Niger spends N39m tackling Meningitis

‎The Niger Government says it has spent N39m to combat the outbreak of Cerebrospinal Meningitis in the state.‎ The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Mustapha Jibril, told newsmen on Friday in Mina that the state recorded 33 deaths out of its 123 CSM cases. Jubril said that a total of 4,100 tablets of Ciprofloxacin were … Continue reading Niger spends N39m tackling Meningitis

CBN suspends cashless policy in 30 states

Oyetunji Abioye The Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday announced the immediate suspension of the implementation of the Cashless Nigeria Policy in 30 states of the federation. This came exactly 21 days after the CBN commenced the nationwide implementation of the cashless policy on April 1, 2017. In a circular signed by the Director, Banking … Continue reading CBN suspends cashless policy in 30 states

[BREAKING] Over 800 APC members defect to PDP in A’Ibom

Over 800 members of the All Progressives Congress in Nsit Ubium Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, on Saturday, defected to the Peoples Democratic Party.‎‎Leading the defectors to the PDP, the APC Chairman in the council area, Mr. Aniefiok Ekah, said the defectors had ‎endured severe hunger in APC and could therefore no longer continue to … Continue reading [BREAKING] Over 800 APC members defect to PDP in A’Ibom

Some refugee centres are ‘concentration camps’, says Pope

Pope Francis on Saturday described some of Europe’s refugee centres as “concentration camps” as he paid tribute to an unknown Christian woman slain for her faith in front of her Muslim husband. “These refugee camps — so many are concentration camps, crowded with people… because international accords seem more important than human rights,” Francis said … Continue reading Some refugee centres are ‘concentration camps’, says Pope

PVC distribution in Lagos begins April 29 –INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission will begin distribution of Permanent Voter Cards in Lagos State on April 29, the spokesman of the electoral body in the state, Mr Femi Akinbiyi, said on Saturday. Akinbiyi, the Head of Publicity and Protocol of INEC in the state, said in a statement that the step was important, especially … Continue reading PVC distribution in Lagos begins April 29 –INEC

Ita Giwa lays wreaths at the scene of Calabar electrocution

Senator Florence Ita-Giwa has laid wreath at the viewing centre in Calabar where several persons died from electrocution, while others sustained various degrees of injuries in an incident that happened on Thursday. Ita-Giwa, a Manchester United fan, has asked the community to give her a portion of land where she could build a comfortable ‘memorial … Continue reading Ita Giwa lays wreaths at the scene of Calabar electrocution