A study by the United Kingdom based medical journal, Lancet, has revealed that caesarean section accounts for 33% of surgery in Africa, while more than twice as likely to die following an operation than the global average.
But they say the most worrying revelation was just how few Africans have [...]
Acting United States Consul General, Darcy Zotter, has unveiled a Disability-Friendly Digital Hub hosted at the Lagos office of the Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities, JONAPWD.
According to a statement by the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria, the digital hub was made possible throug [...]
On July 15, 2014, former President Goodluck Jonathan wrote the National Assembly requesting a loan of $1 billion to tackle the increased security challenge posed by Boko Haram.
Three years after Jonathan made that request, governors gathered in Abuja on December 14 to give approval to President [...]
The U.S. Government through the President’s Malaria Initiative, PMI, has donated 2.9 million bed nets for distribution in Sokoto State.
The bed nets, valued at $8.1 million, will be distributed in all 23 local government areas of the State.
In a statement by the U.S. Embassy [...]
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world in marking the 2017 World AIDS Day, the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. W. Stuart Symington, has called on students to join in the effort to stop the spread of the disease.
Speaking at a program organized by U.S. Mission in Nigeria on the commemor [...]
U.S. Mission Nigeria is calling for proposals for the 2018 U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) for both large and small grants.
The deadline for receipt of proposals is January 19, 2018.
The AFCP was established by the U.S. Congress in 2001 in collaboration with [...]
The former chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team (PRTT) Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, has debunked claims by an online newspaper that chairman of the Senate ad-hoc committee on the probe of his reinstatement was amongst those that re-looted properties recovered from alleged pension thieves.< [...]
The alleged killer of her husband, Maryam Sanda, was on Friday remanded in Suleja prisons by an Abuja High Court sitting at Jabi.
Bilyamin Bello, son of a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was alleged murdered by his wife, Maryam, over allegations of infidel [...]
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