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Buhari urged to release Basic Health Care Provision Fund


A Research and Development expert, Dr. Emmanuel Abanida has said that President Muhammadu Buhari can save lives of millions of pregnant women, children under age five, the elderly and other numerable citizens with the release of the Basic Health Care Provision Fund which is in the 2018 budget. Abanida who …

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2019: Over 100 parties to contest — INEC

Prof Mahmood Yakubu

Over 100 political parties may feature on the ballot paper in the forthcoming 2019 General Elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said. INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, said this yesterday in Abuja at an Elections Stakeholders’ Summit organised by the Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), DFID and Christian Aid …

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N98bn 5-year water plan unveiled in Kano

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

In commemoration of the 2018 Democracy day, Kano State Government yesterday unveiled a five-year water development plan that would cost over N98 billion. The State Commissioner for Water Resources, Alhaji Usman Riruwai, who unveiled the plan at a Town Hall Meeting in Kano, said it was meant to overcome the …

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