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House of Reps suspends plenary to April

The House of Representatives has suspended plenary to April 2 to enable members engage Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) at committee level on the defense of 2019 budget proposal.
Dickson Tarkighir

Benue Reps member returns to APC months after defecting to PDP

A member of the House of Representatives, Dickson Tarkighir, who represents Makurdi/Guma has dumped the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) just few months after joining the party.

House of Reps makes case for reconstruction of Ajaokuta-Otukpa road

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing to include the reconstruction of Ajaokuta-Itobe-Anyingba-Ankpa-Otukpa road in its 2019 budget proposal.
The house of representatives has resolved to probe the alleged importation of Chinese drugs containing human parts into the country.

Bill to extend retirement age for public school teachers passes second reading

A Bill for an Act to make provision for retirement age of teachers in Nigeria and for related matters on Tuesday passed second reading at the House of Representatives.

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Governor Yari rules out dialogue with bandits, insists they are deceitful

Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has kicked against dialoguing with bandits who have been attacking states in North West, describing them as deceitful.
Point of Sale - POS

NIBSS upgrades systems for anticipated 100% rise in POS transactions

The Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement Systems says it has upgraded its systems to accommodate an anticipated 100% rise in point-of-sale transactions.

Air strike kills four people in Somalia

An air strike near the Somalian town of Afgoye has killed four people, a relative of one of the victims told Reuters on Tuesday.
Tuberculosis

Official: Only 25 percent of Nigerians know much about tuberculosis

The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) says only 25 per cent of Nigerians have knowledge about tuberculosis, decrying the low level of awareness about the disease in the country.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari: Availability of reliable HIV data crucial for effective health interventions

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact-Assessment Survey, saying that availability of reliable data on HIV/AIDS is crucial for effective interventions in the health sector.