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Monday, 15 August 2022

Shortage Of Midwives May Increase To One Million By 2030, Says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that shortage of midwives will trigger an increase of one million by 2030 with serious implications for the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals.   Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organsation (WHO) Regional Director for…

Saudi Oil Giant Tops Own Record With $48.4b Profit 

Saudi oil giant Aramco has broken its own record with a $48.4bn (£39.8bn) profit for the second quarter of 2022.  It is a 90% year-on-year increase and marks the biggest earnings for the world’s largest energy exporter since its public…

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L-R: Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh; Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko; Managing Director, Lekki Port, Du Ruogang; Honorable Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo; Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation,…

Monkeypox: Virologist Urges Govt To Acquire Smallpox Vaccines

A Professor of Virology, Sunday Omilabu, has urged the Federal Government to put efforts in place to acquire smallpox vaccines in the fight against monkeypox.   Omilabu, who spoke in an interview aired on Arise TV on Sunday, said research had…

Customs To Deploy Drones, Body Cameras, Others

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says plans are ongoing to deploy drones and other technologically advanced facilities to the country’s borders in its bid to curb smuggling.  The Public Relations Officer of Customs, Deputy Comptroller Timi Bomodi, told the News…

SEC: Capital Market Master Plan Promotes Transparency, Market Confidence 

The Capital Market Master Plan (CMMP) initiatives have helped in promoting transparency, protecting investors and enhancing market confidence, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), reiterated at the weekend.   SEC in a statement issued on Sunday explained that the commission unveiled…

JDI Organises Walk For Mental Health Of Persons With Disabilities

A Non-Profit Organisation, Jela’s Development Initiatives (JDI), supported by Liliane Fonds through The Leprosy Mission Nigeria, staged an Advocacy Walk on Saturday, August 13, 2022, for the mental health of youths with disabilities and their family members.  The walk kicked…

Female Accountants Train 120 Business Owners, Other Professionals 

The Society of Women Accountants of Nigeria (SWAN) on Saturday held a one-day seminar for more than 120 business owners and other professionals on keeping accurate financial records. The seminar, titled, “Accounting for Non-Accountants,” which was held in Lagos, also…

Customs Generates N1.293tri In Six Months 

Between January and June, this year, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), generated N1.293 trillion into the Federation Account, 28.8 per cent higher than the N1.004 trillion attained within the same period in 2021.  Addressing Journalists on Friday in Abuja, the…

NLNG Launches GMoU Phase 2 In Rivers State

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) on Thursday in Port Harcourt launched the second phase of the Global Memoranda of Understanding (GMoU) for its pipeline host communities to actively support community-driven sustainable development.  A statement issued by Acting Manager, Corporate Communications and…

Transportation Minister Lauds SIFAX Group, Pledges FG Support

Minister of Transportation, Alhaji Muazu Sambo, has commended SIFAX Group for its socio-economic impact on the nation’s development.  Sambo also promised to support the company’s businesses in order to contribute more to the economy.  He made this known during an…