Tags: COVID-19 Pandemic

NIPR Recognizes Sanwo-Olu’s Contributions, as delegates discuss Healthcare at Annual Conference

The organizers of the annual Lagos Public Relations Stakeholders’ Conference on Thursday, recorgnised the contributions of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to healthcare in Lagos State as part of the activities marking the eight edition of conference. The award was received by the Lagos State commissioner for health, Prof Akin Abayomi on behalf of the governor. Corporate…

NEMA Seeks NITDA’S Collaboration on Disaster Risk Mitigation

In its commitment toward mitigating disaster risk in Nigeria, the National Emergency Management Agency NEMA is seeking for support and stronger collaboration with National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) on the use of ICT Infrastructure and Digital platform with a view to ensuring timely and lifesaving search and rescue operations. This was discussed on Saturday…

Wakanow Unveils State Of The Art Experience Center In Lekki

As travelers adapt and social interactions slowly return to normalcy, Wakanow, the largest online travel agency in Africa has once again has taken the lead by opening up an experience center in Jubilee Mall, Admiralty way, Lekki, Lagos as it positions to deliver an unparalleled immersive travel experience in a warm and relaxing atmosphere. The…

IFAD’s New Investment Programme to Boost Private Funding of Rural Businesses and Small-Scale Farmers

Rural businesses, which are so vital for transforming our food systems, will get a much needed boost from an ambitious new financing programme launched today by the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), as part of its broader efforts to address rising hunger and poverty levels in the world’s poorest countries. The Private Sector…

Sanwo-Olu Raises Alarm Over New Wave Of Covid-19 Infection, Reactivates Restrictions

Lagos State Government has raised the alarm of a possible third wave of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, following a sharp increase in the number of positive cases recorded in the last few weeks. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, imposed restrictions and sanctions after disclosing that the State’s daily cases of COVID-19 confirmation had shot up to…

Ogun Pilgrims Board Refunds 2021 Hajj Fare

The Ogun State Muslim Pilgrims’ Welfare Board has commenced the refund of payment for the year 2020/2021 hajj fare deposit by intending pilgrims who could not perform the holy pilgrimage to Mecca and Medinah in line with the directives of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON). This follows the cancellation of the 2021 Islamic pilgrimage…

GTBank Masters Cup Season 9: Eko Boys High School, Lead Forte Garden Crowned Champions

Fifteen months after the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause to one of Nigeria’s illustrious grassroots football competitions, the GTBank Masters Cup returned on Thursday, June 17 to decide the winners of the 9th season. The final and third-place matches for the male and female category were played on June 17 and 18 at the Campos…

FG To Launch National Humanitarian Development Peace Framework

The Federal Government has announced the development of a National Humanitarian Development Peace Framework. The soon to be launched framework is geared towards making humanitarian interventions in Nigeria timely, effective and coordinated between government, humanitarian and security agencies. This was disclosed by the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Umar Farouq during a…

Dangote Urges Full Implementation of Sugar Master Plan

Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc has urged government to faithfully follow through the Backward Integration Policy in the sugar industry as the nation stands to rake in foreign exchange up to $700millon yearly from Sugar production self-sufficiency. Chairman of Dangote Sugar Refinery Aliko Dangote at its 15th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Lagos said that…

Boosting Global Trade with Stanbic IBTC

Trade is crucial to bridging economic gaps and boosting infrastructural development. Countries with international solid trade portfolios tend to grow faster, innovate more and provide higher incomes and economic opportunities for their citizens. Beyond integration into the global economy through trade and global value chains that help drive economic growth, open trade also benefits low-income…