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Expert Calls for Concerted Efforts to Achieve Universal Access to Affordable and Quality Health Care Service

Expert Calls for Concerted Efforts to Achieve Universal Access to Affordable and Quality Health Care Service

2019-04-05 12:45:32

One of the basic needs of life is access to quality and affordable health care. This however seems to be a tall dream for many Nigerians as they continue to battle with the inability to get good health care service. In this report, Impact Business Radio’s Oluwaseun Oyebade takes a look at what can be done to achieve universal and affordable quality health care. Universal health coverage is the number one goal of the World Health Organisation geared towards achieving and ensuring that everyone can access the care they need, when they need it, and right in the heart of… continue reading


Experts Advocate Strategic Efforts to Ensure Food Security, End Hunger in Nigeria

Experts Advocate Strategic Efforts to Ensure Food Security, End Hunger in Nigeria

2019-04-05 12:36:09

Reactions have continued to trail the recent report that Nigeria is now one of the eight countries where its citizens suffer acute hunger. While many say it is a slap on the image of Nigeria, others are of the notion that the development is a call to action by authorities concerned. In this report, IATV’s Abisola Tiamiyu takes a look at the development and the possible way out. Fresh facts have shown that Nigeria is now one of the eight countries where its citizens suffer acute hunger. According to the United Nations’ Global Report on Food Crisis 2019, no fewer… continue reading


Petroleum Economists Supports Calls For probe into the  Privatization of the Power Sector.

Petroleum Economists Supports Calls For probe into the Privatization of the Power Sector.

2019-04-03 12:48:15

To say that the nation’s power sector is not performing up to expectation is to only underscore the glaring fact. This is more worrisome considering the fact that the several reforms already carried out in the sector seems not to have achieved the desired result. In this report, Impact Business Radio’s Pelumi Olaosun took a look at the challenge of power generation and distribution in Nigeria. From Electric Corporation of Nigeria to National Electric Power Authority and to the Power Holding of Nigeria, the nation's power sector has undergone many reforms since independence. In spite of the perennial change in… continue reading


Senator, Experts Call for Strategic Steps to End Proliferation and Consumption of Fake Drugs

Senator, Experts Call for Strategic Steps to End Proliferation and Consumption of Fake Drugs

2019-04-03 12:40:42

The proliferation of fake drugs in Nigeria has without an iota of doubt affected the credibility of the Healthcare system, especially with its harmful effects on consumers. Some of the incidences have resulted in deaths, even among children because most times, the consumers are not aware about the genuineness of the quality of what they consume. In the report, Oluwaseun Oyebade takes a look into how the menace of fake drugs can be curbed. Everyday children, pregnant women, elders as well as able bodied men and women die due to lack of access to safe medicines, making it a public… continue reading


Senator, Experts Call for Strategic Steps to End Proliferation and Consumption of Fake Drugs

Senator, Experts Call for Strategic Steps to End Proliferation and Consumption of Fake Drugs

2019-04-03 12:37:03

The proliferation of fake drugs in Nigeria has without an iota of doubt affected the credibility of the Healthcare system, especially with its harmful effects on consumers. Some of the incidences have resulted in deaths, even among children because most times, the consumers are not aware about the genuineness of the quality of what they consume. In the report, Oluwaseun Oyebade takes a look into how the menace of fake drugs can be curbed. Everyday children, pregnant women, elders as well as able bodied men and women die due to lack of access to safe medicines, making it a public… continue reading


Senator, Experts Call for Strategic Steps to End Proliferation and Consumption of Fake Drugs

Senator, Experts Call for Strategic Steps to End Proliferation and Consumption of Fake Drugs

2019-04-03 12:37:01

The proliferation of fake drugs in Nigeria has without an iota of doubt affected the credibility of the Healthcare system, especially with its harmful effects on consumers. Some of the incidences have resulted in deaths, even among children because most times, the consumers are not aware about the genuineness of the quality of what they consume. In the report, Oluwaseun Oyebade takes a look into how the menace of fake drugs can be curbed. Everyday children, pregnant women, elders as well as able bodied men and women die due to lack of access to safe medicines, making it a public… continue reading


Nigerians in U.S. congratulate Buhari, set agenda

Nigerians in U.S. congratulate Buhari, set agenda

2019-03-04 04:45:46

The Nigerian community in the United States have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and others elected during the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections. The Nigerians, through their various organisations, also set agenda for the Buhari’s administration in the next four years. The Nigerian American Business Forum (NABF), in a statement by its President, Mr Kenneth Shobola, pledged the organisation’s support to the Buhari’s administration. The forum said with the right investment environment, it had put measures in place to attract an estimated three billion dollars investment into the Nigerian economy in the next three years..… continue reading


Pandemonium as 5,000 residents flee Rivers community over killing of soldiers

Pandemonium as 5,000 residents flee Rivers community over killing of soldiers

2019-03-04 04:21:11

Confusion reigned at Abonnema town and neighbouring communities in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area, Rivers State, weekend, as over 10,000 residents fled the troubled areas, following the killing of two soldiers by gunmen. Reports from the area said soldiers locked down the Abonnema waterways yesterday, over the incident, forestalling movement by boat in the entire local government area. No fewer than 5,000 panic-stricken residents, including mothers and children, trekked from the community to neighboring towns, sparking fears of humanitarian crisis. On February 23, during the presidential and National Assembly elections, suspected hooligans shot dead a Lieutenant, leading to the killing of… continue reading


Fear of violence grips states over guber, assembly polls

Fear of violence grips states over guber, assembly polls

2019-03-04 04:01:20

Against the backdrop of crises in different parts of the country, the governorship and house of assembly elections scheduled to hold at the weekend may be marred by violence. Already, the crisis in Benue State has continued to claim lives. The military yesterday blamed certain powerful forces for the recent attacks on communities in the state. The Force Commander, Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), Maj-Gen. Adeyemi Yekini, who made the allegation at a press briefing yesterday in Makurdi said such individuals instigated the attacks on communities shortly before a major election in the country ostensibly to disrupt the exercise. “It is… continue reading


Second term: I thank God, Nigerians – Buhari

Second term: I thank God, Nigerians – Buhari

2019-02-27 03:23:38

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to his re-election for a second term of four years, saying that he thanks God and Nigerians for the victory. He made an acceptance speech at his presidential campaign headquarters in Abuja shortly after the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu, declared him as the winner. Buhari polled 15,191,847 votes to defeat the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, who scored 11,262,978. The President also stated that his administration would continue to fight corruption, insecurity and improve on the economy. “The new Administration will intensify its efforts in… continue reading


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