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Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: NGF to make stand on state police known soon

Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said state executives will make their stand on state police known soon.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

Nigerian governors move to tackle insecurity

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) says it will soon set up a security committee at the National Economic Council (NEC) level as part of its commitment to curb insecurity in the country.

Don lauds efforts of Nigerian educational institutions in research

Prof. Lateef Sanni, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development), Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta(FUNAAB), says educational institutions in Nigeria have fared well in research.

In Niger, mass distribution of antibiotics proves effective – study

The mass administration of antibiotics to villages in Niger led to a reduction of a childhood mortality, without apparently creating resistance to antibiotics so feared by public health experts, according to a study.

German government invests 2 million Euros in Nigeria’s rice production

The German Government, with support from the Bill and Mellinda Gates Foundation, has provided two million Euros for implementation of the second phase of the Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI) in the country
Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State

Group commends Governor El-Rufai on 6 months maternity leave

The Programme Director, Nigeria, Alive and Thrive, Mr. Victor Ogbodo, has described the extension of maternity leave for female public servants to six months by the Kaduna State Government as an ‘investment in human capital development.’

Ninth Senate: Senator-elect Orji Kalu endorses Ahmed Lawan

Senator-elect and former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has endorsed the candidature of the Senate Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan, for the position of the Senate President of the 9th Senate.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia to get federal government’s N2 billion basic healthcare provision fund

Dr. John Ahukanna, the Commissioner for Health in Abia, said on Monday that the state would get over N2 billion from the Federal Government’s Basic Healthcare Provision Fund (BHPF).
Debbie Palmer, Head of DFID Nigeria, gave the advice in his remark at the opening ceremony of an induction of new and returning governors, organised by the NGF Secretariat on Monday in Abuja.

DFID advises federal government to invest in human capital

The UK Department for International Development (DFID), has advised Nigeria government to invest in its human capital, if it must attain it greatness.

UNICEF to inaugurate global campaign on vaccines safety April 24

In view of growing outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, the United Nations Children’s Fund says it will inaugurate a new global campaign from April 24 to 30.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

Disease outbreak: UNICEF to inaugurate global campaign on vaccines safety

In view of growing outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it will inaugurate a new global campaign from April 24 to 30.

World Health Day: Federal government pledges qualitative healthcare

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, says this year’s World Health Day aligns with Federal Government’s resolve to provide qualitative healthcare for every Nigerian.

Nigerian physicians in America offer free medical services in FCT

The Association of Nigerian Physicians in America (ANPA) has started a free medical and surgical services in AMAC and Bwari area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
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WHO employs mobile surveillance system for polio eradication

In an effort to totally eradicate polio from Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a real-time innovative mobile surveillance system aimed at strengthening polio surveillance across the continent.
WAHO DG, Prof Stanley Okolo (Middle), Ms Aissatou Diack (R) World Bank rep and Prof Mojisola Adeyeye (L), NAFDAC DG.

WAHO: Access to quality, affordable medicines non-negotiable

The Director-General of the West African Health Organisation, WAHO, Prof Stanley Okolo, has said that access to quality, safe and affordable medicines across West Africa is non-negotiable.
Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have been charged to be alert, courageous and more decisive in the fight against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in North East Nigeria. Twitter-HQNigerianArmy

Nigerian Army: We’ve resolved our problems with UNICEF

Days after it accused the United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) of aiding terrorism in the North-east, the Nigerian Army says it has resolved its differences with the UN agency.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo to participate in Africa-Europe High Level Forum in Vienna

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, would be participating in the Africa-Europe High Level Forum with other African and European Heads of States or Government holding in Vienna, Austria on Monday, December 17, and Tuesday, December 18.

Yobe government promises to sustain immunisation coverage

The Yobe State Government on Monday said it will remain committed to ensuring the success of routine immunisation in the state.

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Cultists kill final year student of CRUTECH

A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.

Delta APC mocks O’tega Emerhor on failed case against party, Senator Omo-Agege

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France’s central bank governor said on Friday.

Facebook tells US Congress how it thinks its cryptocurrency Libra should be regulated

Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.

Ibadan polytechnic graduate jailed for impersonation

A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.