Gunmen kill 54 persons in 5 states

FIFTY four Nigerians were reportedly killed by suspected herdsmen and gunmen in different attacks carried out in Ebonyi, Benue, Enugu, Nasarawa and Oyo states, but police denied reported killings in Ebonyi state. The suspected herdsmen, yesterday, attacked Odoke, Ndiobasi and Obakotara communities in Ebonyi Local Government Area of the state where no fewer than 30 […]

8,000 Vaccinated In 35 States, FCT

No fewer than 8,000 persons have so far been vaccinated in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory, the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 said on Monday in Abuja. Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, stated this at the PTF briefing, on Monday in Abuja. Shuaib, however, said […]

States Cannot Control Mineral Deposits- FG

The Federal Government has on Thursday, said that state governments could not control mineral deposits in their respective states. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, disclosed this at a sensitisation meeting with state commissioners of Justice, minerals and environment. He addressed representatives of the North-Central Geopolitical zone. According to Adegbite, the minerals generated […]

FG Pleased With Dangote, Gates’ Partnership With States On Immunization

The Federal Government has expressed delight over the mid-year programme review of a Memorandum of Understanding on Health Systems Strengthening, Routine immunisation and Primary Health Care. The MoU was entered into by Kaduna, Bauchi Yobe, Borno, Kano, and Sokoto states with Aliko Dangote Foundation and the Bill and Melina Gates Foundation. The Minister of Health, […]

Prepare For Heavy Flooding, FG Warns States

The Federal Government on Sunday, warned states to prepare for forecasted heavy downpour across the country, and the potential flooding that comes with it. Giving the warning was Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq. In a statement issued by her Special Assistant on Media, Nneka Anibeze, she advised states to […]