Thursday, 7th December 2023


29 May
A new project that would ensure community resilience, improved health through increased access to clean water and sanitation services has been kick-started in the Imo state capital, Owerri.
22 Mar
Despite budgeting millions of naira for water treatment and distribution plants, many states have either not been properly maintained or expanded to meet the growing population.


A global leader in consumer goods, Procter & Gamble Nigeria is the latest casualty of Nigeria’s harsh operating environment, as the company, yesterday, announced that it was transitioning local operations to an import-only model, effectively dissolving its on-ground presence in the country
12 mins ago
Barely two months to the end of his tenure, Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has announced the creation of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation. The governor made the announcement during the official kick-off of the Federal Government's Grant for Vulnerable programme under the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, at…
13 mins ago
The President of the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS), Prince Adeaga Oluyemisi Adetayo, on Tuesday, in Lagos, raised the alarm that there is a spike in the ongoing diphtheria outbreak with over 15,000 suspected cases, 9,772 confirmed cases, and 530 fatalities reported in 32 states
14 mins ago
Federal government has said that it has concluded plans to set up a task force that will shut down all public buildings found in breach of the Person's with Disabilities, (PWDs), Act's provision that all public buildings should provide accessibility to persons with disabilities
14 mins ago
Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Yusuf Ali, has stressed the need to decolonise Africa's education system to empower the next generation. Delivering the first Distinguished Public Lecture at Thomas Adewunmi University, Oko, Kwara State, yesterday, he stated that the nation's education was greatly impacted by British domination. Ali charged African leaders to promote local languages…
14 mins ago
In as much as this is still largely the prerogative of the government, as a progressive collaborative association, we have Ideas on ways to improve the health care system, reverse the brain drain and medical tourism through strategic improvement of our healthcare facilities, improved health care financing, improved welfare for healthcare workers, improved and diversified medical training and collaborative efforts with the p
14 mins ago
Sightsaver, an international development charity, has disclosed that it worked with the governments and other partners to screen 1.3 million children for visual impairment and treated 590 million people for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Northwest Nigeria, over a period of 70 years. The group, which is working in countries across Africa and Asia to…
14 mins ago
Coalition of over 10,000 indigenes of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and civil society groups, yesterday, held a protest in Abuja, calling for the resignation of Nyesom Wike as Minister of FCT. The protesters, who stormed the National Assembly complex, under the aegis of Network of Civil Societies for Economic Sustainability, said “Wike is incompetent…
15 mins ago
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested two persons accused of reckless driving.
15 mins ago
Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a medical doctor, Happiness Enyinnaya Iheukeumere (also known as Hagi) for allegedly killing a 20-year-old lady, Rachael Sampson, and selling her baby.