NCC remits N344.71bn into FG’s Consolidated Revenue Fund in 5 years- Danbatta

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Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC),  says  the telecommunications agency has in the last five years,  remmited N344.71 billion into the Federal Government’s Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF). Danbatta said this, when the House Committee on Telecommunications, led by their Chairman, Hon. Akeem Adeyemi, paid him a legislative oversight visit at […]

800,000 babies die of poor breastfeeding globally each year, says Health Commissioner

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The  Commissioner for Health in Ekiti, Dr. Oyebanji Filani, says no fewer than 800,000 babies die of poor breastfeeding yearly across the globe. Filani said  this at a news conference to commemorate the 2020 edition of the breastfeeding week on Thursday in Ado Ekiti. According to him, poor breastfeeding is largely responsible for the high […]

Mrs Akeredolu advocates Tele medicine for cancer patients

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By Ojo Oluwafemi Wife of the Ondo State Governor Mrs Betty Akeredolu, has advocated the use of Tele medicine to diagnose and treat cancer patients in order to avoid future occurrences of a situation where patients couldn’t access medical care due to uncontrollable circumstances as witnessed during the COVID-19 lockdown. Mrs Akeredolu disclosed this on […]

We cannot operate 100 per cent e-learning in view of challenges- NUC

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The National Universities Commission (NUC) has said that full e-learning in Nigeria would be difficult in view of challenges of infrastructure, power and internet access. “The country cannot operate 100 per cent e-learning in view of the challenges of infrastructure, power and internet access. It will be difficult,” Dr Suleiman Ramon-Yusuf, NUC Deputy Executive Secretary […]

FEC approves N4.5bn for printing of exams’ materials, FCT rural roads

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N4.5billion for printing of examination materials for the Basic Education Certification Examination, Senior Secondary Certificate Examination and National Common Entrance as well as rehabilitation of road projects in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The meeting was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja. […]