NCDC Opens Integrated Disease Testing, Surveillance Laboratory in Lagos

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has opened an Integrated Disease Testing and Surveillance Laboratory for Malaria, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), and other infectious diseases. The NCDC’s Director-General, Dr Jide Idris, during the unveiling at the NCDC Central Public Health Laboratory in Yaba, Lagos, noted that the laboratory was aimed at strengthening the fight…

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Gender Based NGO Partners AHR to Advance Women’s Reproductive Devlpt, Rights, Others

A gender based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), by the name, Gender Strategy Advancement International (GSAI) is partnering with Africa Health Report (AHR) to advance women’s development and related health issues. Speaking on the objectives of the collaboration during a courtesy visit to the corporate head office of AHR in Abuja on Monday, July 1st, the communication…

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“1.8 million Nigerians Living with Glaucoma are Unaware”, Experts Canvass Enlightenment

No fewer than two million Nigerians are estimated to have glaucoma, with about 1.8 million people completely unaware of their condition. Glaucoma is a visual impairment disorder that affects the optical nerves responsible for transmitting images from the eye to the brain, caused by increased intraocular pressure. Speaking in Abuja at the weekend, the National…

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N721bn Bribe: Corruption Culture in Nigeria’s Govt Offices and Slush Money-Based GDP

Thursday’s shocking findings by the NBS and UN have once again, described Nigeria as seemingly, headquarters of embezzlement notoriety. Korede Abdullah, our Southwest Correspondent analyses the report.   The latest damning report by the National Bureau of Statistics, (NBS), that Nigerian public officials received a staggering amount of N721bn as bribe in 2023 alone, has…

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Writers Felicitate Soyinka at 90th Birthday

The Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW Global) has congratulated Nobel Prize Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, on the momentous occasion of his 90th birthday. In a statement issued by the President of SYNW Global, Wole Adedoyin, the organization expressed profound admiration and gratitude for Soyinka’s indelible contributions to literature, human rights, and cultural heritage. Soyinka’s…

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Alleged Internet Fraud: 6 Bag Jail Terms in Calabar

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River state, has convicted and sentenced six suspected internet fraudsters to six months imprisonment each, for alleged criminal impersonation, love scam, and identity theft. The convicts are: Chibo Udoka (aka Zxoya Andric, Kelly Rose, Chimata Harry), John Inimfon Okpokpo ( Grace Boar),Emediong Ekerete…

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