The fight against polio vaccines misconception in Northern Nigeria- Professor Umaru Shehu narrates

Abuja, 2 October, 2020 – Today Nigeria is polio-free but the country’s battle with wild polio virus has been long and complex. There have been numerous setbacks along the way to achieving wild poliovirus free status and extraordinary efforts and investments have been made to reach this goal. In 2003, five northern Nigeria states boycotted […]


Stakeholders in Nigeria call for urgent medical attention for older persons for their vulnerability to COVID-19 pandemic

Abuja- To commemorate the 2020 UN International Day of Older Persons, the Permanent Secretary of Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards ensuring the welfare of older persons in Nigeria saying that “the pandemics like COVID-19 places older persons at greater risk.” The Permanent […]


NewsInPhoto: INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on Readiness Assessment Visit to Ondo

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu inspected non-sentitive materials on Sunday, 4 October 2020 ahead of the Ondo state gubernatorial election on Saturday 10 October. The Chairman, some National Commissioners, REC Ondo State, Technical Staff of the Hon. Chairman and Directors of the Commission visited INEC Ifedore Local government area office for a […]


Inspector General of Police Bans FSARS, Other Police Tactical Squads From Routine Patrol

DCP Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer, Force HQ Abuja: The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has banned the personnel of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and other Tactical Squads of the Force including the Special Tactical Squad (STS), Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Anti-Cultism Squad and other Tactical Squads operating at […]


Teachers Day: Obaseki commends Edo teachers for resilience, commitment to human devt

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed teachers in the state for their resilience and commitment to human development, which is exemplified in their seamless adoption of the technology-driven pedagogy now operational in over 840 schools covered by the Edo Basic Education Sector Transformation (EdoBEST) programme in the state. The governor, who spoke […]


October 4, 2020 – Press Release – Obaseki’s second term election provided key to unlock years of neglect, oppression

The people of Ugbeka ward 3, Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State have congratulated Governor, Godwin Obaseki on his victory and re-election for a second term as Governor. Mr John Unu the PDP Ugbeka, Ward 3 Chairman of PDP congratulated the Governor on behalf of the party and people of Ugbeka. In an ògbanè […]