John

John Nwokocha, Editor, Africa Health Report He has several years of cognate experience in investigations; discovering a gamut of corruption by governments and corporations, such as cross-border smugglings. He is a thorough economic and socio-political development analyst and was listed in the 2010 Who Is Who In Nigeria. He has sound educational qualifications with two masters degrees in Mass Communication and Philosophy, respectively. He has held several management positions at various times in foremost media organisations

ICPC to Clamp Down on Tax Evaders

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), on Friday, said the Commission will go after Nigerians, particularly highly-placed people, evading taxes. The anti-graft agency stated that it had devised means of liaising with the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) to tackle tax evasion particularly in the revenue generation sector. In a statement…

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JUST IN: Immigration Places Yahaya Bello on Watchlist

The Federal Government on Thursday put the immediate past Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello,  on its watchlist to prevent him from escaping from the country. The Nigerian Immigration Service, in a circular dated April 18, 2024 and signed by Assistant Comptroller of Immigration DS Umar, for the Comptroller-General, Kemi Nandap, alerted the police and…

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BREAKING: WHO Prequalifies New Cholera Vaccine

A new oral vaccine for cholera, Euvichol-S, has been prequalified by the World Health Organisation. A press statement released by the WHO on Thursday, on its website made this public. According to WHO, the prequalification was issued last Friday, April 12, 2024. WHO informed that the aim of vaccine prequalification is to ensure that vaccines…

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JUST IN: Dangote Lowers Diesel Price to N1,000

Dangote Petroleum Refinery has announced a further reduction in the price of diesel to sell at market price of N1,000. The new price represents over 30 percent reduction from the previous market price of about N1,600 per litre. The reduction in price was made known on Tuesday, as N200 was noticed in the price, with…

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Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Hits 33.20% in March -NBS

Nigeria’s inflation rate jumped to 33.20% in March 2024 compared to February 2024 headline inflation rate which was 31.70%. This was contained in report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) on Monday. NBS said, “Looking at the movement, the March 2024 headline inflation rate showed an increase of 1.50%…

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