Education key to improving breastfeeding in northeast Nigeria

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam With the rising number of out of school children and child marriage in the northeastern part of Nigeria, experts believe that education will give the women necessary skills needed to nurture and grow their children. In that part of the country, most young girls are forced in to early marriage without any formal education, making More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
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Eaglets must beat Angola to qualify for 2019 U17 World Cup in Brazil

Golden Eaglets By Albert Akota Five-time champions Nigeria will guarantee a return to the FIFA U17 World Cup finals if they overcome Angola’s U17 squad in their second match at the Africa U17 Cup of Nations in More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
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Nurses appeal to Health Minister for salaries

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), has appealed to the minister of health, Isaac Adewole to pay the withheld salaries of its members to enable them effectively More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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Birth registration: Children 17 years below hit 29 million in Nigeria – UNICEF

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that the birth registration programme implemented by the National Population Commission (NPopC), with its support has increased the More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 15th, 2019
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Nationwide bloodbath: Border security as panacea

By Tordue Salem, Abuja If security and budget spending is not focused in the next few years on securing our borders, from the North to the South, insurgency will continue to engulf the Nigerian population and deplete More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 15th, 2019
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Dalung vows to support fractional NBBF board

By Albert Akota The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has expressed happiness in the conduct of the inaugural Annual General Assembly of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) held over the More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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9th Assembly: Tussle heightens in Senate, Reps over leadership

By Tordue Salem A fresh parliamentary revolt may be underway in the Senate and House of Representatives. In 2015, the structure of the All Progressive Congress (APC) was shaken to its foundation, when former Kwara More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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Reforming, decongesting the prisons through Fast-Track Approach

Vivian Okejeme in this piece highlights the activities of the Presidential Committee on Prisons Reform and Decongestion as 119 inmates regain freedom when the committee visited prisons in Delta and Edo states. Vivian More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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We are not ready for Tokyo 2020 Olympics -Ajunwa

Chioma Ajunwa By Amaechi Agbo Former Olympic long jump gold medallist, ChiomaAjunwa, has stated that Nigeria is not ready to actively participate in 2020 Olympic games Ajunwa, who announced Nigeria’s name on the More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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Soda is worse for you than sugary food: Sweet drinks put people at GREATER risk of developing type 2 diabetes

By Dailymail.Com Reporter Artificially sweetened drinks put people at a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes than other sugary foods, a new study warns. Products with added fructose introduce excess ‘nutrient More...