‎Place Priority On The Health Sector In 2018 Budget – Stakeholders Tell Buhari

Disturbed by the low Budgetary Allocation to the Health Sector by the Federal Government, stakeholders in the sector have called on the Federal Government to include the 1% of the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Federation in the 2018 annual budget to fund Basic Health Care Services in line with 2014 National Health Act. The…

Wife of Nigeria Senate President Mrs Toyin Saraki named Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Global Champion

Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki, the wife of the Nigeria Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki has been named a Universal Health Global Champion at a forum in Tokyo, this week. L- R: Mrs Ratidzai Ndhlovu, UNFPA Representative, Prof. A.O. Ladipo, Chairman ARFH, Wife of Nigerian Senate President, Mrs Toyin Saraki, Hon. Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac…

Appeal Court Sustains 3 Count Charges; Directs CCT To Conduct Retrial Of Dr. Saraki On 3 Count Charges

The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki has again reiterated his confidence in Nigeria Judiciary over the outcome of today’s judgment as the Court of Appeal dismissed 13 out of the 18 count charges that were filed against him. While celebrating the successful outcome of today’s judgment, he urged Nigerians to build their confidence…

EXECUTIVES ATTEMPTING TO ” KILL” HOUSE PROBE ON ROYALTIES PAYMENT DEFAULT

Hon Ahmad Abu, Chairman Ad-hoc committee on Telecommunication was forced to take to his twitter handle where he vowed to seek redress for Nigeria artistes who toiled day and night to create intellectual properties which telecom companies failed to pay royalties due them. The scenario is made more interesting with attempts by some persons to…

Telecom Executives Allegedly Attempting to “Kill” House Probe of Tax Evasions

Hon Ahmad Abu, Chairman Ad-hoc committee on Telecommunication was forced to take to his twitter handle where he vowed to seek redress for Nigeria artistes who toiled day and night to create intellectual properties which telecom companies failed to pay royalties due them. The scenario is made more interesting with attempts by some persons to…

Senate Worried Of The Rate Of Unemployment; Holds Public Hearing on Job Creation Monday

As part of its efforts to stimulate economic growth and create abundant employment opportunities in the country, the Senate will on Monday hold a Special Public Hearing on Youth Job Creation and Entrepreneurship. The purpose of the hearing, according to a statement, from the Media Office of the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola…

Human rights are essential to our military operations – Army chief

The Nigerian Army says it firmly believes that human rights are an essential component of its military operations. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai,  made the assertion on Sunday on the occasion of the 2017 International Human Rights Day. The day is commemorated on December 10 every year. Buratai reaffirmed the commitment of…

Uche Secondus Elected As PDP National Chairman

PDP governors-backed Uche Secundus has emerged the new national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) following an overwhelming defeat of two other opponents at the Eagle Square venue of the party’s convention on Saturday. The former deputy national chairman of the party garnered 2000 votes, with a former Minister of Education, Prof. Adeniran coming…

Nutrition: Pediatric Association to partner with Health Ministry

The Nigerian Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole says adequate attention to children’s health through provision of proper nutrition would automatically improve the health indices of Nigeria. The Minister stated this when officials of the Pediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN) led by their President, Dr. Ngozi Ibezioko paid him a courtesy call, in Abuja. Adewole…