The death came amid heightened concerns over a wave of bird flu that has spread through much of the world since late 2021, posing a potential public health risk. Bird flu, also known as avian influenza, normally spreads between sick poultry but can sometimes spread from poultry to humans. “Thankfully, human infections are still rare, and the likelihood of onward human-to-human transmission very low. But this virus keeps cropping up in various mammals and this could potentially increase the possibility of further human infections. According to the World Health Organisation, there were 56 bird flu cases in humans in Cambodia from 2003 until 2014, and 37 of them were fatal.
The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), South East zone, has passed a damning verdict on the present administration led by General Muhammadu Buhari, describing it as the worst democratic administration Nigeria has ever had. The civil rights group arrived at its conclusion on Saturday as it marked the 2022 World Human Rights Day. Among these, Attah said, was the promotion of the welfare and security of its citizens as enshrined in Chapter 2 Section 14(2) (b) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended). “In Nigeria under this present administration, the only thing that has improved significantly in the last seven and half years is the health of President Buhari at the expense of the entire Nigerians. A battle between going forward or receding and reclining into a final doom.3 months ago Independent Newspaper Nigeria
The article makes mention of a study which portrays a correlation between low levels of autocracy in government and a country’s prosperity/high performance. In this light, the hidden truth in the passage from Matthew’s gospel quoted above is that the general welfare of a community is better served when the political masters see themselves as servants of the people rather than the lords of the subjects! It is an open secret that most of those who seek for political office in Nigeria do so in order to secure a meal ticket or better still facilitate uninhibited personal access to state treasury. It has become commonplace to find erstwhile impoverished and unemployed Nigerians whose lives have been dramatically transformed from holding political office. In a story that should serve as a lesson in humility and public accountability to our political class, the Guardian (of Tuesday 06/06/06 pg.2 months ago Independent Newspaper Nigeria
The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) has launched a new product to reinvent the nation’s tourism industry. “Therefore, we have identified the need to deploy technological solutions for sectorial growth across the tourism value chain in Nigeria. “With over 147 million active internet subscriptions and a teledensity of almost 97%, we have a ready-made and vast domestic market for tourism development locally. POLL“We have come up with the “Hackathon” to provide unique and innovative solutions to identified challenges and gaps across the tourism value chain in Nigeria, using digital tools that will be developed at scale within the next 18-24 months,” he said. The initiative is a collaborative effort of the private and public sectors, where the private sector brings intellectual capacity, and the public sector provides the enabling resources that will help the ideas thrive.5 months ago Independent Newspaper Nigeria
LAGOS – Stakeholders from different sectors have expressed worries over the predictions by the Nigerian Employment Consultative Agency (NECA) and the Debt Management Office (DMO) that Nigeria’s foreign debt may hit N77trillion by the end of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. The gates were locked at both First Bank of Nigeria and United Bank for Africa. “But politics, national governance and international financial management have little to do with creed, faith and doctrinaire. Sincerely, Nigeria as a nation, has no business at all in the first place to have this kind of fearful amount of foreign debt. Dr. Francis Ujunwa Simeon, stated: “The humongous foreign debt stock of N77 trillion owed by Nigeria, with about 86% of its revenue spent on debt-servicing, is worrisome and mind-boggling.29 days ago Independent Newspaper Nigeria
We have seen the rise of many great strikers in Serie A, and the current crop of forwards is no different. So let’s rank the five very best strikers in Serie A for the 2022/23 season so far. With stunning skill moves, world-class free kicks, and intelligent hold-up play, Vlahović has given Juventus fans something to smile about for the future. Despite being established as one of the best players in Serie A, Vlahović is still only 23. He is undoubtedly one of the best players in Serie A and has grown to a whole different caliber of player here in 2022/23.1 month ago Independent Newspaper Nigeria
The report also highlighted the fact total crude oil production declined by 12 per cent between 2019 and 2020 as a result of the pervasive incidence of oil theft and other suffocating factors. Figures from industry sources indicate that the country’s economy has been bleeding profusely on account of oil theft and industry-related violence. Investigations show that the country had lost an average of $10 billion to the stealing of crude oil between January and July this year. But for him, what appears to be the biggest discovery was the 4km illegal oil pipeline in the Forcados axis of Delta. His security outfit also alleged that IOCs, personnel of oil firms and security operatives were deeply involved in the illicit business of oil theft.4 months ago Independent Newspaper Nigeria
“The body of subscribers came for a peaceful public protest together with | Chief Anuna. “May we also inform the whole world that Chief Anuna was physically assaulted by the NLC President Ayuba Wabba in the presence of all Stakeholders? If anything happens to Chief Emeka Anuna and his wife, the NLC Chairman should be held responsible” reads parts of the speech. “Sequél to the flag-off ceremony, the property developer in collaboration with the NLC and TUC had publicized and sensitized Nigerian workers to subscribe to the scheme. On the strength of the involvement of both Labour unions, hundreds ‘ of Nigerian workers subscribed to the scheme by making up-front payments in various sums ranging from 10% to) 100% down payment.2 months ago Independent Newspaper Nigeria