Don’t sign WHO’s proposed IHR amendment, Group cautions Nigeria, others

Says it has nothing to offer in preparedness, response to health emergencies.By Chioma Obinna Worried by what it described as empty or weak proposed amendment of the International Health Regulation, IHR, 2005 by the World Health Assembly, WHA, concerned groups led by the Equity International Initiative, EII, has called on Nigeria and other sovereign nations

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Makinde, Uba, Others Win PDP Governorship Primaries

Winners have emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) conducts its governorship primaries across various states ahead of the general elections in 2023.   Some of the states where delegates trooped to the venue of the exercise included Oyo, Ogun, Benue, Kaduna, Taraba, Bauchi, and Abia, among others.   In some cases, the exercises were

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Zuckerberg, Morgan Freeman And 900 Other Prominent Americans Barred From Russia

Russia on Saturday published a list of 963 leading Americans, including US President Joe Biden, Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg and Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman banned from entering the country in retaliation for similar moves by Washington since the offensive in Ukraine.   Those named in the list on the Russian foreign ministry’s website also include

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Atiku releases five-point agenda for Nigeria

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday, released his five-point plan for Nigeria if elected president during next year’s general election.   Atiku, who is a presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party platform released his five-point agenda on his Twitter page ahead of the party’s presidential primary slated for this weekend. Atiku, who was

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2023 Polls: Osinbajo Visits Sokoto, Says Nigeria Unity Paramount

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has called on Nigerians, especially its leaders to work hard to maintain the unity of the country. He stated this on Wednesday at the palace of the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, when he paid homage to the traditional ruler. Nigeria, according to the Vice President, is respected and

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Train Attack: Relatives Cry Out As Terrorists Threaten To Kill Victims In Seven Days

Family members of the Kaduna train attack have raised concern over threats by the terrorists to kill the victims if the Federal Government fails to yield to their demands after seven days. The devastated relatives of the abductees said the terrorists have spoken to them directly, and are demanding the release of their eight children

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BREAKING: Peter Obi Withdraws From PDP Presidential Primary, Dumps Party

Former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has withdrawn from the contest for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).   He announced his withdrawal from the party’s primary in a letter dated May 24 and addressed to the National Chairman of the main opposition party, Senator Iyorchia Ayu.   Besides pulling out

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EXCLUSIVE: Stella Oduah didn’t complete NYSC

The National Youth Service Corps says the lawmaker representing Anambra-North senatorial district, Stella Oduah, did not complete the mandatory one-year NYSC programme.   The NYSC said this in a letter marked NYSC/DHQ/PPRU/783/Vol III. In a letter by the Director-General of the NYSC which was signed on his behalf by the Director, Press and Public Relations,

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More heavy weights lose PDP senatorial tickets

The curtain dropped yesterday on the senatorial primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with more big wigs crashing out of the race to represent their districts in the Red Chamber from next year. It was however, smoot sails for Governors Okezie Ikpazu (Abia), Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu), Darius Ishaku (Taraba) and former Bayelsa State Governor

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Buhari backed Osinbajo on Daura’s removal, VP not religious bigot – Lawyer

Dr Kayode Ajulo is a constitutional lawyer and coordinator of Progressive Lawyers for Osinbajo, a group rooting for the presidency of the Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo. In this interview with FRIDAY OLOKOR, he speaks on the Vice-President’s actions as Acting President, among other issues   Can you allay the fears of those who say the

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