Biometrics platform SmilePass have partnered with Kwara State in Nigeria to launch a Universal Health Insurance Program that will bring primary medical care to the rural state’s 3 million citizens at the flash of a face.
There is no shortage of opinions with regards to what needs to be done to improve economies of Africa. Experts from diverse fields advocate for different solutions, some tailored to fit their field interests, others seeming to stem from a place of general betterment.
This week has shown interesting developments in a wide range of sectors in Nigeria - Hospitality, Real Estate, Agribusiness, Banking, Automotive, Oil and Gas and as always, ICT remains a busy sector.
In line with its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, the Buhari administration would be actively supporting Google's Next Billion users plan intended to ensure greater digital access in Nigeria and around the world.
NNPC Retail, the downstream subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, has embarked on nationwide audit of its field operation to ensure all delisted trucks are in compliance with the requirement to remove the company’s logo and other brand attributes.
As part of its strategic aspirations to derive maximum value from Nigeria’s abundant natural gas resources, the Federal Government is targeting 10 per cent of the world’s market share in traded Liquefied Natural Gas.
The African Export-Import Bank approved financing amounting to $17 billion for Nigerian entities between its commencement of operations in 1994 and last December, Bank President Dr. Benedict Oramah has said.
As part of efforts geared towards transforming the health care landscape in Nigeria through better public funding of health, a provision was made for Basic Health Provision Package in the 2014 Health Act.
Nigerian government partners with John Deere Tractors to ease farmers’ access to agricultural mechanization
The Government of Nigeria through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is partnering with Global Agricultural equipment manufacturers, John Deere Tractors to improve farmers’ access to mechanization.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a US $1.5-million grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa to support the Nigerian Government’s implementation of Phase 1 of the Jigawa 1-GW Independent Power Producer Solar Procurement Program.