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FCCPC urges domestication of Patient’s bill of rights

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has called on health facilities across the country to domesticate the Patient’s Bill of Rights (PBOR). The Executive Vice Chairman of FCCPC, Babatunde Irukera, made this call yesterday while revealing the PBOR at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Jabi, Abuja. The PBOR is a federal government policy […]

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Content creator Aproko Doctor disclose battle with brain tumour

Popular Nigerian influencer, Dr. Chinonso Egemba popularly called Aproko Doctor, has revealed his health battle with brain tumour. He disclosed this in a video he shared on his Facebook account on Monday. Akproko captioned the video: “Throughout December of 2022, I was fighting for my life. I went blind in one eye on the 3rd […]

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Mental health is not taken seriously in Nigeria – Beverly Osu

Actress Beverly Osu stated that Nigerians do not give sufficient attention to mental health and that the rising rate of suicide among the youth is due to their feeling overwhelmed. She told Saturday Beats, “Nigerians don’t take mental health seriously. She said that when one has an emotional problem, it weakens every other organ in […]

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Addressing Climate Emergency in Africa: Balancing Global and Domestic Resources

By Tshepidi Moremong Climate finance has mostly focused on mitigation measures – new investments that will keep the world below 1.5 degrees of warming. But as extreme weather events devastate countries and regions ever more frequently, there must be an equal focus on adaptation and resilience in dealing with the climate crisis that is unfolding […]

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Gen. Buba Marwa to Deliver Realnews 10th Anniversary Lecture

Lagos, October 30, 2022 – THE Management of Realnews Magazine and Publications Limited, publishers of Realnews Magazine Online, has announced that His Excellency, Brigadier General Buba Marwa, chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, will deliver the Realnews 10th Anniversary Lecture. Brig Gen. Marwa’s acceptance to deliver the lecture was communicated to Realnews in a […]

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UNCTAD Warns of Policy-Induced Global Recession

Monetary and fiscal policy moves in advanced economies risk pushing the world towards global recession and prolonged stagnation, inflicting worse damage than the financial crisis in 2008 and the COVID-19 shock in 2020, UNCTAD warns in its Trade and Development Report 2022. According to the report, rapid interest rate increases and fiscal tightening in advanced economies […]

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Op-Ed: Governments Are Crucial to Locally Led Development

By Rachel Couper, Teddie Mandala Global development agencies seeking to improve results are increasingly looking to diversify their stable of partners and implementers as part of a broader drive toward locally led development. In 2021, for example, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Samantha Power set out a new target for direct funding to local […]

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EU Announces Multiple Sectoral Funding

The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has concluded an intense week of discussions with world leaders and international partners at the UN General Assembly in New York with a series of pledges to tackle the current food crisis, aggravated by Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine, the urgent climate and nature crisis […]

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USAID’s Footprints in Zinder, Niger Republic

The Sahel today is marked by food insecurity, persistent poverty, ineffective governance, high population growth rates, and recurrent climate shocks. This often drives vulnerable communities into a chronic cycle of crisis, conflicts, and the need for large amounts of humanitarian assistance for millions of people. This is particularly true in Zinder, a region of southern […]

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