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Lenmed leverages SAP best practices for rapid onboarding of new acquisition

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 23, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- In the midst of a pandemic, there’s no time to waste in ensuring hospitals run optimally. For leading private hospital group Lenmed, the acquisition of a new hospital Read
 

NAFDAC arraigns man, 37, for allegedly producing, labelling fake drugs

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Comments

A 37-year-old man, Adebayo Ismail, who allegedly manufactured and labelled fake drugs, was on Monday brought before a Federal High Court in Ibadan. x Ismail is facing a four-count charge of... Read More →

Edo NSCDC impounds 200,000 litres of allegedly adulterated petroleum products

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Comments

The Edo Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it seized about 200,000 litres of allegedly adulterated petroleum product between July and August. x The State... Read More →

Reps urge Fashola to begin repairs of failed portion of Onitsha-Owerri expressway, others

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Comments

The House of Representatives has called on the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, to start emergency repairs of the failed portion on the Onitsha-Owerri Expressway. x This... Read More →

WHO says air pollution kills 7 mn a year, toughens guidelines

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Comments

The World Health Organization strengthened its air quality guidelines on Wednesday, saying air pollution was now one of the biggest environmental threats to human health, causing seven million... Read More →

8,000 Boko Haram fighters, family members surrendered in three months - Nigeria military

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Comments

Repentant Boko Haram The Nigerian military said 8,000 Boko Haram commanders, fighters, and their family members have surrendered since June 2021. x Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division of... Read More →

6.5 quake hits off west coast of Nicaragua: USGS

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Comments

A shallow 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of Nicaragua early Wednesday, but there was no risk of a tsunami nor reports of casualties or damage, officials said. x According to... Read More →

Notre-Dame rebuild donations reach 840 mn euros: official

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Comments

Donors have contributed over 840 million euros ($985 million) to the rebuilding of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, which was badly damaged by fire in April 2019, the official in charge of the... Read More →

Tunisian police re-arrest MP hostile to President Saied

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Comments

Tunisian lawmaker Seifeddine Makhlouf, an outspoken critic of President Kais Saied, has been re-arrested, for “undermining the dignity of the army”, his lawyer told AFP on Wednesday. ... Read More →

Emir of Gaya is dead

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Comments

The Emir of Gaya in Kano State, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdukkadir, 91, is dead. x Alhaji Abbas Ibrahim-Gaya, the Chairman, Media, in the Emirate, announced this on Wednesday in Kano. Ibrahim-Gaya said... Read More →

Facebook seeks to defend itself after scathing reports

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Comments

Facebook on Tuesday fired back after a series of withering Wall Street Journal reports that the company failed to keep users safe, with the social media giant noting an increase in staff and... Read More →