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Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

The cesspool of corruption called NDDC

Not a few Nigerians are amused at the theatre of the absurd playing out at the Niger Delta Development Commission. The whole circus show climaxed last Monday when three dramas took place during the House of Representatives Probe Panel of the 20-year-old interventionist agency.
Fulani herdsmen

Niger meets Fulani herdsmen at Bobi grazing reserve

Niger State Government has organized a stakeholder meeting with the Fulani Herdsmen within Bobi Grazing Reserve in Mariga Local Government Area of the State, as part of efforts at developing the Grazing Reserve.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Governor Fayemi launches health insurance for Ekiti residents

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi on Friday inaugurated the state’s health insurance scheme aimed at ensuring that all residents of the state have access to quality and affordable health care services.

Parents advocate specialised services for persons with sickle cell ailment

Some parents in Kano State have advocated for the introduction of specialised healthcare services to enhance treatment of persons living with sickle cell ailment in the country.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 5

House of Reps urges speedy production of local coronavirus vaccines in Nigeria

The resolutioms followed the adoption of a motion on notice, moved by Rep. John Chike Okafor (APC, Imo), wherein he noted that “the Yaba Vaccine Production Laboratory Lagos was active in vaccine production for about six decades, between 1940 and 1991, producing large quantities of vaccines against smallpox, rabies and yellow fever for not only Nigeria, but also for neighbouring countries like Cameroon, and other African countries”.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has conducted training for some of its flight nurses and aircrew to build their capacity for airlifting wounded soldiers from battlefields. 1

Nigerian Airforce trains flight nurses, enable capacity for airlifting wounded soldiers

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has conducted training for some of its flight nurses and aircrew to build their capacity for airlifting wounded soldiers from battlefields.
A five months old infant delivered after seven months of pregnancy in rural community of Kebbi State has miraculously survived after the mother was guided to apply a Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) method.

‘Kangaroo mother care’ saves preterm infant in Kebbi

A five months old infant delivered after seven months of pregnancy in rural community of Kebbi State has miraculously survived after the mother was guided to apply a Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) method.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Governor Sanwo-Olu pledges to leverage technology for improved healthcare services

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has said his government would deploy technology to deliver precision, faster and smarter healthcare services in all healthcare facilities in the state.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo commences enrolment of residents for health insurance scheme

The Edo State Government has commenced enrolment of residents into the state’s primary health insurance scheme, to guarantee access to affordable and quality healthcare services in the newly refurbished health care centers across the state.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has said that his administration was considering putting in place Health Insurance Scheme that would enable the people access affordable and quality healthcare services in the State.

Ogun government to propose health insurance scheme for less privileged

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has said that his administration was considering putting in place Health Insurance Scheme that would enable the people access affordable and quality healthcare services in the State.

Kebbi: 100 doctors to offer free medical services

The Kebbi Government in collaboration with a team of 100 doctors from the country, Chile and the United States will offer free surgeries and treatment to patients in Kebbi, beginning from Oct. 28.
No fewer than 100 people have died due to flooding caused by heavy rains in the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, the BBC reports.

More than 100 dead in fresh India flood

No fewer than 100 people have died due to flooding caused by heavy rains in the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
Following the intervention of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, the full accreditation status of the School of Nursing Sciences of the College of Medical Sciences of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria has been restored.

Speaker Gbajabiamila ends accreditation rift between ABU, NMCN

Following the intervention of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, the full accreditation status of the School of Nursing Sciences of the College of Medical Sciences of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria has been restored.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

N200 million accruing into Kano health trust fund monthly – governor

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, says more than N200 million is saved in the account of the state Health Trust Fund monthly, set up to enhance healthcare services.

NMA outlines agenda for new health ministers

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has asked the new ministers of health to intensify efforts aimed at making primary healthcare services accessible to Nigerians.

Abia governor set to improve life expectancy rate – governor

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia says the state government is determined to improve life expectancy rate in the state through implementation of healthcare programmes that will increase access to healthcare services.
Bala Mohammed

Governor Mohammed: Providing quality healthcare remains our priority

Bauchi State governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has reiterated that the provision of quality healthcare services remains one of the priorities of his administration.
Ifeanyi Okowa Delta

Governor Okowa: New minimum wage long overdue

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta said on Tuesday the new minimum wage for Nigerian workers was long overdue and urged state governors to implement the N30,000 minimum wage recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Osagie: We do not stuff dollars in babaringa in Edo

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said Governor Godwin Obaseki delivers sustainable projects to better the lives of Edo people and does not go about stuffing dollars in babariga, like the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Kaduna attacks: Senator Shehu Sani urges concerted efforts by government, security agencies

Malam Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate from 2015 to 2019, has called on the Kaduna state government and security agencies to seek out better strategies toward ending killings in the state.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor urges President Buhari to increase Nigerian Army funds

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
A security officer wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus stands outside the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, China on Aug. 6, 2020. Mark Schiefelbein-AP

Canadian sentenced to death on drug charges in China

China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa.
Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.

Many feared dead as Indian plane crashes

Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.