Maternal mortality from blood loss’ll drop, new commission pledges

October 25, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

The National Blood Service Commission (NBSC) has pledged to drastically reduce maternal mortality induced by blood loss during childbirth. At a media briefing, Monday, director general of the commission, Dr. Omale Joseph, alongside sponsor of the agency’s establishment bill, now an Act of the National Assembly, Abas Tajudeen, stated that not less than 15 percent of every 1,000 women die Read More

Afreximbank, Barbados enter milestone understanding for Africa Diaspora Trade ties

October 12, 2021 David Agba 0

African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the Government of Barbados have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand trade and investment links between Africa and the Caribbean island state. Under the MoU, the two parties will explore opportunities for joint investment and trade finance aimed at expanding economic ties between Africa and Barbados. The agreement will also facilitate knowledge sharing Read More

Anniversary: Osun lists Akande, Adeboye, 9 others for lifetime achievement award

September 1, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

As part of activities lined up to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the creation of Osun State, the government, Wednesday, listed former governor Adebisi Akande, Pastor Enoch Adeboye (General Overseer, RCCG worldwide), Sheikh Abdur’rasheed Hadiyatulla (President, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria), and former Chief of Defense Staff, General Ipoola Alani Akinrinnade, rtd, for lifetime achievement award. Others in the Read More

Making Nigeria whole by investing in the girl-child

August 24, 2021 Adewale Ajadi 0

The Taliban takeover in Afghanistan is a global milestone. It is a prototype of counter-terrorism, as defined by the West, and its efficacy, and also brings into sharper focus the role of women and the effects of the exclusion of women in any society, especially those whose economic evolution is still emergent. In the same week, the president of the Read More

Anambra: Integrate fully into APC, Okechukwu tells APGA leaders

August 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and member of the recently inaugurated Anambra Governorship Campaign Council, Osita Okechukwu, has asked the leaders of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the state to integrate fully into the APC in the light of the current travails facing the party. Okechkwu said by joining APC at the moment, when it Read More

APC govs celebrate Buhari’s assent of PIB, economy restructuring

August 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has celebrated the assent to the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the current administration has demonstrated unwavering commitment to change Nigeria democratically. The APC governors also said the new PIB present a convincing credential and commitment of the party to restructure Nigerian economy through democratic process in line with provisions of Read More

Lawan greets Babangida @80

August 16, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with  former President Ibrahim Babangida on the occasion of his 80th birthday which comes up Tuesday , August 17, 2021.Lawan in a statement in Abuja, Monday, rejoiced with the family, numerous friends and associates of the General as they celebrate his attainment of this milestone in a remarkably fulfilled life.  “President Read More