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Breaking: EFCC arrests Rochas Okorocha over alleged money laundering

Breaking: EFCC arrests Rochas Okorocha over alleged money laundering AREWA AGENDA-The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Tuesday arrested the former Imo state governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, over alleged money laundering. Okorocha was arrested at his office in Abuja. Confirming the arrest,...

NURTW to commence e-tracking of vehicles

NURTW to commence e-tracking of vehicles AREWA AGENDA - President of the National Union of Road Transport (NURTW), Alhaji Tajudeen Baruwa has disclosed that the union has embarked on electronic tracking of its cars to ensure safety on highways. Addressing journalists...

We can’t Confirm Pantami on our Watchlist- US Embassy

We can't Confirm Pantami on our Watchlist- US Embassy .... Refers PRNigeria to FBI With condemnations trailing the alleged linking of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Ibrahim Isa Pantami, to Boko Haram and other terrorist groups by a Nigerian...

Child rights violations, sexual violence, others top 1.2 million petitions before human rights commission

Child rights violations, sexual violence, others top 1.2 million petitions before human rights commission AREWA AGENDA - A total of 1, 287, 706 petitions on human rights violations were filed by Nigerians at the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in...

NITDA Launches Digital Innovation Challenge, Calls for Entry

NITDA Launches Digital Innovation Challenge, Calls for Entry The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has called on Nigerians to submit entries for a challenge to commemorate the 2021 World Creativity and Innovation Day (WCID). Mrs Hadiza Umar, NITDA’s Head, Corporate...

Nigerian professor wins $2.5 million Bill Gates grant

Nigerian professor wins $2.5 million Bill Gates grant AREWA AGENDA- A professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at the University of Lagos, Bose Afolabi, has been awarded a $2.5 million research grant by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The university said...

Doctors strike may end today

Doctors strike may end today AREWA AGENDA - The Federal Government and the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have reached an agreement raising hope that the striking doctors may end their industrial action any moment from today. The agreement was...

End strike, consider Nigerians’ plight, Reps beg NARD

End strike, consider Nigerians’ plight, Reps beg NARD AREWA AGENDA - The House of Representative on Friday in Abuja begged the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to consider the plight of Nigerians and end its nine old days strike. Rep....

FG targets 25m Nigerians with solar home system

FG targets 25m Nigerians with solar home system AREWA AGENDA - VICE PRESIDENT Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday launched an ambitious programme by the Federal to supply electricity to 25 million Nigerians through Solar Home System, SMS. The Solar Power Naija Programme...

Poor Quality Maternal Medicines: The slippery slope to maternal deaths in Nigeria

Poor Quality Maternal Medicines: The slippery slope to maternal deaths in Nigeria Complications due to pregnancy are amongst the leading causes of maternal deaths worldwide. In Nigeria, the risk of dying during pregnancy and childbirth for Nigerian women is high...

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Imminent State of Emergency, Position of the Law, By Henry Ojelu

Imminent state of emergency, position of the law, By Henry Ojelu AREWA AGENDA - Following civil unrest in Lagos and other states across the country,...

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