The national coordinator of the World Bank- assisted Community Social Development Project (CSDP), Dr. Abdulkarim Obaje, has stated that the project was implementing its additional finance of $250 million in the participating states including Niger.
The Kebbi State Government has given automatic employment to 45 new medical doctors of the state who graduated from university recently. Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State gave the indication in Birnin Kebbi at a dinner hosted in their honor by his wife, Dr.Zainab Atiku Bagudu at the weekend.
No fewer than 100 young Nigerians have been selected to participate in modern Chinese agriculture techniques, which is expected to increase the capacity of the beneficiaries and enhance their productivity. The beneficiaries, who are participating in a three-week overseas training course, which was facilitated by CGCOC Agriculture Development Company, in Abuja, were expected to contribute to the agricultural development programme of the Federal Government after their training.
The Bayelsa State government yesterday called on medical professionals to make health care accessible to everybody, especially the poor. Deputy Governor John Jonah urged the professionals to improve health care delivery in the country. He spoke when the leadership of the Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) visited him at the Government House, Yenagoa.
Kano State Executive Council has approved the release of N933, 947, 868 for settlement of tuition fees and allowances for state-sponsored students in overseas and local universities. Commissioner for Information, Youth and Culture, Malam Muhammad Garba, said this in a statement.
Delta State House of Assembly on Wednesday, in its determination to improve the wellbeing of Deltans through famers’ loans, ratified a-N1.250billion loan facility for agricultural processes in the state. The loan facility, the speaker of the House, Mr. Sheriff Oborevwori, told journalists, was offered by Zenith Bank Plc in partnership with the state House of Assembly and the government.