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  • Tobacco Consumption: CISLAC Projects ‎8 Million Deaths in 2030

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    The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has said continuation of tobacco consumption in developing countries which Nigeria is one would increase death rate  to approximately eight million ‎by 2030. This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Wednesday by the Executive Director, CISLAC, Auwal Ibrahim Musa. The statement posited that, “Globally,…

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  • Ile-Ife Killings: Arewa Youths Caution Afenifere

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    The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), has urged the Pan Yoruba Socio-Cultural Organization, Afenifere to allow the court and the security agents to do their work over the recent crisis in Ile-Ife, Osun State between the Yoruba resident and their northern neighbours. The forum  in a statement signed by its National President, Mallam Yerima Usman…

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  • Active Telecoms Users Now 154m – NCC

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    Active users of telecommunication services in Nigeria decreased from 155.1 million in January to 154. 1 million in February, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. The NCC noted a decrease of 993,063 in the number of telecoms users across the country in February. “Active users of telecommunications services in the country decreased to 154,120,484…

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  • Promotion Arrears: Labour Spoils For War With FG

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    Organised Labour under the aegis of Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) yesterday said it has concluded plans to shut down activities of Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) at the federal level if the government does not takes urgent steps to pay promotion arrears. The ASCSN Secretary-General, Comrade Alade Bashir Lawal who dangled…

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  • ‘21 Lagos Schools To Get N213m Toilet Facilities, Boreholes

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    The senator, representing Lagos central senatorial district in the National Assembly, Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu at the weekend said she has forwarded the names of 21 schools to the Federal Ministry of Education to provide toilet facilities with motorised boreholes which will cost N213,000,000. She disclosed this at the 21 Town Hall meeting held at Lekki-Epe…

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  • MTN Foundation Vows To Tackle Unemployment

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    The Chairman of MTN Foundation, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi has said the foundation is determined to tackle problem of unemployment rocking the country. Adelusi-Adeluyi who spoke at the launch of MTN foundation scholarship scheme Alumni conference held in Lagos yesterday added that youth unemployment is a challenge that gives him a lot of concern. The former…

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    Reps Member Calls for Measures To Compel Speaking of Yoruba Langauge

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    As the International Mother Language Day was celebrated  on February 21, 2017, a member of House of Representatives representing Ifako/Ijaiye Federal constituency, Hon. Akinwunmi Nurudeen Olaitan has said for Yoruba Language not to die a natural death, urgent and deliberate measures must be  introduced that will compel parents to speak the language to their children .He…

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  • NATA Calls Ambode To Intervene Over Demolition of Mechanic Villages

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    The Nigeria Automobile Technicians’ Association (NATA) in conjunction with Informal Workers’ Organisations of Nigeria (FIWON) have called on Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to as a matter of urgency investigate the illegal demolition of mechanic villages both at Coke and Alaba at Surulere. Addressing newsmen at a press conference in Lagos, Chairman of NATA, Chief Jacob Fayeun…

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