FBNQuest lends support to raising cancer awareness in Nigeria

In line with its commitment to deliver impactful community focused initiatives, FBNQuest Merchant Bank, the investment banking and asset management subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc has continued to drive partnerships with reputable institutions to implement financial literacy programs, women empowerment initiatives, as well environmental and social projects as part of its Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability focus.

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SERAP writes Minister of Health to account for spending on LUTH, other hospitals

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, urging him to “urgently provide information about details of actual spending of allocations to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, (LUTH) Idi Araba and other 20 federal teaching hospitals and 20 federal medical centres across the country, for the period covering 2010 to 2017.

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Nigeria: Call for a national state of emergency on birth registration

WorldStage Newsonline– Who should take the blame when a child grows up to find out that there is no legal record to his or her birth? At this point the child would have lost the  right of identity, limiting access to legal and documentary evidence to certify existence, eligibility to healthcare, employment opportunities right from birth certificate, and not qualified to share of the national heritage.

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SERAP raises alarm over failing healthcare in LUTH

A new report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed the “humanitarian crisis, manifestations of corruption and mismanagement at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, (LUTH) Idi Araba and how unhygienic conditions, severe shortages of medicines and medical supplies in the hospital and two other Federal Government owned hospitals in Lagos make it extremely difficult for many Nigerians to obtain essential medical care.”

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