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Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, has hinted that the present administration is determined to make the health sector attractive to both residents and non-residents in a way that will provide solutions to health issues

Ogun to become health tourist destination of choice – commissioner

Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker has hinted that the present administration is determined to make the health sector attractive to both residents and non-residents in a way that will provide solutions to health issues and attract investors to the sector.
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.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Kwara government begins nutrition-related treatment for under 5 children

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara says all children under five years in the state will henceforth have access to nutrition-related treatment in Primary Health Centres in the state.

UNICEF hands over 22 renovated PHCs to Bauchi government

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Bauchi office, on Tuesday handed over 22 renovated Primary Health Centres (PHCs) it renovated to the state government to enhance health care delivery in the state.

PTAD unveils new executive secretary

The Pension Transitional Arrangements Directorate (PTAD) has unveiled its new Executive Secretary Dr. Chioma Ejikeme recently appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to take over the affairs of the agency.

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.
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Kogi guber: No second term for Governor Bello – APC stakeholders

Stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) have petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari, asking that Governor Yahaya Bello should not be given a second term.
The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, has said the party would resist any attempt to rig the forthcoming general elections in the state.

Jimi Agbaje: Lagos has not experienced real governance after Lateef Jakande

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Mr Jimi Agbaje, on Tuesday said the state had not witnessed real governance in the last 20 years.
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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.

Ibrahim Hassan: Jigawa built 287 primary health centres in three years

The Jigawa State Deputy Governor, Ibrahim Hassan, said the state government has built standard primary health centres in each of the 287 wards in the 27 local government areas of the state.

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.

Edo Summit: Godwin Obaseki presents score card to the people

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday presented his administration’s score card to people of the state, with assurances of better days ahead.
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WHO urges African leaders to focus on children’s mental health

The World Health Organisation has called on African countries especially those with insurgency crises to focus more attention on the mental health of children and adolescents.

Delta government spends N1.6 billion on 150 SDG projects

He listed the projects so far executed to include supply of essential obstetrics care equipment to health facilities, construction of maternity wards and medical staff quarters, rehabilitation of primary health centres, solar powered water scheme with treatment plants, and installation of generating sets, among others.

LASUTH resident doctors begin three days warning strike

Resident doctors at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, on Wednesday began its three days warning strike, demanding for recruitment of more doctors.
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Ebonyi government to establish airport, distributes 39 tricycle ambulances

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Wednesday, announced that the state government would start an airport project in the state early next year.

Senator Tejuosho: Health sector in state of emergency

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Lanre Tejuosho, disclosed this while explaining various shortfalls bedeviling the funding of the health industry at the commemoration of MAMAYE day 2018 in Abuja.

2019: Governor El-Rufa’i urges Kaduna people to reject violence

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has urged people of Kaduna State to reject any attempt to bring about disharmony among them ahead of the 2019 elections.

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The Nigerian Railway Corporation has said its suspended Lagos-Ogun mass transit train service would resume operations on Thursday.

NRC: Nigerians to enjoy hourly train services on Lagos-Ibadan route soon

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says Nigerians will soon enjoy hourly train services on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line.
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Victor Mbaoma: I’ve fulfilled part of my mission in Enyimba

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Outrage as police vehicle hits, kills woman, injures others in Jigawa

The Jigawa Police Command, has confirmed that its patrol vehicle hit and killed a pedestrian, Hauwa Danladi-Turis, and injured four others in Malammadori Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
Asisat Oshoala was delighted to be crowned African Women's Player of the Year for a fourth time at the Caf Awards Gala on Tuesday night.

Asisat Oshoala bags hat-trick and assists as Barcelona thrash Logrono

Asisat Oshoala netted her second hat-trick of the season for Barcelona and made an assist in their 6-0 win over Logrono in the Spanish Primera Iberdrola encounter on Saturday.