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NEWS UPDATE AT EIGHT
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017
Nigeria may be on in its way out of epileptic power supply as the federal government is set to achieve 10,000 megawatts of electricity.
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo made this disclosure.
He explained that the issue of increasing the volume of electricity in the
country has been a major focus of this present administration.
The Independent National Electoral Commission seems to have everything sorted out for the November 18, Anambra governorship election.
This is because the electoral body has deployed over 6, 000 card reader machines to ensure a smooth conduct of the election.
The INEC Administrative Secretary in Anambra Charles Mbanaja said out of the machines provided 5,000 have been tested and are in good working condition.
Mbanaja also promised all parties involved in the election of a level playing ground for a free and fair election.
The Association of Resident Doctors in Kaduna state is very unhappy with the sorry state of the health sector in the state.
The doctors lamented that the situation leaves them traumatized whenever a patient dies in their hands due to lack of health facilities.
Speaking unbehalf of the group, Dr Joseph Jokshan called on all stakeholders to join in the struggle to save the health sector in the state, as a matter of urgency.
ENUGU: MONKEY POX
As the Monkey Pox Virus continues to spread across the country, the Enugu state Ministry of Health has asked its citizens to take hygiene into their own hands.
The ministry’s Director of Public Health Services, Dr Okechukwu Ossai, gave the advice when he spoke today on measures taken by the ministry to prevent the disease in the state.
Ossai said the ministry had begun sensitization in local radio and television stations about the disease, its signs and symptoms.
Millions of public sector workers in France are taking part in a nationwide one-day strike to protest against President Emmanuel macron’s economic reforms.
Their actions have led to the closure of schools and disrupted train
The French government had announced plans to cut 120,000 public sector jobs in France over the next five years.
TOURISM: SECONDARY SCHOOL
Tourism is set to be embraced as a subject in secondary schools says Deputy Director, Domestic Tourism Patricia Narai.
She said plans have already been concluded to introduce it as a subject at the senior secondary school level.