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Nigeria launched COVID-19 vaccination portal as country awaits delivery of four million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday. DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that the National Primary Health Care Development...

Fight against terrorism gets boost as US set to deliver Nigeria’s 12 Super Tucano

The Commander of U.S. Africa Command, General Stephen Townsend has said the twelve A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft that Nigeria purchased from the...

Jangebe abduction will be the last – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that last Friday’s abduction of female students from Government Girls Science Secondary School, Jangebe, will be the last...

Jonathan bags African peace and security award

Former President Goodluck Jonathan was on Friday, honoured as the African Peace and Security Leader of the Year 2020.

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We evacuate 742 tonnes of refuse daily in Kaduna – KEPA

The Kaduna Environmental Protection Authority, KEPA, evacuates 742 tonnes of refuse daily across the state.

Auto crash kills 9, injures 41 in Kano – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has confirmed the death of nine persons in a motor accident at Kunar Dumawa in Dambatta Local Government, Kano. Confirming...

Boundary Commission worried over Akwa Ibom, Abia dispute, calls for peaceful coexistence

The Director of Internal Boundary at the National Boundary Commission, Dr Richard Oji, has called on border communities between Akwa Ibom and Abia States to coexist harmoniously to enhance national unity.

Foundation to enrol 100 Almajiri pupils in school

Beyond Community Care Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, says it plans to enrol 100 Almajiri pupils in conventional schools by taking them off the streets.

Sabotage by oil thieves, cause of environmental pollution in the South-South — Survey

Data from the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) indicate that oil spills and pollution occur due to sabotage by oil thieves, pipeline vandals, equipment failure and operational accidents.

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FEATURE: Challenges of Contributory Pension in Nigeria

The Contributory Pension Scheme, CPS, was introduced in 2004 by the then President Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration in order to address the problems of late payment of pensions and gratuities to retirees. The CPS established via Pension Reform Act, 2004, covered both the public and private sector workers.

EU pledges €95m for Yemen aid

The European Commission on Monday announced it is allocating 95 million euros (114.4 million dollars) in humanitarian aid this year to Yemen, ahead of an international donor meeting to support the war-torn country.

Israeli researchers develop kidney-on-chip platform to test drugs

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, HUJI, on Monday disclosed that Israeli researchers have developed a kidney-on-chip platform to test the effectiveness of drugs.

Trump predicts ‘energy disaster’ for America

Former U.S. President, Donald Trump has warned that under the Biden administration, the country’s dependence on foreign oil may increase and energy prices could rise.

Japanese PM reiterates apology over son’s dinner scandal

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, on Monday, once again apologized for a scandal involving his eldest son, Seigo, whose company had provided expensive dinners to high-ranking officials.

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People with “Group O” blood, less vulnerable to COVID-19 – Expert

People with Blood Group “O’’ may have a lower risk of contracting COVID-19.

COVID-19: We’re still studying AstraZeneca vaccine, despite approval for use – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, says it will continue to roll-out vital information relating to the AstraZeneca vaccine recently approved for the treatment of COVID-19.

COVID-19 vaccines will arrive Nigeria in 10 days’ time – Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said that Nigeria might get COVID-19 vaccines in the next 10 days.

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I speak 7 languages fluently – Mercy Johnson

A popular Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson, has revealed that she speaks seven languages fluently.

EU pledges €95m for Yemen aid

The European Commission on Monday announced it is allocating 95 million euros (114.4 million dollars) in humanitarian aid this year to Yemen, ahead of an international donor meeting to support the war-torn country.

Israeli researchers develop kidney-on-chip platform to test drugs

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, HUJI, on Monday disclosed that Israeli researchers have developed a kidney-on-chip platform to test the effectiveness of drugs.

Kano Assembly wants vocational centre upgrade to Technical College

The Kano State House of Assembly has called on the State Government to upgrade the Gwarmai vocational training centre in Kunchi Local Government Area of the state to  a Technical College.

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