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 [...]
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.[...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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