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Medical practitioner urges governments to increase access to quality primary health care

A Medical General Practitioner, Dr Olukayode Akinlade, on Tuesday, urged government at all levels to increase and improve access to quality primary health care services across Nigeria.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Lagos governor kicks off free healthcare for children

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, flagged off a free healthcare programme aimed at combating organ impairment and life-threatening ailments in children.

Health week: Council tasks community on need to stay healthy

The Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area (AOLG), has advised residents of the area, particularly parents and women, to ensure they always stay healthy and protected against diseases.
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.

Emir: PHCs can handle 70 per cent of health challenges in Kwara

The Emir of Shonga in Kwara, Haliru Yahaya, says 70 per cent of health challenges in the state can be handled at Primary Health Care (PHC) centres if they are adequately funded.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun governors laments state of trauma centre in state hospital

Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has lamented the invasion of monkeys from the Osun Osogbo groove as they vandalized the trauma centre at State hospital, Asubiaro in Osogbo.

Federal government restates commitment to Universal Health Coverage

The Federal Government says it will work closely with state governments towards providing quality healthcare services for the populace with a view to achieving Universal Health Coverage.

Nigerian physicians in America offer free medical services in FCT

The Association of Nigerian Physicians in America (ANPA) has started a free medical and surgical services in AMAC and Bwari area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Federal government urged to decentralise the health sector

A medical doctor and the Secretary-General of Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), Dr Kunle Olajide, has called on the Federal Government to decentralise the nation’s health sector and adhere strictly to the Abuja 2001 Declaration on Health.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola: APC victory will fast track development

Osun State Governor Isiaka Oyetola has declared that the victory recorded by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state will fast track development of the state.

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.
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Dangote Foundation boosts Nigeria’s effort to end polio scourge

As Nigeria eagerly awaits her certification as polio-free by the World Health Organisation, WHO, the Aliko Dangote Foundation, ADF, has boosted the nation’s efforts to finally end a scourge which had affected thousands of children across the country.
Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi

Senator Makarfi: Most projects in Kaduna were done by PDP

A former governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has asked the people of the state to return the PDP to power, saying most of the projects in Kaduna were done by the party.
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that he would not be cowed to abandon the corruption war as steps have already been taken to insulate already recovered assets from looters-5

Election: President Buhari, Governor El-Rufai unstoppable in Kaduna – APC chieftain

Mr Ben Kure, Director-General, APC Campaign Council in Kaduna State, on Wednesday said the All Progressive Congress (APC) is sure of costing to victory in the forthcoming general elections in the state.
The Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr Jide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday said he chose Dr Obafemi Hamzat as his running mate because he would make a capable deputy.

Election: Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Femi Hamzat unveil development agenda for Lagos

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his running mate, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, on Friday unveiled their development agenda for the state ahead of the March 2, 2019 gubernatorial election.
antiretroviral drugs

Group decries N2000 monthly HIV drugs fee

The Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (NEPWHAN) has called on governments to ensure Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) is completely free, accessible and without user fee in 2019.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Why Nigeria must prioritise investment in family planning

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has reiterated the federal government’s commitment to investing in Family Planning (FP) services, identifying it as a critical tool for the country to reap demographic dividend.

Isaac Adewole commends revamp of primary health centres in Edo

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has commended the revamp of Primary Health Centres (PHCs) in Edo State, noting that such reforms will allow for proper referral system as a catalyst to develop the health system in the country.

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A suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, Hamisu Wadume, as been re-arrested.

How soldiers aided my escape from police – Taraba kidnap suspect

The alleged kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala Wadume has said that soldiers aided his escape after he was arrested by the police in Ibi, Taraba State.

Experts: Corruption, conflicts responsible for slow investments in Niger Delta

The poor and slow pace of oil and gas investments in the Niger Delta has been traced to corruption and conflicts in the region.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Kano emir cautions mediamen against sensationalism

The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi, has cautioned journalists, especially those in the print media, against sensationalising reports “just to make sales”.

My impeachment order, dead on arrival – Kogi deputy governor

The directive was raised as a motion by the Majority Leader of the House, Abdullahi Bello (Ajaokuta, APC), who quoted section of 188 (4) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) to buttress his point.
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Delta government to rid communities of criminal herdsmen

Delta State government is to set up community vigilantes to protect women going to farms from criminal herdsmen attack.g