NYSC, NPC, and UNICEF join forces to shore up birth registration in Nigeria

NYSC, NPC, and UNICEF join forces to shore up birth registration in Nigeria

Through this partnership, the NYSC, NPC, and UNICEF are committed to promoting the importance of birth registration within the National Youth Corps programs, stimulating increased demand for birth registration services in health facilities and at the community level.

UK commits £2m to strengthen health workforce in Nigeria

The World Health Organization welcomes a new funding commitment made by the United Kingdom’s Department of Health and Social Care to support Nigeria in...
In June 2023, WHO will take up the European Union (EU) system of digital COVID-19 certification to establish a global system that will help facilitate global mobility and protect citizens across the world from on-going and future health threats, including pandemics.

EU, WHO launch digital initiative to strengthen global health security

The World Health Organization (WHO) and European Commission have announced today the launch of a landmark digital health partnership.   In June 2023, WHO will...
President Bola Tinubu’s declaration that “subsidy is gone” is neither a new development nor an action of his new administration.

“Subsidy is gone” panic explained

The previous Buhari administration opposed the Jonathan administration's move to remove subsidy. At the tail end of its tenure, it toyed with removing subsidy,...

‘SootCity’ heightens calls for action on flaring pollution in Port Harcourt

Deadly Black Soot: PH Residents And Professionals Call For Government Action With New Crowdsourced Website

Sharubutu reps Nigeria on AATF board

Garba Sharubutu, Executive Secretary, Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) has joined the Board of Trustees of the African Agricultural Technology Foundation as the representative of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

World Bank approves $311m to improve renewable grid energy on West Africa

The new project includes a $20 million grant to help faciliate future regional power trade and strengthen the institutional and technical capacities of the West Africa Power Pool
Africa Industrialization Index Top 10 countries by sub-index (Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB

37 African countries have industrialized in last decade, AfDB report finds

New report by African Development Bank, partners finds that 37 African countries have industrialized in last decade. Top performers not necessarily those with the biggest economies, but countries that generate high manufacturing value-added per capita
Girls in hijab, laughing, in a classroom

UNICEF intervention enrols 1.5m girls in school across 10 years

In response to the low levels of participation of girls in schooling, the Federal Ministry of Education, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)...

NIGCOMSAT rules out launching satellite next year

  The Management of NIGCOMSAT has said it has no plans to launch any satellite in 2023 as being speculated by some section of the...

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