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Tunji Funsho

16 Jun
One of the 100 most influential persons in the world as announced by Time Magazine in 2020, Dr. Tunji Funsho, has extolled the workforce at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) for high-level professionalism in the institution.
24 Oct 2021
The Nigeria National Polio Plus Committee (NNPPC) has advised Nigerian parents to continue to get their children immunised against polio despite the fact that the country was certified polio-free by the WHO in 2020.
23 Sep 2020
TIME has released its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world for the year 2020 which features four Nigerians. Appearing on the list is an honour, as entrants are recognized for their contribution to the world. "While you will certainly find people who wield traditional power on this year’s list—heads of…
23 Sep 2020
TIME has named Nigerian physician Dr. Tunji Funsho to the 2020 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The list, now in its seventeenth year, recognizes the activism, innovation and achievement of the world’s most influential individuals. Dr. Funsho, a cardiologist based in Lagos, Nigeria, is the first Rotary…
30 Jun 2019
Chairman, Nigerian National Polio Plus Committee, Dr. Tunji Funsho has said Nigeria would save about $500m in 10 years, if certified polio free, as about $50m is spent on containing wild polio virus annually. 
9 Mar 2019
Motivated by the need to provide access to safe drinking water, which is very critical to human health, Rotary Club of Lekki Phase 1, District 9110, recently commissioned its water project for Ebute Elefun Secondary School, Sura, Lagos Island. The project, officially commissioned by the District Governor, Kola Sodipo, in the school premises with the support of…
20 Oct 2018
Today, Rotary International begins one-week activities to mark the world polio day which comes up on October 24, 2018 to create awareness...


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Prof. Obiora Okonkwo, Director-General of Atiku Abubakar-Ifeanyi Okowa Presidential Campaign Management Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra says the party will win majority votes in the state.
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Atiku Abubakar, the PDP presidential candidate, on Saturday promised to increase funds for the arts and liberalise the process of their acquisition once elected in the forthcoming elections. Atiku made the promise during a special roundtable discussion with Nigeria’s creative, cultural, and innovative industry stakeholders in Lagos. The meeting was aimed at strengthening the country’s…
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The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya has said that the Nigerian Army platforms deployed in operations against adversaries are yielding positive outcomes.