeping with one of his daughters, 14-year-old Elizabeth Akuna, and getting her pregnant. It was gathered that Akuna, who is also known as Orutebe, an

Digital Switchover: Broadcast Media Executives Meet In Lagos – Local news Nigeria

Nigerian Broadcast Media Executives converged on Lagos today, to discuss the challenges and opportunities faced by the industry in the Digital Switchover. The meeting comes ahead of the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria’s international summit on digital broadcasting in Nigeria scheduled for Tuesday next week in Lagos. BON’s Zonal Chairman in charge of the South West

Ikpeazu, Okorocha bemoan death of Abia Chief of Staff – metro news Nigeria

Ikpeazu signing the condolence register Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has lamented the death of his Chief of Staff, Chief Chijioke Nwakodo, who died last Thursday at a London hospital, saying he lived, worked and died for Abia. Ikpeazu, who spoke when he paid a condolence visit to the deceased Nwakodo family at his

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