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WHO ranks Ogun No.1 in Disease Surveillance Reporting in Nigeria

  The World Health Organisation (WHO), has rated Ogun as the number one state in Nigeria as regards timely and accurate disease surveillance and reporting. Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye, disclosed this while presenting a Microsoft device, received in recognition of the state’s feat, to Governor Ibikunle Amosun, during the State Executive Council meeting yesterday. Ipaye revealed ... Read More »

Dino replies Sahara Reporters” You are liars, tell Magu to arrest, prosecute me”

The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial Zone in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, has replied an online news media, Sahara Reporters, over an story that cast aspersion on his academic qualifications. Melaye responded through his twitter account as follows: “Sahara Reporters have taking (sic) their stupidity and hate to an advertisement level. One will imagine how you did not graduate ... Read More »

Update:Medical Doctor left suicide note!

A Medical Doctor identified as Allwell Orji who jumped from the Third Mainland Bridge into the Lagos lagoon did not show any sign of anxiety, according to a witness who was at the scene of the unfortunate incident- and we can exclusively reveal that he wrote a suicide note! A witness at the scene revealed that when she arrived the ... Read More »

EFCC hands $2.15m seized hospital to Airforce

A hospital with medical equipment worth about $2.15m which was seized from a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.), has been handed over to the Nigerian Air Force, The PUNCH has learnt. The hospital, St. Solomon Hospital, which is located on Adeniyi Jones Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos, is said to have state-of-the-art equipment including a Magnetic Resonance ... Read More »

States must explore comparative advantage to drive growth-Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday identified the need for States to learn from each other and explore their various areas of strength and strategic partnership to engender economic development. The Governor, who spoke at Lagos House in Ikeja when he received members of the National Economic Council (NEC) Implementation Monitoring Committee on Retreat on the Economy led ... Read More »

Scandal: Dino Melaye did not graduate in ABU’s Geography Department

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West is currently in the eyes of the storm over his degree in Geography from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, as some examination officers of the institution are insisting that the senator never graduated from the school. Melaye who had raised an alarm that there were plans to witch hunt him by the Economic and ... Read More »

FG commends Dangote over Nigeria’s self-sufficiency in Cement

The Federal Government has officially confirmed that Nigeria has attained self-sufficiency in the production of cement and is now an exporter of the commodity, ascribing the feat to Dangote Cement (www.Dangote.com) which spare headed the backward integration policy introduced by the government. Minister for Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi who leads a team of the federal government to the Dangote ... Read More »

Council Polls: LASEIC will not use Card Readers-Chairman

Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) Chairman Justice Ayotunde Phillips (retd) has said it would not use the card reader machine for the conduct of the forthcoming council elections. She disclosed this during a meeting with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials at LASIEC office, Sabo, Yaba, Lagos. Justice Phillips (retd) gave the closeness of the date of the ... Read More »

FG will protect Whistle Blowers-Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed has reiterated that the Federal Government will protect and reward whistleblowers, who provide information that lead to the recovery of stolen funds or assets. In a statement issued in Lagos yesterday, the minister said the Federal Government would protect the identity of all whistleblowers, whether in the public or the private sector ... Read More »

Ifeanyi Ubah fires back ” NNPC lied, it owes us billions”

Ifeanyi Ubah, the chairman of Capital Oil and Gas Industries Ltd has called for a reconciliation of the company’s account with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Ubah, made the call on Sunday in Lagos, in the wake of the allegation by the NNPC that his company could not account for 100 million litres of petrol stored in its depot ... Read More »