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Nigeria hosts first African congress on Sickle Cell

by Veno Omuedaon September 19, 2019
The Centre For Sickle Cell Disease in association with Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation has concluded plans to hold intervention programs for sickle cell disorder in Africa. Speaking ahead of the African Congress on Sickle Cell Disease, ACSCD slated for 31 October to 2nd November in Lagos, ACSCD Co-chair Dr. David Ajaere said that the program seek […]

Experts, OPS pick holes in CBN’s cashless policy

by Veno Omuedaon September 19, 2019
The race for the national roll-out of cashless policy in the country has gained additional momentum, as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), yesterday, gave an Approval-in-Principle (AIP) to three Payment Service Banks (PSBs). Experts and stakeholders have picked holes in the implementation of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s cashless policy, with the imposition of […]

Lagos State governor gives N20K each to 315 returnees from South Africa

by Veno Omuedaon September 19, 2019
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday, September 18th gave N20,000 to each of the second batch of 315 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa.   The fresh batch of returnees arrived a week after another 187 Nigerians fleeing xenophobia came back from South Africa. The joyous returnees arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala […]