FEDERAL GOVT INAUGURATES NATIONAL MOBILE HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAMME
The Federal Government has inaugurated the National Mobile Health Insurance Programme and the Primary School Social Health Insurance Scheme.
Also inaugurated was the distribution of hand sanitizers to sustain the personal hygiene adopted by Nigerians during the Ebola outbreak.
At the event in Abuja, President Goodluck Jonathan said the move was to achieve universal health coverage and provide easy, affordable and effective healthcare for Nigerians.
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ABBA MORO ASSURES NIGERIANS OF PEACEFUL ELECTIONS
The Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro says fifty five thousand regular and one hundred and twenty thousand non regular personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corp, NSCDC will be mobilized for the forthcoming general election.
Comrade Moro stated this when the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba paid him a visit in Abuja.
The Minister who said that the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS were on alert towards securing the Nation’s borders, pledged the ministry’s continuous support at ensuring a hitch free , credible and peaceful elections.
Comrade Moro, also appealed to the IG to beef up security in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue state where Fulani herdsmen killed over eighty persons recently, to enable the people exercise their franchise without fear.
Earlier, the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba called for synergy between the police and paramilitary agencies under the ministry of interior for enhanced security during and after the elections.
NOLLYWOOD ACTOR CAUTIONS ON ELECTION VIOLENCE
Youths have been advised to be in the vanguard of ensuring the emergence of leaders with a youth friendly agenda in the coming elections.
A Nollywood Actor and Youth Ambassador, Emeka Ike gave the advice in a chat with KapitalFM in Abuja.
Mr. Ike emphasized the need for youths to be peaceful during the elections and eschew all forms of violence detrimental to the poll.
The Nollywood Actor however stressed the need for politicians to be committed to the sustenance of the nation’s democracy.