Special Reports

Jennifer Braimah talks about her works at Intensive Rescue Foundation

(Abuja) – Intensive Rescue Foundation International is one of the leading Non-Governmental Organisations providing healthcare intervention, services, information, commodities and infrastructures to vulnerable women, children and persons living with disabilities in Nigeria. Last Friday, a combined SENS/TASN team visited the Headquarters of the Foundation in Abuja. Our engagement with the President/CEO, Dr. (Mrs.) Jennifer Braimah, […]

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World Bank appoints new country director for Nigeria

The World Bank has appointed Mr Shubham Chaudhuri as the new Country Director for Nigeria, succeeding Mr Rachid Benmessaoud who completed his term recently. A statement issued by the World Bank’s Senior Communications Officer, Nigeria, on Wednesday in Abuja, said Chaudhuri assumed office on Tuesday. It said that Chaudhuri, a U.S. national who grew up […]

Sports

FIFA set to punish racists

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has urged Italian soccer authorities to hand out stadium bans for supporters guilty of racism after another incident in a Serie A match between Atalanta and Fiorentina on Sunday. Play was briefly suspended after Fiore’s Brazilian wing-back Dalbert reportedly told referee Daniele Orsato he had been the target of racist abuse […]

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DR Congo to deploy second Ebola vaccine

Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that they plan to introduce a second Ebola vaccine, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, to counter the second-worst outbreak of the virus in history. The team overseeing Congo’s Ebola response did not say when exactly the J&J vaccine would be introduced. It will complement another […]

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Hope Uzodima arrested in India

India’s Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) has arrested a Nigerian man identified as Hope Uzodima in Mumbai for alleged possession of dangerous weapons. The suspect, a 40-year-old man who lives in Bonkhode village in Koparkhairane was arrested for possession of ivory and a sword cane. Another Nigerian named King Chukwudi Fidelis who is also in police net […]