The Presidency has resolved the crisis rocking the National Sport Festival in Edo State. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry Of Youth and Sports, Anako Nebolisa stated this at a press briefing in Edo State. Tolulope Oguntimehin reports that Edo claimed 3 gold medals in cricket .
The Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Disciplinary Tribunal has withdrawn the Medical License of a Professor of Surgeon practicing with University of Benin Teaching Hospital for over 20 years due to unethical practice and infamous conduct. The Chairman Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Disciplinary Tribunal Prof Abba Hassan gave the order while delivering judgments on alleged professional misconducts by some registered medical doctors. Joseph Kadiri reports that another doctor, Dr Adolphus Oriafor was banned from practicing for 6 months.
To grant Local Government Areas autonomy is the best way to ensure sustainable development in the rural areas across the country. The Deputy Speaker House of Representatives Idris Wase said this during a stakeholders meeting to build local government capacity for greater development.
The FCT Minister of State Doctor Ramatu Tijjani said the administration is prepared to transform Jabi Lake into a tourism destination as part of its short term strategic development plan. John Terna reports that the minister said this while receiving an outlined business case certificate of compliance on implementation of Jabi Lake tourism project issued by Infrastructural Concession Regulatory Commission.
The Inter-party Advisory Council FCT Chapter has called on Independent National Electoral Commission to extend with two months the deadline set for party primaries ahead of the 2022 Area Council Elections. The Chairman FCT Inter-party Advisory Council, Honourable Abdulrahman Ndagi made the call while briefing journalists in Abuja, on the failure for INEC to comply with 21 day notice before the conduct of party primaries. Honourable Abdulrahman noted that FCT INEC is yet to meet with the party leaders before the release of the guidelines for the FCT…
The Federal Government says climate change has contributed to rising economic challenges in Nigeria and the African continent at large, with resultant displacement of persons and livelihoods. President Muhammadu Buhari said this during the D-8 virtual meeting on Covid-19 and climate change.
As Nigeria joins the rest of the day to Mark World Health Day, Governments at all levels have been tasked to prioritize health services for women, newborns, children and adolescents during the COVID-19 by strengthening political commitment, policies and financing. The call is contained in a statement signed by the coordinator Africa Health Budget Netwwork Dr. Aminu Magashi he said “This year’s annual celebration is being held at the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic which continues to threaten the improvement in health and social services. The theme for this year’s…
Team FCT has promised to defend the football trophy won in Abuja at the last National Sports Festival. Sports Correspondent Ebi Iyomon reports that the Team’s Secretary, Noah Omede was optimistic of victory in their opening match against host, Edo State.
There was a high turn out of civil servants at the resumption of work after the Easter holidays in Abuja. Zakari Gabriel was at the Federal Secretariat in Nation’s Capital where he reports most workers as wearing their facemasks.
In the spirit of Easter celebration a non- governmental organization, rescue and counseling ministry international decided to reach out to some vulnerable Nigerians through donation of food items and monetary assistance. The group on Monday visited the Mararaba Medical Center in Nasarawa state, distributed food items and money to in-patients in the hospital to help supplement their medical charges. The group was also at the Abuja Orphanage where food items and toiletries were donated to the home. According to the group, the gesture is to give hope to the less-…