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IN OUR HANDS, la campagne de communication sanitaire centrée sur la COVID-19 d’Alight, touche 100 millions de personnes dans le monde

L’organisation humanitaire internationale fournit aux communautés marginalisées et isolées des informations de première main sur la prévention du virus à travers des initiatives populaires MINNEAPOLIS, 10 juillet 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Alight (anciennement l’American Refugee Committee) est fier d’annoncer que la campagne IN OUR HANDS (ENTRE NOS MAINS) a officiellement atteint 100 millions de personnes à travers le […]


EU and WHO support accreditation of Maiduguri College of Nursing and Midwifery

Maiduguri– The College of Nursing and Midwifery, Maiduguri in Borno state, has secured full accreditation from the regulatory body, the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. The accreditation comes 40 years after inception and made possible with recent donation of modern equipment and tools by WHO with funding support from the European Union. Items donated […]


Minister of Foreign Affairs receives new Country Representative, says, ‘Nigeria is behind WHO’

Abuja– Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama says “In this critical moment of a global fight against the COVID-19, Nigeria is behind the World Health Organization and urges you to remain focused in addressing not just the pandemic but other health challenges.” The Honorable Minister made the declaration today at the Ministry of […]


UNAIDS and the wider United Nations system supporting the COVID-19 response in Nigeria

The United Nations system in Nigeria joined the fight against COVID-19 shortly after the first case was detected in the country in late February 2020. UNAIDS’ lessons learned and expertise in facilitating, linking and bringing stakeholders together have been instrumental in guiding the United Nations multi-agency response, led by the Resident Coordinator, Edward Kallon. And […]


Investors urge capital market integration into ERGP

Experts have called on the new management of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), to ensure that the revised blueprint for capital market development is integrated into the Federal Government’s second Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) 2021–2025, to accelerate market development. Besides, the stakeholders also advocate an assessment of the implementation of the capital market […]


President Muhammadu Buhari signs N10.8tn revised budget – Finance Minister

The Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, met with the leadership of the National Assembly on Thursday to discuss the 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper. She disclosed that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), would sign the 2020 revised budget on Friday (today). The minister spoke while […]


AFCTA: Gbajabiamila tasks Nigeria on industrialization through free trade zones

The Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila says Nigeria must as a matter of national emergency ramp up industrialization and manufacturing activities through the free trade zones to survive the African free trade regime. The Speaker while receiving the newly appointed Managing Director of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority, Prof. Adesoji […]