May 31, 2023
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By Oluwakemi Saka The Senate Committee on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Cyber Security has called for the establihsment of an ICT Centre in Imo Sate University. The Chairman Committee of ICT and Cyber Security made this appeal at a public hearing sponsored by Senator Chukwuma Frank Ibezim, representing Imo North senatorial district. The […]Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja conferred National Honours on 450 Nigerians and non-Nigerians, who have distinguished themselves in the service of the nation and humanity, saying that citizens who contribute to national development deserve to be encouraged and appreciated. Leading the 2022 National Honours Award recipients, in the category of Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji A Federal High Court in Lagos today granted Media Rights Agenda (MRA) leave to proceed with its Freedom of Information (FOI) suit against the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) for refusing to disclose details of payments of license fees by broadcasting stations and platforms operating in Nigeria and the amount owed the Commission […]Continue Reading
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 By Daniel Adaji Claim: On Wednesday, September 21, 2022, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, in an interview on Arise TV, claimed that he was up-to-date with salaries payment in the state. He also claimed that his administration did not owe any civil servant salaries. According to him, “Most times… we question and query these […]Continue Reading
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Nigeria’s health budget as a percentage of the total budget is declining Public health allocations by state governments per person have fallen from $10.8 per person in 2020 to $8.5 per person in 2022 By Daniel Adaji Federal and several state governments in Nigeria continue to fall short of the 15 percent continental health funding […]Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji Key points: Significant progress made in eradicating deeply-rooted corruption in Nigeria Reduced Insurgency in the North East, Militancy in the Niger Delta, Ethnic and Religious Tensions The passage of the Petroleum Industry Act, 2021 Called on ASUU to return the to classroom as negotiation continues To ensure infrastructure drive remains the key […]Continue Reading
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Says more women representation an economic imperative, not a concession by men By Daniel Adaji Just like the example of the education of the girl-child, a more effective and balanced female representation and participation in politics and government will have major impact on the country’s socio-economic future and overall national development, according to Vice President Continue Reading
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By Theophilus Abbah Though emigration of doctors from Nigeria to developed countries is not a new phenomenon, a recent survey has revealed that the current rate of emigration by doctors which intensified in that last three years may be injurious to the country’s health sector. The survey conducted NOI Poll and Nigeria Health Watch showed […]Continue Reading