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Daily Archives: December 29, 2017

Regular washing of face will prevent blindness – Ophthalmologist

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Dr. Ogbe James, an Ophthalmologist at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, on Friday, said that constant washing of the face can prevent blindness. James said this at an annual healthy talk programme organised by the Knights of St. Mulumba, Nigeria, held at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Gwagwalada, Abuja. According to him, the common disease condition that leads to blindness ...

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FG still subsiding petroleum products, Baru

FG still subsiding petroleum products, Baru

Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru yesterday said that the landing cost of petroleum products that should be sold in the pump without under-recovery should be N171.40, but that President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the corporation should maintain all the parameters to ensure that it is sold at N145 per liter. Dr ...

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Keep your New Year promises, PDP tells FG

Keep your New Year promises, PDP tells FG

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday advised the federal government and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) not to issue any New Year message to Nigerians, saying earlier promises made were not fulfilled. The party said Nigerians have been left dispirited by the litany of woes visited on them in the past two years by the APC government, stressing ...

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Our 17 achievements from 2017 – Presidency

Our 17 achievements from 2017 – Presidency

As the year 2017 remains two days to go, the federal government on Friday listed its achievements called ’17 Highlights from 2017’ newsmen report. Among the achievements include, Nigeria exists from worst recession, naira stabilising against dollar, bumper harvest especially in rice, payment of pension among others. However, the report was made known to newsmen through Femi Adesina, Special Adviser ...

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Court remands Mother in prison for allegedly pouring hot water on son

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An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ court on Friday remanded Mary Eze, in Ikoyi prison for allegedly pouring hot water on her seven-year-old son for misplacing N200 which led to his death. The accused,40, a petty trader appeared before Chief Magistrate, Mrs Oluyemisi Adelaja, on a charge for murder, but her plea was not taken by the court. The Investigating Police ...

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