Health

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President Muhammadu Buhari has urged doctors and other health professionals to devise practicable solutions for the challenges bedeviling Nigeria’s health care system. The President made the call, on Friday, at the opening ceremony of the 62nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. President Buhari, who […]

States across the country are bracing for heavy rains and floods after a warning from the Minister of Water Resources, Engineer Suleiman Adamu, indicating that 32 states and 233 local governments will be affected. The warning is part of the 2022 Annual Flood Outlook put together by the Hydrological Services Agency. The outlook also warned […]

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), announced an indefinite suspension of the Abuja-Kaduna passenger train services, which was initially scheduled to resume on the 23rd of May, 2022. The suspension was due to outcry from families of kidnapped victims of the March 28 attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train by gunmen suspected to be terrorists who argued […]

Consumers of Electricity in Kaduna State have called for the declaration of emergency in the power sector to rid the industry of the ills and shady operations. They made this known while interacting during a call in session on Invicta’s Flagship Programme Perspectives, on the sidelines that the Nigerian Electricity Regulation Committee (NERC) debunked the […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria CBN has said that paper currency will soon be out of circulation, urging market men and women to sign into the e-Naira. The Delta State Branch Controller of CBN, Mr Godwin Okafor, stated this on Friday at the popular Ogbogonogo market during the market sensitisation on e-Naira. He urged traders […]

 Some community leaders have pledged support to ongoing efforts by Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL), and other stakeholders to address barriers to girls’ education in Kaduna State. The stakeholders made the pledge in Kaduna on Friday, on the sidelines of a one-day meeting on commitments to remove barriers to education of girls of […]

Canada says it will ban two of China’s biggest telecoms equipment makers from working on its 5G phone networks as announced by the country’s industry minister Francois-Philippe Champagne. Champagne says the move will improve Canada’s mobile internet services and protect the safety and security of Canadians. But Huawei Canada said it was disappointed by the […]

According to health authorities and local media reports, Cases of monkey pox are being investigated in several European countries as well as the US, Canada and Australia. The new cases were reported in Belgium, France, Australia and Germany. This follows infections confirmed in Italy, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, the US, Canada and the UK – where […]

A sexual abuse suspect, Isreal Effiong, who is standing trial for allegedly sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl in Esit Eket Local Government Area, has absconded to Cameroon. However, the trial judge, Justice Pius Idiong, while ruling on the application brought by the prosecuting State Counsel for the court to cancel the bail of the accused […]

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Gusau Depot, has threatened to stop transporting petroleum products within Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara and parts of Katsina state. IPMAN’s Zonal Chairman, Yahya Kamba, said the threat came following the Federal Government’s failure to settle its 40 billion naira outstanding payment to IPMAN members. According to Mr Kamba, the […]


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