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In a bid to enhance the understanding of Nigerians against stigmatisation and discrimination related to cleft lip and palate,a non-governmental and cleft charity organisation, Smile Train has trained Journalist on the role of the media to curb the stigma, informing the public on free treatment at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). The training focuses on media practitioners in identifying their roles toward positive and responsible presentation of cleft lip and palate related issues in Nigeria Consultant, Oral, Maxillofacial and Cleft Surgeon, LUTH, Prof. Olugbenga Ogunlewe said cleft is not a curse or life-threatening disease. She also called on caregivers…

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By Oreoritse Tariemi 30 August 2022   |   9:00 am Acrylic nails add an extra flair to your look, adding some length, colour and style to your total look.  However, these acrylics tend to turn your nails yellow.  What are acrylics?  Acrylics are created by mixing liquid monomer and a powder polymer to form a moldable paste which is used to shape the nails.  Acrylic… Acrylic nails add an extra flair to your look, adding some length, colour and style to your total look.  However, these acrylics tend to turn your nails yellow.  What are acrylics?  Acrylics are created…

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Since its emergence, the 9th National Assembly has been more of a weeping institution, a clearing house and a reporting Chamber, where elected representatives of the people stoop to beg directors of parastatals to attend public hearings, at times issuing empty threats without any follow-up action. It was in the 9th Assembly that legislatures approved over N300B for an agency (NDDC) without a functioning Board (repeatedly since 2015), where sole administrators illegally appointed into office turned the hallowed Chambers into some Nollywood movie scene through executive epilepsy, displaying fainting spells shamelessly without scant regard for public decency. And not long…

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Bandits’ attacks in some local councils of Niger State have forced magistrates to relocate their courts to the High Court complex in Minna, the state capital. The relocated courts include that of Kuta, and Gwada in Shiroro Local Council, Kafinkoro in Paikoro Local Council and Mariga in Mariga Local Council. The Guardian learnt that the decision to relocate the courts was as a result of incessant armed bandits’ attacks in their area of jurisdiction. It was gathered that an overseeing High Court Judge of Kuta, Justice Mohammed Adishetu Mohammed, has also relocated to Minna. Also, some Sharia Court judges in…

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Prime-time congressional hearings and an unprecedented FBI raid on his home have ramped up legal pressures on Donald Trump, but analysts say a slow-moving, lower-key investigation in Georgia could be the case that finally brings him down. Scrutiny of the former president’s effort to overturn the 2020 election in the state he lost to Joe Biden by fewer than 12,000 votes is intensifying as he eyes a third run for the White House in 2024. The 76-year-old former reality TV star immediately cried foul after becoming the first Republican presidential candidate to lose Georgia in almost three decades. But after…

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Professor Epiphany Azinge (SAN) has been appointed as the president of Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal (CSAT). A statement signed by Secretary General, Commonwealth of Nations, Patricia Scotland, reads: “Pursuant to your nomination to, and selection by the Board of Governors of the Commonwealth Secretariat, and in accordance with the Statute of CSAT, I write with pleasure to invite you to accept appointment as President of CSAT. “If you are able to accept the terms set out below, your appointment as President will run concurrently with your second and final four-year term as a member of the Tribunal, taking immediate effect…

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24 Dec 2021 Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, has said the state government has shelved plans to privatise over 30 industries built by his administration. 25 Dec 2021 The socialisation of a child starts in the womb. This has been scientifically proven, and so children begin to learn well before adults take responsibility for their learning. 26 Dec 2021 South African anti-apartheid icon Desmond Tutu, described as the country’s moral compass, died on Sunday aged 90, President Cyril Ramaphosa said. “The passing of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu is another chapter of bereavement in our nation’s farewell to a generation…

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has expressed dissatisfaction with the Federal Government over its response to its demands and declared a “comprehensive, total and indefinite” strike. Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, ASUU President made this known in a statement issued at the end of the Union National Executive Council (NEC) emergency meeting on Tuesday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the statement is entitled “ASUU strikes are to save public universities”. It would be recalled that the lecturers have been on strike since Feb. 14, over the alleged failure of the government to keep to agreements…

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Elon Musk has formally subpoenaed a Twitter whistleblower to share information about spam accounts at the social network, as the billionaire fights in court to back out of a massive buyout deal. The post Musk subpoenas Twitter whistleblower in buyout battle appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Source link

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Head Coach of Nigeria’s U-19 girls volleyball team, Elishama Elam, yesterday, released a list of 14 players that will represent the country at the African U-19 Girls Nations Volleyball Championship, which spikes off today at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. Nigeria is hosting the championship. Elam will be assisted by Tina Azomani from the Delta Force Volleyball Team and NBVF’S new technical adviser, Alexander Boskovic. Elam said the best players were selected after two months of camping and training at Ahmadu Bello Stadium (ABS), Kaduna State. He said the players are ready to make Nigeria proud, adding that the team is prepared for any…

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