NAFDAC Reopens Offices in 11 Liberated Borno LGAs

[Daily Trust] The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has reopened its offices in 11 local government areas liberated from Boko Haram insurgents in Borno.

[Daily Trust] The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has reopened its offices in 11 local government areas liberated from Boko Haram insurgents in Borno.

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The June 1967 Arab-Israeli War

[Monitor] Birth of a power. The Six-Day War would establish Israel as the military power of the Middle East. Plenty of mythology grew around that spectacular victory, from Evangelical Christians believing even more that the Jews were God’s Chosen Peopl…

[Monitor] Birth of a power. The Six-Day War would establish Israel as the military power of the Middle East. Plenty of mythology grew around that spectacular victory, from Evangelical Christians believing even more that the Jews were God's Chosen People to military strategists stating the need for careful planning as key to military victory, writes Timothy Kalyegira.

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Jah Prayzah & False Consciousness

[The Herald] Mono Mukundu makes an unlikely observation in his 2017 book, “Following the Melody.” The able guitarist urges artistes to create as much as they can before they find fame because a huge volume of creative inspiration will be blown away onc…

[The Herald] Mono Mukundu makes an unlikely observation in his 2017 book, "Following the Melody." The able guitarist urges artistes to create as much as they can before they find fame because a huge volume of creative inspiration will be blown away once they hit the big time. It is not easy to qualify this statement. If you take it statistically, good times in a musician's book means packing bigger venues, dropping glitzy material, spinning more frequently on radio, stacking up awards, swelling web credibility, fine-tu

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Macheso Marks Birthday in Style . . . Soul Jah Love, Bounty Lisa Reunite

[The Herald] Tanza Centre was a hive of activity on Saturday night as sungura ace Alick Macheso celebrated his 49th birthday. Merrymaking was the order of the night as hundreds of music lovers braved the chilly weather to watch musicians performing at …

[The Herald] Tanza Centre was a hive of activity on Saturday night as sungura ace Alick Macheso celebrated his 49th birthday. Merrymaking was the order of the night as hundreds of music lovers braved the chilly weather to watch musicians performing at the event that had a mixed bag of events.

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What Does Obasanjo Want to Do With a Ph.d?

[Guardian] In his characteristic mien, he craves for his desideratum with unceasing sturdiness. And in most cases, he gets them, albeit accidentally as he once admitted. But his latest devotion is certainly not by accident. Ordinarily, one will want to…

[Guardian] In his characteristic mien, he craves for his desideratum with unceasing sturdiness. And in most cases, he gets them, albeit accidentally as he once admitted. But his latest devotion is certainly not by accident. Ordinarily, one will want to ask what an 80-year old wants to do with a doctorate degree. Though few cases of octogenarians enrolling for first degrees abound, however, it is quite rare to find people in that 'rank' seeking to be PhD holders.

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26 Airlines Fail to Complete Civil Aviation Certification Process

[Daily Trust] Lagos -No fewer than 26 airlines have discontinued the process for the acquisition of the Air Operator Certificate (AOC) over stringent conditions set by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), it has been revealed.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -No fewer than 26 airlines have discontinued the process for the acquisition of the Air Operator Certificate (AOC) over stringent conditions set by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), it has been revealed.

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A Peek Into the Muntu-Mafabi Race for Besigye’s Party Presidency

[Monitor] Road to November 2. Two candidates are sure bets to be on Forum for Democratic Change ballot; incumbent Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu and the party secretary general, Mr Nathan Nandala Mafabi. Gen Muntu defeated Mr Mafabi by 33 votes in the controversial 2012 elections; the result of which still annoys the latter’s camp, Solomon Arinaitwe & Isaac Mufumba write.

[Monitor] Road to November 2. Two candidates are sure bets to be on Forum for Democratic Change ballot; incumbent Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu and the party secretary general, Mr Nathan Nandala Mafabi. Gen Muntu defeated Mr Mafabi by 33 votes in the controversial 2012 elections; the result of which still annoys the latter's camp, Solomon Arinaitwe & Isaac Mufumba write.

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