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National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS to evaluate impact of corruption on Nigerians

The National Bureau of Statistics said it is collaborating with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the Department for International Development to conduct a national survey on how corruption is affecting the average Nigerian.

Statistician-General solicits cooperation on household survey

The Statistician-General of the Federation, Dr Yemi Kale, has solicited for the cooperation of respondents in providing correct information during the ongoing second National Household Survey on Quality and Integrity of Public Services in Nigeria.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Central bank, BoI mull financing window for Edo Creative Hub

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bank of Industry (BoI), have disclosed plans to partner with the Edo State Government to ease access to finance to creators at the Edo Creative Hub.
NAFDAC Boss, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye and WAHO Director of Public Health, Dr Carlos Brito, addressing journalists in Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday.

Federal government to pay N1 billion to manufacturers of seized codeine

Moji Adeyeye, the Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), on Monday said the federal government would pay more than N1 billion as compensation to the companies that had their codeine impounded more than a year ago.
NAFDAC Moji Adeyeye

NAFDAC denies report of 70 per cent fake medicines in Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has denounced a newspaper report that 70 per cent of medicines in Nigeria were fake.

Malnutrition: INP+ close-out project in Borno, Yobe

The Integrated Basic Nutrition Response to Humanitarian Crisis, including Multisectorial Pilot (INP+) in Borno and Yobe, has officially closed out its programme after three years.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: 2.1 billion people live without safe water globally

It has been observed that 2.1 billion people live without safe water globally while one in four Primary Schools have no drinking water sources using unprotected sources of water.

PWDs urge INEC to enlist members as ad-hoc staff

People Living with Disabilities in Ebonyi State have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Disabilities Bill into law.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: Over 900,000 children suffering from malnutrition in Nigeria’s Northeast

UNICEF says severe acute malnutrition affecting over 900,000 children in three northeastern states affected by Boko Haram insurgency

IFC identifies over 100 start-ups that could speed up innovation in Africa

International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, in cooperation with Egypt’s Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation have selected more than 100 high-potential start-ups to participate in a new initiative designed to spur innovation and job creation across the African continent.
Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps set to launch Islamic microfinance in Ethiopia

U.S.-based aid agency Mercy Corps has appointed consultancy IFAAS to help launch an Islamic microfinance business in Ethiopia, aiming to offer interest-free products to local communities, the firms said in a joint statement.

UNICEF: Why Nigerians engage in open defecation

A water and sanitation expert, Mr Pius Eno, has traced the practice of open defecation among Nigerians to lack of access to water and sanitation facilities.
election inec nigeria

Britain: We choose to be neutral on Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar

The British Government has said it remains neutral on presidential candidates President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, a former Vice President, ahead of the 2019 elections.

PCNI trains journalists on conflict, humanitarian reporting

The Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiative (PCNI) has trained 20 journalists on conflict and humanitarian reporting in Borno, to fast track reconstruction and rehabilitation of the zone.

Expert: Diarrhea responsible for more than 50% death in children in Nigeria

Diarrhea is responsible for more than 50 per cent death among children, mostly between ages 0 to 5 in Nigeria, Pius Eno, UNICEF resource person has disclosed.
South-East Governors’ Forum

South-East governors organise workshop on good governance

South-East Governors’ Forum on Monday organised a workshop for Open Governance Partnership (OGP) Desk Officers in the states of the region.

Borno government distributes 3.7 million treated mosquito nets

The Borno Government on Saturday said it distributed 3.7 million pieces of treated mosquito nets to control malaria in the state.

Borno government distributes 3.7 million treated mosquito nets

The Borno State Government on Saturday said it distributed 3.7 million pieces of treated mosquito nets to control malaria in the state.

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Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE indices record 0.21 percent loss

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The team’s General Manager, Musa Adamu revealed that the team had to wait for the NBBF President, Musa Kida to return from Senegal where he went to cheer the D’Tigress to their fourth African title.

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers departs for China on loan

The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

Pass all requests for meetings with me through Abba Kyari – President Buhari tells ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
Tukur Buratai

COAS: Nigerian Army ready to enhance local capacity in logistics provision

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
Omoyele Sowore

#RevolutionNow: Court refuses to release Omoyele Sowore

A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.