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NASRDA building (Photo Credit: The Guardian)

Nigeria’s space technology ‘a model for developing nations’ – NASRDA

Nigeria’s space technology ‘a model for developing nations’ – NASDRA

Former Nigerian Head of State, Yakubu Gowon. [Photo credit: The Guardian Nigeria]

Tinubu, Bamanga Tukur, state governors hail Gowon as he turns 85

Mr Gowon served as military Head of State of Nigeria from 1966-1975.

NNPC Towers

Court halts ongoing NNPC job recruitment

A lawyer is challenging the NNPC that its recruitment disqualifying Nigerians above the age of 28 from applying for some vacant positions is discriminatory.

Asokoro district hospital

Nigeria, seven others ‘yet to make progress on TB eradication’- Report

India, China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, and South Africa accounted for 66 per cent of the new TB cases.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

El-Rufai, Badaru to lead APC campaign in Kogi, Bayelsa

The APC National Chairman charges the campaign councils to work towards ensuring victory for the party in the two states.

Shiites protesters being arrested by the Nigeria Police (Photo Credit: @uche_ezeonye on Twitter)

UPDATED: Gunshots in Abuja as police disperse protesting Shi’ites

The protest started on Sultan Abubakar Road at about 1:55 p.m. Friday.

Panel speaking on Effective State-level Health Insurance Initiatives: Challenges and Prospects.

National Health Dialogue: How states implement health insurance programmes

All the officials alluded to the need for a nationwide awareness especially in the informal sector.

Children in a school receiving classes under a tree (out-of-school children)

Nigeria announces plan to enrol 10.2 million out-of-school children

The governments said it hopes to achieve the target by enrolling two million out-of-school children yearly in the next five years.


Senate joins Buhari, vows to probe NDDC

The Senate’s Public Accounts Committee vowed to investigate alleged over-spending by the NDDC.

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of the Senate President]

Spokesperson ‘too busy’ to know about Senate recruitment scandal

New reports accuse the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, of securing 26 job slots for his constituents from the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).

Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu (Photo Credit: Logistics News, MOOV)

Buhari approves N10 billion emergency works for Enugu Airport

This was the high point of the courtesy call on the president by a delegation of governors and leaders of the Southeast on Thursday at the State House in Abuja.

Nigerian senate chambers where senators attend plenary

Senate justifies exclusion of reporters from budget defence sessions

An official said the reason behind the closed-door meetings ”is not to shroud issues in secrecy but for better concentration”.

Managing Director, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Uche Orji

How Nigeria can revive its health sector – Nigerian Sovereign Investment boss

Mr Orji said the Nigerian health sector is in a big problem and needs urgent attention

Emir of Gombe, Shehu Abubakar

National Health Dialogue: How traditional institutions can help achieve universal health coverage – Emir

The emir said the involvement of traditional rulers would ensure healthcare meets specific quality and local needs requirements

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: © Presidency]

Buhari says Boko Haram aiming ‘soft targets’, but Nigeria loses 2,006 soldiers in three years

A new report paints a troubling picture of the cost of the decade-old war on the nation’s military.

Ahmed Lawan Senate President

Senate committee wants more funds allocated to OAuGF

Committees of both Senate and House of Representatives commenced budget defence this week.

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

Bayelsa Governorship Poll: INEC Chairman abruptly ends meeting as tempers flare

Mahmood Yakubu called an end to the meeting as an argument between political leaders threatened to boil over into physical violence.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: Presidency]

Buhari sets new foreign travel guideline for ministers, others

Except with the express approval of the president, Ministers, Permanent Secretaries, Chairmen of Extra-Ministerial Departments, Chief Executive Officers and Directors are restricted to not more than two foreign travels in a quarter.

Garba Buluma, an official of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA)

National Health Dialogue: NPHCDA official seeks autonomy for healthcare facilities

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) official says granting health facilities autonomy would improve their services

The Panel at Day 2 of the National Health Dialogue

National Health Dialogue: Nigerians continue discussions on achieving Universal Health Coverage (Live Updates)

On Tuesday, various stakeholders including the health minister, Osagie Ehanire, discussed issues affecting the health sector and proffered solutions to them.

National Health Dialogue

National Health Dialogue: Experts, survivors demand free cancer screening for Nigerians

A cancer survivor said the government should provide free services for the screening of three common cancers.

Bayelsa, Kogi, 'difficult states to conduct elections' - INEC

Bayelsa, Kogi, ‘difficult states to conduct elections’ – INEC

INEC also said the attitude of the political class in both states have remained a challenge.

Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige

Minimum Wage: Nigerian govt, labour adjourn meeting

An agreement by both parties will be an indication there would be no national strike.

Labour leader, Joe Ajaero

Planned minimum wage strike ‘dead on arrival’ — Labour faction

The faction also says it would not be part of the exercise.

Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige

Nigerian govt to review wages of political office holders — Minister

Mr Ngige says a committee was put in place to look at the different wage structures.