February 24, 2024
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By Theophilus Abbah and Daniel Adaji Capital expenditure for COVID-19 in Nigeria’s 2022 annual budget looks slow to be released, 10 months into the year, data from the Open Treasury Portal (OTP) suggests. The OTP is a repository of the Federal Government’s expenditure. It shows that the last release for capital expenditure for COVID-19 was […]Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja welcomed the exploratory interactions, between Nigerian biomedical scientists, officials of the Federal Ministry of Health and BioNTech company, to support the production of messenger RNA vaccines in Nigeria. The President met wit Mr. Holm Kellerh , the Executive Chairman of KENUP Foundation and representative of Continue Reading
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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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…as Rev Martins warns of environmental pollution consequences  A case has been made for a sustainable lifestyle to stem the looming food and energy crises that may arise from the current climate change occasioned by environmental pollution and general mismanagement. This is the submission at a one-day conference in Lagos on the Preservation of the […]Continue Reading
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…massive global effort to restore 40 percent loss of health services due to COVID-19   A massive $32.1 billion of funding to help women, newborns, children, and adolescents has been pledged to restore essential health, nutrition, and social services for women, newborns, children, and adolescents lost because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pledges are highlighted […]Continue Reading
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We must do so much more to support Africa’s most vulnerable women, children and adolescents, write Helen Clark, Board Chair of PMNCH and former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of UNAIDS and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, and Githinji Gitahi, Group CEO of Amref Health Africa and Co-Chair of PMNCH Strategic Advocacy Continue Reading
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As part of activities marking the 2021 Global Sustainability Week, employees of the pan-African of Dangote Group, have donated food items and other hygiene products to the old age and the physically challenged children. The donations were made on Tuesday in Lagos to the physically challenged persons at the Pacelli School for the Blind, Surulere, […]Continue Reading
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As the General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly winds up in New York, USA today (September 27), Dangote employees across the Group’s operations in Africa are implementing various initiatives aimed at empowering their host communities and ensuring a sustainable present and future for the conglomerate. The initiatives form part of the activities to […]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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During a year defined by the pandemic which brought the world to a halt, as markets have to adapt to a new reality, African brands retained their 13% share of the Top 100 most admired brands in Africa. While WHO and MTN’s top list of brands recognized as most helpful during the Covid-19 Pandemic, Dangote […]Continue Reading
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The New Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), retired Brigadier General Mohammad Buba Marwa has bemoaned the increasing number of drug users at over 15 million in Nigeria. Marwa who lamented the growing population of drug users during his inaugural address at the NDLEA headquarters Abuja pointed out […]Continue Reading