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The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, disclosed this at the PTF briefing on Tuesday in Abuja.

Nigerian government unveils health promotion policy strategy

The federal government has launched a revised national health promotion policy strategy document (2020-2024) to fast-track efforts at reducing the burden of diseases facing Nigerians.

NDIC lauded for setting up center for African Deposit Insurance

The International Association of Deposit Insurers (IADI) has commended the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) for proposing the establishment of the African Center for Deposit Insurance (ACDI) to be domiciled in the NDIC Academy, Abuja.

Security: Stakeholders call for more attention to youths

Stakeholders at the Internal Security and Conflict Resolution Engagement in Lagos state have resolved that more attention should be on the youth to ensure a secured environment.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the resumption of all Public Servants on GL 1 -12 with effect from Monday, November 2, 2020.

Nigerian government urged to grant Lagos special status

Speaking when representatives of the federal government, including the Interior Minister, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, and his Police Affairs counterpart, Mr Muhammad Dingyadi, visited Lagos, the leaders urged both ministers to facilitate the process of according the state a special place among the states in the country.
Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed

Nigerian government processing $750 million World Bank loan for states

The Federal Government has said it is processing a World Bank loan of $750 million on behalf of state governments, to stimulate the local economy as well as support vulnerable household’s consumption.
“The Controller-General of NCoS, Mr Ja’afaru Ahmed, assures the public that the service will ensure the safety and humane containment of inmates in our custody,” he said.

Correctional Service commences housing estates construction for staff

The Controller General, Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Mr Ja’afaru Ahmed, says the Service has commenced its housing estate construction for staff nationwide.
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NITDA to suppport NNPC’s innovation in petroleum sector

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has reiterated its resolve to support the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to drive innovation in the petroleum sector.
“Precious Achiuwa was selected 20th overall by the Miami Heat and Udoka Azubuike was selected 27th overall by the Utah Jazz, marking the first time that two players from Nigeria were selected in the first round of the same NBA Draft.

NBA Draft: Precious Achiuwa joins seven other Nigerians

The first round picks in the 2020 NBA Draft took place on Wednesday, virtually from ESPN studios in Bristol, Connecticut, and eight Nigerians got lucky in the first and second picks.
The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam, made this known while responding to questions from newsmen in Abuja, weekend.

NCPC to airlift pilgrims from Heipang airport

The Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) is set to airlift pilgrims from the Heipang Airport in Plateau, its Executive Secretary, Rev. Yakubu Pam says.
Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the announcement in Abuja at a world press conference, explained that in arriving at the amnesty various issues were looked at and several options considered.

Interior ministry records 95.6% budget performance for 2020

The Federal Ministry of Interior said it has so far recorded about 95.69 percent budget performance for the year 2020, asking the National Assembly to help boost its allocations in order to continue to discharge its mandate creditably.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti governor hailed over SEMA chair’s appointment

A Socio-Political Group, Ekiti Youths Development Initiative in Minnesota (EYDIIM), United States, has lauded Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti over the appointment of a Security Expert, Capt. Sunday Adebomi, as the Chairman, State Environmental Management Agency (SEMA).
A coalition of Nigerian-American organisations in the United States has pledged its support to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris.

Nigerian-Americans pledges support to Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

A coalition of Nigerian-American organisations in the United States has pledged its support to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris.
Zainab Ahmed

Nigerian inaugurates committees to implement N-Cares

The Federal Government has inaugurated the Federal Steering Committee and Federal Technical Committee of the Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery for Economic Stimulus (N-CARES).
“You can never eliminate the risk — we’re amidst a pandemic,” Universities Minister Michelle Donelan told Sky News.

UK plans ‘student travel window’ ahead of Christmas

University students in England will be allowed to travel home in early December after a four-week lockdown is eased to spend Christmas with their families, under government plans unveiled Wednesday.

NGO donates library to FCT community

The Hopes and Dreams Initiative (HDI), with support from Healthcare Foundation (AHF), on Wednesday donated a library to the Aleyita community in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus

WHO: Coronavirus deaths increase in Africa

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa says there are over 43,000 COVID-19 deaths on the African continent.
According to the cement company’s Group Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Guillaume Moyen, Dangote Cement, is focused on growing the Nigerian economy.

Dangote Cement pays over N1 trillion dividends in seven years

Dangote Cement has grown the wealth of its shareholders, paying over N 1 trillion as dividends in the past seven years.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai has appointed new members of the management team and boards of some agencies, as part of continuous efforts to strengthen Kaduna State Government structures.

Kaduna to revive guidance, counselling unit in public schools

The Kaduna State Government said on Friday that it would revive guidance and counselling unit in public Secondary Schools in the state.

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