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Traditional institutions call for routine immunization services in IDP camps

This was contained in a communique issued and signed by the 36 participating members of the review meeting. It stated that an increase in the demand for RI in the 3 states has been attributed to the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) initiated by NI hence the need for possible expansion of the programme to more Local Government Areas in the 3 states.

Cross River doctors resume work as kidnapped member regains freedom

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in Cross River State has suspended its notice of total and indefinite withdrawal of medical services across the state, following the release of their member, Dr Ogbonna Uchenna-Aju, a medical practitioner who was kidnapped on May 3rd by unknown gunmen.

NMA urges federal government to improve health infrastructure, doctors’ remuneration

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), South South Zone, has advised the Federal Government to improve on the country’s health infrastructure, working conditions and remuneration of doctors to curb mass migration of Nigerian doctors to other countries.

Bayelsa youths advocate regular engagement of constituents by legislators

Youths in Bayelsa State have called on political leaders and elected representatives of the state to engage in regular consultations with their constituents in order to know the challenges of development affecting them.

Group seeks release of 3000 Fulani herdsmen in detention

The Coalition of Fulani Associations from across the country on Sunday called for a better deal for Fulani herdsmen, saying they remained the most marginalized people in Nigeria.
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Endorsement: APC warns South East to be wary of machinations of Atiku Abubakar

Miffed by the recent endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, by the Igbo socio-political organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned the South East geopolitical zone to be wary of the machinations of conmen masquerading as ‘messiahs’ in the garb of politicians.
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Election: Nigerians in Diaspora caution against hate speech

The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation, Europe (NIDOE) on Sunday cautioned Nigerians against fake news and provocative utterances that could incite violence before, during and after the 2019 general elections.
President Buhari presents 2019 Budget to the National Assembly on 19th Dec 2018-7

300 CSOs appraise insurgency war, want Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election

A coalition of 300 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari had been successful in the counter-insurgency battles and deserves accolade and re-election.
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Farmers/herders crisis: Ranching path to sustainable peace – UN

The United Nations (UN) and other stakeholders met and recommended that pastoralists should adopt global best practices of ranching as path to sustainable peace.
Herdsmen

UN, others chart way out of farmers, herders crisis

Federal government urged to promote global best practices of ranching so that pastoralists can rely on farmers for the supply of fodder to augment their animal feeds

Malnutrition: Kaduna government urged to increase budgetary allocation

To address the growing rate of malnutrition among children, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC) on Wednesday urged the Kaduna State Government to improve on its budgetary allocation.

2019: Catholic bishops advise Nigerians against vote-buying

Catholic Bishops have urged all registered voters to ensure that they are equipped with voter’s card and reject the illegal practices of selling and buying of votes.

INEC registering foreigners to vote in 2019 – Southern, Middle Belt leaders

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission of registering foreigners, especially from Niger Republic, to pave the way for electoral malpractices in 2019.

US blames Canada for G7 fiasco, says Justin Trudeau ‘stabbed us in the back’

The US blamed Canada on Sunday for the disastrous ending to the G7 summit, saying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "stabbed us in the back," while American allies held Washington responsible.

Donald Trump trade fury torpedoes Canada’s G7 summit

The G7 summit ended in farce and a renewed threat of global trade war as US President Donald Trump abruptly rejected the text of a consensus statement and bitterly insulted the Canadian host.

Osita Okechukwu: Let Igbo work towards 2023 Presidency

Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has enjoined the apex Igbo cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo, to work towards 2023 for a president of Igbo extraction, than chase elusive theorems.

Imo APC passes vote of confidence on Governor Okorocha

The Imo State Executive Council (SEC) of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has passed an explicit vote of confidence on the state governor and leader of the party, Rochas Okorocha, for his laudable contributions since the inception of the party in the state.

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Senator Ndume: Senate president election was free, fair

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Court remands four suspects in Ilorin prison over alleged murder

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Nigeria’s Pelfaco signs oil production sharing deal with Congo Republic

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Ahmad Lawan, majority leader of the senate, says the national assembly will not become President Muhammadu Buhari’s “rubber stamp” if he is elected senate president.

President Buhari congratulates new National Assembly presiding officers

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated heartily the newly elected presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly.