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Over 1 million African children’s lives improved by local social entrepreneurs supported by Reach for Change in Africa

   More than one million African children have benefitted from social enterprise development in Africa in the last five years, according to a new report released by Reach for Change Africa (http://Africa.ReachForChange.org). The non-profit organization, which, this year, is marking its 5th anniversary themed “Accelerating Impact. Driving Change”, also reported …

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Maritime security : Fast intervention vessels, helicopters will help – NIMASA …DAKUKU debunks reports on piracy

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside   has again assured Nigerians and the international maritime community that the Federal Government is leaving no stone unturned in tackling the menace of piracy and other illicit crimes on the nation’s territorial waterways. This …

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76 and The Wedding Party win the Public Choice Award for the 2017 edition of the NollywoodWeek Film Festival

  The NollywoodWeek Film Festival (www.NollywoodWeek.com) has announced that The Wedding Party and 76 have jointly received the 2017 NollywoodWeek Public Choice Award. The festival trophy was given to Izu Ojukwu, the Director of 76 and Moses Babatope who represented the film in the absence of the film Director, Kemi …

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30 year olds will soon be eligible to run for president – Dogara; Says: Youth unemployment gives us nightmares

Hon Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, has  assured that the House is committed to passing the #NotTooYoungToRun# bill in order to lower the age requirements for electives offices to ensure youth inclusion in politics and leadership. Addressing the plenary session of the Nigerian Youth Parliament in Abuja …

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Merck announces 2016 winners and calls for applications for the 2017 Hypertension Award to mark “World Hypertension Day”

Merck aims to build hypertension experts platform across the globe through call for 2017 Hypertension Award applications to mark World Hypertension Day  Merck (www.MerckGroup.com), a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials, marks Wednesday’s World Hypertension Day with the announcement of the 2016 ‘Merck Hypertension …

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Ambode commissions Abule Egba, Ajah flyovers, Lekki Roads …To construct Badore, Regional Roads in Lekki …Approves rehabilitation of Abule Egba inner roads, building of shopping mall

  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday commissioned the Ajah and Abule Egba Flyovers, saying that both bridges were creative solutions by his administration to address the perennial traffic associated with the areas, as well as boost economic activities in both axes. The Governor, who spoke at separate …

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