Sule assures women of inclusive leadership
Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has assured women of inclusive leadership to give them a sense of belonging and enable them to contribute their quotas to the development of the state
Nasarawa suspends free healthcare policy
Due to dwindling allocation and revenue generation, Nasarawa State government has abolished its free healthcare policy meant for pregnant women, under-five children and the elderly.
Bello, Sule present 2020 budgets to states’ assembly
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has presented a budget of N176.12 billon for 2020 to the House of Assembly for consideration. The deputy governor, Edward Onoja, on behalf of the governor, presented the ‘Budget of Prosperity’ on the floor of the Assembly.
Lassa fever kills two, infects 10 in five states
LASSA fever has claimed two more lives in Abia and Edo states as the country approaches the peak season for outbreaks of the deadly disease.
Nasarawa Government to organise cultural festival – Commissioner
The Nasarawa State Government says it will organise cultural festival to showcase the rich cultural heritage of the people of the state. Dogo Shammah, the newly inaugurated Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, said this while addressing people from his area, in a reception held in his honour on Saturday in Lafia.
Monkeypox hits Lagos, Rivers, Akwa Ibom
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) yesterday confirmed five news cases of Monkeypox in Lagos, Rivers and Akwa Ibom states. The resurgence comes two years after the index case was reported in the country.
150 athletes set for 10th Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Championships
A total of 150 athletes from 20 teams will compete for honours at this year’s 10th edition of Korean Ambassador’s Cup for Taekwondo holding between October 17 and 18 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere Lagos.
Rep seeks review of N46b proposed for health in 2020 budget
A member of the House of Representatives Committee on Health Institutions, Henry Nwawuba, has advocated an upward review of the N46 billion budgeted for health in the 2020 Appropriation Bill by at least 15 per cent, as required by international standard.
FRSC arrests 1,750 riders over non-possession of number plates, licence
Pursuant to the earlier public statement by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and the Joint Tax Board (JTB) that they would begin a clampdown on tricycles and motorcycles without number plates and riders without class ‘A’ licence from October 2, 2019, the FRSC has commenced full enforcement of the policy. According to the agency, it…