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    • IOM's psychosocial-oriented livelihood activities for displaced populations in camps and host communities in north-east Nigeria are part of the organization's Migrant Health and Psycho-social Support services
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IOM's First Psychosocial Counselling Master’s Degree in Nigeria Aims to Benefit Victims of Conflict

It was developed to localize community-based mental health and psychosocial support response, while also raising awareness and building the national capacity of humanitarian actors

People affected by conflict will benefit from help provided by graduates of the International Organization for Migration's (IOM) first Professional Master’s Degree Programme in Psychosocial Counselling and Conflict Transformation in Nigeria.  The degree is offered in partnership with the Centre for Peace, Diplomatic and Development Studies of the University of Maiduguri and aligns with…

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Coronavirus: WHO affirms support for COVID-19 traditional medicine research

It will also continue to provide technical assistance to the TCAM department, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) and NAFDAC in improving the quality of medicinal products

The World Health Organization (WHO) has reiterated its continuous support to the the Government of Nigeria in its goal of achieving self-sufficiency in the local production of traditional medicine. Speaking at the commemoration of the 2021 Traditional Medicine Day held at the Federal Ministry of Health in Abuja on 13…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Nigeria |

Cholera outbreak- WHO supports Niger State to strengthen sanitation systems

Alhaji Matane noted that the state is facing challenges with its sanitation management, and the government is determined to find a lasting solution

Most people do not know what happens to their excreta when they flush the toilet or passed it out into the environment. But, for some houses in Niger state municipal, the sewages are broken down or blocked leading to improper disposal of untreated human waste into the environment. Also, the…

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    • (From Left to Right) CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe, Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari , FIFA President Gianni Infantino, and Sports Minister Sunday Dare during a FIFA courtesy visit in State House on September 16th, 2021, in Abuja, Nigeria
    • President Muhammadu Buhari receives a presentation from FIFA President Mr Gianni Infantino during a courtesy visit in State House on September 16th, 2021, in Abuja, Nigeria
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FIFA President hails football’s power for unity and celebration during Nigeria visit

Mr Infantino emphasised that exposure to high-level competition is the key to evolution for the Super Falcons, Super Eagles and the wider, global game

FIFA (FIFA.com) President has concluded a two-day visit to Nigeria; Mr Infantino attended opening match of Aisha Buhari women’s football tournament; Meetings also held with CAF President Patrice Motsepe and NFF delegations Gianni Infantino has hailed football’s uniting qualities, the power of the sport’s development and the growth of women’s football…

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    • Ugo Obasi, Ingenico’s new Area Business Head for Anglophone West Africa
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Ugo Obasi joins Ingenico to drive new business in Nigeria and West Africa

Ugo's arrival is an important step in Ingenico's strategic expansion into the West African market where he will oversee the execution of the business plan

Ingenico (www.Ingenico.com), a Worldline brand, has appointed Ugo Obasi as its new Area Business Head for Anglophone West Africa. Ugo's arrival is an important step in Ingenico's strategic expansion into the West African market where he will oversee the execution of the business plan. With over 17 years’ experience across…

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    • Successful Conferences in Angola, Nigeria, South Sudan, and South Africa Demonstrate that Africa is not Closed for Business
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Successful Conferences in Angola, Nigeria, South Sudan, and South Africa Demonstrate that Africa is not Closed for Business

With the first day of the SAOGA-hosted Southern Africa Oil & Gas Exploration conference underway, the African Energy Chamber is reiterating that any discussion on Africa’s energy future must take place in Africa

The Southern African Oil & Gas Alliance (SAOGA), and the Petroleum Agency of South Africa (PASA) are hosting the Southern Africa Oil & Gas Exploration conference on the 15th & 16th of September in Cape Town, South Africa. SAOGA and PASA’s success in doing this challenges the ongoing anti-African dialogue…

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Kaspersky Records Over 2 Million Phishing Attacks in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria in H1 2021 and Spam Email Still a Threat

Phishing attacks across the continent have baited unsuspecting victims into handing over bank information, ID numbers, and more

There was a reduction in the number of phishing attacks recorded and blocked by Kaspersky (www.Africa.Kaspersky.com)in South Africa (17% decline), Kenya (48% decline), and Nigeria (13% decline) for the first half of this year when compared to the same period in 2020. While the decline does suggest and support research…

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    • Nigeria: African Development Bank President conferred with Leadership Person of the Year Award 2020 - Leadership Newspaper Group
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Nigeria: African Development Bank President conferred with Leadership Person of the Year Award 2020 - Leadership Newspaper Group

The award was given “in recognition of his impeccable public service record and extra-ordinary accomplishments in driving the growth and development of the African Development Bank Group”

The President of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org), Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, has received the Leadership Person of the Year award from the Leadership Newspaper Group in Nigeria. The award was given “in recognition of his impeccable public service record and extra-ordinary accomplishments in driving the growth and development…

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    • Sporty.com Becomes NTA’s Simulcast Partner in Nigeria for Its Free-To-Air Broadcast
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Sporty.com Becomes NTA’s Simulcast Partner in Nigeria for Its Free-To-Air Broadcast

This deal will see Sporty.com as the official simulcast platform for NTA’s broadcast of its sports portfolio

Sporty.com, a leading online sports media and entertainment brand, has partnered with NTA to simulcast its free-to-air broadcast of premium sports content. The pioneering arrangement brokered by Integral (http://Integralsande.com), rights holder of notable sports media rights including the free-to-air Premier League rights for Nigeria, means Sporty.com Nigerian-based users will now…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Nigeria |

States in the Northwest keep pressure on vaccine-derived polio

Nigeria has been experiencing outbreaks since 2018.

On 25 August 2021, African countries marked one-year anniversary of Polio certification. Programme managers, health workers and polio survivors in Nigeria also celebrated the wild polio- free status in the country.   The victory notwithstanding, the fight against other forms of the poliovirus is not over. Cases of vaccine-derived polio…