Nigeria has poor immunisation record, says health minister

Fred Ezeh, Abuja The Federal Government has expressed worry that some Nigerians have deliberately chosen to show little or no interest in issues of children vaccination, which ought to guarantee healthy growth and development of children. The government was unhappy that in spite of several programmes and steps targeted at reducing maternal and child mortality…

2018 budget: See full allocation to presidency, MDAs, others

The National Assembly, last Wednesday, passed the 2018 Appropriation Bill six months after it was presented by the executive. President Muhammadu Buhari had at a joint-session of the National Assembly last November laid a budget proposal of N8,612,236,953,214 (N8.6 trillion) to the lawmakers. But the red chamber of the National Assembly inflated the budget by…