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‘An international measles crisis’ is well in progress, UN company chiefs...

“Cases have soared across the world, including in places where measles had previously been eliminated, like the United States”, asserted Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO). Measles is almost entirely preventable through two doses of a safe and effective vaccine, despite…

‘Defining moment’ for sustainable advancement, UN chief informs significant funding online...

Ministers, senior UN officials, high-level finance officials, civil society, business representatives and local authorities, are meeting at UN Headquarters for the four-day FfD Forum, as it is known for short. Mr. Guterres said climate change, greenhouse gas emissions and technologies disrupting labour markets, were a major challenge, saying “We are here today as part of…

Timi Frank deals with Keyamo, Onochie over remark that Onnoghen strategy...

A political activist and an ally of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has said that the presidency has been finally caught in what he described as ‘freudian slip’, following the revelations by the Personal Assistant to the President on Social Media Lauretta Onochie and the President’s campaign spokesman Festus Keyamo, regarding their principal and the…

IGP states extra-judicial killings by police officer undesirable

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has decried the incessant killing of innocent persons in Lagos state by policemen, saying it is unacceptable. IGP Abubakar Adamu Adamu stated this in Lagos on Monday while addressing officers and men of the command at the Police College, Ikeja. He said that his visit to the…

IGP states extra-judicial killings by cop inappropriate

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has decried the incessant killing of innocent persons in Lagos state by policemen, saying it is unacceptable. Adamu stated this in Lagos on Monday while addressing officers and men of the command at the Police College, Ikeja. He said that his visit to the state was scheduled…

Greater openness, fairer costs for medications ‘a worldwide human rights problem’,...

“This is a global human rights issue”, said WHO Assistant Director-General for Medicines and Health Products Mariângela Simão on Saturday at the WHO Forum on Medicines in Johannesburg. “Everyone has a right to access quality healthcare”. The forum on fair pricing and access to medicines provided a discussion platform for governments, civil society organizations and the pharmaceutical industry…

Effect of high financial obligation levels on least industrialized nations ‘can...

“While debt financing remains an important source for achieving positive development outcomes in LDCs, the recent trends are a cause for concern” UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner said at the meeting on strengthening resilience to LDCs’ debt vulnerability. He mentioned that some countries, such as Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi where Cyclone Idai wreaked havoc last month, faced…

Cease losing cash on insulin injections… civil servant provides away natural...

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Fire takes down 6 stores in Kebbi main market

Fire has razed six shops at the side wings of Birnin Kebbi central market on Friday night. The fire gutted shops where agrochemicals and agricultural materials were being sold in the market. A security guard, Malam Aminu Shehu, however, told NAN that the real cause of the fire outbreak was yet to be ascertained. Shehu…

ECOWAS draft report on task development for adoption next month in...

By Victoria Ojeme The Parliament of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says the outcome of its delocalised meeting on youth job creation will be adopted at its plenary session in Abuja next month. ECOWAS Parliament The Speaker ECOWAS Parliament, Moustapha Cisse Lo stated this at the opening of the Delocalised meeting of the Joint…

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