Edo Community Begins Marathon Race to Groom Talents

[This Day] Benin City -To groom local talents, the Sabongida-Ora community in Owan West Local Government Area of Edo State, will on January 2, 2018, play host to the maiden edition of the 7km Owan Marathon.

[This Day] Benin City -To groom local talents, the Sabongida-Ora community in Owan West Local Government Area of Edo State, will on January 2, 2018, play host to the maiden edition of the 7km Owan Marathon.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Man Allegedly Stabs, Kills Patron At Tavern, Then Continues Drinking

[News24Wire] A 23-year-old man who allegedly sat down and continued to drink after stabbing and killing a patron at a tavern in central Johannesburg has been arrested, police said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] A 23-year-old man who allegedly sat down and continued to drink after stabbing and killing a patron at a tavern in central Johannesburg has been arrested, police said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

N25 Billion Employment Fund – Ambode Promises Corps Members Start-Up Capital

[This Day] Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has promised that all members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), who distinguished themselves in their place of primary assignment in the state, will receive start-up capital.

[This Day] Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has promised that all members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), who distinguished themselves in their place of primary assignment in the state, will receive start-up capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pepsi Academy to Build On Defeat of Arsenal At Copa Lagos

[This Day] Still basking in the euphoria of the historic defeat of Arsenal Beach Soccer team at the COPA Lagos Beach Soccer tournament early December, the management of Pepsi Football Academy has pledged to build on this win to establish a strong beach…

[This Day] Still basking in the euphoria of the historic defeat of Arsenal Beach Soccer team at the COPA Lagos Beach Soccer tournament early December, the management of Pepsi Football Academy has pledged to build on this win to establish a strong beach soccer culture in the academy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Xmas/ Boxing Day Celebrations – Seven Killed, 91 Injured in Edo Road Crashes

[This Day] Benin City -Seven persons have been confirmed dead in several road accidents that occurred across Edo State during the Christmas and Boxing Day celebrations.

[This Day] Benin City -Seven persons have been confirmed dead in several road accidents that occurred across Edo State during the Christmas and Boxing Day celebrations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Steps Up Enforcement of Safety Standard

[Vanguard] Federal Government through the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has stepped up the monitoring and enforcement of standard operating procedures in industries across the nation to promote the safety of workers and enhanc…

[Vanguard] Federal Government through the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has stepped up the monitoring and enforcement of standard operating procedures in industries across the nation to promote the safety of workers and enhance decent work.

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Falana Berates Kachikwu, Baru Over Fuel Scarcity

[Vanguard] Lagos -Human Rights activist and lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, has accused Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mr Ibe Kachikwu and Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru of allegedly deceiving…

[Vanguard] Lagos -Human Rights activist and lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, has accused Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mr Ibe Kachikwu and Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru of allegedly deceiving Nigerians that there was enough fuel to cater for all.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ogoni Monarchs Make U-Turn, Invite Companies to Explore Oil

[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -Government recognised traditional rulers in Ogoni ethnic nationality of Rivers State, yesterday, made a u-turn in an earlier decision to resist resumption of oil exploration, saying: “We are ready to accept any company that wa…

[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -Government recognised traditional rulers in Ogoni ethnic nationality of Rivers State, yesterday, made a u-turn in an earlier decision to resist resumption of oil exploration, saying: "We are ready to accept any company that wants to come and explore our oil."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Influenza a Burden to Kenya’s Healthcare – WHO Report

[Nation] Kenya’s efforts to keep a healthy population are being hampered by the often-ignored ailments like seasonal influenza (flu), the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.

[Nation] Kenya's efforts to keep a healthy population are being hampered by the often-ignored ailments like seasonal influenza (flu), the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya