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...
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...
“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
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
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...