Kwara enrols 21,000 more indigents in free healthcare

=By sdnonline= Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday flagged off the enrolment of another 21,000 indigent residents of the state to a regime of free healthcare services under the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund Programme. The flag off, which took place in Ogbondoroko area of Asa local government, came barely six months after the administration … Continue reading Kwara enrols 21,000 more indigents in free healthcare

LASG shuts 16 illegal substandard pharmacies, patent medicine store

=By sdnonline= Lagos State Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods has shut 16 illegal, substandard and unregistered pharmacies, patent medicine stores and premises at Ajegunle and Alaba Suru axis of Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government area of the state. The Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi who disclosed this on Tuesday while reviewing … Continue reading LASG shuts 16 illegal substandard pharmacies, patent medicine store

Thank you LKJ – You were peerless!

By Lanre Arogundade, Executive Director, International Press Centre and former Chairman, Lagos State Council of NUJ ....... “The history of the Nigerian press is in many respects the history of Nigeria ………..Nigerian history books are full of passing references to the Nigerian press, but quite often the crucial role which the press has played in … Continue reading Thank you LKJ – You were peerless!

Insecurity: IPC calls for release of abducted journalist

=By sdnonline= The International Press Centre (IPC) has called for the immediate release of The Punch journalist, Okechukwu Nnodim, who was abducted by gunmen at about 11p.m on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at his residence in Abuja. The Punch on Thursday, February 4, 2021 reported: “Nnodim’s wife, Oluchi, explained that her husband was working on … Continue reading Insecurity: IPC calls for release of abducted journalist

FG arraigns ex-Eunisell staff, Kenneth Amadi, for N2.9b fraud

=By sdnonline= A former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a chemical company, Eunisell Ltd, Kenneth Amadi, was on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, arraigned by the Federal Government before Justice Mohammed Liman of a Federal High Court in Lagos for alleged N2.9 billion fraud. He was docked alongside a firm, IDID Nigeria Limited. The defendant's arraignment … Continue reading FG arraigns ex-Eunisell staff, Kenneth Amadi, for N2.9b fraud

N35bn bond: Doubling down on Kwara development

By Rafiu Ajakaye @ (SDNonline_OP). On assumption of office in May 2019, the immediate challenge before Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq was to stabilise Kwara State. From primary healthcare, basic education, nutrition, water, access roads, cash-starved civil service, and many more, the state tottered on the brinks of collapse and required emergency measures to restore normalcy. That … Continue reading N35bn bond: Doubling down on Kwara development

Lagos NUJ extol Tony Momoh, pay tributes

-By sdnonline- The leadership and entire members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Lagos State Council, has lamented the loss of Prince Tony Momoh who passed on in the evening of Monday, 1st February, 2021 at 81. This was made known in a statement by Adeleye Ajayi, Chairman and Tunde Olalere, Secretary respectively. The … Continue reading Lagos NUJ extol Tony Momoh, pay tributes

Journalist’s safety: IPC decries threats on Ibanga Isine’s life

-By sdnonline- The International Press Centre (IPC) is greatly concerned about reported threats on the life of Investigative Journalist and Editor of the Next Edition, Mr. Ibanga Isine. Isine confirmed the worrisome development to the Safety Alert Desk of IPC, saying that he was forced to abandon his home after the death threats became intolerable. … Continue reading Journalist’s safety: IPC decries threats on Ibanga Isine’s life