Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is visiting Nigeria to see first-hand the progress the country is making on primary healthcare provision, polio eradication, nutrition and financial inclusion.
This week, more than 138,000 vaccinators will fan out across five African countries in the Lake Chad area in a push to eliminate polio in Africa and rid the world of this terrible disease forever.
At the just concluded World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, the platform, End Malaria Council, was formed to ensure malaria eradication assumes a top global priority.
First Bank of Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc, has said it presently accounts for 45 percent of bills payment services on Automated Teller Machines in the nation’s banking industry as at December 2015.
Dangote Foundation and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commit to reducing undernutrition in Nigeria, joint $100M partnership
The Dangote Foundation and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced a combined commitment of $100 million over the next five years (2016-2020) towards ending undernutrition in Nigeria.
Bill and Melinda Gates and Dangote Foundations have rewarded Nigeria’s Zamfara state with $1million for maintaining ‘zero-case’ in polio for two years (2013 and 2014).