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FG trains 10,000 technicians for effective ozone control

The Federal Government says it has trained more than 10,000 refrigeration technicians and provided Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) and refrigerants’ identifiers in the refrigeration servicing sector to ensure effective ozone friendly. The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, said this at the commemoration of World Ozone Day, (WOD), in Abuja. Abdullahi said that the theme […]

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Yobe procures N2.9bn fertilisers in 4 years

The Yobe government on Saturday says it has expended over N2.9 billion on procurement of fertilisers from 2019 to date. Dr Mairo Amshi, Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, stated this at a ministerial briefing in Damaturu. She said that N1.5 billion of the amount was spent on procurement of 3,000 tones of NPK 20:10:10 […]

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Osinbajo attends Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral in London

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday departed Abuja for London, UK,  to represent Nigeria at the state funeral for the late Queen Elizabeth ll. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande,  in a statement, said the vice-president would join members of the Royal Family and other world leaders at a number of events lined up for funeral. Members of […]

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LASUTH, Foundation partner to offer patients cardiovascular treatment

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital in partnership with the Cardiovascular Education Foundation, an NGO, has commenced a cardiac mission intervention targeted at offering treatment to patients with cardiovascular diseases. Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo, the Chief Medical Director of LASUTH, who spoke at a news conference organised on Friday to commence the programme said the intervention […]

Key Issues

Buhari to address 77th UN General Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to depart Abuja on Sunday to attend the 77th General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA77). He will address the UNGA on Sept. 21, his media aide, Mr Femi Adesina stated in Abuja on Saturday. “Aside his National Statement, the president will also participate in high level meetings and side events […]

Medicine

WHO holds awareness campaign walk for patients’ safety day

The World Health Organisation (WHO) in Abuja on Saturday organised an awareness campaign walk to raise consciousness on medication-related errors and unsafe practices. Mrs Ade-bimpe Adebiyi, Director of Hospital Services, Ministry of Health, who represented the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said that the walk was organised to sensitise the public on the dangers of medication […]

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Insurgency: N/East women group hails military over successes

North East Women Forum for Peace and Stability (NEWFPS) a non-governmental organisation, has commended the Nigerian military for the sustained onslaught and recent successes against insurgents in recent time. The group, in a statement by its Coordinator, Mrs Aishatu Jimeta on Saturday, urged troops of Operation Hadin Kai to remain focused against Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists. […]

Medicine

Two killed, 6 injured in Gombe multiple auto crashes – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed two persons dead and six others injured in three separate car crashes that occurred along Gombe By-pass near Pantami community on Friday. The Corps Commander in the state, Felix Theman, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday. He atrributed the […]

Key Issues

Group tasks political parties on SDGs

Follow The Money (FTM) a Civil Society Organisation, has tasked politicians seeking elective offices in 2023 poll, to place the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the  centre of their campaign. Mr Hamzat Lawal, Founder,  FTM, said this at the SDG and Follow The Money Hangout, marking the 10 years anniversary  of  mobilising  communities […]

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North-East Nigeria Governors To Float Commercial Airline

The 7th edition of the North-East Governors’ Forum has opened in Gombe State with an announcement that the zone will soon float a commercial airline in Nigeria. Speaking at the opening of the meeting in Gombe, the Chairman of the North-East Governors’ Forum, Professor Babagana Zullum said the governors decided to name the airline, ‘the North […]