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CMD: 5000 require heart surgeries in Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara

No fewer than 5,000 per one million population require heart-related surgeries in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states, Acting Chief Medical Director of Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Dr Nasir Muhammed, has disclosed.

Danfodiyo Teaching Hospital commences open heart surgery

The Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, has commenced open heart surgery.
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Elections: Vehicular movement unrestricted in Sokoto

As residents of Sokoto State troop out to cast their votes, vehicular movement was free and unrestricted in major parts of the state Saturday morning.
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Federal University Kebbi names new deputy vice-chancellor

The Governing Council of the Federal University Birnin-Kebbi (FUBK) at its 12th meeting has appointed Professor Kasimu Shehu as the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University.

Bishop Kukah blames Nigeria’s leadership woes on poor parenting

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, has blamed the nation’s challenges on poor parenting, which, according to him, is a reflection of our leadership‎.

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The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) is set to commence a comprehensive audit and survey of downstream oil and gas logistic facilities, with a view to identifying the infrastructure gap in the sector

PPPRA: Daily petrol usage drops by 11 million litres after border closure

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has disclosed that the country’s daily consumption of petrol dropped from about 61 million litres to 50.22 million litres following the partial closure of Nigeria’s western border with Benin Republic and giving credence to claims that millions of litres are smuggled daily to Cameroon, Niger, Chad and Benin Republic.
The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has disclaimed reports that it requested the bank account details of officers of the national assembly and the judiciary.

Wealthy Nigerians on edge over NFIU searchlight

Recalcitrant tax defaulters, high-end politicians, top civil servants, businessmen and other wealthy Nigerians with questionable sources of income are now in panic mode as the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) and other anti-graft agencies began beaming their searchlight on them in line with the Federal Government’s effort to retrieve state funds tallegedly siphoned in shady transactions.

CropIT, IITA to launch Nigeria’s first digital advisory agric platform

CropIT Nigeria Limited (CropIT) in partnership with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have concluded plans to launch a robust digital platform that will impact more than 5,000,000 farmers and over 100,000 agricultural extension officers.

South-East PDP congratulates governors on tribunal victories

The leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-East geopolitical zone has congratulated Governors Okezie Ikpeazu, David Umahi, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and Emeka Ihedioha of Abia, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo respectively on their victories at the governorship election petition tribunals.
[FILES] This aerial picture shows smouldering peatland after a fire blaize. (Photo by ADEK BERRY - AFP)

Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.