Nigeria news today headlines update Wednesday 20th February 2019

Nigeria news today headlines update Wednesday 20th February 2019

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target=_blank>Acting Indian HC Summoned To Protest Harassment Of Pakistani Envoys In India

Diplomatic tensions between the two neighbours have escalated following last week’s suicide bombing in occupied Kashmir’s Pulwama area which had targeted Indian paramilitary soldiers — an act India alleges Pakistan to be involved in without providing any proof. According to a press release issued by the Foreign Office, it was underscored that despite a strong
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target=_blank>Indian Ex-Naval Officer On Death Row Is ‘Terrorist,’ Pakistan Tells UN Court

An Indian citizen on death row in Pakistan for alleged spying committed “terrorist” acts on New Delhi’s orders, lawyers representing Islamabad told the UN’s top court on the second day of a hearing over the fate of the man. Pakistani Attorney General Anwar Mansoor Khan told judges at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on
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target=_blank>Lagos, Kaduna, Oyo Top 2019 UTME Enrolment

LAGOS – Data released by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has shown that Lagos State recorded the highest number of candidates registered so far for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB in the latest edition of its weekly bulletin revealed that registration for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct
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target=_blank>As Conarina Maritime Academy Graduates, Matriculates Cadets In Seamanship

ABRAKA – When Conarina Maritime Academy (CMA), took off six years ago at the Emerald River Ethiope, Eseme River Road, Oria Abraka in Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta state, it has continued to wax stronger. The mission of the Academy then was to provide current and practical Maritime Academic Training-core competences for effective and efficient
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target=_blank>Index Case Finding, A New Way To Identify Adolescents With HIV

Research has shown that knowing one’s HIV status can help in making healthy decisions to prevent acquiring or transmitting the Human Immune Virus (HIV). Nigeria is home to 10 per cent of Adolescents Living With HIV(ALHIV) globally, that is about 240,000, according to a project initiated in response to the 2016 National Adolescents and Young
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target=_blank>Candidates Show Confidence As 56,000 Write Cowbelpedia Maths Competition Examination

LAGOS – Some of the 56, 000 students that wrote the qualifying examination for the 2019 Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz Show, sponsored by Cowbell, across designated centres nationwide penultimate week have vowed to become the next champion. As secondary school students from both public and private schools across the country jostled to cross the
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target=_blank>Issues Before UNILAG’s Investigating Panel Over Partially Collapsed New Library Project

Following the inauguration of a panel to investigate the causes of a partially collapsed library project belonging to the University of Lagos (UNILAG), there are questions that the panel may have to ask. These questions, if sincerely asked and answered, all stakeholders would learn from the unfortunate incident and such would be prevented in the
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target=_blank>Improving Maternal Healthcare Through Health Insurance

Efforts to reduce out-of-pocket payments for healthcare, a huge burden on households and individuals remain a mirage in view of the poverty level of Nigerians which is put at 70 per cent. However, health insurance provides financial protection for pregnant women, spreading risks and pooling funds which would make maternal healthcare affordable and accessible, writes
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target=_blank>An Electoral Democracy On Trial

It is indeed a national tragedy of monumental proportions that the elections that were long scheduled for last Saturday, the 16th of February 2019, were shockingly postponed at about 2:30am same day, less than 5 hours before the kicked off. For the records, this is not the first time Nigeria is suffering from such embarrassing
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NITP Decries Haphazard Physical Development Of Nigerian Cities

The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has decried the unorganized development of cities in Nigeria. NITP represented by Tpl. Lekwa Ezutah, its president and Tpl. Garba Jibril, chairman, NITP, Abuja, said that the nation was loosing a lot of resources due to sprawling of neighborhood and cities that are either not planned or planned […]
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