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    Ebola: NMA Okays Sept 22 School Resumption

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    The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) yesterday dropped its opposition to the federal government’s directive to schools to resume on September 22 as against October 12 over the Ebola Virus Disease in the country. NMA’s president, Dr. Kayode Obembe announced the reversal in a stakeholders’ meeting organised by the House of Representatives Committee on Education. “In…

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    Ebola: Stakeholders Want Fruit Bat Population Reduced In Nigeria

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    The House of Representatives Committee on Environment on Monday commended President Goodluck Jonathan on his prompt declaration of a national emergency on the outbreak of the Ebola virus in Nigeria. The virus was brought into Nigeria by a Liberian-American, late Patrick Sawyer. Also, the Registrar, Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria, Mr. Ebisike Augustine…

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    NIMC: Reps Fear Registration Of Foreign ‘Terrorists’ As Nigerians

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    The House of Representatives on Wednesday raised the alarm that “illegal immigrants who may be terrorists” would be enrolled as Nigerians if security checks were not tightened in the ongoing citizen registration by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). These were fallouts of a motion sponsored by Hon. Uzo Azubuike titled, “urgent need for NIMC…

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