Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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    Malnutrition: Nigeria in a state of double emergency, says senator

Malnutrition: Nigeria in a state of double emergency, says senator

Lanre Tejuoso, a senator, representing Ogun central, says Nigeria’s response to malnutrition is inadequate and does not match the “severity of the problem”.In an article published on Thompson reuters foundation, Tejuoso said of the 2.5 million children suffering from severe acute malnutrition each year, Nigeria only treats about 500,000 leaving a huge gap that calls for more commitment.“Up until now, our response to [...]

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    ‘Nigeria losing N4trn to illegal mining’

‘Nigeria losing N4trn to illegal mining’

The Senate on Thursday said the country was losing about N4 trillion to illegal mining activities on a yearly basis and ordered investigation into the development.Mandating its committee on solid minerals to carry out investigation into the issue, the senate said the development was worrisome, especially with current low performance of the oil sector.The senate also directed the inspector-general of [...]

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