Year: 2024

Cholera: Deploy health personnel for water testing — Laboratory Analysts

…Reported cases of 11 outbreaks inaccurate — Osun govt …Govs warned against diverting PHCs fund LABORATORY analysts have expressed worry over the current cholera outbreak impacting Lagos and Ogun states, urging the governments at all levels to take immediate action to protect public health by deploying Public Analysts to conduct comprehensive water quality testing in […]

Magboro overflows with filth as PSP abandons refuse collection

The residents of Magboro, in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, have lamented the abandonment of refuse collection in the area by the Private Sector Partnership operators, popularly known as PSP leaving the community filled with filth. PUNCH Metro reports that some residents lamented the dirty situation in their community as they noted that […]

Doctors, nurses contributing money to buy drugs for patients – President, cancer society

The President of the Nigerian Cancer Society and National Action on Sugar Reduction Coalition, Dr Adamu Umar, speaks with LARA ADEJORO on the rising prices of drugs and how patients are coping. Excerpts: How would you describe the current impact of rising drug prices on patients in the country? It’s not only the rising cost of […]

How Lagos Police rescued kidnapped Fouani MD, 4 others in midnight raid

Police authorities in Lagos State has said the Managing Director of Fouani Company, an LG and Hisense subsidiary, Mohamed Fouani, kidnapped alongside two Lebanese, the boat captain and his assistant, were rescued in a midnight raid. The five were rescued late on Monday night, in Orugbo Iddo area of Lagos, by the state Marine Police, […]

DStv, GOtv prices remain unchanged — MultiChoice

Multichoice, the parent company of DStv and GOtv, has refuted the claim that their subscription packages in Nigeria has been reduced. According to a source in the company, only decoder prices were reduced but subscription prices remained unchanged. “We only reduced our decoder prices and not subscription prices,” the source said. “The DStv Zapper was […]

Western multinationals fleeing Nigeria are being replaced by Asian and Turkish firms

As US and Europe-based multinationals exit Nigeria, Asian and local companies are stepping in to fill the void. Last week, London-based Diageo Plc sold its controlling stake in Guinness Nigeria Plc to Singapore’s Tolaram Group Inc. The Fouani Group, a local firm, operates a diaper and sanitary pad plant in a complex where Cincinnati-based Procter & […]

Cost of Living: Households reduce consumption expenditure

At the backdrop of the escalating cost of living crises, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has released the long awaited ‘Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Report by Expenditure and Income Approach’, the first since second half of 2023, H2’23, showing negative shift in household consumption expenditure. The report covering third quarter and fourth quarter 2023, indicated that Nigerian households […]

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