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NCDC: Nigeria exceeds emergency threshold for Lassa fever

With 136 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 31 death and 22.8 percent fatality rate, the Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria has exceeded the emergency threshold for Lassa fever.

NCDC issues tips to prevent spread of meningitis

With new cases of cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) confirmed in two states, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called on Nigerians to be on high alert against the disease.
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408 retirees of defunct PHCN get entitlement

No fewer than 408 retirees of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) have started receiving their entitlements.

Federal government begins payment of 408 retirees of defunct PHCN

The 408 active staff and retirees/Next-of Kins (NOKs) of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) who have been computed and audited by the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF) have started receiving payment for their entitlements amounting to N1, 053,402,476.03, the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has revealed.

Federal government inaugurates technical working group for ear care, hearing health

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has inaugurated a Technical Working Group (TWG) for Ear Care and Hearing health in Nigeria.

Kebbi government to introduce contributory healthcare scheme for citizens

Kebbi State Government says it has finalised plans to introduce Contributory Healthcare Scheme for citizens to have access to quality healthcare service delivery in the state.

Borno govt celebrates improved health care systems

Borno State Government has said that the general health care systems which include maternal and child care deliveries, immunisations and many other aspects have generally improved with the introduction of performance-based financing system.

Traffic offenders to pay N100, 000 fine – FRSC

Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says plans are underway to compel traffic offenders to pay one hundred thousand naira as penalty for a traffic offence.

‎58,000 Nigerian refugees to return from Cameroon

The‎ Tripartite Commission for the voluntary repatriation of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon has called for the safe, dignified return and sustainable reintegration of about 58,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon.

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Groups set fresh agenda for Governor Ikpeazu’s second tenure

Some stakeholders in Abia have called on Gov Okezie Ikpeazu to improve on his performance in his second tenure by concentrating on workers welfare and infrastructure development.

FIFA bans referee from football for life for corruption

FIFA has banned referee Kokou Hougnimon Fagla from football for life after finding him guilty of corruption.
Bayern Munich’s Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches looks on during a warm up session before the UEFA Champions League, last 16, second leg football match Bayern Munich v Liverpool in Munich, southern Germany, on March 13, 2019. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / AFP)

‘Unhappy’ Renato Sanches considering leaving Bayern Munich

Euro 2016 winner Renato Sanches says he is considering leaving Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich at the end of the season because of a lack of playing time.
Code of Conduct Tribunal Sitting in Abuja

Tribunal threatens journalists with 28-year jail term for misrepresenting facts in Justice Onnoghen’s trial

The Federal Government called its second witness in the trial of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen, just as the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has threatened to jail for 28 years journalists who misrepresent the facts of the proceedings.
Staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirm ballot papers for house of representatives during the electoral preparation at a local office of INEC in Port Harcourt, southern Nigeria, on February 22, 2019, a day before postponed voting day.Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

INEC to resume collation of Rivers results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed 13th April 2019 for supplementary election in Rivers state.