Anambra approves additional 110 TB treatment centres

ANAMBRA State Government has approved the establishment of 110 additional Directly Observed Treatments (DOTS) Centres for Tuberculosis (TB) patients to reduce the...

Hajj 2021: Foreign pilgrims barred

THE National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has received news of the cancellation of Hajj for international pilgrims for the 2021 season.

G7 agrees $650b loan to IMF for COVID-19

UNICEF, COVAX hail G7 commitment to sharing 870m vaccine doses THE Group of Seven (G7) countries has approved $650...

COVID-19: All intending pilgrims must complete vaccine doses – Oyo Govt

OYO State Government has disclosed that all intending pilgrims in the state must get the two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine before...

Ugwuanyi gets second jab of COVID-19 vaccine

ENUGU State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has received the second dose of the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine alongside his deputy, Mrs. Cecilia Ezeilo,...

Nigeria’s oil production at record low in May

NIGERIA'S crude oil production output plunged to record low levels in May.   A Monthly Oil Market Report (MOMR)...

Army debunks Abia revenge mission rumour

NIGERIAN Army today said that soldiers were not on a revenge mission against innocent people in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia...

COVID-19: Over $16b needed for treatment, vaccines – WHO

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) said total funding committed to the access to COVID-19 tools partnership remains 15.1 billion dollars with a...

ASHIA tasks Anambra healthcare providers on international best practices

SPECIAL Adviser to Governor Willie Obiano on Health and Executive Secretary of Anambra State Health Insurance Agency (ASHIA), Dr. Simeon Onyemaechi, says...

UTME registration to end tomorrow – JAMB

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has called on applicants who have been cleared to complete their registration for the 2021...

Again, Ondo surpasses Lagos in daily COVID-19 cases

ONDO State displaced Lagos yesterday as state with the most COVID-19 cases, just like it did on 8th and 9th of June.

June 12: NANS suspends planned protest

NATIONAL Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has suspended its planned June 12 nationwide protest.   NANS President, Sunday Asefon,...

Anambra flags off COVID-19 protocols volunteer programme

THE national youth volunteer programme for hand washing and clean Nigeria campaign for COVID-19 prevention has been flagged off in Anambra State.

CBN to launch digital currency by year end

CENTRAL Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday, in Lagos, said that its digital currency might be launched by the end of 2021.
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Anambra students sensitised on menstrual hygiene management

WIFE of Anambra State Governor, Ebelechukwu Obiano says menstrual hygiene management is one of the best ways to handle `shame and dishonour'...

Ebonyi sets up 21-man c’ttee to investigate problems of trade unions, EBSU

 FOLLOWING the problems between the management of Ebonyi State University and the trade unions, the Ebonyi State Government has set up a...

Buhari’s Arise TV interview attacks on S’East, unpresidential – Afenifere

A PAN Yoruba Socio-Political Group, Afenifere, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of taking delight in ridiculing the people of the South Eastern...

COVID-19: Namibia implements urgent measures amid spike

THE Namibian government has taken an urgent decision to step up preventive measures after a spike in both new COVID-19 cases and...

COVID-19: Kenya gets $750m World Bank loan to boost economy

THE Kenyan government said it had received a $750 million loan from the World Bank to support its budget and help the...

Pakistan lags behind regional nations in COVID-19 vaccination

COUNTRIES in the region are far ahead of Pakistan in terms of health indicators and even Afghanistan is ahead of it, according...

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JOE Biden has made fresh call for an international investigation to establish whether COVID-19 leaked from a Chinese laboratory as he tried...

IPPIS: FG suspends salaries of 331 civil servants

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World Blood Day: WHO decries blood stocks’ decline in Africa

WORLD Health Organisation (WHO) says blood stocks in the African region have declined over the last year as fewer people have been...

Anambra partners EU/WHO to address nutrition challenges

ANAMBRA State Ministry of Health (SMOH), in collaboration with European Union(EU) and World Health Organisation (WHO), under the Health System Strengthening Project,...

Uber driver, two others arrested with cocaine at Lagos airport

OPERATIVES of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have arrested an Uber driver and two other traffickers with different quantities of...

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