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Nigeria says tracking 4 major disease outbreaks

Nigeria’s health minister, Isaac Adewole, has submitted the weekly report of the state of the nation’s public health to the cabinet, the Federal Executive Council.

UN seeks $9.9m to tackle cholera outbreak in Borno

The United Nations (UN) has sent an SOS, saying it needs $9.9 million (around N3.5 billion) to respond to the current cholera outbreak in Borno State and prevent further outbreaks in high-risk areas.

UN condemns deadly attacks in Borno

The Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon, on Tuesday condemned the deadly attacks targeting innocent civilians in Konduga, Banki and Ngala areas of Borno.

Boko Haram: 1.9m people in need of support – UNDP

The United Nations Development Programmes, UNDP, yesterday, said about 1.9 million people in North Eastern part of the country were in urgent need of recovery support, food and shelter.

Gaidam urges more efforts to resettle IDPs in Yobe

Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe has expressed the need for more efforts to resettle Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state.

Flooding: Fed govt rolls-out interventions for 41 roads

Considering the effect of rainfall on major roads in the country, the Federal Government on Tuesday disclosed plans to roll-out interventions for 41 major roads.

Yobe govt to empower farmers

Yobe Commissioner for Agriculture Mustapha Gajirema says the state government will empower farmers in Nguru and Muguram with irrigation scheme before the end of the year.

Yobe govt approves N11.3 billion for cargo airport

The Yobe Government has approved N11.32 billion for the construction of an international cargo airport in Damaturu, according to an official.

Ending insurgency and rebuilding the North East

Indiscriminate attacks by the insurgents also resulted in displaced people from the affected States taking refuge in neighnouring countries such as, Cameroun, Chad and Niger. Large number of the insurgency impacted population from the affected States were also forced to take refuge in many States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory.

Why Python Dance two is unconstitutional

The Nigeria Army has just announced that the reason for the heightened state of military deployment in the Igbo speaking South East of Nigeria is to enable her men and officers to stage what they code named as operation Python Dance part two or in Igbo the exercise is called Egwu Eke 11.

PCNI, VSF spend N6 billion in North-east interventions – official

The Vice Chairman of the Presidential Committee on North East Initiative, PCNI, Tijjani Tumsah, has said over N6 billion has been spent by the PCNI and Victim Support Fund, VSF, in various interventions in the North-east.

Boko Haram: Northern clerics march to celebrate Army, Buhari

Northern Christian and Muslim clerics have led a procession to the Presidential Villa to declare their support for the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, in the light of the war against insurgency.

Of course, Nigeria is highly negotiable

Where do you stand in this ongoing debate on the state of the Nigerian union? I have so far identified four lines of thought (1) pro-status quo (2) pro-restructuring (3) pro-balkanisation and (4) “siddon look”.

How terrorists planned to attack Abuja, Kano, Kaduna, 4 other states – DSS

The Department of State Services on Saturday revealed how suspected terrorists planned to unleash terror on selected six states and the Federal Capital Territory during the just concluded Eid-Kabir celebration.

Troops rescue 6 persons abducted by Boko Haram in Yobe

Troops of 27 Brigade Nigerian Army, on Operation LAFIYA DOLE deployed at Kamuya, Yobe State, have rescued six persons kidnapped by members of the Boko Haram sect in the State.

Floods and managerial incompetence

A fundamental reason for much of the criticisms directed at the person of the President of the United States of America, Mr. Donald Trump is his inexplicable skepticism and intellectual aversion for the facts surrounding climate change.

Paris Club refund: 68% of states heed FG’s advice – survey

Many states governments across the federation, have utilised the second tranche of the Paris Club refund they received to clear the arrears of their serving and retired workers’ entitlements.

Nigerian hajj pilgrims death rises to 14

The number of Nigerian pilgrims who died during this year’s Islamic pilgrimage has risen to 14, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has said.

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Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Lagos reports second death from coronavirus, one evacuated

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Sunday said the state has recorded the death of a 36-year-old Nigerian man, who died of COVID-19 in the state.