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International Women celebration: NEXIM Bank beats Star Sapphire 4-1



Joel Ajayi
NEXIM BANK on Saturday defeated Star Sapphire 4 goals to 1 in a 5-aside football match to celebrate 2023 Women International Day in Abuja.

The match played inside Gurads polo club Asokoro/Maitama Abuja, where NEXIM Bank thought  Star Sapphire lesson of their life.

The first half saw NEXIM Bank Players smoking and that resulted to the 2-0 at first half.

On resumption of Second half Star Sapphire players make some threats but result to nothing as NEXIM Bank Player scored another goal to make it 3-0.

After some moves from Star Sapphire team they were rewarded for their labour as they score 1 to make it 3-1.

Indeed, the Star Sapphire’s goal provoke NEXIM Banks when they score thurder boat free kick to break the back of Star Sapphire as the match ended 4-1.

In the women category, Star Sapphire female team defeated NEXIM Bank 2-0 on penalty shoot out after a goalless draw.

Others sports activity where staff, friend and family had fun was Egg Race, Badminton and Table Tennis
However at the end of the event winners were rewarded with medals.

Also, the 2023 IWD have it’s theme: “DigitalALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality”

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Over 4Million Nigerians Benefit From NYSC Free Medicare



Joel Ajayi
The Director General of National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General YD Ahmed has disclosed that more than Four Million indigent Nigerians across the country have so far benefited from the NYSC Health Initiative For Rural Dwellers since the inception of the medical outreach in 2014.

He added that from the number, more than two million patients have been treated by the Corps Medical personnel due to the Scheme’s strive to enhance quality healthcare delivery for Nigerians.

He disclosed this on Wednesday in his address at the flag-off of the 2023 edition of the NYSC Health Initiative For Rural Dwellers (HIRD programme) held at Malaysia Garden Internally Displaced Persons, IDP community, after Apo Mechanic Area of Garki, Abuja.

Ahmed stated that the choice of the IDPs was to compliment governments’ efforts at improving the lot of the underprivileged.
The Director General who was represented at the programme by the NYSC Director, Legal Services, Barrister Tijjani Ahmed Ibrahim added that NYSC has over the years collaborated with local and international health-based agencies in sustaining the HIRD programme.

He lauded the Federal Government for giving priority to the health sector through the repositioning of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA).

Earlier in her address, the NYSC Director of Community Development Service and Special Projects, Mrs Zainab Isah said in its bid to deepen the impact of healthcare services in the country, NYSC launched the HIRD programme in 2014 as a platform for promoting the well-being of indigent persons at the grassroot by granting them easy access to free and quality healthcare.

She called on public spirited individuals, philanthropists, government and non-governmental organizations to partner with the Scheme in it’s quest to ensure a healthy society.

In hisvote of thanks, the Secretary of the Malaysia Garden IDP, Malam Makinta Ibrahim thanked the NYSC for coming to their aid with the medical outreach and prayed God to bless the Scheme.

At the end of the flag off, members of the IDP community were attended to by the Corps Medics both in the NYSC Mobile Clinic and under the canopies.

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