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NYSC To Take Advantage Of Nationwide Spread To Tackle Corruption – DG

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, said on Wednesday that the scheme would take advantage of its nationwide spread to build a corrupt-free country. Ibrahim said this in Abuja during the inauguration and induction of members of the NYSC Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU). He added that the scheme would ensure […]

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CSOs Tackle Senate Over Social Media, Hate Speech Bills

A coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs), has tackled the Senate over its alleged plan to secretly consider and pass the Social Media and Hate Speech Bills into law. The coalition comprising Centre for Liberty, TAP Initiative, Global Rights, Fredrick Nwabufo, and Lex Initiative for Rights Advocacy and Development (LIRAD), said it was concerned about […]

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Mohammed Yussuf Is All About Utilizing Emerging Technology to Tackle Issues in Africa on “Under 40 CEOs”

This week on Under 40 CEOs, Familusi Akin Babajide (FAB) sits with Mohammed Yussuf the CEO at Harlequin Aviation, an online event-ticketing platform in Nigeria, and there’s a lot to learn from their conversation. Mohammed Yussuf attended Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Lagos and finished up his secondary school education at Atlantic Hall Secondary school in […]

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Shareholders call for collaboration to tackle unclaimed dividends

Shareholders on Monday called for collaboration of capital market operators involved in the e-dividend value chain to tackle the high rate of unclaimed dividends in the market. The shareholders in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, urged all players in the value chain to play their part in driving the […]

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N’Delta Students Tackle NDDC Over Alleged Support For Impostors

The National Executive Council of the Niger Delta Students’ Union Government (NIDSUG) has accused the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) of supporting impostors instead of the duly elected leadership of the students’ body. This is as the students group also called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sanction members […]

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COVID-19: Doctors Move To Tackle Challenges Of Minorities In Medicine

Dr. Emeka Okorocha, went viral on social media and in the newspapers for his quote on his social media accounts “if you celebrate me in my scrubs, don’t hate me in my hoodie”. Dr. Ikenna Ihim also went viral on social media and the newspapers for his compassionate writings on his social media account regarding […]

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Embrace community policing to tackle crime, DIG tells officers

The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) in charge of South West Geo-political Zone, Leye Oyebade, has advised officers to key into the community policing initiative in order to reduce crime in the country. Oyebade gave the advice in Ibadan on Thursday during his farmiliarisation tour of Oyo State Police Command. The DIG said that […]

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Global Fund: Nigeria receives $890 million to tackle HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria

Nigeria will use the $890 million grant to reduce the burden of HIV, TB and Malaria over an implementation period of three years, beginning from 2021 to 2023. The post Global Fund: Nigeria receives $890 million to tackle HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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7 policemen deployed to tackle banditry in Katsina die in road crash

Seven police officers deployed to tackle banditry in Katsina state have lost their lives in a road crash. The officers were part of an additional deployment made recently by the force to boost the ongoing fight against bandits in the north-west state. In a statement, Frank Mba, force public relations officer, said an 18-seater Toyota […]

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Lagos reiterates need to meet housing demand, tackle deficit with reforms

By Kingsley Adegboye No doubt, Lagos State has a huge and increasing demand for housing as a result of over 20 million people with an estimated 86 people migrating to the state per hour, who have made Lagos their home. This huge population has made housing deficit in the state a real issue with affordability […]

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People Talk: How govt, parents can tackle rape, sexual assault

An illustration of a rape incident. “Parents need to be very vigilant, monitor and give sexual education to their children especially the girl child. Children should be trained to always voice out whenever they see signs of assault from either male or female. “The government should enact a new law that will stipulate castration or […]

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