Capacity building key to tourism sector growth – Minister

  By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Minister of Information and Culture,  Lai Mohammed, has said that capacity building for players in the tourism sector is key to the development of the sector. The Minister stated this in Makurdi, Benue State,…

FG launches 5 health promotion strategic policy documents

  By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The federal government has launched the revised National Health Promotion Policy 2019 and its ancillary Strategic Policy Documents. The documents presented by the Minister of health, Osagie Ehanire, on Monday, in Abuja, included: National health…

Covid-19 hampering fight against HIV/AIDS – WHO

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The World Health Organisation ((WHO), said the Covid-19 pandemic is making it more challenging for countries to provide HIV/AIDS services, particularly in areas affected by conflict, disasters, outbreaks and rapid population growth. WHO Regional Director for…

How elephantiasis cripples mother of 3

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam 40 years old Mrs Adewole (not real name), is currently passing through serious pain, and perhaps she will live with it for the rest of her life. Mrs. Adewole, an elephantiasis patient from Oyo state, Nigeria,…

FG inaugurates 2nd National Tobacco Control Committee

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The federal government has inaugurated the 2nd National Tobacco Control Committee (NATOCC) in Abuja. Speaking during the inauguration on Wednesday, minister of health, Dr Osagie Ehanire,reiterated the importance of the inauguration in the fight against tobacco…

Recession: REDAN President wants FG to embark on mass housing

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The President of the Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN), Dr. Aliyu Wamakko has called on the Federal Government to embark on construction of mass housing to cushion the effect of the country’s nose diving…

SCI commends Katsina Govt, House of Assembly, for passing Child Protection Bill

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Save the Children International (SCI) Nigeria, has commended the Katsina State House of Assembly for passing the Child Protection Bill. SCI in a statement issued recently by Ms.  Mercy Gichuhi, Country Director, said the bill was…

Troops kill 5 BHT, recover weapons in Borno

  By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Nigerian military said its Operation FIRE BALL, a subsidiary operation under Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has killed 5 Boko Haram/ Islamic State West Africa Province in Borno State. The Military in a statement issued on…

Again, Military kill several ISWAP fighters, destroy hideouts

  By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has neutralized several Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) elements and destroyed their hideouts at Ngwuri Gana, along the Gulumba Gana-Kumshe axis, as well as at Tumbuma…

Troops kill 5 bandits’ in Katsina, Nasarawa

  By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Nigerian military said its troops of Operation WHIRL STROKE killed 5 bandits in Benue and Nasarawa states. The military in a statement issued yesterday by Major General, John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Defence…