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The Sir Emeka Offor Foundation says it has committed $10 million financial interventions, with matching grants from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, towards the eradication of polio in Nigeria.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has congratulated Nigeria for the Wild polio-free status accepted by Africa Regional Certification Commission for polio eradication (ARCC). ARCC had on Thursday accepted Nigeria complete documentation for Wild Polio virus...
Africa’s wild polio-free status is set to be determined in August by the Independent Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC), which is responsible for certifying the eradication of wild poliovirus in the World Health Organisation (WHO) African Region, the UN health agency has said.
In continuation of her commitment to combat maternal and perinatal mortality, The Rotary International through the Rotary Action Group for Population and Development (RFPD) initiative combats maternal and perinatal mortality in Okeho, Oyo State. The organization recently organized a One-Day Community Dialogue on Maternal and Child Care, safe pregnancy and safe motherhood campaign.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, says it is impossible to put an end to kidnapping in the country because it has become a business.
Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has been awarded the “Most Reliable Government Organisation of the Year” at the annual awards by the Pan African International magazine in Accra, Ghana. The organisers say the award was in recognised for “its giant achievements in the maritime sector, locally and globally.”
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has said that the establishment of Special Agro-processing Zones (SAPZs) in Nigeria has the potential of attracting between one to four billion dollars investments into the country.
The 36 state governors under the umbrella of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) are meeting in Abuja to discuss update on recent directive of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) on local government funds.
The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has commended Sir Emeka Offor, Chairman of Chrome Group, for his philanthropic contributions to end polio in Nigeria.
The Lagos State government, yesterday, said that no Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, was engaged in the recent vaccination against polio campaign in the state.
The Rotary International yesterday donated $5.7 million to aid the fight against polio in Nigeria. The donation was handed over to UNICEF Country Representative in Nigeria, Dr. Pernille Ironside.
In an effort to totally eradicate polio from Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a real-time innovative mobile surveillance system aimed at strengthening polio surveillance across the continent.
Rotary International president, Barry Rassin, who is on an official visit to Nigeria, presented the award to President Buhari on Thursday at State House, Abuja.
The Rotary International has called for increased support and commitment from states in its quest towards eradicating of polio, Kassim Gbolahan Afolabi, the Jigawa Polio representative, has stated.
As the world prepares to mark the 2018 world polio day, Rotary International club have advocated for clean and hygienic environment to end transmission.
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Nigerian youths have called on the Federal Government and Security Chiefs to ‘robustly’ engage the youths in the fight against terrorism, banditry and other escalating criminality across the country.
European Union (EU) Foreign Ministers will meet on Friday to discuss targeted sanctions against Belarus following Sunday’s contested election and subsequent violent crackdown on protesters, Sweden’s top diplomat said on Wednesday.
French Ligue 1 side Lille have splashed out about $35m to sign Victor Osimhen’s replacement after sealing a deal for Canadian star Jonathan David.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Wednesday walked back threat to stop the conduct of the September 19 governorship election, noting that a postponement will lead to constitutional crisis.``
The U.S. has completely lost the role of guarantor of international order by withdrawing from major multilateral agreements, Detlef Dzembritzki, the Head of the UN Association of Germany Non-governmental Organisation (DGVN) said on Wednesday.
According to a video shared by Channels Television, the men were seen removing the iconic legislative mace on the top of the building.
According to RMC Sport journalist Mohamed Bouhafsi, a five-year provisional contract agreement has been reached between Kai Havertz and Chelsea.
President Muhammadu Buhari and some state governors on Tuesday agreed that poverty and youth unemployment are the major causes of nationwide security challenges.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has sworn in Khadi Shu’aibu Sodangi Achida as the acting Grand Khadi of Sokoto State.
The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev Samson Ayokunle, has urged the Federal Government to immediately overhaul the security apparatus of the country.