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CBN’s naira devaluation will help the economy - Moody

One of the big-three credit rating agencies in the world, Moody’s, has stated that the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN’s devaluation of the naira will help in building the economy.
The rating agency in a report released on Friday; ‘Government of Nigeria: FAQ on Credit Implications [...]

Sat, 03 September 2016


Sultan announces Sept 12 as Eid el-Kabir

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has announced Monday, Sept. 12 as the Eid-El-Kabir Day, 1437 AH. This followed the declaration of Saturday, Sept.3 as the 1st of Zulhijja, 1437 AH.
In a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affai [...]

Sat, 03 September 2016


NCDC confirms 5 Lassa fever cases, one death

Fresh outbreak of Lassa fever has been confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, across four states in the last 11 days.
The NCDC said two cases were reported from Plateau State, one from Rivers, and each from Bauchi and Gombe, in a statement on Friday.
So far, the centre [...]

Sat, 03 September 2016


Fresh fuel crisis looms as PENGASSAN threatens strike

There are fears of fresh round of fuel scarcity as the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has threatened to resume its suspended strike if the federal government refuses to enforce the implementation of an agreement reached.
PENGASSAN in a letter addressed [...]

Sat, 03 September 2016


FG: We made the Nickel find month’s earlier

The federal government said it had discovered commercial quantity nickel months before the Australian found it, the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Solid Minerals, Mohammed Abbas, has said.
In a statement by Abbas, he said the ministry was aware of the mineral location in Kaduna State, an [...]

Sat, 03 September 2016


NOA: Atomic energy will solve power problems

The National Orientation Agency, NOA, has expressed the hope that atomic energy is an important component of the energy mix that has the potential to address the nation’s power challenges.
This was made known by the Director General, NOA, Garba Abari, during a working visit to the chairman [...]

Sat, 03 September 2016


Adolescents living with HIV demands govt attention

Adolescents Living With HIV, ALHIV, across six states of the federation have pressed home their demands to the government for access to retroviral.
Their demands are contained in a communique at the end of a two week National mentorship training program of ALHIV, in Nigeria held at RONIK Compreh [...]

Sat, 03 September 2016


WHO pledges to support Nigeria’s health agenda

The World Health Organization, WHO, Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidisho Moeti, has pledged to support the Nigeria health agenda especially in the area of universal health coverage.
Other areas of support include primary healthcare, resources mobilization, capacity building, maternal an [...]

Sat, 03 September 2016


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