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Couple appeals for support to raise quadruplets

A civil servant, Mr Ugochukwu Nwogute and his wife, Vivian have appealed to the First Lady, Sen. Oluremi Tinubu and well-meaning Nigerians for support in raising their quadruplets.

The couple, who gave birth to the four babies in a private hospital i…

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We want solid minerals contribution to GDP to surpass oil – Alake

The Ministry of Solid Minerals Development is determined to ensure that the solid minerals sector’s contribution to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) surpasses that of oil, the minister, Dr Dele Alake, has said.

Alake stated this in an interview…

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Army School of Supply and Transport honours 7 Generals, others

The Nigerian Army School of Supply and Transport (NASST) has honoured seven Generals and 20 other officers after 35 years of meritorious service to the nation.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the generals honoured are Maj.-Gen. V.O Offi…

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FG secures N20bn FDI on local production of disability assistive devices

The Federal Government says it has secured Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to the tune N20 billion towards facilitating local production of assistive devices for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs).

Dr James Lalu, the Executive Secretary, National Commi…

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UWGN, Creative Colony, educate students on transforming trash to art

An NGO, United Way Greater Nigeria (UWGN), in collaboration with Creative Colony, has trained students in Lagos schools on transforming discarded plastics into art.

Ms ‘Deola Durodola, Executive Director, UWGN, at the completion of the three-day init…

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600 PwDs benefitted from health Insurance package – Lalu

The National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD) says no fewer than 600 PwDs have benefitted from the pilot programme of its health Insurance package.

James Lalu, the Executive Secretary of the commission gave the figure on Sunday, in an…

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Climate Change: NGO empowers communities for environmental sustainability

Sustainable Environment and Fisheries Foundation (SEFFA), an NGO, says it has empowered communities in Jos and environs for environmental sustainability.

Mrs Ololade Adegoke, Chief Executive Officer, SEFFA, disclosed this in an interview with the New…

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Latin America hosts 2025 global workshop on nuclear-test ban – CTBTO

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) on Saturday declared Latin America host for its 2025 global workshop on nuclear-test ban.

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) is a multilateral agreement which opened for sig…

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