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Aisha Buhari flags off health week in Kebbi

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has flagged off the 2018 November round of the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Week in Kebbi State and called on all relevant partners including the private sector to complement state governments towards improving the health sector. The ceremony, which took place yesterday at …

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.5m People Suffering From Sickle Cell In Kebbi

Kebbi State has a population of two million people, 25 per cent of whom are Sickle Cell carriers. In this report, YAHYA SARKI x-rays the disease burden and the efforts of the state government, individuals and NGOs in addressing this health emergency. Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a group of …

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60 per cent Kebbi children suffer malnutrition

Zainab Bagudu, wife of Kebbi State Governor, on Thursday said about 60 per cent of children in the state suffered malnutrition. Mrs Bagudu made this known at the flag-off of November 2018 Maternal Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Week in Jega Local Government Area of the state. She said the …

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Only three women got APC ticket in North West – Kebbi gov’s aide …

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Senior Special Assistant on New Media to Kebbi State Governor, Aisha Kuta, has called for an overhaul of the party delegate selection process, noting that delegates who participated in the All Progressives Congress primaries were hand-picked by political godfathers. The SSA stated that only three out …

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2 Kebbi school girls died of contaminated vegetable soup – Report

A contaminated vegetable soup was responsible for the death of two of the three school girls that died at a boarding school in Manga in Danko-Wasagu area of Kebbi State, a report of an investigative panel has revealed. The girls were students of Girls Comprehensive Secondary School Manga. They died …

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Kebbi: 13 LGAs, 847 Posts Designated For Mass Yellow Fever Vaccination

The Kebbi State government in collaboration with the federal government and international donor agencies have planned to conduct mass vaccination against yellow fever disease in 847 posts designated for the campaign in 13 local government areas of Kebbi State. The state health educator and promotion officer, Yusuf Umar told newsmen …

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Kebbi 2019: Who has the greater chance between two major parties?

Abubakar Garimalam In a little more than 100 days to the 2019 general election, politicians, especially those vying for political offices, are mapping out various strategies to counter the many odds against them. In Kebbi State for example, the incumbent governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, is one of the All …

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60 per cent Kebbi children suffer malnutrition – Premium Times Nigeria

Zainab Bagudu, wife of Kebbi State Governor, on Thursday said about 60 per cent of children in the state suffered malnutrition. Mrs Bagudu made this known at the flag-off of November 2018 Maternal Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Week in Jega Local Government Area of the state. She said the …

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‘Kebbi schoolgirls died after eating contaminated soup’

Two of the three school girls that died few days ago at a boarding school, Manga in Danko-Wasagu area of Kebbi State, died after eating  contaminated vegetable soup, the investigative panel set up by the state government has revealed. Salomi Hassan, Anne Ishaya and Eunice Musa, students of Girls Comprehensive …

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