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Boosting treatment centres for snakebite victims in Nigeria

Amongst other challenges hindering the proper care for victims of snakebites - a major medical problem is insufficient treatment centres.

 

 

 

 



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Mon, 30 November 2020


Reps hail NNPC’s transparency as corporation defends 2021 budget

The House of Representatives Joint Committees on Petroleum, Upstream, Downstream and Gas, have applauded the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, for breaking new grounds in its commitment to transparency and accountability. 

 

 

Fri, 27 November 2020


TETFund allocates N12bn take-off grant to varsity centres of excellence

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, on Thursday allocated the total sum of N12 billion to 12 public universities selected as pioneer TETFund Centres of Excellence, TCoEs, to lead research efforts in various fields.

 

Executive Secretary of TETFund, Prof Suleiman Bogoro, who [...]

Thu, 26 November 2020


In Abuja, local gin rules among drivers, artisans

Despite several campaigns against drunk driving, studies have shown more and more people, especially commercial drivers, operate under the influence of alcohol and other intoxicating substances.

 

 

 

 

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Mon, 23 November 2020


NEPC tasks MSMEs on product packaging for export

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC, has called on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, MSMEs, to up their games in the packaging of indigenous products to become major players in the nation's export business.

Executive Director of NEPC, Mr Segun Awolowo, stated this at a training p [...]

Sun, 22 November 2020


50,000 FCT households to benefit from UN’s $1m prog

At least 50,000 vulnerable households in the Federal Capital Territory will be getting food and financial support from the United Nations, under its food assistance scheme of the World Food Programme.

Speaking to journalists after a symbolic presentation of food and cash donations to select hou [...]

Sun, 22 November 2020


Committee seeks certification of FCT training centers

The FCT Ministerial Advisory Committee on the Status of Social Development Service has called for the certification of some training centres across the territory, as well as improved private participation in order to boost their production capacity.

Acting chairperson of the committee, Mrs. Asa [...]

Sun, 22 November 2020


#EndSARS: AMAC chairs blames police for escalation

The non-confrontational order given to security personnel during the violence that took place in the wake of #EndSARS crisis may have been responsible for the level of damage recorded in the Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC.

Chairman of the Council, Abdullahi Candido, who stated this in his p [...]

Sun, 22 November 2020


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