Taiwan Loses Two Fighter Jets in Apparent Collision

A Taiwanese Air Force Pilot Has Been Killed And Another Is Missing After Their Fighter Jets Disappeared In A Suspected Midair Collision Off The Island’s Southern Coast, Officials Said. The Crash On Monday Was The Third Such Incident In The Past Half-Year, At A Time When The Island’s Armed Forces Are Having To Intercept Chinese Aircraft On An Almost Daily Basis. The National Rescue Command Centre Said That The Fighters, Each With One Pilot On Board, Crashed Into The Sea Off The Island’s Southeastern Coast After They Apparently Collided In…

TB Test Treatment: FG, Stakeholders Laments Reduction In Screening, Calls For Increased Testing

The Federal Government says out of the 440, 000 annual new cases of tuberculosis in Nigeria, only one hundred and thirty-eight thousand were found and placed on treatment in 2020. The National Coordinator National Leprosy And Tuberculosis Control Programme NLTCP Dr. Chukwuma Anyaike stated this Thursday at the 2021 Pre- World TB Day press briefing in Abuja. Dr. Anyaike urges Nigerians to know their TB status as treatment is free. https://youtu.be/NNCjhqLQzuI

President Buhari Full Speech At 2021 Budget Presentation

PROTOCOLS It is with pleasure that I present the 2021 Federal Budget Proposals to this Joint Session of the National Assembly. Distinguished and Honourable Leaders, and Members of the National Assembly, at this juncture, I wish to commend your tremendous efforts in approving the revision of the 2020 – 2022 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper, and passage of the 2020 Appropriation (Repeal and Amendment) Act, in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Today marks an important occasion in our quest to accord the federal budget process the seriousness it…

Nigeria @60: PDP Governors’ Call For Dialogue, Lament Worsening Social Contradiction

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors’ Forum, has harped on the need for a national conversation on the way forward for Nigeria, stressing that the nation can not continue to remain helpless in the face of the challenges confronting her people. The PDP Governors’ Forum cautioned that the worsening social contradictions starring Nigerians in the face must not be allowed to destroy the country. The forum, in its message to Nigerians on the occasion of country’s 60th Independence anniversary celebration signed by its Chairman and Governor of Sokoto State, Hon…

Nigeria@60: China Awards 49 University Of Abuja Students Education Grant

As part of activities marking Nigeria’s 60th Independence Day celebration and the National Day of the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese government has awarded the sum of N4.9million to 49 students of the University of Abuja to support their education. The students, who were selected based on best CGP and some indigent ones, cut across the entire 11 faculties in the institution and the 36 states of the country and the FCT and included 42 undergraduates and seven postgraduate students. Presenting the award, the Charge D’Affaires of the Embassy…

Nigeria @60: President Buhari Addresses Nigerians

INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTIETH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2020 Fellow Nigerians I speak to you today as your President and fellow citizen on this epoch occasion of our country’s 60th independence Anniversary. As President, I wish to renew my appreciation to Nigerians for entrusting me with your hopes and aspirations for a better and greater Nigeria. Today, it is my unique privilege to re-commit myself to the service of this great country…

WHO Says Over 41,000 Health Workers Infected With COVID-19

The World Health Organization, WHO, said about 41,000 health workers across Africa have been infected with the dreaded COVID-19 disease. That lack of safety has caused of 2.6m deaths globallyThat there is the need to make healthcare safer by pursuing patient-centered policies, redesigning processes, ramping-up hygiene practices, and transforming organisational cultures because the lack thereof has led to the death of 2.6 million patients globally. The WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, made this known in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, to commemorate the World Patient Safety…

Abuja records another covid-19 case

The Federal government has announced another case of coronavirus case in the FCT. The confirmation of the fresh one case is coming 24 hours after the the city record three cases. The Nigeria centre for disease control NCDC in their verified twitter handle said ” One new case of #COVID19 has been confirmed in FCT, Nigeria As at 11:00 am on the 22nd of March, there are 27 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria Of the 27 confirmed cases, 2 have been discharged with no death.”