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

Kuje chairman inaugurates cabinet

The chairman of Kuje Area Council, Hon. Abdullahi Galadima, has inaugurated his cabinet with a call on politicians to understand the present economic challenges facing the council.
He tasked the newly appointed supervisory councilors and special advisers to work towards complementing his adminis [...]

Sat, 03 September 2016

Ember months: FRSC begins special patrol Along Abuja-Lokoja road

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Yangoji unit command has commenced special patrol along the busy Abuja-Lokaja road, the commander in-charge of the area, Mr. Godwin Samgbaza, has said.
He noted that the unit has put in place measures to enhance public enlightenment in order to engender good [...]

Sat, 03 September 2016



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