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Buhari names new DG for NCDC

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a new director-general for the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). He is Ifedayo Adetifa, a clinical epidemiologist and associate...

Ihekweazu gets WHO appointment, may quit NCDC as DG

THE World Health Organisation has appointed the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Chikwe Ihekweazu as assistant director-general for its Health...

Health ministry denies fake Twitter account of newly appointed minister

THE Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) on Thursday denied a Twitter account @osagieehanire registered in the name of the newly inaugurated Minister of Health,...

Heat Wave: Meningitis Kills Over 200 Nigerians

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has said that 282 persons have died of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis, CSM, in five states of the federation since the outbreak of the disease in February this year.


Banditry: Things are falling apart, the centre is not holding

By: Prof. Usman YUSUF A large swath of Northern Nigeria is now at the mercy of marauding bandits. From Adamawa...

Nigerians seek lasting solutions to education crisis at NAS event

CONCERNED Nigerians across the country meeting on Saturday in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, have again sought quick, but...

Buhari tasks universities of agriculture to reduce Nigeria’s dependence on food imports

NIGERIA'S President Muhammadu Buhari has urged universities of agriculture to reduce Nigeria's dependence on imported foods and raw materials. Minister...

How State House Perm Sec allegedly pocketed $2.2m basketball sponsorship deal

ON March  14, 2017, the Permanent Secretary (PS) in charge of President Muhammadu Buhari’s State House, Tijjani Umar, allegedly...

FG ready to crush banditry, Malami boasts as court declares bandits as terrorists

ATTORNEY-GENERAL of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami has said the declaration of bandit groups as terrorist...
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