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After several months of consultations with critical stakeholders in Nigeria and members of the Peoples Democratic Party, former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, will on Saturday make a formal declaration to contest the 2019 presidential election.
President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo has said that the December presidential election would go ahead as planned, but he declined to say whether he would defy term limits to stand for re-election.
The seemingly intractable crisis rocking the Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has started taking its toll on the party’s membership strength as one of the governorship aspirant, Dr. O’diakpo Obire, has left the party.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, on Wednesday said the Economic Growth and Recovery Plan (EGRP) is targeted towards creating an average of 3.7 million jobs yearly.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says it will commence the 2018 Batch ‘B’ Orientation course for prospective corps members nationwide on July 24.
The federal government yesterday said it had changed the structure of healthcare funding in the country, with primary healthcare gulping about 64 per cent of the funds in the health sector.
Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbnjo, and the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, Mr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote, have wooed foreign investors to invest in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry.
Mr Kolawole Ogunleye, an Environmental Health Expert, on Saturday urged healthcare givers and institutions to engage in proper management and disposal of medical waste to prevent the spread of communicable diseases.
Fifty-four healthcare workers in Cross River State are to be sanctioned over alleged extortion of money from patients in different primary healthcare facilities across the state.
The house of representatives has passed a bill authorising free healthcare for pregnant women in the country.
Fanwo said this in reaction to report on how Bello secured loans amounting to over N16bn despite the Paris Club refunds and other federal government bailouts to the state.
The Cross River Government on Monday said it had revitalized 46 Primary Healthcare Centres within three years in order to boost health service delivery in the state.
Two-time governorship candidate in Ogun and 2019 gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of African Democratic Party (ADC), Gboyega Nasiru Isiaka, on Friday, met with the Ogun State Executive of the party and sought for its support, ahead of the 2019 elections.
The Cross River State Government on Sunday said it is targeting no fewer than 808, 470 children across the state for the Second Round of the 2018 National Immunisation Plus Days (NIPDS).
The Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf, has accused some HMOs, Hospitals, Insurance companies as the institutions that want to defraud Nigerians and who ganged up and masterminded his suspension for six months.
Odion Ighalo netted his ninth goal of the season in the Chinese Super League today, but his club Changchun Yatai still fell 2-1 at home to title chasers Shandong Luneng.
The Peoples Democratic party has said that it cannot be intimidated by security agencies in an attempt to disenfranchise its member in the coming senatorial bye-election billed for August 11, 2018.
A 15-year-old girl who was raped by her older brother has been jailed for six months for having an abortion, an Indonesian official said Saturday.
Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, in the 2015 election in Abia State, Dr.Alex Otti , said he had forgiven the former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, for the role he played during the collation of the results of the election at the INEC collation centre , Umuahia , in 2015.
An aspiring prophet has been arrested in Ethiopia after he failed to bring a dead man back to life.
The Nigerian Air Force says Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole, has neutralised several Boko Haram terrorists at Bulagalaye and Kwakwa, both in Borno, through successful air strikes.
Two Associate Professors at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on Monday congratulated France for emerging winners of the World Cup in Russia.
Cristiano Ronaldo has landed in Turin ahead of his official unveiling as Juventus’ superstar summer signing on Monday afternoon, the Serie A champions announced on Sunday.
The Ugandan government on Thursday re-tabled before parliament the social media and mobile money amendment bill following public protest.
A Spanish NGO on Tuesday said that the Libyan coastguard left two women and a child to die at sea by Libyans who had come to rescue them.