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May 18, 2018 5:08 AM SON harps on standards to boost e-commerce sectorThe Sun News

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has harped on the need for stakeholders in the e-commerce space to adhere strictly to standards to provide solutions that would ensure safe and secure transactions, assurance of quality, consumer protection and boost the sector. The Director General, SON, Osita Aboloma, who said this at a stakeholders’ forum 26

May 16, 2018 3:57 AM Alcohol, tobacco are biggest threat to human health, welfare

A new review published online Friday in the journal Addiction has compiled the best, most up-to-date source of information on alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use and the burden of death and disease. It shows that in 2015 alcohol and tobacco use between them cost the human population more than a quarter of a billion disability-adjusted life years 17

May 8, 2018 4:04 AM Nigeria, S’Africa grow Africa’s air traffic by 11% –IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced its global passenger traffic results for March 2018 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) rose 9.5 per cent, compared to the same month a year ago, the fastest pace in 12 months. Capacity (available seat kilometres, or ASKs) grew 6.4 per cent and load factor 21

May 2, 2018 12:07 PM U.S., China and Saudi Arabia Top List Of Highest Military Spenders

A Swedish-based research institute revealed that Global military spending rose in 2017 to its highest level since the Cold War, with the U.S., China and Saudi Arabia topping the list. The U.S. remained the world’s largest spender with 610 billion dollars, unchanged year-on-year. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) estimated that global 27

April 26, 2018 2:28 PM LASU introduces international students’ identity cardThe Sun News

Lagos State University (LASU) says it has introduced an International Student Identity Card (ISIC) to serve as a valid proof of identification for its students worldwide. According to LASU’s official bulletin obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), registration for the ISIC commenced on Monday and will end on April 30. The bulletin said that ISIC would 22

April 26, 2018 12:34 PM In 2016 There Was 1.5 Million Increase In Malaria Cases In Rwanda, Nigeria- UNICEF

To mark World Malaria Day, UNICEF has tasked Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan African countries on the increasing cases of malaria in these countries. UNICEF revealed that Rwanda and Nigeria saw an increase of over 1.5 million cases of malaria in 2016. The UN agency said: “Four out of five malaria deaths occur in one of 15 countries, most of them in Sub-Saharan 22

April 22, 2018 1:15 PM FG Secures $300m for Malaria Elimination

The Federal Government has committed to secure US$300 million from the World Bank, Islamic Development Bank and African Development Bank to eliminate malaria in the country. This is contained in a statement issued by the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) on the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 just ended in London. The government said in the statement 24

April 17, 2018 2:28 AM Achieving Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria

Nigeria and other African countries should heed the timely advice from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and strive to achieve the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) for their citizens. The WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, had at an event marking this year’s World Health Day and the 70th anniversary of the WHO in Nigeria tasked 28

April 15, 2018 8:42 PM BBNaija 2018: 7 things you may not know about evicted housemate, Khloe

Khloe was one of the 10 female housemates that made it to the 2018 edition of the Big Brother Naija reality television show. Khloe’s disqualification came as a shock to her supporters and viewers of the show given that she and her partner, K-brule were sent packing before the Sunday live show. She and her partner were the only housemates to be disqualified 29

April 12, 2018 11:04 AM UN Sets To Eradicate Yellow Fever In Africa By 2026

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) while speaking at the programme’s launch in Nigeria, a priority-target country disclosed that about one billion people in Africa will be vaccinated against yellow fever by 2026. This according to Ghebreyesus is in line with an ambitious United Nations campaign to eliminate 30