6 fun and easy exercises to do with your kids

With the alarming (and climbing) rate of childhood obesity, it’s more important than ever that parents model healthy behaviors for their children. Being a fit family doesn’t mean you have to drag your kids to the gym or put them on a diet. In fact, living a lifestyle of movement and teaching them how to…

Inflation, Nigerians And The CBN: A Wrong Prescription

Prices have continued to rise and our ability to pay for basic and essential items has continued to fall, so are our wellbeing and our prosperity. Investment for the future by firms and individual households are on the decline. Every person on the street accepts that we are faced with inflation. So, the Central Bank…

Nigerian interbank rate falls to 16 pct on ample liquidity

LAGOS, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s overnight naira interbank lending rate eased to around 16 percent on Friday, down from about 20 percent last week on improved naira cash liquidity after the disbursal of July budgetary allocations to government agencies.

Sterling Bank PLC Donates Incubators to University of Uyo Teaching Hospital

As part of its corporate social responsibility, Sterling Bank Nig. PLC on Friday donated two modern infant incubators to the Paediatrics Department of the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital in Akwa Ibom state. Speaking at the presentation of the items on behalf of the Management of the Bank, the Regional Manager South East Mr. Ubong…

Sokoto health institution records 96% success rate in national examinations

The information was contained in the results sheet released to the School by the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria, signed by Dr. Nathaniel Shidali The post Sokoto health institution records 96% success rate in national examinations appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

The Only Way Out Of Recession – Expert Advises Buhari

An economic expert has spoken up about Nigeria’s current recession, advising President Muhammadu Buhari on possible ways out. The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS), in its Second Quarter Report released on Wednesday, said the economy contracted by 2.06 per cent to record its lowest growth rate in three decades. A development economist and financial Expert, Odilim Enwegbara, who…

Malnutrition: 102,000 children miss exclusive breastfeeding in Jigawa – Survey

Murtala explained that following a poor intake of nutrition among the under five children, Jigawa State has a record of 50 per cent prevalence rate of acute malnutrition among its children The post Malnutrition: 102,000 children miss exclusive breastfeeding in Jigawa – Survey appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

Abuja Chamber Tasks FG On Innovative Economic Policies

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has urged the Federal Government to create valuable economic motivation plan to stimulate growth. The Chamber’s President, Mr Tony Ejinkeonye, gave the advice in an interview with newsmen in Abuja yesterday. Ejinkeonye was reacting to the recent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) released by the National Bureau of…

African Markets – Factors to watch on Sept 2

NAIROBI, Sept 2 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. – – – – – EVENTS: *Angola and Zambia central banks to announce its latest decision on its benchmark lending rate anytime starting on Friday. *MAURITIUS – The central…

‘No Fighting’ campaign ‘ll deepen insurance’

African Reinsurance Corporation (AfricaRe) ‘No Fighting’ campaign is to  sensitise the public on the benefits of insurance policies. Unveiling the campaign at its head office in Lagos, the firm’s Deputy Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Ken Aghoghovbia, said the campaign was imperative since many Nigerians still dìd not take insurance policies. He said…

Embarrassing Herdsmen Attack

Last week, herdsmen struck again in some communities in Enugu killing women and children. In Benue, such attacks have become a daily occurrence. In southern Kaduna and Adamawa, it such attack have become the norm. Human life has become cheap in the country as the media is awash with killings every day. The social media…