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More French Companies to Invest in Nigeria

More French Companies to Invest in Nigeria

Efforts by the Federal Government of Nigerian to attract foreign investors is yielding positive results as a group of French companies have indicated interest in investing in the country.   The group is led by Phillippe Labonne, deputy CEO of Bollore Transport and Logistics and vice chairman of the Africa Committee of MEDEF International, a

Nigeria Needs N68bn Investment on Vaccines- WHO

The World Health Organisation, WHO, has confirmed that Nigeria needs to invest over N68bn on vaccines in order to reduce infant mortality in the country. Salisu Yusuf, Executive Director, Niger State Primary Health Care Development Agency, who spoke during a one-day event to mark Africa Vaccine Week, organised by the Community Health and Research Initiative,

The Healthy Sweetness in Potatoes

Consuming fruits and vegetables of all kinds has long been associated with a reduced risk of many adverse health conditions. Many studies have suggested that consumption of plant foods like sweet potatoes decreases the risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease, as well as promotes a healthy complexion. Sweet potatoes are considered low on the

Cucumber – The Wonder Fruit

Not many people eat it, but that is because they are ignorant of its numerous health benefit. Call it the wonder fruit, and one will not be far from it. Truly, Cucumber which belongs to the same plant family as squash, pumpkin, and watermelon, can help to avoid nutrient deficiencies that are widespread. Like watermelon,

NAFDAC Workers Commence Strike

Workers of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC have started an indefinite strike across the country. According to Comrade Stephen Ibeh, Chairman of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, Federal Area Council, the strike became necessary as the Federal Government refused to pay allowances and implement a wage structure

Expert Charges Organisations on Employees’ Health

Folawiwo Ososona, chief executive officer of Weight A Minute Wellness Company, has called on corporate organisations to direct more investment towards programmes that would safeguard the health of their employees. Speaking today at a conference organised by the group themed Employee Wellness: Key to Corporate Profitability and Sustainability, Ososona noted that employees’ well being play

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