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75th Anniversary: UN Chief Says Climate Change, Clear, Present Danger

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, UN, Antonio Guterres says climate change is not only a long-term problem but also, a clear...
Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Zainab Ahmed

ECOWAS Single Currency: Finance Minister Studying Situation On Adoption Of ECO

The Federal Government is studying the situation on proposed change of West African Economic and Monetary Union, UEMOA currency, Eco, to be...

Drugs Abuse: NIS Reiterates Commitment To Fighting Menace Among Personnel

The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Muhammad Babandede has reiterated his commitment to fighting drugs and substance abuse among the Service personnel.

Sexual Abuse: Nigeria To Prioritise Sex Offenders’ Register In 2020

The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen says the newly launched sex offenders’ register, containing the data of sexual offenders, would be given prominence next...
Goddy Jedy-Agba, Minister Of State For Power

2019 Yuletide: Federal Government Pledges Stable Power Supply

The Federal Government has assured of improved power supply during and after the yuletide, saying that it is working assiduously to ensure stable electricity...

Security Challenges: FG Raises Alarm Over Chemical, Nuclear Attacks, Others

The Federal Government has raised the alarm that Boko Haram terrorist group’s alliance with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria raises the possibility...

Tobacco: W.H.O Says Global Use Declines By 60m People

The World Health Organisation, W.H.O says overall global tobacco use has reduced from 1.397 billion in 2000 to 1.337 billion in 2018, or by...
NDLEA Arrests 65 Suspects, Seizes 4582.57kg Of Narcotics In Edo State

Cannabis: NDLEA Intercepts 181.2 Tonnes Of Illicit Drug In Ondo State

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA has intercepted 181.2 tonnes of illicit drug crop concealed in warehouses in Ala forest, Akure-North, Ondo State.
World Health Organisation, W.H.O

Cholera: WHO Says Outbreak Cases Drop By 60% Globally, As Nigeria...

The World Health Organisation, W.H.O says the number of cholera cases decreased globally, by 60 per cent in 2018.

Health Care: Health Ministry Says Immunisation Services Availability Key To Revitalisation

The Federal Ministry of Health says immunisation services availability is a key component of the revitalisation of Primary Health Care delivery in the country.

Disease Outbreak: Immunisation, Foundation Of Primary Health Care System In Nigeria

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA says immunization is the foundation of Primary Health Care, PHC system in the country.

WHO Says 2.3bn People Overweight, 150m Children Stunted Globally

The World Health Organisation, WHO says over two-point-three billion children and adults are overweight, while more than one-hundred and-fifty million children are...

Drug Abuse: Arewa Group Urges Governments To Ban Hawkers

A Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, Drug Free Arewa Movement has called for the ban of drug hawkers to rescue the northern region from drug abuse.

Zoonotic Diseases: Ministries Launches Project To Curb Ebola, Lassa-Fever, Monkeypox, Yellow...

The Federal Government has inaugurated a national One Health Strategic Plan, as part of efforts to contain Ebola, Lassa-fever, monkey-pox, yellow fever...

Unicef, Kaduna GOVT. Undertake Children Situation Analysis To Prioritize Interventions

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF has pledged to support Kaduna State Government to undertake a Situation Analysis on Children, SITAN in the...
National Law Drug Enforcement Agency, NDLEA

Narcotics: NDLEA Destroys 11,669 Kg Of Illicit Drugs Worth N1.65bn In...

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA has destroyed 11,669 eleven-thousand-six-hundred-and-sixty-nine kilogrammes of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances worth about 1.65 billion...
National Law Drug Enforcement Agency, NDLEA

Lagos NDLEA New Commander Promises State Free Of Hard Drugs

The new commander, National Law Drug Enforcement Agency NDLEA for Lagos State, Ralph Igwenagu has said that he will ensure that Lagos State emerges...

EFCC Recovers N3.6bn, 10 Houses From Suspected Looters In Ilorin

The Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC says it has recovered 3.6 billion naira and 10 houses from suspected...
Akin Abayomi, Commissioner For Health Lagos State

Illegal Operation: Lagos Govt Shuts 24 Health Facilities

The Lagos State Government has shut at least 24 pharmacies, patent medicine shops and unlicensed premises across the state over illegal operation and operating beyond...

Health Challenges: Organisation Says Lack Of Labour-Saving Technology Affecting Women

The Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria, SWOFON has lamented the health challenges faced by women farmers due to lack of gender-friendly labour...

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