Nigeria’s space technology ‘a model for developing nations’ – NASRDA
Nigeria’s space technology ‘a model for developing nations’ – NASDRA
Tinubu, Bamanga Tukur, state governors hail Gowon as he turns 85
Mr Gowon served as military Head of State of Nigeria from 1966-1975.
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.
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.
UPDATED: Gunshots in Abuja as police disperse protesting Shi’ites
The protest started on Sultan Abubakar Road at about 1:55 p.m. Friday.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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”.
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
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
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.
Senate committee wants more funds allocated to OAuGF
Committees of both Senate and House of Representatives commenced budget defence this week.
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.
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.
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
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: 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
INEC also said the attitude of the political class in both states have remained a challenge.
Minimum Wage: Nigerian govt, labour adjourn meeting
An agreement by both parties will be an indication there would be no national strike.
Planned minimum wage strike ‘dead on arrival’ — Labour faction
The faction also says it would not be part of the exercise.
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.