Nigeria, Other Developing Countries Seek End To Worsening Health Challenges, Sign MoU

  Nigeria And 7 Other Developing Countries Have Signed Memorandum Of Understanding To Solve Health Challenges Confronting Their Respective Countries. Nigerian Minister Of State For Foreign Affairs Zubairu Dada Signed On Behalf Of Nigerian Government. Correspondent Alhassan Bala Has More. Spread the love

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Pres. Buhari, ECOWAS Leaders Lament Terrorists Attack, Calls For new Strategy

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari Has On Saturday Express Anger Over The Recurring Attack By  Terrorists In The Sub-Region. Buhari While Speaking At The 56th Ordinary Session Of The ECOWAS Authority Of Heads Of State And Governments, Says The Leaders In The Sub-Region Need To Re-Strategize On How To End Terrorism.  Correspondent Alhassan Bala Report The Chairman Of The ECOWAS Authority Of Heads Of State And Governments Muhammadou Issoufou And The President Of ECOWAS Commission Jean-Claude Kassi As Expressing Concern Over Security Threat In The Sub-Region.  www.itvabuja.tv www.youtube.com/itvabujang www.facebook.com/itvabujang Twitter:@itv_abuja Instagram:@itv_abuja…

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Algerian Ex-Prime Minister Tebboune Wins Presidential Election

Algeria’s Electoral Body Has On Friday Annouced Former Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune As Winner Of The Country’s Thursday’s Presidential Election With 58 Per Cent Of The Vote, According To Preliminary Results. The Electoral Body’s Head Said In A Televised News Conference The Final Voter Turnout Was 40 Per Cent,. Tebboune Served As Prime Minister For Less Than Three Months In 2017. He Was Then Dismissed By Then-President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika. www.itvabuja.tv www.itvabuja.tv/live www.facebook.com/itvabujang www.youtube.com/itvabujang twitter:@itv_abuja instragram:@itv_abuja Spread the love

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Prisoner Swap: Iran Frees Chinese-American Scholar For US-Held Iranian Scientist 

A Chinese-American researcher convicted of spying in Iran is to be freed in an apparent exchange for the release of an Iranian scientist held by the US. Xiyue Wang was arrested in Iran in 2016 for “collaborating with foreign governments”. A stem cell expert Massoud Soleimani, was arrested at Chicago airport last year. He was accused of attempting to export biological materials to Iran. Both deny the charges. US President Donald Trump said in a statement from the White House on Saturday that Wang was “returning to the United States”.…

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Kenya Police Officers Among Eight Killed In Bus Attack

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Office Said On Saturday  That Kenyan Police Officers Were Among Eight People Killed When Gunmen Suspected To Be From Somalia’s Al Shabaab Islamist Militant Group Attacked A Passenger Bus On Friday Evening. The Vehicle, Belonging To The Medina Bus Company, Was Attacked On A Lonely Stretch Of Road In The Kotulo Area As It Travelled Between The Towns Of Wajir And Mandera, Close To The Border With Somalia. Al Shabaab Said It Had Carried Out The Attack And That It Had Killed 10 People Including “Secret Security…

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Commonwealth Medical Association Urges Malaysian Government To Withdraw Amendments To Poison Act

The Commonwealth Medical Association, CMA, hasurged the Malaysian government to withdraw the proposed amendment to the poison act. This was contained in a statement signed by the president CMA Dr Osahon Enabulele He says the attention of the CMA that there is an attempt by the Government of Malaysia, through the Ministry of Health of Malaysia, to introduce some amendments to the extant Poison Act of Malaysia. Stressing that the proposed amendments seek to compel Physicians to mandatorily issue prescriptions to patients upon their demand, failing which such physicians are…

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Zimbabwe Sacks 211 Doctors Over Strike Action

The body in charge of the public health service in Zimbabwe has said that 211 doctors have been sacked this week because of their on-going strike for better pay. According to a statement from the Health Service Board HSB The doctors were “found guilty of absenting themselves from duty without leave or reasonable cause” for five or more days. The strike began in September. The HSB said almost a third of all doctors – 516 out of 1,601 employed in government-funded hospitals – either have faced or will face disciplinary…

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Border Closure Committee Meets, Sets Conditions For Reopening Of Borders

The federal government has given conditions for the reopening of borders. It insisted ECOWAS countries must respect rules of origin, vowing it Nigeria will no longer tolerate repackaging of imported goods. The Minister of Foreign Affairs Godfrey Onyema stated these on Monday at the end of a committee meeting that held at the foreign affairs ministry in Abuja. It declared any good coming into the country from ECOWAS states must have 30% local inputs. The federal government maintained that goods imported for Nigeria market must be escorted directly from the…

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Bangladesh Seeks Closer Bilateral Ties With Nigeria

The Bangladesh High Commissioner To Nigeria Shaheem Ahsan Wednesday called for closer bilateral relationship with Nigeria. Ahsan made the call while briefing newsmen on the cordial relationship that has existed between the two countries. Correspondent Alhassan Bala reports him as describing Nigeria as glorious nation. Spread the love

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Buhari To Visit London, After Economic Forum In Saudi Arabia

The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari will be embarking on a private visit to London after attending the Future Investment Initiative (FII) Summit holding in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. President Muhammadu Buhari  Special Adviser to the president on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, confirmed this development Monday in a statement in Abuja on. Adesina stated that, on the sideline of the economic forum, President Buhari, who will be departing Abuja today, would hold bilateral talks with His Majesty King Salman and His Majesty King Abdullah ll of Jordan. “On Wednesday,…

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