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#WORLDCANCERDAY 2017 IN ABUJA: JOIN THE VOLUNTEERS!

February 4th is World Cancer Day. And talking about Cancer, this has become a major source of morbidity and mortality globally. It has been said to be the third deadliest disease after HIV/AIDS and Malaria. In 2008, there were 12.7 million new cases and 7.6 million cancer-related deaths. 56% of these newly reported cancer cases occurred in developing countries and ...

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‘Nigerian Youth have got all it takes to turn the fortune of our dear country around’ – Ayodele Obe, Speaker, NYP

The Speaker of the Nigerian Youth Parliament, Ayodele Obe, has once again reiterated his confidence in the vital roles young people can play in engendering peace, rapid development, political stability as well as good governance in Nigeria and anywhere in the world. Ayodele made this known at the recent NYP Press Dinner and Lecture on the ‘Role of Social Media ...

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IDPs Camp Bombing: An unwarranted ploy to decongest the IDP Camps?

By Oladotun Roy If I choose to be passive and indifferent and act as though nothing happened, particularly about the yesterday bombing of the IDPs camp in Borno State then I would be worse than hypocrite.  This is because anyone who has been following my blogposts can attest to the fact that I have been on the vanguard advocating for ...

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#JusticeforShola: When Love turned Sour!

I have heard plenty tales of prevalent racism and prejudice against persons of colour in few of the Shengen countries in Europe. However, I wouldn’t want to link Shola’s case with this or even assume that Shola was killed as a result of her skin colour, since she had been married to the Jakub Gaska, a Polish for well over a ...

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Nigeria’s Socio-Economic Future: Demographic Dividend or Disaster

By Chambers Umezulike   According to the United Nations Population Fund, demographic dividend is the economic growth potential that can result from transpositions in a population’s age structure. This is mainly when the share of the working-age population (15 to 64) is larger than the non-working-age population (14 and younger, as well as 65 and older). Nearly half of the ...

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Heritage Bank: Empowering young Nigerians is one of our top priorities

As Heritage Bank blazes the trail for other financial institutions within the banking industry in Nigeria regardless of myriads of challenges, one thing that has also distinguished this bank is the passion to see young Nigerians, who are without doubt are the future leaders of this great Nation grow and be self-reliant. This has led to its introduction of series ...

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Follow The Money Response over the release of the $55.5m health grant to 36 states and the FCT

Information reaching us at this time is that the President Buhari led administration has released the humongous sum of $55.5m (NGN 17.4b) to 36 states and the FCT for the promotion of primary health care provision, with each of them getting $1.5m (NGN 471m). This is under the Saving One Million Lives (SOML) Projectof the World Bank. Since the end ...

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The Many Lessons From The 2016 Ghana Elections – Itodo Samson

One month after the wind of change blew across West Africa’s poster child of democracy, Ghana, her newly elected President, His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo of National Patriotic Party (NPP) has been sworn into office in an atmosphere of jubilation and elegance. It is not surprising that the wind of change that blew across Nigeria and Gambia was also experienced in ...

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Listen/Download ‘Nigeria and Ghana Arise”, An Anthem for the Patriots! by Frankie Giva

‘Nigeria and Ghana Arise Songs’  are powerful and spiritual songs, written, composed and put together by Frankie Giva and in his words: ‘These songs are messages for both Ghana and Nigeria as these countries go through significant changes in terms of good governance, politics and socio- economic development”. It connects every Ghanaian and Nigerian to understand the CHANGE and their ...

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Why Heritage Bank ‘Happy Days’ Promo is good for every Nigerian in this recession?

Since Heritage Bank Plc kicked off its promo tagged ‘Happy Days Promo’ on the 1st December, 2016 to empower and reward its teeming loyal customers, It has not relented in dishing out monetary rewards and gifts to the lucky winners across the six geo-political zones in Nigeria. On a monthly basis, 12 lucky customers are been rewarded with 42-inch flat ...

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