Tuesday, February 25, 2020
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World Health Organization Logo, Viral hepatitis

Viral hepatitis more deadly than HIV/AIDS, TB, says WHO

Some months ago information at hand says Tuberculosis kills more than HIV/AIDS, and now, viral hepatitis has a more severe death rate compare to HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB). A new study by scientists confirmed this discovery over rising global deaths connected to viral hepatitis. In the study, mortality has risen

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National-assembly symbol, FOI Act

FOI Act 2011: Right of individuals to institute court proceedings

The Freedom of Information Act (FOI Act 2011) suffered setback in its passage before the needful was done by the legislative arm of government. Prior to its eventual passage, both the executive and the legislative arm of government played hide and seek games with the rights of Nigerians because of

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Temisan Omatseye

10 Facts You Should Know About Omatseye’s Case

Fundamental facts you should know about Omatseye's case: EFCC investigation was based on the audit of NIMASA by Akin Omorodion Audit firm appointed by then Federal Minister of Transport Yussuf Suleiman. Akin Omorodion Audit panel accused NIMASA of splitting contracts to bring within DG's threshold of NGN5 million. Initial prosecution

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Re: Conviction Of Temisan Omatseye — The Real Issues

Our attention has been drawn to a statement credited to Ibrahim Magu, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Paragraph two, page two of The Nation newspaper of Saturday May 28, 2016 wherein he stated that "... former Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Temisan Raymond

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Donald Trump

Republican Nomination: And the Last Man Standing is, Donald Trump

It is no longer news that bombastic presidential hopeful, Donald Trump, is the presumptive, albeit, substantive Republican nominee after the withdrawal of Ted Cruz from the Republican nomination race.  And with the withdrawal of John Kasich, who also announced the suspension of his presidential campaign, there is indeed no stopping

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Syria War Chronicle —Russia’s Abridged Intervention and the US Influence

September last year, Vladimir Putin surprised the world with his decision to intervene in the protracted civil war of Syria. In the same manner, Putin in March this year announced the withdrawal of his boys from Syria, bringing about much scepticism, and indeed, criticism of his yet another sudden decision.

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Clinton and Trump

Super Tuesday: Super Clinton and Formidable Trump

We now know that the battle for the office of the next United States president is exclusively between Clinton and Trump, having recorded consistent victory and popularity in their respective party. There is no stopping both as flag bearer of their parties. The GOP is ultimately in Trump’s pocket and

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Pros And Cons Of El-Rufai’s Religious Preaching Law

This piece was meant to be ‘El-Rufai and his repugnant religious law,’ but a careful dissects of the Nigerian 1999 constitution and international statutes on human rights subscribed to by Nigeria, changed my lopsided thought to ‘pros and cons’ of the law. Unequivocally, this law is predominantly repugnant on the

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Zika Virus

Comprehensive Brief On Zika Virus

Zika virus until now was barely noticed, but it has become conspicuous to health experts and the general public since the start of 2016. Although the virus has long been discovered decades ago, the recorded cases between 2015 and 2016 is unprecedented and rather alarming. Zika virus is an insect-borne (mosquito) infection,

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