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With a population of 6 million, Borno State has just 200 doctors and seven pharmacists, according to Prof. Isah Marte, Chief of Staff to Prof Babagana Zulum, the state governor.
Senator representing Southern Borno, and Chairman Senate Committee on Army, Mohammed Ndume, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari should immediately reconstituted a new cabinet if he mean well for Nigerians in the 2021.
Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, on Monday, gave six recommendations to President Muhammadu Buhari to check the lingering Boko Haram crisis in the North-East.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has provided dry season farm inputs to 14,250 households for the 2020-2021 dry season farming in troubled Borno State.
The Boko Haram crisis is worsening and returning to pre-2015 levels when the insurgents held territories in the north-east, a report by SB Morgen says.
Britain is sending two navy patrol boats to the British Channel Island of Jersey after France suggested it could cut power supplies to the island if its fishermen are not granted full access to UK fishing waters under post-Brexit trading terms.
The Republic of Congo's government has resigned, public television announced on Thursday, a procedural move three weeks after the central African nation's veteran leader began a new term as president.
Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arrested 30 internet fraud suspects, also known as Yahoo-Yahoo Boys, in Ilorin, Kwara State.
The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State yesterday took a deeper dimension with the Hon Ebierien Fala Itubor-led faction opening a new secretariat in the state capital.
National enrolment officer of the Conditional Cash Transfer, Mr Shimang Shikfu, has tasked the Enugu State Cash Transfer Unit officers to enrol the “poorest of the poor and vulnerable households” into the scheme to eradicate poverty.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has expressed the readiness of his administration to partner with Edo workers to expand the tax net in the state following the dwindling revenue from Abuja.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) mission director, Anne Patterson has joined Dr. Perpetua Uhomoibhi, coordinator of Nigeria’s National Malaria Elimination Programme to launch a $90 million new activity to control malaria, Nigeria’s leading killer of children, in rural areas of eight vulnerable states.
The Budget Office of the Federation has called for the reduction of the number of federal cabinet ministers from around 40 to 24, stressing that, among other things, it will help reduce the high cost of governance in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the release of the 27 students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna State.
The Lagos State Government says it has placed 4,000 unemployed graduates on N40,000 monthly salary for six months.