$1.1 Billion Required for Meningitis Vaccines As Deaths Rise to 328

[This Day] Abuja -The sum of $1.1 billion is currently required for the vaccination of 22 million persons in the five states affected by the outbreak of the Type C cerebro-spinal meningitis disease where 328 lives have been claimed by the disease.

[This Day] Abuja -The sum of $1.1 billion is currently required for the vaccination of 22 million persons in the five states affected by the outbreak of the Type C cerebro-spinal meningitis disease where 328 lives have been claimed by the disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Obasanjo – a Hard Act to Follow?

[Daily Trust] The reforms Obasanjo initiated when he was elected President were widespread and covered virtually every aspect of public life. He spent the first many months of his two terms in studies and consultations as well as travels to all parts o…

[Daily Trust] The reforms Obasanjo initiated when he was elected President were widespread and covered virtually every aspect of public life. He spent the first many months of his two terms in studies and consultations as well as travels to all parts of the world and to institutions that he knew would further his good intentions for the country. His reforms actually began at the doorsteps of the public service which he recognized as the engine room through which all other positive changes will be carried through. He was

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Oct 1 Bombing – Okah to Know Fate May 16

[Daily Trust] A Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed May16 for ruling, on an application for no-case-submission by Charles Okah, seeking to be discharged of terrorism charges.

[Daily Trust] A Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed May16 for ruling, on an application for no-case-submission by Charles Okah, seeking to be discharged of terrorism charges.

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Mashariki Film Festival Awards Best Filmmakers

[New Times] Of the six, two were Rwandans. Emmanuel Harris Munezero’s short film, It Works, scooped the accolade for Best Short Fiction Film, while Habib Kanobana’s film, Football For Peace scooped the accolades for Best Short Documentary.

[New Times] Of the six, two were Rwandans. Emmanuel Harris Munezero's short film, It Works, scooped the accolade for Best Short Fiction Film, while Habib Kanobana's film, Football For Peace scooped the accolades for Best Short Documentary.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Economist Backs IMF’s Declaration On Economic Recovery Plan

[Leadership] An economist, Dr Aminu Usman says he is in support of declaration by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that the recently released Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) will resuscitate the country’s economy.

[Leadership] An economist, Dr Aminu Usman says he is in support of declaration by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that the recently released Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) will resuscitate the country's economy.

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Nigerian Brands Capitalise On Social Media Trend #KeepTheChangeBae

[This is Africa] Last week, Nigeria’s social media was alight with the hashtag #keepthechangebae which came after a date went awry. A young woman returned the money a guy spent during a date, and asked the man to keep the change. The man involved presu…

[This is Africa] Last week, Nigeria's social media was alight with the hashtag #keepthechangebae which came after a date went awry. A young woman returned the money a guy spent during a date, and asked the man to keep the change. The man involved presumed that taking the woman on a date was an automatic ticket to a relationship. The disgruntled man called out the lady on Twitter in a crude tweet, and her response set social media on fire. Nigerian companies and brands were quick to capitalise on the trending story.

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