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FG inaugurates Technical committee on the use of Bisphenol

The  Minister of health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has inaugurated a Technical Committee (TC) on the use of Bisphenol – A (BPA) in Nigeria. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr. Abdulazeez Mashi Abdullahi , who represented the Minister noted that BPA was not only used in bottled water plastics …

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NUC set to graduate student with ICT driven skills

The National Universities Commission said the body  will ensure that all Universities  graduates have the practical knowledge of Information Communication Technology. The Chairman NUC ICT development Committee, Engineer Johnson Osinugo disclosed  this during a meeting with the ICT board of directors. He stated that under ideal situation no higher institution …

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World Teachers day: NUT demands better welfare package

The Nigeria Union of Teachers is is demanding for improvement in the service conditions of teachers. The group also said that the teaching profession should be made special,  and attractive by adopting a professional salary package for all TRCN licensed teachers. The President of NUT,  Dr  Nasir Idris gave the …

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FG Says 13.2 Million Out of School children are in Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria says there are  13. 2 Million Out of school children in Nigeria, which is the highest rate in the world. The Universal Basic Education  Commission gave the indication at a Pre Conference briefing with Northern Nigeria Traditional Rulers Conference on Out of School Children in Abuja. The …

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Delta Governor urge Nigerians to be proud of our country

The Delta State Governor, Senator  Okowa has charged Nigerians to work against acts capable of truncating the nation’s democracy. In a statement  by the Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, Governor Okowa admonished Nigerians to be proud of their country and work in unison irrespective of political, religious and ethnic diversities …

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UNFPA donates relief materials to Flood affected states

The United Nations Population Fund has donated over 5700 relief items to the Nigerian Government in response to flood affected States. The acting UNFPA Country Representative, Dr. Eugene Konguyny made the donation to the Minister of State,Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, recently in Abuja. The  UNFPA Country Representative said that the …

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Organised Labour suspends strike

The Organised Labour has decided to suspend the warning strike to provide the Tripartite committee a conducive atmosphere to conclude its work . The NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba made the disclosure while briefing journalist in Abuja. The NLC boss said a meeting of the Tripartite committee has been slated …

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Physician admonish NYSC staff to maintain healthy living

  A Consultant Physician and Fellow, West African College of Physicians, Dr Lanre Olatunde has urged NYSC staff to strive and maintain a healthy living standard as they discharge their official assignments. He also advocated regular exercise adding that there was the need to go for medical check-up at least …

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CSOs organise rally to curb corruption

Nigerians have been advised to reduce the prevalence of corruption  in the country through attitudinal change. The Action Aid country director , Ene Obi said it is important for all citizens to take action against corruption. She gave the hint at a rally on sensitization of citizens on corruption in Nigeria,which …

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Minister charged journalist to counter fake news

The Minister of state for health ,Dr Ehanire Osagie  has charged media practitioners to actively counter fake news in a timely, credible and actionable manner. While stating that fake news  directly contradicts, scientifically established medical knowledge, and may cause otherwise intelligent and rational persons to make decisions that are harmful to individual …

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The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has commended the Federal Ministry of Health under the leadership of the Honourable Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, for championing the launch of the Patient Bill of Rights. The Secretary-General, NMA, Dr. Olumuyiwa P. Odusote gave this commendation on behalf of the Association during …

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FRSC caution drivers on excessive speeding during Ember months

The Federal Road Safety Corp has called on all Nigerians to to deviate from overspeeding and overloading during the Ember months . The FRSC Zonal Commander, Gora  Wobin made the disclosure at the Special Marshal Unit of Nigerian Postal Service code ‘Unit 30’ Public Enlightenment Campaign to sensitize Commercial Drivers …

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