NAS local service commission trains DPMs on security

From Gambo Ahmed, Lafia The Nasarawa State local government civil Service Commission on Wednesday engaged local government Directors of Personal Management (DPM) in a two day workshop on security with the theme: Train the trainer workshop on the imperative of…

Group expresses dismay over low HIV testing rate in Kaduna

From: Femi Oyelola, Kaduna A group under the auspice of Civil Society for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, (CISHAN), has said Kaduna State is not doing enough in HIV testing and if things continues like this by 2030 the state will be…

Malaria: Adamawa govt partners NMEP, others to distribute 2.8m treated mosquito nets

From Umar Dankano, Yola The Adamawa state government in collaboration with Federal Ministry of Health and other partners have announced 14th to 28th October,2020 as tentative dates for distribution of Insecticide Treated Nets (ITNs) against the malaria disease across the…

Diversification: Bauchi to harness other sectors of the economy

From. Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi Bauchi State Government has on Tuesday declared total commitment to harness other sectors of the economy in a bid to boost its Internally Generated Revenue for sustainable development. The State Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning,…

Delta to recruit 40 pharmacists to bridge manpower deficiency

From: Nosa Akenzua, Asaba Delta Government on Monday, gave approval for the employment of 40 pharmacists to bridge the manpower deficiency of pharmaceutical personnel in government hospitals across the state. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa gave the approval while playing host to…

Population control a panacea for economic development – Dr Ononye

From: Nosa Akenzua, Asaba Residents in Delta State have been called upon to embrace population control through the option of family planning by bringing forth only the numbers of children that they can effectively carter for considering the resources available…

UNICEF receives 115,800 COVID-19 test kits

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), said it received the delivery of 115,800 COVID-19 test kits to support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria. UNICEF said the supplies were funded by IHS Nigeria, the…

PIB: Scrapping NNPC not appropriate — Expert

  Prof. Wumi Iledare, a professor of Petroleum Economics, says that using the word scrap to describe the reform of NNPC in the new Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) is inappropriate. Iledare said this in an interview with the News Agency…

FG distributes 2000 buses to cooperative societies across the country

By Amaechi Agbo In its efforts to scale up President Mohammadu Buahri’s policy to get hundred million Nigerians out of poverty in the next 10 years, the federal government on Monday distributed 2000 buses, trucks and pickup vans to cooperative…

The sex abuse vice in our tertiary institutions

President Muhammad Buhari had added his influential voice to calls for tougher sanctions against sexual violence, not only on university campuses but any where it occurs. He spoke recently after a documentary showed a university lecturer propositioning a reporter posing…