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FG intensifies effort to complete Numan-Cham road – Fashola

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says the Federal Government is intensifying efforts to complete the ongoing Numan-Cham section of the Gombe-Yola highway. x Fashola, represented... Read More →

Covid-19 :UNICEF partners religious, traditional leaders to prevent vaccine hesitancy in Borno state Calls for sustained routine immunization

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) is working with local authorities, religious, traditional and influential individuals in Borno state to prevent vaccine hesitancy and convince people in... Read More →

Windstorm kills 1, displaces 575 in Imo community

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

A windstorm that occurred on Wednesday in Umuejem Community in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo has killed a middle-aged man and injured three others. x Mr Chidi Ogundu, the Acting Head of... Read More →

Drug-resistant malaria gaining foothold in Africa: study

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

Researchers on Thursday reported the first clinical evidence that drug-resistant mutations of the parasite responsible for malaria are gaining ground in Africa. x Experts have long worried about... Read More →

US J&J Covid vaccine pause continues after experts defer vote

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

Licensed vocational nurse Denise Saldan prepares the single-dose Johnson & Johnson Janssen Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccine rollout targetting immingrants and the undocumented in Los Angeles,... Read More →

Semenya wins 5,000m race, but falls short of Tokyo qualifying time

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

South African middle-distance runner and 2016 Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya competes in the women’s 5000m final during the Sizwe Medical Fund Athletics South Africa Senior Track and... Read More →

Average price of kerosene increases slightly in March — NBS

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N361.29 in March from N355.8 in February. x The bureau said... Read More →

No, 60% of women in Nigeria don’t give birth at traditional attendants’ facilities

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

To encourage more acceptance of alternative approaches to health, an expert claimed that in Nigeria, six in 10 women delivered their babies at facilities owned by traditional birth attendants. x... Read More →

Twitter unveils algorithmic fairness initiative

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

Twitter said Wednesday it was launching an initiative on “responsible machine learning” that will include reviews of algorithmic fairness on the social media platform. x The California... Read More →

I won't join issues with FG over printed N60 billion - Obaseki

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Comments

Godwin Obaseki Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has said he won’t join issues with the Federal Government over his claim that N60 billion was printed in March to support allocation to the... Read More →