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    Together With Partners, We’ve Fed Over 1m People In Borno, Yobe – Dr Olatunbosun – Alakija

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    Dr Ayoade Olatunbosun-Alakija has been actively involved for over 18 months in bringing succor to the people of the Northeast especially in Borno State. In this interview with CHINELO CHIKELU, she explains how the Inter Ministerial Task Force of Nigeria chaired by HMS Zainab Ahmed together with international partners at the UN and ICRC took…

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    UN Calls For W’Africa’s Implementation Of UN Security Council Resolution 1325

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    The Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohammed Ibn Chambas, has urged west African states to adopt the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325. He particularly called for the creation and implementation of national plans, to ensure increased involvement of women in…

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    Safety Net Raises The Alarm Over Tobacco Production

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    SafetyNet for Children (SFC) has raised alarm over the Nigerian Industrial Standard for Tobacco and Tobacco Products recent provision which banned all flavouring substances used in cigarette production, excluding menthol, saying the provision is ineffectual. The non-governmental organization which seeks to advance the good health of Nigerians especially children and adolescent says studies have proven…

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  • ECOWAS Reviews Nigeria’s Worries On The EPA

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    Economic of West African Countries (ECOWAS), is reviewing issues of industrialization, and development dimension, two major reasons why Nigeria hesitates to sign the 16-year-old, West Africa, European Union, Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). This statement was made by the ECOWAS Commissioner of Trade, Customs and Free Movement, Laouali Chaibou, who was represented by ECOWAS Director of…

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    CAN Condemns Zamfara Killing, Demands Justice

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    he Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned in strong terms the Tuesday killing in Talatu Mafara, Zamfara State over an alleged blasphemy against the Holy Prophet Mohammed. Speaking on behalf of the association in Abuja, yesterday, the Youth president of CAN, Engr. Daniel Kadzai, observed that, the practice of dual constitution which Nigeria practises…

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  • UNILORIN Wins CODET’s Regional Engineering, Innovation Competition

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    University of Ilorin has emerged the winner of the north-central Committee of Deans of Engineering and Technology of Nigerian Universities (CODET), competition to proceed to the nationals alongside other winning universities from the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria.   UNILORIN won first place at the individual category, FUTMINNA placed second, while Landmark University, Omu-Aran bagged…

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