10 % of Kaduna residents abuse drugs - Official
Dr Joseph Maigari, Director-General, Kaduna State Bureau for Substance Abuse, Prevention, and Treatment (KADBUSA), says about 10 per cent of the state’s residents engage in drug abuse.
Stakeholders urge virtual learning, private partnership funding for tertiary education
Speakers at the graduation of Nexford University’s first class of Nigerian MBA students, including Olamidun Majekudunmi, Ituah Ighodalo, and Obiageli Ezekwesili, have called for enhanced access
Flutterwave closes $170m funding, recognises role of favourable regulatory environment in growth
Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology company, has announced a USD 170 million fund secured from a leading group of international investors.
Senator decries poor funding of security agencies
Senator representing Cross River South Senatorial District, Gershom Bassey, has called for adequate funding of security agencies in the country.
Government needs new policy framework for housing, says Aihie
Anthony Aihie is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Design Union Limited, a multi-disciplinary firm engaged in architecture and property development. He spoke with CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM on key issues relating to the housing sector
‘Funding, planning for healthcare delivery should be devoid of politicking’
Prof. Olayinka Olusola Omigbodun is the new Provost, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, and the first female elected to the role. Married to Prof. Akinyinka Omigbodun, professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
DRASA seeks funding, partnership to train 10,000 health workers yearly
To increase the capacity of Nigeria’s healthcare workforce to tackle COVID-19 and other infectious diseases, DRASA Health Trust has sought more funding
Don urges funding support for science research, bioinformatics
A university teacher, Prof. Olawale Adelowo has called for funding support for science research and bioinformatics for a rapid national development. Adelowo of the department of microbiology at the University of Ibadan (UI) harped on the need to leverage on bioinformatics and big data in order to accelerate Nigeria’s development trajectory.
Cleric harps on proper funding of sector to guarantee the future
To secure a better future for the country, the government must be ready to properly fund education and address the myriads of challenges confronting the sector. Improved infrastructure, skills acquisition, training, and partnerships are required to move education to another level.