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1 Apr 2018
The Chairman, House committee on Health Care Services, Chike John Okafor, has said the country’s health sector is grossly underfunded, even as he assured that the Legislature would advocate more funds.  Okafor, who spoke, yesterday, in Abuja at a breakfast meeting with the United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF), said: “Assisting and supporting healthcare delivery in…
5 Dec 2016
Nigeria, which served as the ‘declaration ground’, is far behind. Available records indicate that Nigeria’s allocation to its health sector hovers between four to six per cent of its national budget over the years.
4 Dec 2016
Niger State House of Assembly, has advocated for budget increment for the health sector, in order to effectively tackle health challenges affecting citizens of the state in recent times.
27 Oct 2016
As the federal and state governments fine-tune work on draft budgets for 2017, a call has gone out for a 15 per cent allocation to the health sector. States have been urged to borrow from Bauchi State...
20 Sep 2016
The healthcare of Edo residents would be on the front burner if the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu is elected as governor.
5 Jul 2016
Apparently in agreement with the need for technology and insurance, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, said they must be supported by proper financing, capacity building and health reforms.
25 May 2016
Stakeholders in the health sector in Oyo State have called for a review of the law for the establishment of private hospitals in the state.


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The Eighth Kwibuka Women’s T20 Tournament took a new turn with the introduction of a veterans’ exhibition match between Nigeria and Rwanda. The Nigerian team was captained by President of Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF), Uyi Akpata, who said the game would further boost the collaboration between the two countries. “The Kwibuka event has a Nigerian…
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There is virtually nothing that one has not heard from politicians and their foot soldiers in recent times, in relation to the 2023 general elections that will usher in a new President after President Muhammadu Buhari completes his tenure.
16 mins ago
Intelligent power management company, Eaton, has announced it will expand its collaboration with Microsoft to accelerate applications of its EnergyAware uninterruptible power system (UPS) technology in key segments worldwide.
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The Nigerian Correctional Service, Rivers State Command, has announced Mr. Felix Lawrence as the new Controller of corrections of the state.