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The Rotary International has called for increased support and commitment from states in its quest towards eradicating of polio, Kassim Gbolahan Afolabi, the Jigawa Polio representative, has stated.
As the world prepares to mark the 2018 world polio day, Rotary International club have advocated for clean and hygienic environment to end transmission.
Ten states have so far expressed their interest to participate in the sixth edition of the National Para-soccer Championship, Misbahu Didi, President, Para-soccer Federation of Nigeria, said on Tuesday.
Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has said he does not believe in the report that Lagos State was the third most dangerous city to leave in the world.
The Rotary International, through the Rotarian Action for Population and Development (RAPD), has commenced the rehabilitation of five secondary hospitals in different locations in Ebonyi State.
The Rotary International District 9142, Nigeria, yesterday honoured Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State with a “Distinguished Service Award of Excellence in Governance” for his outstanding performance in office.
A football enthusiast and former member of the House of Representatives, Dr. Eddie Mbadiwe of Imo State, has said that African teams in the FIFA World Cup have bright chances of going far in the mundial.
The National Assembly on Friday said it had finally transmitted the final harmonised copy of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent, making it the second time it has claimed to do so in about one month even though the presidency denied receiving the bill at the first occasion.
The Rotary Club of Abuja Cosmopolitan and Apo Resettlement District 9125 has conducted free eye screening and donated free eye glasses and medical objects to no fewer than 100 persons at Apo Resettlement in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Rotary International on Maternal and Child Health Project says it is partnering the Federal Government to collate data on maternal and infant mortality in hospitals across the country through electronic programming.
The representative of Rotary International President, Mary Beth Selene, is in Nigeria to mobilise financial support for polio eradication.
The Federal Government on Thursday said it would mobilise civil servants to drive the national campaign for integrated Primary Health Care (PHC) services.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has challenged all youths to take full advantage of the ‘Not too young to run’ bill recently passed by the National Assembly with the aim of lowering the age requirements for elective offices in line with its commitment to youth participation in governance.
Islamic extremists made Imana Alhaji Gana's village in northeastern Nigeria too dangerous for health workers to vaccinate against polio. Now that she and her family have fled to a displacement camp, those workers want to catch her children in time.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has urged stakeholders in the Health sector to support the Maternal and Perinatal Deaths Surveillance and Response Programme, which would provide an evidence-based response for improving maternal and newborn health in Nigeria.
The Nigeria-British of Chambers and Commerce (NBCC) recently held its 41st Presidential dinner and awards in Lagos.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said the implementation of the Strategic Rural Electrification Plan (SREP) was delayed for 10 years, leading to the setback in supplying rural communities with efficient power.
Nearly 30 million babies are born too soon, too small or become sick, requiring specialised care to survive beyond the first month of life, according to a new UN-backed report.
UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has told a top panel on humanitarian aid that maintaining a “fire-fighting approach is not sustainable” in the long term.
The Supreme Court has reserved judgment till March 8, 2019, in the appeal lodged by wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, contesting the powers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to size funds in bank accounts that were linked to her.
Though the tell-tale signs are there, considering the unusual electoral malpractices in Ekiti, Osun, Kwara and other places where voters have allegedly been brazenly intimidated, disenfranchised and disillusioned.
Liverpool delivered a clear sign they intend to push Manchester City all the way in the Premier League with an emphatic 4-0 victory at Bournemouth on Saturday that was capped by a hat-trick from Mohamed Salah.
Kaduna state’s male cricket team on Monday beat their Edo counterparts by 8 wickets at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Abuja.
Speaking in Ilorin, Kwara State, when he came to formally launch the scheme, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, said the scheme was duly approved by the National Assembly since 2015 but that federal lawmakers also delayed its implementation till now.
Senate majority leader Ahmad Lawan has backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, saying there was nothing to worry about.