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Adopt Viable People-Oriented, People-Friendly, Result-Friendly, Economic Policy, Samson Tasks FG

Some eminent members of De-Zenith Club of Lagos, Zenith Abayomi Samson during the End-Of-Year Party/Annual Convention of the club in Ikeja, Lagos, at the weekend.  President of the De-Zenith Club of Lagos, Zenith Abayomi Samson, has tasked the Federal Government of Nigeria to adopt an all-encompassing policy that would cater to the needs of Nigerians and the nation's economy. Samson, who gave the charge at the End-Of-Year Party/Annual Convention of the club in Ikeja, Lagos, at the weekend, noted that “If the economy is well taken care of, there will be more room for people to be engaged economically, and they will rely less on palliatives from the government or from non-governmental organisations.” Samson, who is also the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Christabit International Limited, said: “When a person is economically engaged, there will be dividends, there will be profitability, and people can stand without necessarily living on palliatives. Palliatives cannot be

Global Healthcare: Immediate Past President WMA, Enabulele, Demand Health Systems' Ethical Governance

 Enabulele,  immediate past president, World Medical Association,WMA Dr. Osahon Enabulele,  immediate past president of the World Medical Association(WMA), has called for ethical governance of health systems as part of his suggested strategies to promote global health. Dr. Enabulele made this call when he made a  Guest presentation on Ethical Governance and Global Health, as an invited International guest speaker on Saturday, at the 2024 Conference of the South African Medical Association (SAMA) held at Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa.  While defining what Ethical Governance entails, the WMA Immediate Past President cited numerous challenges with ethical questions facing health systems and global health (including new and emerging technologies, and the widening health disparities in the face of constricting resources) as imperatives that for effective and efficient deployment of ethical governance principles. Applauding the World Medical Association for its leader

Conduct Inquiry, Sustain Support For Ibadan Explosion Victims, Enabulele Urges Govt

Dr. Osahon Enabulele, immediate past President of the World Medical Association  Dr. Osahon Enabulele, immediate past President of the World Medical Association (WMA), on Wednesday, urged the government to conduct an inquiry into the Ibadan explosion and sustain emergency care for the injured victims. During an online interaction with Independent Newspapers , Enabulele expressed sadness over the development and urged continued  support for victims with the provision of the needed materials and supplies. He said, “While I share the pains and feelings of families of injured victims.  Thorough investigations must be carried out to unearth the possible cause(s) of the unfortunate incidence amid reports attributing the incidents to explosives stored by miners.”   Enabulele also urged for the involvement of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in the inquiry into the explosion in the Bodija area of Ibadan and the execution of the recommendations that occurred on Tuesday.    The immed

Celebrating 31 Years: Pharmaplus Nigeria Limited's Assures On Healthcare Advancement

    Pharm Ahmed Yakasai, the Founder and CEO, Pharmaplus Nigeria Limited   Pharmaplus Nigeria Limited has restated its commitment to excellence, innovation, and healthcare advancement towards the betterment of healthcare services in Nigeria and across as the company marks its 31 st anniversary. Speaking on the strides of Pharmaplus Nigeria Limited, Pharm Ahmed Yakasai, the Founder and CEO of the company said it is committed to enhancing the standards of delivering high-quality pharmaceutical products and services. Yakasai said Pharmaplus Nigeria was established in 1992 and has just celebrated its 31st anniversary.  Further, the Founder of the company assured of steady expansion of its quality offerings which include medical and diagnostics consumables as well as hospital equipment. Yakasai, also the former President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) spoke in a statement made available to Independent Newspapers and thanked its numerous clients. The statement partly

Enabulele Stresses On Impact of Inequalities, Inequities In 2023 Nationwide

  Enabulele, immediate Past President, World Medical Association (WMA) Dr. Osahon Enabulele, the immediate Past President of the World Medical Association (WMA), has taken a moment to reflect on the past year and acknowledge the profound challenges of inequalities and inequities experienced at local, national, and global levels. The year 2023 witnessed a distressing widening of these disparities, leaving a lasting impact not only on Edo, Dr. Enabulele's birth state, but also on the entire nation of Nigeria, he said. Enabulele noted, “The outgone year, 2023, was undoubtedly a very challenging one locally, nationally, and globally, with the resultant widening of inequalities and inequities, and with Edo, my birth State, and Nigeria, my country, having their fair share of these challenges.” He made the statement in his New Year message entitled ‘Welcome To The Year.’ Further, he tasked everyone, “As we begin a new year, we would all have to work hard to address these increasing

War Risk Insurance Premium Progress In Nigeria Risk Reversal Due To Developments In The Gulf

Indications have emerged that the reduction educt in the War Risk insurance premium in Nigeria may be reversed owing to recent trends in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG). A report by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) showed that there has been an increase in the number of reported pirate attacks in the Gulf.  Nigeria which was among the eight countries comprising the states in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG),  including Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Togo facing piracy challenges was delisted from the IMB list of piracy-prone countries in March 2022. The Gulf of Guinea is the Northeasternmost part of the tropical Atlantic Ocean from Cape Lopez in Gabon, North and West to Cape Palmas in Liberia.  It has a Regional Office based in Abidjan. For decades the region has been engulfed in a flux of piracy. From time to time vessels coming into the region have had to be hijacked, the crew members kidnapped for ransom and crude oil and other valuables stolen. Subseque

Youth Empowerment: Nigeria Reaps Huge Gains From GenU 9JA Initiative

  Nigeria has reaped  huge gains of youths empowerment from the GenU 9JA public-private-youth partnership platform initiatives, according to stakeholders. A comprehensive meeting was held, bringing together key players from the private sector, including prominent companies such as IHS Towers, Microsoft, Airtel, Unilever, ATC, Jobberman, Cisco, and MTN, as well as government representatives, youth participants, development partners, and UNICEF officials.  A statement signed by Blessing Ejiofor, Communication Officer, UNICEF Nigeria, noted, that the purpose of the meeting was to evaluate the advancements achieved in 2023 through the GenU 9JA public-private-youth partnership platform. GenU 9JA has been a cornerstone in addressing the digital and skills gaps, as well as amplifying the voices of millions of young people in an endeavor to support their transition from learning to earning.  With the current education crisis in Nigeria, this partnership has markedly enhanced digital access, l