Five out of 10 children in Jigawa State face the risk of poor brain development according to Unicef

FIVE out of every 10 children in Jigawa State face the risk of  poor brain and internal organs development according to a recent report by the United Nations Children Education Funds (Unicef).



Governor Umahi vows to continue with Ebonyi airport despite opposition from local people

GOVERNOR David Umahi of Ebonyi State has vowed that work will continue on the proposed airport planned at Oruzor despite protests from demonstrators objecting to the location of the facility in their community.



Buhari sends personal condolence letter to Dino Melaye over the loss of his mother

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has sent a personal condolence letter to the controversial  lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District Senator Dino Melaye over the recent loss of his mother.



El-Rufai reportedly denied US visa over his comments about election observers and body bags

GOVERNOR Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has reportedly been denied a US visa because Washington is unhappy about his recent comments about how international election observers would be send back home in body bags if they got too nosy.



Super Eagles crash out of Nations Cup with last kick of the game losing 1-2 to Algeria in injury time

NIGERIA'S Super Eagles have been knocked out of the ongoing African Cup of Nations by Algeria's Desert Foxes after succumbing to an injury time goal from Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez in the semi finals to lose the game 1-2.



Six containers of poisonous Iranian Shirin Asal tomato paste arrive at Nigerian port

NIGERIA Customs Service (NCS) officials have revealed that six containers of poisonous Iranian Shirin Asal tomato paste have arrived at Nigerian ports for distribution into local markets and into the food chain.



Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria denies its members killed Funke Olakunrin

FULANI herdsmen's body the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (Macban) has disassociated itself from the recent murder of Afenifere chieftain Reuben Fasoranti's daughter Funke Olakunrin saying its members were not responsible.



Ethiopian Airlines enters talks with Nigerian government about floating African carrier

ETHIOPIAN Airlines is looking to expand its presence into the Nigerian market by coming up with a formula whereby it works with the federal government to operate a national carrier in conjunction with local private operators.



Rohr expected to name unchanged line-up and stick to 4-4-3 formation against Algeria today

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr is expected to stick to the same starting line-up that began the quarter final game against South Africa today when the team faces Algeria in the semi final of the ongoing African Cup of Nations.




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