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The Whistler’s Editor-at-large, Emmanuel Ogbeche Emerges FCT NUJ Chairman

Renowned journalist, Mr Emmanuel Ogbeche, has emerged the new Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) FCT Chapter on Saturday. Ogbeche, who is editor-at-large at THE WHISTLER, an online newspaper published by the The Whistler Communications Limited, emerged NUJ FCT Chairman at the election that held at the Union's secretariat in Utako, Abuja. He defeated his contender, Mrs Rafatu Salami of Voice of Nigeria (VON) by polling 338 votes against the latter's 193. Our correspondent gathered that the election…

INTERVIEW:  How To Manage Menopause

Many women experience variety of symptoms as a result of the hormonal changes associated with the transition to menopause. Around the time of menopause, women often lose bone density and their blood cholesterol levels may worsen, increasing their risk of heart disease. However, Dr DANIEL UMOREN in an interview with THE WHISTLER recently in Abuja gave insights on how women can manage and live a healthy life in the menopause stage. Excerpts: What Is Menopause? What Is The Average Age Of Menopause? UMOREN: Menopause refers…

FoI Request: CBN Denies Disbursing N100bn For ‘Mini’ Ranches

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has denied disbursing the princely sum of N100 billion to some state governments for the purposes of establishing mini ranches during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. The response is coming sequel to a Freedom of Information (FoI) by THE WHISTLER following claims in some quarters that some state governors received funding to develop ranches as part of measures to check herdsmen attacks on farming communities across the country. In a response to the FoI request…

Don’t Trivialise Southern Kaduna killings, Sultan Tells Buhari, El-Rufai

The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has charged President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State to stand up to their responsibilities of protecting lives and property by ending the killings of Christians in Southern Kaduna by Fulani Herdsmen.
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