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The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Thursday that seven federal teaching hospitals across the country would be upgraded and fully equipped with an oncology centre to manage all types of cancer.

Many Nigerian children not immunised – minister

Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, has said that Nigeria was still struggling with high numbers of unimmunised children, with its maternal and under-five mortality rates worsening.

Six Benue communities get N26.5 million under CSDP project

Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) in Benue State has provided additional intervention of N26.5 million to six communities and groups for the implementation of projects in the state.

Fadama empowers 350 entrepreneurs with starter packs in Niger

The Fadama III Additional Financing (AF) has empowered 350 entrepreneurs with start packs in Niger.

NNPC announces N18.12 billion trade surplus

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it made a trade surplus of N18.12 billion in the month of May, higher than N17.16 billion in April 2018.

NEITI tasks federal government to revisit production sharing agreements in oil sector

Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has alerted the nation on the urgent need to review the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Agreement between Nigeria and oil companies.

Governor Sani Bello inaugurates FADAMA facilities worth $323 million

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Saturday inaugurated FADAMA III-Additional Financing (AF) facilities worth 323.1 million dollars in the state.

Governor Sani Bello inaugurates FADAMA facilities worth $323m in Niger

Gov. Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger on Saturday inaugurated FADAMA III-Additional Financing (AF) facilities worth 323.1 million dollars in the state.

FADAMA partners NIRSAL to boost farmers’ productivity, income

The FADAMA III Additional Financing (AF) programme says it is collaborating with Nigeria Incentive Risk Sharing Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), an initiative of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to increase the farmers’ income.

FADAMA III trains 300 youths, women in Jigawa

The FADAMA III Project in Jigawa has trained 300 youths and women in agricultural entrepreneurship, as part of efforts to boost food production in the state.

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Davos: Donald Trump says ‘would have loved’ to meet Greta Thunberg

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would have loved to have met Swedish environment activist Greta Thunberg at Davos but added that she should not focus her anger on the United States.
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ODF: UNICEF pledges support to Kano on targeted local councils

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has expressed readiness to support Kano State Government to ensure that the six targeted local government areas of the state become Open Defecation Free (ODF) by March.

Over 400 herdsmen arrested in Benue for flouting anti open grazing law

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Thursday disclosed that over 400 herdsmen have so far been arrested for flouting the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law enacted in the state.

Residents of Oyo community commend former minister over rehabilitation of water works

Some residents of Saki town in Oyo State on Wednesday commended Mr Adebayo Shittu, a former Minister of Communications, for his efforts in drawing attention to the need to rehabilitate the community’s water works.

Court jails herbalist, others found with 11 human skulls, 29 bones

Justice Dusosinlohun Kawu of an Ilorin High Court, Wednesday convicted one local herb seller (alagbo), herbalist/ritualist, student and four others for trafficking, selling, buying and possessing human parts for money ritual.