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22-year-old Brazilian Matias wins 6th Lagos International Badminton Classics

In an epic final at the 6th Lagos International Badminton Classics, a 22-year-old Brazilian, Jonathan Matias, on Saturday, defeated Pablo Abian of Spain, to clinch the Men’s Single’s final title.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the final m…

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PWDs in Anambra request 10 per cent of subsidy palliatives

The Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD), Anambra Chapter, has urged Gov. Chukwuma Soludo to allocate 10 per cent of government’s subsidy palliatives to persons with disabilities (PWDs), in the state.Mr Ugochukwu Okeke, sta…

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Don advises President Tinubu not to be distracted

A university don, Prof. Michael Ikupolati, has tasked President Bola Tinubu not to listen to unnecessary criticism but focus on goals that will birth a new Nigeria.Ikupolati, who is also the Provost, the University of America, said this in Abuja on Sat…

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NYSC holds cultural carnival in A’Ibom to strengthen national unity

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has organised its first-ever cultural carnival in Akwa Ibom to promote national unity and its diverse cultures and traditions.The State Coordinator of NYSC, Mrs Chinyere Ekwe, disclosed this on Saturday during th…

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Insecurity: Dambazau tasks military officers on competence, dedication

Former Chief of Army Staff, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, has challenged members of the 50th Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) to deploy their competences in addressing the nation’s security challenges.Dambazau, also a forme…

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APWEN inaugurates AI Girls in Engineering Club

The Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN) has inaugurated the Artificial Intelligence Girls in Engineering Club aimed at grooming young experts to drive the nation’s rapid industrialisation process.The inauguration took place …

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IBB, Abdulsalami task SEC 43 of NIPSS on promoting democratic ideals

Former Heads of State, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida and Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, have called on the Senior Executive Course (SEC) 43 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, to promote democratic ideals.They made t…

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8.3m persons in need of humanitarian interventions in North/East – Minister

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Betta Edu, says no fewer than 8.3 million Nigerians are in dire need of humanitarian assistance in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa.Edu said the figure is part of the total 16 million Nigerians af…

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