Emmanuel Ogbeche

U.S. shores up fight against TB with diagnostic equipment

The fight against tuberculosis received a boost recently with the donation of 86,500 “GeneXpert Ultra” cartridges by the U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID.

The critical equipment was donated to the Nigeria’s National Tuberculosis (TB) and Leprosy Control Program [...]

Mon, 22 February 2021


After kidnap of 8 orphans, police beef up security in FCT

The police in the Federal Capital Territory say they have stepped up surveillance and deployment of more personnel round and about the territory.

This is coming on the heels of the kidnap of eight orphans and three others from an orphanage in Abaji Area Council in Abuja South of the FCT, in the [...]

Mon, 25 January 2021


Almajirai to El-Rufa’í: Stop being ignorant of us

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pupils of Islamic learning in Kaduna state have chided the state government over the recent arrest of some of them and other persons in the st [...]

Sun, 17 January 2021


No ‘Christmas hampers’ flooding the FIRS this season

Christmas season is always a beautiful period. Among the fun that comes with the season is the opportunity to give back. During this season, sumptuously loaded hampers are seen flying in the air, figuratively.

 

This writer has been a [...]

Fri, 25 December 2020


Poor funding,conflict situation major set to child’s right protection--Ojukwu

As Nigeria joins the rest of the global community to celebrates World Children's Day (WCD) 2020, the National Human Rights Commission has blamed the falling standard of living and general well-being of children on inadequate budgeting and insecurity in some parts of the country.

 

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Sat, 21 November 2020


Why FG should dialogue with IPOB – Orji

A former governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji, has argued that there was need for the federal government to dialogue with the leadership of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to avoid further trouble in the country.

Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Sunday as part of [...]

Tue, 10 November 2020


Trump under pressure to concede · Supporters attack Buhari, Jonathan

Former President George W Bush has joined the growing list of those urging President Donald Trump to concede defeat to his main challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden.

Mr Bush, who congratulated Trump on a "hard-fought" campaign and said: "President Trump has the right to re [...]

Tue, 10 November 2020


Ayade under fire over priest arrest, arson, looting · Lie from pit of hell

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State is under fire by the political and traditional establishments over the carnage that happened in Calabar in the wake of the #EndSARS protest that saw the destruction of public and private property and businesses.

 

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Tue, 03 November 2020


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