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Huawei Launches All-scenario Intelligent Connectivity Solutions

BEIJING, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the UN Broadband Commission and Huawei held the sixth Ultra-Broadband Forum (UBBF 2020) online in Beijing. With the theme of “Intelligent Connectivity, New Value Together”, this year’s UBBF discussed the challenges and opportunities facing the connectivity industry in the intelligent era. At the event, David Wang, Huawei Executive Director […]


Women, children, adolescents’ health takes centre stage as government launches new RMNCAEH+N platform

**Abuja, 13 October, 2020 – **In a bid to improve the well-being of women, children, adolescents and the elderly in Nigeria, the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire on 12 October 2020, launched the Nigeria Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent and Elderly Health Plus Nutrition (RMNCAEH+N), a multi-stakeholder partnership coordination platform which would harmonise the […]


Nigeria Flash Update: COVID-19 in Nigeria passes the 60,000-case mark (14 October 2020)

As of 13 October, out of 558,313 samples tested, 60,430cases were confirmed throughout the country, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). These include 7,372 active cases, 51,943 discharged patients and 1,115 Weekly fatalities figures are at the lowest with only two deaths recorded last week. Lower numbers of new infections were also noted last week. However, the NCDC […]


A proper place to learn

With renovation support from UNICEF and the EU, children affected by conflict have gained a new place to learn Folashade Adebayo, Communications Officer, UNICEF Nigeria The Iyala Maternity Clinic, with its squeaky-clean white ambulance, used to be the only notable landmark in Bayan Texaco, a modest community in the Borno State capital of Maiduguri, in […]


Nigeria: Population Flow Monitoring Dashboard #42 Period: August 2020

Introduction In order to gain a better understanding of mobility flows and trends through West and Central Africa, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) implements the Displacement Tracking Matrix’s Flow Monitoring (FM) tool at key transit points across the region. Flow Monitoring activities are conducted in close cooperation with national and local authorities as well […]


Anambra Teaching on Air: Teachers, ABS technical team get certificate of commendation

Awka-Anambra State Government has honoured no fewer than 80 teachers and five Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS) technicians, who participated in ‘Anambra Teaching on Air’ programme. They were honoured with certificates of commendation signed by Gov. Willie Obiano. The event took place at Anambra State Universal Basic Education Board (ASUBEB) Hall, Awka. Prof Kate Omenugha, who […]


Dunukofia, Oyi TC Chairmen commend governor’s wife on empowerment of women

Ukpo (Dunukofia LGA)-Transition Committee Chairman, Dunukofia Local Government Area (LGA), Mr Emeka Okonkwo has commended wife of the governor of Anambra State, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano for her efforts at empowering women in communities. Mrs Obiano widely known as Osodieme through her NGO, Caring Family Enhancement Initiative (CAFE) empowers women, the indigent and children in communities […]


Anambra mourns Prof JP Clark

Awka-The government of Anambra State has lamented the passing of Emeritus Professor John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo, popularly known as JP Clark, who died in the early hours of Tuesday, October 13, at the age of 85. A legendary poet, dramatist and folklorist, JP Clark was in his lifetime an endearing friend to Anambra State’s illustrious literary […]