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Senate summons minister over state of facilities in teaching hospitals

The Senate has summoned the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, for briefing on the current state of healthcare facilities and services in teaching hospitals.

Ambassador Usman Galtimari passes on at 81

The Chairman of the Borno Elders’ Forum, Ambassador Usman Gaji Galtimari died yesterday at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH) at the age of 81.

Yobe government shuts down IDPs camp in Damaturu

As part of return of peace in the State, Yobe State government has closed the Pompomari Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp in Damaturu on Wednesday morning.

Don cautions parents on dangers of smoking close to children

An Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH), Ahmed Gabdo, has cautioned parents against smoking cigarettes close to their children to safeguard their health and future development.

Nigerian Army reiterates commitment to free medical treatment of wounded troops

The Nigerian Army has reiterated its commitment to the provision of comprehensive medical treatment of troops wounded in the course of the war against Boko Haram insurgents.

Official: Maiduguri acid victim’s facial surgery successful

University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH) says it has conducted successful facial surgery on Fatima Usman, a 26-year old victim of acid attack.

‎Tricycle operator pours acid on undergraduate

Fatima Usman, a 26 years old final year student of the Department of Nursing at the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), is battling for her life after acid was poured on her by two unknown tricycle operators in Borno State.

Suicide bomber kills 3 civilian JTF operatives, injures 17 in Borno

No fewer than 3 members of the Civilian Joint Taskforce (CJTF) were on Tuesday comfirmed dead while 17 others sustained various degrees of injuries when a male Suicide bomber attacked Muna-datti area of Jere Local government in Borno state.

General Buratai’s father buried in Maiduguri

Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, the father of Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), was laid to rest in Maiduguri on Friday.

5 killed in Borno suicide attack

Five people have been reported killed in a teenage suicide bomber who attacked a Mosque where his father worships in Gamboru in Gamboru–Ngala local government of Borno State.

Resident doctors in Borno join strike amid cholera outbreak

The National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) on Tuesday embarked on a nationwide indefinite strike, despite the emergencies occasioned by Boko Haram insurgency and cholera outbreak in Maiduguri.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.