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Buhari appoints Prof. Obioma as new NECO Registrar

Professor Godswill Obioma has been appointed as the new Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the National Examinations Council (NECO) by President Buhari.   Prof. Obioma who was Ebonyi State Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, officially took over the affairs of the Council from the former Acting Registrar Mallam …

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President Buhari receives Madagascar’s COVID-19 herbal drug

President Muhammadu Buhari has taken delivery of the Madagascar native formulation against the Coronavirus. At an audience meeting with President Umaro Sissoco Embalo of Guinea Bissau who brought along with him the samples of the traditional medicine shared to African nations by Madagascar, President Buhari said his position on herbal …

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Former Minister of Health, Dr. Haliru Alhassan is dead

Former Minister of Health, Dr. Haliru Alhassan is dead at the age of 66. The late Minister said to be the childhood friend of Sultan of Sokoto Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, was diabetic before his death.   Daily Trust reported that Alhassan who served as the Minister of Health under the administration of …

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Infectious disease bill will go through public hearing – Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila says after his bill incited a controversy

Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representative, Femi Gbajabiamila has disclosed that the “Infectious disease bill” he is sponsoring alongside Chairman of the House Committee on Health Institutions Pascal Obi and Chairman of the House Committee on Health services Tanko Sanunu, will go through public hearing.   The bill had ignited controversy in …

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Senate introduces Infectious Disease Control Bill

The Infectious Disease Control Bill was introduced in the Nigerian senate today May 5, under a new name “National Health Emergency Bill”.   The bill sponsored by the Chairman Senate Committee on Communicable Diseases and Primary Healthcare, Senator Chukwuka Utazi (Enugu North) scaled its first reading on Tuesday.   Former Deputy Senate President, Senator …

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