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Audi Environmental Foundation Scholarships 2020 to attend the One Young World Summit 2020 in...

Application Deadline:24:00 GMT ON 30 APRIL 2020. The Audi Environmental Foundation actively supports research into new technologies and scientific methods for a livable future. Its stated goal is to make a contribution to environmental protection and to create and promote ways of behaving sustainably. The Foundation focuses in particular on promoting and developing environmentally compatible technologies,…

APC chieftain hails Lagos residents for obeying restriction order

All Progressive Congress A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Lanre Razak, yesterday, commended Lagos residents for complying with the stay at home order. Razak, in a chat with newsmen, stated that their cooperation with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has made his job of combating the Coronavirus easier and effective. According to him, compliance…

COVID-19: Fake chloroquine 250mg tablets now in circulation — NAFDAC

By Gabriel Olawale THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday, alerted Nigerians to be mindful of fake chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets currently in circulation. In a statement by the Director-General of the agency, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, said NAFDAC was notified by the World Health Organisation, WHO, of the circulation of…

COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: Funke Akindele, husband sentenced to community service

…As Police arrest Naira Marley By Henry Ojelu NOLLYWOOD actress, Funke Akindele and her husband AbdulRasheed Bello, popularly known as JJC Skillz, were yesterday, convicted and fined N100,000 each by an Ogba Magistrate Court for flaunting the Lagos State Infectious Disease (Emergency Prevention) Regulation 2020. Delivering judgment after the couple pleaded guilty, Magistrate Y.O. Aje-Afunwa ordered…

Rights experts warn against discrimination in COVID-19 response

The Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent said that structural discrimination could worsen inequalities surrounding access to healthcare and treatment, which could lead to a rise in disease and death rates among people of African descent. “Despite robust responses, States have not recognised the specific health risks faced by people of African…
‘A weird time’: students tell of a future snatched away

‘A weird time’: students tell of a future snatched away

It might seem like a holiday for some, but the school closures, cancelled exams and university shutdowns are wreaking havoc with many students’ lives. Sixth formers have lost the chance to improve their grades through last-minute revision, and university students have been left hanging, unable to sit their final exams, say goodbye to friends, or…

UNDP UNV Operations Associate Internship 2020

Location : Tanzania, TANZANIA Application Deadline : 14-Apr-20 (Midnight New York, USA) Time left : 8d 21h 58m Type of Contract : Internship Post Level : Intern Languages Required : English   Starting Date :(date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-May-2020 Duration of Initial Contract : 3 months Expected Duration of Assignment :…

2020 Elrha’s Funding Call for Research Proposals to Support the COVID-19 Response in Humanitarian...

Application Deadline:4 May 2020 Elrha is launching an urgent funding call for research proposals to support the COVID-19 response in humanitarian settings. The call aims to fund public health research that will produce robust findings that will contribute to the effectiveness of the current humanitarian response and increase the evidence base for future responses to…

2020 TEG Postgraduate Training Fellowship in Medical Statistics for African Scientists

Application Deadline: April 26th 2020 The TEG Training Fellowship Scheme launched in 2005 and forms a key part of TEG’s investment in capacity development strategy. The Scheme enables promising research students from Sub-Saharan Africa to undertake MSc training in Medical Statistics at LSHTM followed by a year working as a statistician at one of our partner…

WARRI VIRAL VIDEO: Parade, handover soldiers to police for prosecution, lawyer tells Army

By Perez Brisibe A Delta State based rights activist and lawyer, Edward Brisibe, has asked the Nigerian Army to parade and handover to the police, the soldiers who threatened to unleash mayhem on Warri women in a viral video. The soldiers, in the video while reacting to last Thursday’s purported attack on soldiers following a…