Tue. Feb 7th, 2023

Business Today

The University of Lagos, Akoka has advised the Federal Government to include the care of children with cardiac disease in National Health Insurance Scheme. This was expressly explained by a Professor of Paediatrics, UNILAG, Ekanem Ekure during her inaugural lecture, titled, ‘A heartfelt journey of discoveries: ‘Little hearts’ genes and faces.’ Ekure who said the


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The Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State, has advised its matriculating students to ensure their research works proffer solutions to societal problems. Speaking specifically to the postgraduate students during the matriculation of over 565 fresh undergraduate and postgraduate students, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Reuben Kolo, said, “Therefore, I urge you to tailor your research work to proffer


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The Tertiary Education Trust Fund on Monday announced the commencement of the conduct of a National Employability Benchmarking Programme in universities. The agency noted that the programme was in collaboration with the International Finance Corporation and local partners. The Executive Secretary of TETFund, Sonny Echono, said the move was part of efforts to improve graduates’


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A total of 10 students of the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo town, Ondo State have graduated with First-class out of the 327 graduands of the institution. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Adesegun Fatusi, stated this at the fourth convocation of the university. Giving the breakdown of the graduates, the don said, “The university


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The Academic Staff of Polytechnics has said  15 federal polytechnics have yet to receive their January salary. National President, ASUP, Anderson Ezeibe, in an interview with our correspondent, said that the affected polytechnics were, Fedpoly Idah, Fedpoly Offa, Fedpoly Ede,  Auchi Poly Auchi, Fedpoly K/Namoda, WAFedpoly Birni Kebbi, Fedpoly Bauchi, Fedpoly Bida, Fedpoly Kaltungo, Fedpoly


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The Centre for Transdisciplinary Research in Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases, University of Lagos, has said Nigeria is one of the countries with the highest burden of Neglected Tropical Diseases. While marking the 2023 Day Celebration, Director of the Centre, Prof. Wellington Oyibo, said that NTD was attached to poverty, saying, if poverty was not


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Forty-six-years-old trader, Mrs Janet Akinyele, was frustrated when she approached a house agent to inquire about a room, but was told that a one-room apartment she last rented at N12,000, was now N41,000, including agent charges. Akinyele, who resides at the Alakia area of Ibadan, was further dazed when she inquired from the agent the


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The incessant reoccurrence of the scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, is going to continue until the country starts refining petroleum products domestically and halts complete reliance on imports, oil marketers have said. Nigeria imports its PMS and other refined crude oil products, as its refineries in Kaduna, Warri and Port Harcourt are


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The Chief Executive Officer, Nigerdock, Maher Jarmakani, says the company has concluded plans to focus more on renewable energy. Jarmakani, in a statement on Friday  said that the company had completed the first phase of its shift to renewable energy sources through the installation of solar solutions at Snake Island Integrated Free Zone. He said


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