Resolving malnutrition challenge amidst pandemic

By Reginald Onabu The year 2020 was an unusual one in every sense of the word. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic made sure of this. To remove any doubt about the threat that the virus posed to every country in the world, the World Health Organisations (WHO) recognised the COVID-19 as a global pandemic.   Today, the impact of COVID-19 pandemic is global. There is hardly anyone who has not been affected by the pandemic to some degree. In a country like Nigeria, it has precipitated mental, emotional, social, business-related and…

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NCPC boss commends Plateau State Police Command for effort in curbing insecurity

The executive secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev Yakubu Pam has commended the Plateau State Police Command for their effort in curbing the issues of insecurity in the State. He made this known during a courtesy visit to the Plateau State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Edward Egbuka at the Plateau State Police Headquarters, Jos. The NCPC boss further commended the Police Commissioner on how he has professionally handled the issues of kidnapping and conflicts between farmers and herders. In his words, “You have done what any seasoned administrator…

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Alleged Extra-Judicial Killing: Appeal Court orders High Court to hear N4bn suit against IGP, Akpoyibo, others

The Lagos Division of Court of Appeal, has ordered the High Court of Lagos State to resume hearing of N4 billion fundamental right enforcement suit, instituted against Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and a former Commissioner of Police in Lagos, AIG Marvelous Akpoyibo (retired) and three others, over the alleged extra-judicial killing of four Ladipo Market traders, on July 21, 2001. The Court also barred the trial judge, Justice Oyindamola Ogala, from presiding over the suit. The order of the court was sequel to the setting aside the ruling of Justice…

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Glowing tributes from trade unions as remains of ex NUATE scribe, Comrade Motajo set for burial Thursday

The remains of the former General Secretary of the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Comrade Abdul Kareem Adebayo Motajo, will arrive Nigeria this week and be committed to mother earth on Thursday, 11 February 2021. Comrade Motajo died April 20, 2020 in Cuba but the global lockdown led to the delay in the shipment of his remains back to his motherland. This was announced by his son, Adebowale Motajo in a press statement. Comrade Motajo born 11th February 1955, worked as a full-time secretary of the National Union…

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MMA2 imports $500,000 worth X-ray machines, upgrades air conditioning system

Nigeria’s flagship privately operated airport terminal, Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2, (MMA2) Lagos is spending about $500,000 (Five hundred thousand Dollars) importing a sizeable number of X-ray machines to enhance and accelerate the screening of passengers and cargoes at the terminal, According to a press statement signed by Mikail Mumuni, group corporate affairs manager of BASL, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services (BASL) operated MMA2, Lagos is spending the amount on a massive upgrading of its X-ray machine and air conditioning systems for passengers safety, security and comfort . Mumuni added that “massive…

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