Lagos To Immunize 3.6 million Children Against Measles

The 2018 Measles vaccination campaign for children between the age nine months and five years will hold in Lagos state from March 15- 29, 2018, the state government has announced. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Primary Health Care, Dr. Olufemi Onanuga, who made this known to newsmen on Tuesday,and he noted that 3,609,538 […]

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Diamond Bank Marches To End Endometriosis

With over 100, 000 Nigerian women suffering from Endometriosis every year and a general – but sorely harmful – lack of awareness for the condition, there has never been a more important time to keep motivated and #PressforProgress in the awareness and treatment of Endometriosis. Last weekend, as part of its activities for its #BankOnHer […]

Obi Says Education, SMEs Key To Nigeria, Africa Development At SME Roundtable In Bayelsa

By Amos Okioma,Yenagoa. Former Governor of Anambra State Mr Peter Obi, penultimate Weekend in Yenagoa proffered panacea for Nigeria and Africa to overcome its economic challenges. Obi made the recommendations while speaking at the ongoing 2018 African SME Round Table Forum holding at the Azaiki Library in Yenagoa.. According to Obi, Nigeria and Africa required […]

NSE Partners United Nations To Promote Gender Parity

For the fourth consecutive year, The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) will join other global exchanges on March 8, 2018, to ring the bell for gender equality in celebration of the 110th International Women’s Day (IWD), at the Stock Exchange House, Marina, Lagos. Themed “Press for Progress”, this edition of the celebration is aimed at motivating and uniting […]

Countdown To Val’s Day: Fake Condoms Flood Market

With less than 10 hours to the Valentine’s Day, stakeholders have expressed concerns about the alleged presence of fake condoms in the market. Physicians believe that when used properly, condoms can prevent sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancies. The presence of fake condoms in the market is thus a cause for concern, especially as the […]


Health Sector Dips As More Nigerian Doctors Move Abroad

More reasons have emerged on why no fewer than 5,405 Nigerian-trained doctors and nurses are currently working with the British National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom (U.K.) and why many more will join the league. The figure, released by the British government, means Nigerian medics constitute 3.9 per cent of the 137,000 foreign […]

Nigerian Women and Children as Endangered Species

Adele Adeniji In May 2015, the then Minister of Finance, Dr Okonjo-Iweala, shocked many when she revealed that she is a cancer survivor. She made this revelation at the night of tributes in honour of the late Oronto Douglas, who fell to the bullets of cancer on April 9, 2015. In her words: “I underwent […]

Lagos Moves To Enforce Food, Water Safety In Hotels, Restaurants

The Lagos State government has moved to put measures in place that will check food and water contamination in eateries, restaurants and hotels. This is as it has charged stakeholders in the hospitality industry to embrace the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) and certification for quality assurance. HACCP is a management system that gives […]