Ijeoma UKAZU

‎Electricity deserves proper pricing - NERC

As the latest tariff increase by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, continues to generate intense debate and protest, the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the commission, Dr Anthony Akah, says electricity must be properly priced.

Akah, who made his view on the tariff increas [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


227 doctors migrated from Nigeria in 12 months – Report

A report by the Institute of International Educatio, IIE, has revealed that about 227 doctors migrated from Nigeria in 2015.

The report released on November 17, 2015 also showed that a total of 9,494 Nigerian students are currently studying in colleges and universities in the United States.

[...]

Mon, 08 February 2016


LASUTH, MED-EL partner to curb hearing impairment

In order to curb the high rate of hearing defects in Nigeria, an Austrian-based medical expert, Mohamed El Disouky, has said his company, Medical Electronics, MED-EL, is partnering the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, to train medical personnel on cochlear implant. 

Briefi [...]

Sat, 06 February 2016


Dogara charges pharmacists on new innovations

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has charged the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, to work towards putting the country on the map with greater innovations, and to take advantage of the ongoing constitution review process to propose amendments to laws governing the professi [...]

Sat, 06 February 2016


Ambode commissions WAMCO N2bn warehouse

As part of its plan to increase the growth of commerce in the state, Lagos State Governor Akinwumi Ambode has commissioned a cutting edged warehouse valued at over N2 billion.

Commissioning the warehouse located at Ogba, Ikeja industrial area, for Friesland Campina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, Ambode app [...]

Sun, 31 January 2016


Nutritionists count gains of exclusive breastfeeding

National President of Nutrition Society of Nigeria, NSN, Prof. Ngozi Nnam, has said that exclusive breastfeeding of babies for the first six months will drastically reduce infant mortality in the country.

Nnam stated this while delivering her speech at a one-day breastfeeding symposium organise [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Measles: Lagos to immunize 4 million children

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, has said that the state has a target of immunizing about 4 million children against measles.

The commissioner urged parents and guardians to ensure that their wards between nine months to five years of age are taken to the health centre or de [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Reckitt Benckiser, NGO propose N7bn partnership on diarrhoea

As part of efforts to ensure a diarrhoea-free Nigeria, a world leading consumer health and hygiene company, Reckitt Benckiser, RB, and Save The Children, have proposed a N7.2 billion partnership with the Federal Government to eradicate diarrhoea.

The disease annually claims nearly 100,000 lives [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


Search

Latest posts

PhotoWhy we suspended 3-month old strike- ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said it suspended its three-month-old strike conditionally after carefully reviewing its engage [...]

09 February 2019

PhotoNECO releases Nov/DEC 2018 examination results

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has announced the release of the 2018 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination, SSSCE, for [...]

09 February 2019