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Dangote Urges OPS To Commit 1% Profit To Health Sector Funding

The Chairman, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has urged all operators in the private sector to commit one percent of their profits to fund the health sector challenges in Nigeria, to enable the country frontally tackle the lingering COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The African foremost industrialist, who canvassed the fiscal option while responding […]

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NAFDAC Partners MSMEs To Grow Nigeria’s Economy

In furtherance of its commitment to Nigeria’s economic growth, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) is poised to continue to encourage the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to harness the potentials of trade and investment for the nation’s economic growth and sustainability. The Director General of agency, Prof Mojisola […]

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NBS To Commence Nationwide WASH-NORM Survey From November 24

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Water Resources and UNICEF, will this Sunday, November 24, flag off a WASH – NORM Survey in Nigeria to collect latest information on improved water access, the percentage of Nigerians who are involved in open defecation, and general sanitation practices. The WASH […]

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FG Disburses N13.77Bn From Basic Health Care Fund To States, FCT

The Federal Government on Tuesday disclosed that it had disbursed the sum of N13.775 billion to flag off primary health projects and programmes nationwide under the first phase of the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF). Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, who made the disclosure at the official disbursement of the first tranche in […]

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WASH Stakeholders Seek Lower Tax Regime For Sanitary Items

Stakeholders in the nation’s water, sanitation and hygiene space on Tuesday canvassed the need for the Federal Government to reduce taxes on of sanitary pads and other items being used by women to promote menstrual health in the country. The stakeholders, under the aegis of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) on Tuesday […]