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FG initiates programmes to attract investment to education sector

The Federal Government says it has initiated intervention programmes that will up skill teachers with right tools to deliver quality education. Mr Chukwuemeka...

World Mental Health Day: Lagos Govt to extend mental health service...

Lagos State Government has disclosed plans to extend mental health care services at primary health care level toward reducing suicide rates and increase...

NGO seeks 5% budget allocation to nutrition

An NGO, Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), has called for allocation of five per cent of the total national and...

World Sight Day: Lagos State Govt raises awareness on eyes care

The Lagos State Government on Thursday raised awareness on the importance of caring for eyes to reduce the risk of avoidable sight loss. Mr...

NFNV-Nigeria evolves mechanism to enhance opportunities for women entrepreneurs

The New Faces New Voices (NFNV) Women in Finance Network, says it is evolving mechanism that will enhance opportunities for  trade expansion and...

Buhari calls for urgent action to address sexual harassment against students

First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has called for urgent action to address sexual harassment against students. Buhari made the call during the exclusive screening of...

Cardiologist urges FG to evolve policies to promote healthy heart

Dr Ramon Moronkola,  a Consultant Cardiologist, has urged the Federal Government to evolve policies that will promote healthiness of the heart. Moronkola, the Secretary...

NGO positively impacted about 1m Nigerian youths in 20...

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN), says it has redefined Nigeria’s economic intervention space through its various programmes that launched no fewer than ...

Lagos requires N56bn annually to implement multi-sectoral action on Nutrition

The Lagos State Government required an average investment of N56 billion annually to implement the Multi-sectoral Plan of Action for Nutrition in the state. Mrs...

FirstBank partners firm to instill entrepreneurial skills in students

Dr Adesola Adeduntan, Chief Executive Officer, First Bank Nigeria, says its partnership with Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) will inculcate leadership skills, confidence and professional...

LASUTH, Samsung provide free cataract surgeries to 100 people

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) in partnership with Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria, has conducted free cataract operations for 100 people to restore...

Brain-drain: Nigeria may import doctors to address shortage – medical guild

The Chairman of the Lagos Medical Guild, Dr Babajide Saheed, on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency toward revitalising...

LASG commences investigation into disease outbreak in Queen’s College

 The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi,  says that the state has commenced an investigation into the  outbreak of an air-borne -flu-like...

Guild calls for recruitment of more doctors to forestall health...

Doctors, under the aegis of the Medical Guild, have urged the Lagos State Government (...

Associations lament over inaccessibility to FG’s fund, decry planned VAT increase

Coalition of Business Membership Organisation says that the inability of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to access Federal Government’s intervention funds is...

LASG strengthens emergency preparedness against infectious diseases

The  Lagos State Government (LASG) says it has strengthened its emergency preparedness against emerging infectious diseases through the implementation of policies on bio-security...

Noise, air pollution increases exposure to heart diseases — Cardiologist

Prof. Ama Mbakwem, Consultant Cardiologist, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), says that noise and air pollution increases people’s exposure to heart diseases. She said...

NSE, GRI, Dangote Cement partner to train 70 professionals

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), in partnership with the Dangote Cement Plc and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has trained 70 professionals toward boosting business...

First Bank partners Junior Achievement Nigeria on students’ entrepreneurship

First Bank of Nigeria says innovation and invention among students are essential toward promoting opportunities for growth and development in Nigeria. Its Group Head,...

Lagos Govt set to revitalise PHCs system- Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has reiterated the state government’s commitment to revitalise the Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in the...

Incorporate breast,cervical cancer screening into Healthcare programme,Group urges LASG

An NGO, Sebeccly Cancer Care, has urged the Lagos State Government to incorporate breast and cervical cancer screening into its Maternal and Primary Healthcare...

FG committed to addressing business challenges – Minister

The Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Adeniyi Adebayo, says the Federal Government is committed to addressing challenges inhibiting investments and economic growth. Adebayo...

Dangote commends FG for constituting economic team

Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote Group, says that the constitution of economic management team by President Muhammadu Buhari will further strengthen investors’ confidence...

LASUTH CMAC calls for effective public-private sector partnership for quality healthcare

Dr Ayoade Adedokun, Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC), Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, has called for effective public-private sector partnership with...