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FG set to establish regional geriatric centres

  The President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that his Administration would establish Regional Geriatric Centres at the Tertiary Health Institutions for clinical care in line with the declaration of plan of action on Health and Aging by 2020. President Muhammadu Buhari who was represented by the Minister of Health, Prof …

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Okowa nominated as Vanguard Governor of the year

  Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has been nominated as Vanguard Newspapers’ Governor Of The Year 2018 by The Board of Editors, Vanguard Media Limited for his sterling contributions to the infrastructural and human capital development in the state. Presenting the letter of nomination to Gov. Okowa, at …

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FG launches Radio Frequency Spectrum

  Bukola Afeni The Federal Government has commissioned the first-ever Mobile Radio Frequency Monitory Equipment, National Spectrum Management System, Denial of Service (DOS) Equipment and a National Control Centre, in Abuja. The Minister of Communications, Dr. Adebayo Shittu while commissioning the devices said the Ministry now has the capacity to …

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Expert advocates for better health care service

The President, West African Academy of Public Health, Dr Francis Ohanyido has stressed the need for young people in the country to canvass for better health care services. He made the disclosure at the Health Literacy and Leadership course in Abuja. According to him, there is need for young people …

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Follow The Money movement tracks over $100 Million

  The Follow the money movement says it has tracked the sum of over 100 Million dollars in national and sub national government, in budgeted sum for contracts to provide urgent basic education, health care, water, sanitation, hygiene essential supplies, and infrastructure in rural communities. The Founder Follow the Money, …

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FG restates commitment towards Universal Health coverage

Bukola Afeni The Minister of State for Health Dr. Osagie Ehanire said the Federal Government is commited to Nigerians having access to quality Universal Health Coverage, (UHC) without suffering financial hardship. Dr. Ehanire made this known today at the commemoration of the 5th World Universal Health Coverage day in Abuja. …

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Action Aid Nigeria cautions against electoral misconduct

As the electioneering year approaches, Action Aid Nigeria has called on Nigerians not to engage in vote buying, and other electoral malpractices. The Country Director of Action Aid Nigeria, Ene Obi who was represented by Mr Oluwole Elegbede, urged the citizenry to collectively fight corruption during electoral process. Speaking at …

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NYSC DG urge officers to utilize social media judiciously

Bukola Afeni The Director General of the National Youth Service Scheme ,Major General SZ Kazaure, has called upon Public Relations officer to utilize the Social media platforms to promote the National Youth Service Scheme. While at the same time, cautioned the Social media teams both at the State Secretariat and …

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Group calls EFCC to probe Guber candidate

The Secretary of the Nigerian Guild of Investigative Journalists, Solanke Ayodeji said that sustaining the Appointment of the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of NEPZA, Emmanuel Jime, as well as fielding him as the Governorship candidate of the APC in Benue state, after the Senate Committee on trade and …

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Tiv National Volunteers dispels deceitful narratives

  The National Coordinator, TIV National Volunteers for Buhari 2019, Arc Ukura Patrick Tachia has said that his group is out to debunk the deceitful narrative against President Muhammadu Buhari by non-performing politicians in Benue state. He stated this during a courtesy visit by the TIV Volunteers for Buhari 2019 …

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NYSC celebrates the elevation of General SZ kazaure

    There was jubilation amidst encomiums at the National Directorate Headquarters in Maitama, Abuja, as the Director-General, Major General Suleiman Zakari Kazaure arrived office after his elevation to the rank of a Major General. Kazaure was among the recently promoted Officers in the Nigerian Army. Decked in his uniform …

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FG advocates for good oral hygiene for Nigerians

The Federal Government has implemented the National Oral Health policy which is meant for oral health promotion, oral health service delivery, and human resource development for oral health in the country. The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole made the disclosure at the 8th edition of the national Oral Health …

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Expert calls for tackling of malnutrition burden

The Nutrition Officer in UNICEF Bauchi State, Dr Martin Jackson, has stressed the need for government and all Nigerians to tackle the issue of malnutrition in the North East . He made the disclosure at media dialogue on management of Severe acute malnutrition in Adamawa state. He says there is …

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Ayuba Wabba elected as ITUC President

The President of Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Ayuba Philibus Wabba, mni, has been elected President of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) in Copenhagen, Denmark . ITUC is the largest trade union federation in the world, It was formed Novemeber 1st, 2006 after the merger of the International Confederation of …

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FG launches Strategic plan on Ear and Hearing Care

The Federal Government of Nigeria has launched a National Policy and Strategic plan on Ear and Hearing Care. The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole disclosed that the global prevalence of disabling hearing loss is estimated to have increased from 360 Million to 466 Million. While stating that the prevalence …

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