Runsewe advocates use of culture as therapy against covid 19

Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has advocated the use of culture as a therapy against Covid-19 pandemic. Stressing the potency of culture to address all human challenges, he said that culture is the totality of the ways of life of a people and therefore could be employed to solve all human problems. In his words, the NCAC boss noted that the same way medical doctors use theatre as a place to heal the sick, and Artists use the theatre to educate and…

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Covid-19 origin: National Park CG calls for introduction of wildlife consumption in prevention campaigns

Dr Ibrahim Goni, the Conservator General of the National Park Service says the consumption of wildlife as the likely origin of Covid-19 should not be left out in the prevention campaign of the deadly virus. Goni who said this in commemoration of the 2020 World Environment Day celebration with the theme `Celebrate Biodiversity insisted that there is a link between consumption of wildlife and zoonotic diseases. World Environment Day is the most renowned day for environmental action, celebrated every year on June 5 to focus public efforts on a pressing…

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Stanbic IBTC donates N20m to supports Akwa Ibom State Govt. combat covid-19

As the need arises for the establishment of additional testing centres across the country, Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, has partnered Inoyo Toro Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation, to support the fight against the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The leading full services financial institution has donated the sum of N20 million towards the set up of certified testing centre in the State. Speaking on the rationale behind the donation, Yinka Sanni, chief executive, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC said: “Now more than ever before, the country needs…

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