Health

Not less than four thousand Primary Health Care centers across the country have been renovated by the National Primary Health Care Developmental Agency, with support from states and developmental partners. Executive Secretary of the Agency, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, confirmed this figure in Abuja, saying work was in progress to make ten thousand Primary Health Care […]

Nigeria’s Contributory Pension Scheme now has eight point eight-five million people registered under it, as at September 2019. Acting Commissioner of the National Pension Commission, Aisha DahirUmar, who confirmed this figure at a workshop in Benin City, said pension fund assets stands at nine point five-eight trillion naira. DahirUma, who was represented by Head Micro […]

Minister of State for Environment, Sharon Ikeazor, has pointed out bush burning practice as one of the causes of climate change. Ikeazor, who condemned the practice in Nigeria, explained that climate change results in excessive heat, drought, rising sea levels, and unhealthy climate conditions. Speaking on the sidelines of a Climate Change Conference in Lagos […]

It is now mandatory for all states and federal institutions as well as private organizations to have sanitation facilities in public places. President Muhammadu Buhari who gave the directive yesterday in commemoration of world toilet day said it was part of efforts to end open defecation in the country. The President also said households must […]

The perennial flooding experienced in parts of Uyo has been attributed to poor drainage network in the city. Commissioner of Works, Ephraim Inyang-Eyen, stated this when he appeared before the House of Assembly Committee on Appropriation and Finance today for his Ministry’s 2020 budget defence. Inyang-Eyen regretted that there is no drainage in densely-populated areas […]

If all things go as planned, each of the thirty one Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom will host Greenhouses to be established by the State Government. Governor Udom Emmanuel, flanked by the Commissioner for Agriculture and Women Affairs, Dr. Glory Edet, announced this during an unscheduled inspection of the State Government’s Model Greenhouse, near the Victor […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the people and government of Anambra state, over yesterday’s oil tanker explosion, which saw a mother and her child burnt to death, as well as injury of many others. President Buhari in a statement, expressed sadness over the accident, which took place at Upper Iweka, in Onitsha, and extended […]

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has called for urgent action to protect the girl child from abuses. Mrs Buhari in a tweet today to commemorate the International Day of the Girl-Child, stressed the need for parents to protect their children from all forms of violence and abuse. She expressed appreciation on the progress made […]

NFF Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has given kudos to the government and people of Akwa Ibom State for the supporting roles they played to see that the Super Eagles qualify for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup finals. The NFF in communiqué after a meeting of its executive committee in Abuja, said players and officials […]

SPEAKER Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the freedom of the rest of the Chibok girls still in Boko Haram captivity and Leah Sharibu, the Christian girl still held by the insurgents before the general election. Dogara and other members of the House were reportedly […]


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