Council pledges to improve status of women

The National Council for Women Development (NCWD) has promised to improve collaboration with Nigerian and international partners to expand interventions targeted at improving the status of women.   The council’s Director-General, Mrs Mary Ekpere-Eta, made the promise in a New…
Israel vaccinates over 10% population under 2 weeks

Israel has vaccinated more than 10.2 per cent of its population of about 9.3 million in less than two weeks, since the vaccination campaign began on Dec. 20, 2020.   The number of persons vaccinated against coronavirus in Israel has…
NDLEA arrests 133 suspected drug traffickers in Oyo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Command, says it arrested a total of 133 suspects for various drug-related offences in 2020.   The command’s Public Relations Officer, Mrs Mutiat Okuwobi, made this known in a statement in…
AfCFTA: A new dawn in African integration – ACCI

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) says the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) represents a new dawn in Africa’s drive towards economic integration, as it takes off on Friday, Jan. 1.   Alhaji Al-Mujtaba Abubakar, President, ACCI…