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President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari: Availability of reliable HIV data crucial for effective health interventions

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact-Assessment Survey, saying that availability of reliable data on HIV/AIDS is crucial for effective interventions in the health sector.
A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the nursery-Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Lagos Island on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said.

Lagos confirms 20 killed in collapsed school building, 45 rescued

After search and rescue activities ended yesterday at the site of the collapsed building in Ita-Faji, Lagos Island, the Lagos state government has officially stated that 20 people died from the tragic incident.

South-south leads in HIV prevalence, Northwest lowest

The South-south geopolitical zone has the highest HIV prevalence among adults age 15 to 64 years in the country with 3.1 percent, while the Northwest had the lowest prevalence rate with 0.6 percent.

MDCN certifies 506 foreign trained doctors to practise in Nigeria

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), has certified and inducted new 506 foreign-trained doctors to practice medicine in the country.

Osun elections: Minister Adewole delivers polling unit for APC

The Honourable Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has delivered his polling unit for All Progressives Congress in the State House of Assembly election held in Osun State.

Malaria Society urges President Buhari to improve facilities in health sector

Dr John Puddicombe, the President, Malaria Society of Nigeria (MSN), has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to focus more in improving the health sector to deliver better services to the people.

UBTH JOHESU demands payment of April, May 2018 salaries

No fewer than 2,500 members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) Branch on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest to demand the release of their salaries for the months of April and May 2018.

NHIS: Governor Bagudu, Isaac Adewole seek inclusion of cancer treatment

As the campaign for a review of the National Health Insurance Scheme Act gathers momentum, Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has called for the coverage of cancer treatment in the scheme.
Muhammadu Buhari Yemi Osinbajo

Election: Minister Adewole takes President Buhari’s campaign to Iwo

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, in continuation of his strategic campaign of supporting the reelection bid of President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and other APC candidates, on Saturday, stormed the ancient town of Iwo for voters’ education and sensitisation rally.

Immunisation: Federal government, Bill Gates Foundation sign $75 million financing agreement

The federal government on Tuesday gave further impetus to childhood immunisation with the signing of a $75 million financing agreement between it and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari: No local government under control of Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that the war his administration waged against insurgency since he assumed the mantle of leadership in Nigeria has recorded success, saying there is no part of the country that is presently under the control of Boko Haram.

Minister promises implementation of findings on counterfeit pharmaceuticals

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Thursday promised effective implementation of findings and ideas from the study on the Rise of Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals in Africa.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor el-Rufai: Northerners ready for restructuring

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, governors of Kaduna and Oyo states, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai and Abiola Ajimobi, respectively and other eminent Nigerians yesterday stressed the need for the country to be restructured to overcome myriad of problems confronting it as a nation.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Atiku Abubakar, PDP have always opposed restructuring

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in February 16 presidential election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku have always opposed restructuring of the country.

Minister launches President Buhari’s re-election initiative

As part of effort to ensure the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has launched ‘Buhari Leekan Si’ (Buhari for another term) project.

Isaac Adewole: 95% of Nigerians don’t have health insurance

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that 95 per cent of the Nigeria’s 190 million people are not enrolled in any health insurance plan, despite efforts by the Federal Government to improve health care delivery in the country.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Boss Mustapha receives NHIS investigative panel report

Mr. Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, on Monday in Abuja received the report of the Presidential Independent Fact-Finding Panel on National Health Insurance Scheme.

Isaac Adewole lauds Ndudi Elumelu for donating hospital to Delta community

Minister of Health, Dr. Isaac Adewole, has lauded a former member of the House of Representatives, Ndudi Elumelu, for donating a 250-bed hospital with ancillary facilities to Onicha-Uku community in Aniocha North Local Government of Delta State.

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Anambra agency targets N500 million revenue for 2019

Chief Jude Emecheta, Managing Director of Anambra State Advertising Agency (ANSAA), says the agency is targeting revenue generation of about N500 million for 2019.
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FCT elections: APC wins Kwali chairmanship supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Danladi Chiya, winner of the supplementary poll for Kwali Area Council, FCT.
Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.

Police use water cannons against teachers’ protest in Morocco

Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

CDD: Vote buying, violence marred supplementary polls

The Centre for Democracy and Development’s (CDD) Election Analysis Centre (EAC) has said that despite repeated assurances from the authorities, Saturday’s supplementary elections in parts of the country were marred by attacks against journalists, observers and voters apart from widespread vote buying and selling.

Taraba elections: PDP wins Ussa supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the PDP Candidate Timothy Anderifun, Winner of the just concluded supplementary state constituency rerun election in Ussa local government area of Taraba state.