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Nigeria budgets N2,000 for the healthcare of each citizen in 2020

By Dataphyte THE federal government has deemed it fit that two thousand naira (N2,000) would be enough in the year 2020 to provide for the...

Measles is killing Borno children, Doctors Without Borders calls for children vaccination

A NEWS report from the Medecins Sans Frontiers also known as Doctors Without Borders has narrated how children in Borno State are still dying...

WHO: Measles cases higher in 2019 globally, dramatic rise in Africa

THE World Health Organisation has reported that the number of measles cases in the first quarter of 2019 has tripled compared with the same...
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Buhari promises free healthcare for citizens above 60

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has announced plans to establish geriatric centres at tertiary health institutions across the six geo-political zones of the country to provide...

Buhari buckles, removes NHIS boss temporarily as probe continues

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has finally approved the temporary removal of the embattled Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Usman Yusuf, pending...

REPORT: More than 90 per cent of the world’s children breathe toxic air every day

THE WHO has reported that every day around 93 per cent of the world’s children under the age of 15 years (1.8 billion children)...
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If I’m corrupt, EFCC would have indicted me, says NHIS boss

THE Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Usman Yusuf, has insisted that the allegations of corruption against him are false, otherwise,...

Does NHIS governing council have powers to suspend Executive Secretary?

The Governing Council of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), on Thursday, placed the scheme's Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf,  on an indefinite suspension over...

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Heavy security, low turnout as Abuja-Kaduna train service resumes

HEAVY security presence was observed despite a low turnout of passengers as the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) resumed operation...

Children in need of unprecedented humanitarian aid since Second World War – UNICEF

MILLIONS of children globally are facing the most humanitarian needs since the end of the Second World War, United...

Chatham House: Tinubu promises student loan, technology hub for youths

FORMER Governor of Lagos state and presidential flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu, on Monday, December...

Reactions trail Reno Omokri’s protest as Tinubu addresses Chatham House

FORMER presidential aide Reno Omokri on Monday led a protest aimed at harassing All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Bola...

2023: IPOB says no plan to disrupt polls, denies attack on INEC facilities

THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said it has no plans to disrupt the 2023 general elections in...
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No elected federal official, appointee will earn more than civil servants – Peter Obi

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has said...

NDLEA declares Abuja drug baron wanted, arrests grandma, pregnant woman

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has declared...

EFCC to commence auction of forfeited items December 6

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will commence...

2023: Peter Obi promises to increase power generation to 25,000mw by 2025

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has promised...

NCC raises alarm over new phishing attacks, malware threats

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