FG to offer free healthcare to 100 million Nigerians in 2 years

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewale, has disclosed that the federal government will offer free medical care to 100 million Nigerians in the next two years under the country’s new health agenda. 

He also said pregnant women across the country will also enjoy free antenatal and del [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016

Ganduje vs Kwankwaso: Who blinks first?

The political struggle between incumbent Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje and former his predecessor, Senator Rabui Kwankwaso, has taken a new dimension as virtually all members of state structure have pitched their tent with the former. Our correspondent, ISMAILA JIMOH, examines the issues s [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016

Jankawa residents finger senator over planned demolition exercise

Residents of Jankawa, a suburb of Masaka, in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, have accused a former senator for masterminding the planned demolition of houses in that area, even as they have expressed grief over the demolition of residential houses and business premises. 

Spea [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016

Easter celebration: Bello tasks residents on unity

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory have been called upon to promote unity and harmony irrespective of religious or ethnic differences. 

FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, made the call in a goodwill message to the Christian community in the territory on the occasion of the Easter [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016

FCTA intensifies work on Karshi-Ara-Apo road

Ahead of the rainy season, the pace of work has increased on the Karshi-Ara-Apo road project even as it was learnt that the project may be completed before the end of the rainy season. 

Our correspondent gathered that the pace of work at the site might not be unconnected with the on-the-sp [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016

Bello launches city watch speed bikes to tackle crime

Federal Capital Territory minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has launched the Abuja City Watch Patrol bikes as part of efforts to tackle crime in the city. 

Bello vowed that tough times await violators of traffic rules and regulations as well as other criminal elements in the Federal Capital [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016

Saraki absent as APC holds NEC meeting

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, hold its National Executive Committee NEC meeting, last week without embattled Senate President Bukola Saraki.

The meeting which was held at the party’s national secretariat where major decisions are taken had in attendance President Muhammadu Bu [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016

Farmers-Fulani clash: Ortom cautions on imminent food crisis

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has expressed the fear of imminent food crisis if urgent steps are not taken to halt the continuous invasion of more local government areas in the state by Fulani herders.

The governor raised the alarm, last week, in Makurdi when he met with a combined team of [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016



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