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Daily Archives: August 24, 2018

Bayelsa has the best healthcare delivery in Nigeria — Dep. Gov.

  Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Rear Adm. Gboribiogha John-Jonal (rtd) has described Bayelsa Primary Healthcare Board as one of the best in Nigeria, in terms of healthcare delivery. John-Jonal made the remark during the inauguration of the healthcare board, in Bayelsa Secretariat on Friday in Yenagoa. According to him, the state in this period needed a sustainable development to put ... Read More »

Youths raze police station over killing of student by SARS

A police station in Osun State, was on Friday, set ablaze by irate youth after an official of the Police allegedly shot dead a young student in the area. Some angry youths in the Iwo area of Osun State, have on Friday, set the police station ablaze in the town over the alleged shooting of an undergraduate student, Tunde Nofiu, ... Read More »

CBN issues guidelines for loans to manufacturing, others at 9%

Sectors considered as growth and employment stimulating including agriculture, manufacturing  and others can now borrow long term as much as N10 billion at consolidated nine per cent interest rate under new guidelines issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria. The new credit policy called Guidelines for Accessing Real Sector Support Facility (RSSF) through CRR and Corporate Bonds was released by ... Read More »

Finally, Ajimobi agrees to compensate Ayefele over Music House demolition

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has expressed willingness to compensate ace gospel musician, Yinka Ayefele, over the demolition of his Music House. Ayefele’s Music House, which houses Fresh FM radio, was partially demolished on Sunday by the Oyo State Government. There has been much back and forth on the issues that led to the demolition. However, after a meeting between ... Read More »

Overhaul NHIS to cut healthcare cost – Expert

A Consultant Biomedical Scientist, Elochukwu Adibo, on Saturday advised the Federal Government to overhaul the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to reduce the out-of-pocket (OOPs) expenditures of Nigerians. Adibo, who is also the Laboratory Director at a private diagnostics and medical research firm, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. According to ... Read More »

Buhari’s cabinet full of corrupt people, PDP alleges

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari, who is supposedly fighting corruption, is surrounded by corrupt people. This is after a week when the president’s party All Progressives Congress (APC) claimed that Buhari’s fight against corruption during campaign in 2015 as been “hugely successful” since he was sworn in. However, the opposition PDP believes the claim ... Read More »