Yahaya Bello, Governor of Kogi state
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi says no meaningful development can be achieved without accurate statistical data.

The governor said this when he declared open the 43rd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA) on Thursday in Lokoja, with the team: “Population Explosion, Statistical Views and Solutions”, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The conference which is being attended by States’ Statistical-Generals and associations from across the federation is sponsored by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Bello, represented by Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Ayoade Arise attributed the success recorded in the state so far to proper … >>> Read Full Story



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The Federal Government on Thursday announced plans to unveil Commercial Fishing Cluster for 9,000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MEMEs) in Kebbi.

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, made this known at the launching of National MSMEs Clinic and TraderMoni scheme in Birnin Kebbi.
“The commercial fishing cluster will be inaugurated next year (2020) in Kebbi, where over 9,000 MSMEs will benefit in the state,” he said.
According to Osinbajo, Federal Government will establish a minimum of one cluster for each state, while the project will be part of the next level’s project.
“In the next level project, we have what we call ‘Share Facilities’ … >>> Read Full Story



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Premier League giants, Manchester United have identified two goalkeepers as David De Gea’s possible replacement at Old Trafford.
De Gea’s current deal at United expires at the end of the season, but despite holding extensive talks with the Red Devils, an agreement over a new deal has yielded no results yet.

Man United have offered the Spaniard a deal worth £350,000 a week, which would make him the highest-paid goalkeeper in the world.
But De Gea has told friends he is “willing to snub” the offer.
However, The Athletic is now reporting that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side want Everton’s Jordan Pickford and Atletico Madrid’s Jan … >>> Read Full Story



L-R: Elder Israel Akinadewo, Pastor Kumuyi, Apostle Bamgbola and Rev. Janet Onaolapo at the event.
Nigeria’s evangelist and holiness preacher, Pastor William Kumuyi says turning away from evil will do Nigerians much good.

Kumuyi, who pastors one of Africa’s biggest single Christian denomination, Deeper Christian Life Ministry, DCLM, was speaking at a programme organised by the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Lagos State branch tagged: “Night of Glory,” held at the Abundant Life Gospel Church, Agege area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Wednesday.
In his usual characteristics, the General Superintendent of the DCLM said sin and evil would destroy the fabrics of people’s life, saying … >>> Read Full Story



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Project Pink Blue, a non-profit organisation, says that prostate cancer treatment remains a huge burden to Nigerian men who were diagnosed with the ailment.

Prostate cancer treatment, a burden in Nigeria, says NGO
Mr. Runcie Chidebe, Executive Director of the organisation, said this in a statement made available on Thursday in Abuja.
He noted that it was important for cancer patients to be given adequate support as it was not easy for them to pay out of pocket to get quality treatment.
“Affordability of prostate cancer treatment is a huge burden in Nigeria; diagnosis of prostate cancer could cost between N147, 000 and N152, … >>> Read Full Story



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President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja assured Nigerians that the Federal Government will not inflict additional hardship on citizens.
Buhari said rather his government will keep seeking ways to ameliorate their sufferings and create a more enabling environment for everyone to thrive.

He said “On fuel prices, I agree with you on the need to eliminate corruption and inefficiencies in the sector.
“I want to assure you that, as an Administration, we have no intention of inflicting any additional hardship on Nigerians,’’ President Buhari told the new executive of Trade Union Congress led by its President, Comrade Quadri Olaleye, at the State House.
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Omoni Oboli
Movie producer, actress and mum of 3 Omoni Oboli advices fans to keep their standards high and not fall for everything.

The film star says everything good will come in a tweet she shared, but how many people are patient enough to wait for what they deserve?

Keep your standards high! Don’t fall for everything and watch God take you higher! #LoveIsWarFilm #LoveIsWarMovie #Sept27th Everything good will come 💋💋💋 https://t.co/SMj0P4mxde
— Omoni Oboli (@Omonioboli) September 12, 2019

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