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CAPPA, NTCA ask agencies to enforce pictorial health warnings on tobacco packs

As the Federal Government begins the enforcement of the health warning requirements of the National Tobacco Control (NTC) Act 2015 and the Tobacco Control Regulations 2019 on all tobacco products manufactured and distributed in the country from today (June 23), the Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) and the Corporate Accountability …

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Ijaw president seeks better federation

*Says silence not cowardice, calls for Ijaw self-determination   The President of Ijaw National Congress (INC)Worldwide, Prof Benjamin Okaba has warned against the current decline in the country, he said the Ijaw nation has watched “with deep consternation the gradual decline of the Nigeria state to the precipice, as it …

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Stakeholders agree to work for #SmokefreeNollywood

The cream of the Nollywood industry has agreed to work to see to the end of activities of tobacco industry in the film and video sector of the Nigerian entertainment sector. This was the consensus at a one-day Stakeholders’ Summit on Smoking In Movies (#SmokefreeNollywood) held in Ikeja, Lagos on …

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Twitter: Lawan disagrees with Buhari

  Senate President Ahmad Lawan has disagreed with President Muhammadu Buhari over the ban placed on the micro blogging and social network platform Twitter. He said Nigeria and Twitter need one another, and called for amicable resolution of the disagreement. Speaking at an event to mark the second anniversary of …

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NBC: Idachaba out, Ilelah in

*Buhari sacks NBC DG In a surprise move that has thrown the communication sector into a limbo, President Muhammadu Buhari has refused to confirm the appointment of the Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Prof Armstrong Idachaba. He was appointed acting Director-General of the commission replacing Modibbo Kawu …

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Remembering Professor J. A. Atanda

By Toyin Falola Many Africans have shown pioneering integrity in enhancing the formidable intellectual image that has come to be associated with the Black race. Specifically, Nigeria’s intellectual network has become so important to this movement that it is inescapable and impractical to dismiss the contributions of academics and thinkers …

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Banks Begin Implementation Of N6.98 USSD Transactions

Banks on Friday started charging their customers N6.98 for  Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) transactions. Many users woke up to see the notice to pay when they attempted to make a transfer or check account balance. The USSD is a channel for delivering financial services, especially for those who do …

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The Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Arts: Restoring African art to its glory  By Toyin Falola   The concept of the Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art arose from an appreciation of the disconnect between the Nigerian people and their history and heritage. It is a timely and laudable initiative, coming when …

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First Bank Says South East Branches Are Open For Business

First Bank of Nigeria Limited says its branches in the southeast part of the country are “fully open for business” The bank’s Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Folake Ani-Mumuney, disclosed this in a statement issued on Wednesday. “This is to inform the public that our South East branches are …

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Masari says open grazing is un-Islamic

The Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari, said open grazing is un-Islamic and not the best for herders. He told journalists in Katsina that the needed infrastructure should be provided for the herders so that they do not move cattle by foot. The governor’s comments is coming days after the …

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