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Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger governor forwards 17 commissioner-nominees to state assembly

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has forwarded 17 names, including that of nine former commissioners that served in his first four years to the Niger State House of Assembly for approvals.
Queens College Lagos

Lagos: No outbreak of infection in Queen’s College

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said that there is no evidence of major infection or outbreak of epidemic at the Queens College, Yaba, Lagos.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Universal health coverage in Lagos by 2025 – governor

Lagos State has set a six-year target to achieve universal health coverage, with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosing on Thursday that the government would work assiduously towards achieving the goal and making affordable healthcare accessible for all residents by 2025.

SDGs: Federal government, Lagos strengthen partnership to combat maternal mortality rate

The Federal Government has expressed readiness to always support the Lagos State Government in its efforts at combating the challenge of maternal mortality rate in the state.

Lagos government begins investigation into ‘disease outbreak’ in Queen’s College

Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health, said that the state has commenced an investigation into the outbreak of an air-borne flu-like illness among some of the students of Queen’s College and other schools in the state.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said that State government has scaled up its emergency preparedness against emerging infectious diseases through implementation of policies on bio-security and bio-banking.

Lagos government strengthens emergency preparedness against infectious diseases

The Lagos State Government (LASG) says it has strengthened its emergency preparedness against emerging infectious diseases through the implementation of policies on bio-security and bio-banking. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said this on Sunday in Lagos
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said that State government has scaled up its emergency preparedness against emerging infectious diseases through implementation of policies on bio-security and bio-banking.

Lagos scales up emergency preparedness against infectious diseases

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said that State government has scaled up its emergency preparedness against emerging infectious diseases through implementation of policies on bio-security and bio-banking.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has challenged his political aides to be committed to the efforts of his administration to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.

Oyo health budget cut by 40 per cent

In line with its resolve to ensure a realistic budget, Oyo State government has cut its health budget by 40 per cent just as it called on parents to pay more attention to the nutrition of children right from when they are in the womb.
Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora

Federal government appeals for harmonious working relationships among key players in health sector

Senator Adeleke Mamora, Minister of State for Health, has appealed for harmonious working relationships among key players in the health sector to ensure delivery of quality healthcare services to Nigerians.

Minister: We will reduce maternal mortality by 2022

The Federal Government says it is determined to reduce maternal mortality rate from 576 per 100,000 birth in 2013 to 288 per 100,000 births in 2022.

Delta health insurance scheme registers 600,000 persons

Dr. Mordi Ononye, Delta Commissioner for Health, on Monday, disclosed that the State Contributory Health Insurance Scheme has registered over 600,000 persons.

FRSC: Six die in Anambra accident

The Federal Road Safety Corps on Monday confirmed that six persons died in an accident involving a truck and three other vehicles along Amawbia-Agulu road in Awka.
Accident FRSC

6 dead, 17 injured in Anambra road crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday confirmed that six persons died in an accident involving a truck and three other vehicles along Amawbia-Agulu road in Awka.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos government, NGO partner on free surgery to mark governor’s 100 days in office

The Lagos State Government has partnered with the Benjamin Olowojebutu Foundation (BOF), a non-governmental organisation, to provide free surgical intervention for 100 people in the state.
Lagos State Government has promised to take full responsibility of the medical bills of victims of the motor accident involving a Dangote truck and a passenger (BRT) bus which occurred at the early hours of today at Asolo along Lagos Ikorodu Road.

Lagos to pay medical bills of Ikorodu accident victims

Lagos State Government has promised to take full responsibility of the medical bills of victims of the motor accident involving a Dangote truck and a passenger (BRT) bus which occurred at the early hours of today at Asolo along Lagos Ikorodu Road.

PTAD unveils new executive secretary

The Pension Transitional Arrangements Directorate (PTAD) has unveiled its new Executive Secretary Dr. Chioma Ejikeme recently appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to take over the affairs of the agency.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Lagos state commissioners and special advisers — full list

The event, held at Adeyemi Bero Hall of the Lagos State Secretariat, was witnessed by the leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from all Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas in Lagos.
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Ebonyi government urges resident not to panic over yellow fever outbreak

Ebonyi government has urged residents not to panic over the reported yellow fever outbreak in the state.

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NBS: Inflation rate now 11.24 per cent

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation with the index rising to 11.24 per cent in September.
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Charly Boy set to perform at 2019 ‘Felabration’ Festival

Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as ‘Charly Boy’, is set to perform at the 2019 annual Felabration fiesta, a week-long celebration of the life and times Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

Joint Customs-Miltary patrol kill alleged smuggler in Babura

A joint border patrol team of Customs and Military officers gunned down a suspected rice smuggler yesterday in the Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Absence of three defendants stalls ‘UNILAG gang-rape’ trial

The absence on Tuesday of three of the five students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), facing trial for allegedly gang-raping a student of the institution has stalled their criminal trial.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Nigeria better with equal representation of women in politics

Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has attributed the poor socio-economic and political situation in Nigeria to the inadequate participation of women in active politics.