Home / News (page 20)

News

ATBUTH conducts eye screening on 300 journalists

By Najib Sani Bauchi Over 300 journalists in Bauchi state have undergone free eye-screening, courtesy of the Ophthalmology Department of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUH), Bauchi. Flagging off the exercise at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Bauchi ...

Read More »

No monkey pox outbreak in FCT – FCTA

By Abdullahi Muhammad Abuja Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) yesterday denied rumours of suspected outbreak of the dreaded monkey pox in Abuja. The Secretary, Health and Human Services secretariat (HHSS), Barrister Amanda Pam, who made the denial, said “so far, ...

Read More »

FCTA trains health workers on HIV transmission

By Donald Iorchir Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Health and Human Services Secretariat (HHSS) unit, has trained 40 health workers on Prevention of Mother-to- Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV in its ongoing exercise across 20 communities. Speaking on the significance ...

Read More »

Katsina treats malnourished kids with N350m

Katsina state government has released N350 million as its contribution to UNICEF for the purchase of Ready-to-Use-Therapeutic-Food (RUTF) for treatment of malnourished children in the state. Special Adviser to the Governor on Budget and Planning, Abdullahi Imam, disclosed this on ...

Read More »

Benue joins global community at GITEX 2017

By Daniel Agbo   Makurdi A delegation from Benue state has foisted its flag at the on-going one-week Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) holding in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. Governor Samuel Ortom approved participation at the event as part ...

Read More »

Gunmen Kills one, injures 12

The attackers also injured 12 others. The spokesperson for the command, Terna Tyopev, said this in a telephone interview with Premium Times yesterday. “Unknown gunmen attacked and killed one Moses Gwom, at his residence in Barkin ladi. His house is ...

Read More »

Illegal fee: Edo demotes 4 principals

Edo state government has demoted four principals to classroom teachers over their roles in the collection of fees not approved by the state government. They were earlier suspended before finally being demoted to classroom teachers. The four former principals were ...

Read More »

7 monkey pox patients recover in Bayelsa

Seven out of the 13 monkey pox patients on admission at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri, in Bayelsa state, have fully recovered, the Commissioner for Information, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has said. The commissioner said in a statement yesterday in ...

Read More »

APC Northeast chair appreciates Yobe

By Musa M. Buba Damaturu Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe state has disclosed that his administration had recorded remarkable successes in various areas of human endeavour in accordance with the All Progressives Congress (APC) party manifesto that “seeks to testify ...

Read More »

Ortom to strengthen traditional institution

By Daniel Agbo, Makurdi– Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state yesterday said his administration was committed to strengthening the state traditional institution by making it the fourth tier of government.   The governor, who gave the indication when he received ...

Read More »

No going back on yam export – Ogbeh

By Moses John Abuja– The federal government has said it would not relent in its yam export policy which is aimed at attracting foreign exchange for the country. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, said this during ...

Read More »

Reps seek plastic bags ban

By Joshua Egbodo Abuja– House of Representatives has asked for an urgent move to ban single-use plastic bags for the use of biodegradable or fabric materials in the country. To this end, it has mandated its joint committee on Environment ...

Read More »