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Five hospitalised as building collapses in Lagos

Not fewer than five persons were hospitalised after a building collapsed in the Enu Owa area of Lagos Island on Monday. =
As part of its ongoing effort to revitalise the growth of SME’s in the Health Sector, Polaris Bank has announced the introduction of a new Polaris Health Sector Loan bundle to support the growth of the sector.

Bank to fund SMEs in health sector

As part of its ongoing effort to revitalise the growth of SME’s in the Health Sector, Polaris Bank has announced the introduction of a new Polaris Health Sector Loan bundle to support the growth of the sector.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari signs executive order ending open defecation

Moves to check indiscriminate defecation in public places and its associated health challenges may have seen President Muhammadu Buhari signing Executive Order 009 to outlaw the practice.
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. 5

House of Reps kicks against Customs’ ban on fuel supply to border communities

The House of Representatives on Tuesday demanded an immediate halt to the implementation of a directive by the Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, that petrol should no longer be supplied to communities within 20-kilometre radius of the land borders.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Boss Mustapha: Corruption hasn’t ended despite President Buhari’s efforts

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), and others on Tuesday said corruption had not ended despite the President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s efforts to stamp out the scourge.

N9.7 billion fraud: Witness tells court how former NAF chief converted NAF’s N1.2 billion...

Hammadama Bello, the 9th prosecution witness (PW9), in the ongoing trial of former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Mohammed Umar Dikko, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja, on Thursday, October 31, 2019, told the court that the defendant allegedly converted the sum of N1.2billion, belonging Nigerian Air Force to his personal use.
The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

ASUU: No agency can oppose IPPIS payment system – minister

The Federal Government has told the Academic Staff Union of Universities that it cannot oppose its decision on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.

85th birthday: Bamanga Tukur commends General Gowon for selfless service

Former National Chairman, People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has commended former Military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, for his selfless and meritorious service to the country.

Ekiti government seeks collaboration to end open defecation

Ekiti State Government has called for a collaborative efforts among all stakeholders in order to achieve the year 2022 target of open defecation free state.
A resident walks past debris from a partially damaged building after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the night before in the city of Digos, Davao del Sur province on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on October 17, 2019. – A child was killed in the strong 6.4-magnitude quake that hit the southern Philippines on October 16, a local mayor said, as houses collapsed, power was knocked out and a shopping mall burst into flames. (Photo by Manman Dejeto / AFP)

Five dead in Philippine quake

Five people were killed and dozens were injured after a powerful earthquake hit the southern Philippines, authorities said Thursday.
Jens Spahn

Germany announce €30.5 million support to end polio, strengthen Nigeria’s health system

The German Minister of Health, Mr Jens Spahn, has announced 30.5millon euros support to Nigeria to end polio, enhance health security and strengthen the country’s health system.

Lagos community signs deal with foreign investors on infrastructure

A partnership between local residents of Odo-Ogun community on the outskirt of Lagos and a team of Chinese investors may soon bring about infrastructural development and job creation in the rural community located along the Lagos-Ikorodu highway.
Chris Ngige

Senator Ngige: 2021 is end of APGA reign in Anambra

Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen Chris Ngige, says the dominance of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Anambra State, will come to the end in 2021.

Enugu governor inaugurates two renovated hospitals

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Tuesday, inaugurated two renovated hospitals to enhance easy access to healthcare delivery in the state.

Death toll rises to 18 in Nasarawa accident

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Monday said 18 persons were confirmed dead from an accident on Sunday evening on Akwanga – Nasarawa Eggon federal highway.

Zimbabwean doctors begin strike over alleged abduction of colleague

Zimbabwean doctors from private and public hospitals went on strike on Monday and demonstrated in the capital against the alleged abduction of Zimbabwe Hospitals Doctors Association acting President Peter Magombeyi.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos begins assessment of public infrastructure

The Lagos State Infrastructure Assets Management Agency (LASIAMA) has commenced the assessment of public infrastructures such as schools, hospitals, public buildings and MDA’s across the State towards the formulation of a strategic and economic reinvestment plan.
Nuhu Sanusi Emir of Dutse

Dutse emir decries indiscriminate felling of trees

The Emir of Dutse, Nuhu Muhammad Sanusi, has decried indiscriminate felling of trees in his domain, calling on the state government to review the law prohibiting the act with a view to providing stiffer punishment for the offenders.

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PDP urges Bode George to work with Lagos exco

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Chief Bode George and other disgruntled chieftains of the party in Lagos state to put aside their personal and parochial differences and work with the executive committee in the state chapter.
An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Nigerian player sacked by Slovenian club for impregnating president’s daughter

An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Air traffic engineers call for training on cyber security

Air traffic engineers in the country have called on aviation authorities to invest more in building capacity of members in the area of cyber security in order to forestall cyber-attacks on the Communication Navigation and Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) domain.
Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education

Adeniran Ogunsanya college to be upgraded to university – Lagos governor

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said the state government owned Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education is to be upgraded to a University of Education.

Air Peace to commence flight operation to Ibadan

Onyeama explained that the recent Corporate Award of Excellence to the airline by University of Ibadan was in recognition of its unparalleled excellence in the delivery of safe and comfortable flights.