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One step closer to interoperability: Applying SNOMED CT’s engine to the International Patient Summary

In 2022, SNOMED International will extend the core of SNOMED CT’s structured clinical terminology to deliver an open, standalone sub-ontology to support the scope of content within the International Patient Summary (IPS) under a Creative Commons license. London, United Kingdom, Nov. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — At SNOMED International’s recent October Business Meetings held in […]


Minister Inaugurates Task Force For Audience Measurement Service

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has announced a 13-member Task Force to oversee and deliver the Audience Measurement Service on Nigeria Media Platforms. In a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister said the approval followed the recommendation of the Task Force’s membership by the National Broadcasting Commission NBC and the Advertising Practitioners […]

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NDLEA Intercepts N2.7b Cocaine At Abuja Airport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA has arrested a 32-year-old drug trafficker based in Liberia, Maduabuchi Chinedu, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, NAIA, with 9.30 kilograms of cocaine worth over N2.7billion. The Director Media and advocacy NDLEA headquarters Abuja, Mr Femi Babafemi disclosed this in a press statement. According to the statement, “the suspect […]


Spillage: Government To Introduce Stiffer Penalties For Oil Companies

The Nigerian Government says it plans to institute stiffer punishments for companies involved in oil spillage in the country. Minister of Environment, Sharon Ikeazor, gave the hint on Thursday at the weekly ministerial briefing organized by the Presidential Communications Team at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. This is coming three weeks after a pipeline explosion in […]


Foundation Commends Nigeria For Biotechnology Adoption

The African Agricultural Technology Foundation AATF has commended the Nigerian government on its openness to the deployment and adoption of biotechnology in the country. The Executive Director, AATF, Dr Kanangire Canisius who stated this while addressing journalists in Abuja said, Nigeria has shown its determination to use technology to address the food insecurity challenges. Canisius […]


NEITI Presents 2019 Industry Audit Report

The Nigeria Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative NEITI has presented its 2019 industry audit reports and inaugurated the communications/Civil society steering committee to enhance communication efficiency and promote transparency in NEITI activities. The Executive Secretary of the agency Mr. Orji Ogbonnaya unveiled the report and inaugurated the committee in Abuja. NEITI is an agency of the […]