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INTERVIEW: Nigeria doesn’t need PIB to deregulate oil sector – NNPC GMD
Mele Kyari also speaks about Nigeria’s high cost of oil production and what is being done to reduce it.
INTERVIEW: Coronavirus: We’ve made recommendations to Buhari on schools, religious houses – PTF
The PTF members met with the president on Sunday.
INTERVIEW: I almost quit coaching after Keshi’s death — Former Assistant Coach
The Beninese disputes Super Eagles coach’s assertion that there are no good players in the nation’s local football league.
Coronavirus: Group assists poor, vulnerable citizens during lockdown
The inability of government to reach most Nigerians who need relief packages spurred private groups and individuals to fill some of the gaps.
INTERVIEW: Cost of Nigeria’s oil production unsustainable – Sylva
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipreye Silva, says the government wants to get more homes in Nigeria using liquefied petroleum gas.
INTERVIEW: Low budgetary releases limiting effectiveness of Nigeria’s military – Lawmaker
Babajimi Benson also speaks about why President Buhari ignored lawmakers’ resolution calling for the sack of service chiefs
Coronavirus: Nigeria’s internal security questioned as citizens defy interstate travel ban
The interstate travel ban is to help halt the spread of the novel coronavirus.
INTERVIEW: Why Nigeria’s successful youth teams don’t succeed at senior level – Fanny Amun
Fanny Amun also speaks on the debate for the extension or termination of Gernot Rohr’s contract as the Super Eagles.
INTERVIEW: How Gates Foundation helped eradicate polio in Nigeria – Officials
The officials also speak about the various successes Nigeria has achieved in the health sector in the past few years.
Entrepreneurial Couple Turn Plastic Waste into Brighter Futures
The couple are building a sustainable, eco-friendly business that transforms plastic waste into products as diverse as artificial grass…
World Malaria Day 2020: Coronavirus threatens 2030 endgame for malaria
As countries focus energy and resources on containing coronavirus, achieving the global target to end malaria by 2030 has become even more unlikely, health experts said.
Da Grin: Remembering a rap legend decade after death
Da Grin, born Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun, was born on October 25, 1984, and died on April 22, 2010.
Malnutrition and epidemics are intertwined. That makes fixing food systems crucial
The response to these interlinked crises needs to be comprehensive, cross-sectoral and it needs to be rapidly mobilised from national to grass-roots levels.
INTERVIEW: Why we can’t test more people for coronavirus in Akwa Ibom – Commissioner
The commissioner explains why the governor is not personally leading the campaign against the virus.
Meet Dr Semmelweis, the man who discovered the power of hand-washing
After becoming disillusioned with the study of law, Semmelweis moved to the study of medicine.
What we do and do not know about COVID-19’s infectivity and viral load
“…Patients transmit COVID-19 more effectively at the beginning of their illness, or even before they know they are sick.”
Welfare of Nigeria’s health workers crucial in curbing coronavirus
The World Health Organisation said over 3,000 health workers have been infected with coronavirus globally while many died in the process of offering care to patients.
INTERVIEW: Postponing Olympics was ‘extremely devastating’ — Commonwealth hurdles champion, Tobi Amusan
The African champion says she worried less after the announcement.
INTERVIEW: Coronavirus: How we’ll help Nigeria fund 2020 budget – FIRS Chairman
“When I came on board, I found that the entire structure of the Service had keeled over. So, I had the daunting task of piecing together the pieces.”
FEATURE: Are Africans immune to Coronavirus? Dr. Malachy Ifeanyi Okeke
The professor says the risk factors for the severity of COVID-19 – diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma – are common among Africans.
INTERVIEW: Coronavirus: What we’re doing to prevent Nigeria’s ‘worst-case scenario’ – NCDC Chief
The NCDC chief hints at how Nigeria will handle the arrival of expected evacuees from abroad.
ICU Ventilators: What they are, how they work and why it’s hard to make more
Ventilators help patients breathe by assisting the lungs to inhale and exhale air. They are used to treat pneumonia, brain injury and stroke.
ANALYSIS: Has Nigeria better managed coronavirus than many developed countries?
“Ultimately, our aim is to protect the health of Nigerians and we remain committed to this mandate.”