COVID-19: Access to family planning services, information crucial - Amina-Bello

 

 

 

 

 

 

The continuous use of contraception amid the COVID-19 pandemic, total lockdown of social and business activities is crucial.

Dr. Sakina Amin-Bello, Senior Programme Advisor, R [...]

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Ministry urges SMEs, farmers to tap into $6bn moringa market

The Federal Ministry of Health has called on farmers and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to tap into the business potentials that abound in the nation’s moringa products market.

The ministry said the moringa market has the capacity of generating about $6 billion for the country annually if fully developed.

Head of Traditi [...]

Fri, 10 July 2020

New PPMC board tasked on energy sufficiency

The newly-reconstituted Board of the Petroleum Products Marketing Company, PPMC, has been charged to ensure availability of products across the country at all seasons.

Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, gave the charge on Thursday while inaugurating the new Board of the corpora [...]

Fri, 10 July 2020

Covid-19: Nasarawa state exco go on isolation

The Nasarawa State Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism, Dogo Shammah, has said all members of the state executive will go on self-isolation, from Friday, to avoid COVID-19 infection.

Mr Shammah told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Friday, that the commissioners decided to self-isolate following the positive testing of th [...]

Fri, 10 July 2020

Over 600 Nigerian shops in Ghana reopened

Over Six Hundred Shops belonging to Nigerian traders in Ghana have been reopened to business by the Ghanaian government having been under lock and key for over six months.

The president, National Association of Nigerian Traders, NANTS, Dr. Ken Ukaoha disclosed this on Solidarity visit to the Chairman/CEO, NIDCOM, Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa in [...]

Fri, 10 July 2020

MAMA Centre commends senate over passage of Sexual Harassment Bill

Commending the passage of Sexual Harassment Bill by the Nigerian Senate, Mothers And Marginalised Advocacy Centre, MAMA Centre, is calling for prompt presidential assent to transmit the bill into law.

Making this known in a statement signed by the Executive Director, MAMA Centre, Barr. Ola Onyegbula, stated that if signed into law and ful [...]

Fri, 10 July 2020

Benue police boss commits to community policing

The Commissioner of Police in Benue State, Garba Mukkadas, has reiterated the commitment of the command to continue to build synergy with the civil populace in order to further strengthen community policing in the state.

The police boss stated this in Makurdi when he commissioned Police 'E' Division renovated by members of the Pol [...]

Fri, 10 July 2020

Nestlé Nigeria, LBS collaborate to improve nutrition knowledge, reportage amongst journalists

As part of its effort to continue to support the media in providing improved nutrition reportage, Nestlé Nigeria in collaboration with the Lagos Business School hosted the 2020 Advancing Nutrition, Health and Wellness, NHW training in the first two weeks of June.

 

Wed, 08 July 2020

40 percent of Africans believes continent cannot contract COVID 19...ACDC

 

 

 

 

 

A report by the African Center for Decease Control, ACDC, has revealed that 40 percent of people interviewed on the dreaded corona virus believed that Africans could not get the virus. 

 

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