Pope’s health improving, may leave hospital soon

Pope Francis spent a peaceful second night in hospital for treatment of bronchitis, a Vatican source said Friday, as a senior cardinal said the 86-year-old could be discharged as soon as Saturday. Doctors late Thursday reported a “marked improvement” in the condition of the pontiff, who was admitted to Rome’s Gemelli hospital on Wednesday, and…

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Davido drops 17-track album ‘Timeless’

Afrobeats star, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido has finally come through with ‘Timeless’, his much-awaited album. The music star took to his social media page in the early hours of Friday to announce the release of the 17-track project to his numerous fans. The ‘OBO’ crooner also shared a lengthy message wherein he talked…

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FG blames charcoal dealers, state govts for deforestation

The Federal Government, on Thursday, blamed powerful interests for the massive deforestation in states where lumberjacks fell trees for the commercial production of charcoal. It said the activities of these interests were against the federal government’s target to plant 25 million trees by 2030 under the afforestation policy of the Buhari regime. Minister of Environment,…

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JAMB reschedules mock examinations over hitches

Some candidates who sat for the 2023 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board Board (JAMB) mock examinations scheduled for March 30 have expressed concern over some technical hitches experienced during the examinations. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who monitored the examinations in some Computer Based Test (CBT) centers discovered that while some centres had…

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Adaptation Fund: Board approves 5-year implementation plan strategy, greenlights US $74 million in new projects

•••Also sets US $300 million resource mobilization target for 2023 March 30, 2023 (Washington, D.C.) — The Adaptation Fund Board approved the implementation plan for the Fund’s new 5-year strategy as well as set a resource mobilization target of US $300 million for 2023, among other key decisions at its 40th meeting held in Bonn,…

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