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Virology institute to launch electronic health records on HIV

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) would inaugurate Electronic Health Records (EHR) to improve quality of care and enhance monitoring and management of people living with HIV.

Kogi donates 15,000 hectares of land for cattle colony

Kogi State has keyed into federal government Cattle Colony programme by offering 15,000 hectares of land for the pilot scheme.

Sales boy in court for alleged N400,000 fraud

The Police on Thursday arraigned a 21-year-old sales boy, Ejeh Christian, in a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for alleged N400,000 fraud.

FCT gets 10 additional voters’ registration centres – INEC official

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has added 10 more Continuous Voters’ Registration (CVR) centres to Abuja making it 32, an official has said.

Frequent sex during pregnancy does not hasten labour – physician

A public health physician, Dr. Shehu Martins, has said that the notion by some couples that having frequent sex during pregnancy to fasten labour is not true.

Federal govt to increase salaries of Customs officers – Kemi Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has promised to ensure salary increase for officers and men of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).

Nigeria Customs plan policy to mop up arms

The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) on Friday said that the service would soon come up with a policy to mop up arms that were circulating in the Nigeria’s publics.

House of Reps caution agencies over selective implementation of budgets

The House of Representatives Committee on Information, National Orientation, Ethics and Values has called on government agencies to refrain from selective implementation of their budgets.

Presidency lauds outcome of polls in Anambra, Taraba, FCT

The Presidency says the outcome of the INEC-organized elections at the weekend, in which three different political parties won, is a manifestation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s deep commitment to free and fair elections.

APC wins Gwagwalada councillorship re-run election

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Abdulkarim Mohammed, has been declared the winner of the just concluded Gwagwalada Central Ward councillorship re-run election.

FCT monarch warns herdsmen to avoid farm lands

Mr Yohana Luka, District Head, Dako community in Gwagwalada Area Council, FCT, on Thursday urged herdsmen in the area to refrain from encroaching into farmlands to prevent clashes with farmers.

Group tasks parents on moral upbringing of children

A non-governmental organisation, the Women Friendly Initiative (WFI), has called on parents to ensure proper upbringing of their children to avoid youthful exuberance and moral decadence.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.


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Bolaji Akinola: Governor Amosun has brought ‘enduring transformation’ to Ogun

A maritime expert and community leader in Ifo-Ewekoro area of Ogun State, Mr Bolaji Akinola, has commended Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, for bringing about an “enduring transformation of the state”.

Dangote gives scholarship to 115 students

In a major boost to its Corporate Social Responsibility profile, Dangote Cement Plc, Ibese Plant, has announced a multi-million Naira educational scholarship award for 115 students from its 15 host communities for the 2017/2018 academic session.

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Bayelsa: NACA urges inclusion of HIV/AIDS in NHIS

As part of strategies to boost HIV intervention in Bayelsa state, the director general, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) Dr. Sani Aliyu, has solicited Gov. Dickson’s cooperation to include HIV/AIDS treatment as part of the State Health insurance scheme (NHIS) package and provision of free antenatal care for pregnant women in the state.

Federal govt, INEC should go to court over elections reorder – Attahiru Jega

The former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has counseled those opposed the reordering of next year’s general elections by the National Assembly to go to court over the new amendments.

Police arrest pastor for murder of three church members

Operatives of the State Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Department (SCIID) of the Rivers State Police Command have arrested the presiding pastor of Alter of Solution Church, Izuoma community in Adam, headquarters of Oyigbo local government area of Rivers State, Pastor Chidiebere Okoroafor, the gruesome murder of three members of his church and an unborn baby.

Haiti suspends Oxfam operations pending sex scandal probe

Haiti on Thursday suspended the operations of British charity Oxfam pending the outcome of its investigation into allegations that its staff sexually exploited Haitians after a devastating 2010 earthquake.

Video: Kano council poll was ‘mago mago’ election – Senator Kwankwaso

Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso says the alleged underage voting in the state’s local government polls could only have happened because “only one party” contested the election.