Jigawa targets 500 cataract patients for free surgery

0 The Ministry of Health in Jigawa state in collaboration with International Islamic Relief Organization on Wednesday began screening of 500 cataract patients targeted for free surgery. Dr Abba Zakari, the state Commissioner for Health disclosed this in an interview with the newsmen in Dutse. Zakari said the gesture is …

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JOHESU strike: We’ll attend to emergency cases – Kebbi FMC MD says

Dr Abdullahi Ibrahim, Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Birnin Kebbi, says the hospital will provide skeletal services to patients. Ibrahim told newsmen on Wednesday in Birnin Kebbi that they would attend to emergency cases in order to save lives. He was reacting to the strike embarked upon by the …

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$350m loan: No state’ll access W/Bank facility if Kaduna does not …

By Ben Agande Kaduna—Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State said, yesterday, he had been told by the World Bank that no state in the country would access  its loan without Kaduna State being considered by the National Assembly. It would be recalled that the Senate, penultimate week, rejected the loan …

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Kano state govt. to increase investment in drugs revolving fund scheme

Drugs The Kano State Government says it will expand its Drugs Revolving Fund (DRF) scheme to cover 700 healthcare facilities. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Kabiru Getso, disclosed this while receiving his colleague from Zamfara in his office on Tuesday. Getso said the state has more than 1,000 health …

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Adamawa State Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) Nigeria Emergency Response WK 14 2018 …

SUMMARY Performance indicators (Epi Week 14): In Epidemiological Week 14 2018, a total of 21 out of 21 LGAs (including 06 IDP camps) submitted their weekly reports as timeliness and completeness of reporting were 100% and 100% respectively at LGA level (target 80% timeliness, 90% completeness). MEASLES: 10 cases of …

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FAO establishes 3 stove production centers in Borno

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has established three fuel efficient stove production centres in Borno state to curtail felling of trees in the Sahara desert. It also trained about one hundred persons or workers in the production of fuel efficient stoves for the three centres that it has established in …

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Nigerian Young man arrested recently for keeping an Afro hair In Yobe State, Fined N600 (Photos)

According to trending report, a young man was arrested recently for keeping an Afro hair. This is the question being asked by Nigerian internet users following the recent clampdown by security operatives on some guys in Potiskum, Yobe state. He was arrested and taken into custody by the task force …

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Secret Pompeo Mission to North Korea Shows Trump’s Trust in Spies Over Diplomats

It also underscores Mr. Trump’s unorthodox approach to one of the riskiest diplomatic gambits of his presidency. However trusted by the president, Mr. Pompeo is hardly a traditional emissary. He is not yet the nation’s chief diplomat but a lame duck as the nation’s spymaster. Few details about Mr. Pompeo’s …

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