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Mass exit of doctors looms in Lagos hospitals

By Chioma Obinna & Gabriel Olawale LAGOS—TOUGH times await patients seeking healthcare services in Lagos state-owned hospitals as medical doctors under the employment of the government yesterday gave notice of possible mass exit  due to what they called the administration’s insensitivity to their plight. doctors Findings by Vanguard showed that about 810 doctors have left […]

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Corruption: Nigerians tired of Buhari’s ‘jagbajantis’ govt – Charly Boy

By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – Maverick Nigerian entertainer cum activist, Charles Oputa, popularly called Charly Boy, has said Nigerians are tired of President Muhammadu Buhari’s seeming insensitivity to their outcry over the large-scale corruption going on within his government. President Muhammadu Buhari and CharlyBoy The 66-year-old grandfather stated this in a new video he made […]

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Nigerian leaders tasked on aid to less privileged

By Tare Youdeowei WARRI—Nigerian Leaders have been charged to extend a hand of fellowship to the less privileged in the society, so as to make the society a better place. The charge was given in Warri by the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church, Reverend Doctor Okoroji Justin and the Chief Inspector of Education, Warri […]

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FG, private partners tackle maternal, child mortality

The Federal Government has entered into a strategic partnership with the MTN Foundation, MTNF, and other local and multinational institutions to tackle the endemic issue of maternal and infant mortality across the country. Poor nutrition, high maternal and infant mortality are major contributors to relatively low average life expectancy in Nigeria Speaking at the launch […]

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Rep commends Egbema/Gbaramatu Communities Devt Foundation

By Urowayino Jeremiah WARRI—The Member representing the Warri Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives Mr. Daniel Reyenieju has commended the Egbema/Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation (EGCDF) for their developmental strides, and particularly for their judicious utilization of the funds made available by the Nigerian National Petroleum Development Corporation/ Chevron Nigeria Limited Joint Ventures (NNPC/CNL JV) […]

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Ogunbote is Rangers new coach!

Former Enyimba coach Gbenga Ogunbote has penned a contract deal with Enugu Rangers and the full details will be revealed later this week. Rangers Ogunbote will now replace Sylvanus Okpala, whose two-month stop-gap managerial role will run out tomorrow. “Ogunbote has signed as Rangers new coach,” an official of the Enugu State sports ministry said. […]

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Unbeaten Heavyweight Parker: Joshua Is Average, Robotic

New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker has described world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua as ‘average’ and ‘robotic’. Parker is a potential opponent for Joshua, 28, after the Nigerian-born Briton successfully defended his International Boxing Federation(IBF) and World Boxing Association (WBA) titles against Carlos Takam in Cardiff at the weekend. Joshua stopped Takam in round 10 […]

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Ayeni advocates more roles for private sector

The Chairman, Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, Dr. Tunde Ayeni, has advocated more active roles for private sector operators as a way out of the prevailing economic challenges confronting the nation, describing the private sector as the engine room of economic growth and development. Tunde Ayeni Dr. Ayeni, who made this call at the Nigeria […]

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Newswatch: Jimoh Ibrahim wins at Appeal Court

LAGOS—THE Court of Appeal in Lagos has set aside the judgement of the Federal High Court delivered on October 20, 2014 and affirmed billionaire businessman Jimoh Ibrahim as the legal owner of Newswatch. Jimoh Ibrahim In a unanimous judgement read by Justice Tijjani Abubakar , the three-man panel of justices said the appeal by lbrahim […]

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Neymar regrets leaving us – Barcelona

Neymar’s world record transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain  was engineered to provide the Brazilian with a huge step forward in his personal career. Neymar-Coutinho-Gabriel   The idea behind the move was that once he was out of the shadow of Lionel Messi at Camp Nou, Neymar would be the star of the show at […]