February 24, 2024
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Theophilus Abbah and Daniel Adaji Testing for COVID-19 has dropped drastically, according to weekly reports by the [i]Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) that show continued drops in fewer and fewer records of testing in most of the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). For instance, for the week that ended on April […]Continue Reading
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Delegates at this week’s 10th Annual PMNCH Accountability Breakfast: Improving health equity in Africa will call for greater accountability from governments and leaders in delivering on their commitments to improve women’s, children’s, and adolescents’ health (WCAH) during the COVID-19 response and recovery, with a special focus on sub-Saharan Africa. Without renewed Continue Reading
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The experiences of over 30,000 people, mainly women, and young people were solicited in 43 Asian, African, Latin American, and Caribbean countries through surveys, interviews, webinars, and social media: Half of the young people (544/1,088) surveyed in Latin America and the Caribbean feared technology problems during homeschooling would affect prospects A phone-based Continue Reading
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Despite the disruptions to the economy, owning majorly to coronavirus pandemic, Dangote Sugar Refinery recorded an increase in production volume which rose by 13.7 percent to 743,858 tonnes in the financial year ended December 31, 2020, compared to 654,071 tonnes in 2019. The sugar group also posted an increase in sales volume which rose by   […]Continue Reading
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It was a short post from Isiaq Ajibola, former COO of Media Trust, on the WhatsApp platform of the Northern Media Forum, that drew attention to the passing of Sam Nda-Isaiah, just a few minutes past midnight, today, Saturday, 12th December 2020. To say that I was stunned, was to understate my emotions! I placed […]Continue Reading
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As an international humanitarian organization, Humanity First, clocks 25 years in service to mankind, Nigerians who have benefitted from its popular programme tagged the ‘Gift of Sight’, will have cause to commend its good works inclusive of community services for the good of society. Regarding the stated ’Gift’, it concerns the eyes. Your eyes are […]Continue Reading
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Chairman, Aliko Dangote Foundation, and Africa’s foremost philanthropist, Aliko Dangote has urged governments across Africa, the Federal Government of Nigeria, and State governments to increase their budget allocations to the healthcare sector, to help ensure improved basic healthcare for the people. Dangote, in his remarks at the formal certification of Wild Poliovirus Continue Reading
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The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive of Zenith Bank, Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu has called for a concerted effort towards diversifying the country’s export base through the promotion of non-oil exports. He made the call during a Webinar themed “Prospects of Non-Oil Export During and Post COVID-19” organized by the bank on Wednesday, August 26, 2020.   […]Continue Reading
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Prudential Zenith Life Insurance has donated the sum of One Hundred Thousand United States Dollars (US$100,000) to Slum2School Africa to help combat the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on education in disadvantaged communities in Nigeria. The donation was made through a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Fund from the Prudence Foundation, the community investment arm of Continue Reading
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The ongoing Dangote Cement Bag of Goodies Promo season 2 has produced 60 millionaires spread across the nation, thereby cushioning the effects and impact of COVID-19 on businesses and families, according to the company’s Director of Marketing, Mrs. Funmi Sanni. She said that more winners are expected to emerge in the coming weeks. She said […]Continue Reading
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By Graça Machel, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo–Iweala, Dr. Vera Songwe, and Maria Ramos COVID-19 has unearthed massive inequalities within our societies and brought to glaring light the unique burdens that women carry the world over. Allocation of response resources should be targeted towards the immediate needs of managing the virus as well as future-looking to simultaneously Continue Reading
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In a process which brings back fond memories from Season 1, Nigerians, especially cement consumers are in for another jolly time, as Dangote Cement Plc, Nigeria’s leading cement manufacturer unveils Season 2 of its Bag of Goodies national consumer promo to reward its consumers with various mouth-watering prizes The people who put their hands in […]Continue Reading