In an unprecedented development, Ghana has received a historic first shipment of 600,000 doses of AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX facility, ahead of Nigeria. Ghana is the first country to receive the COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX Facility, an arrangement by the World Health Organization, Gavi, the Vaccine Initiative and Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness... Read More
Lagos State Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods on Tuesday shut 16 illegal, substandard and unregistered pharmacies, patent medicine stores and premises in Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state. The State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi who  disclosed this while reviewing report of the monitoring, inspection and enforcement exercise... Read More
Members of the House of Representatives were, on Tuesday, divided over a bill seeking to allow states to individually determine the minimum wage suitable for them.   Presently, the Federal Government maintains the exclusive powers to negotiate and determine the national minimum wage for workers across the three tiers of government in Nigeria.   On... Read More
Ossom Raphael The Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mallam Farouk Salim, said the agency has resolved to adopt additional approaches, including data analytics, risk-based assessment, outcome-focused regulation, collaborative, coordinated and proactive enforcement strategies to rid the country of substandard products. Salim also said the agency would strengthen its supervisory role over it’s stakeholders... Read More
______________ In today’s world, digital skills are increasingly important. However, within the EU, little progress has been made in recent years in improving basic digital competence among adult Europeans. The Commission has issued guidance and supported Member States, but there have been relatively few EU-funded projects focusing on basic digital literacy for adults. The European... Read More
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