Nigerian Govt. To Engage Media To Promote Exclusive Breastfeeding – Official

Nigerian Govt. To Engage Media To Promote Exclusive Breastfeeding – Official   Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), on Friday said it would engage stakeholders, individuals and media organisations to promote and…

Nigeria: 3 Killed, 8 Injured In Zamfara Market Attack

Nigeria: 3 Killed, 8 Injured In Zamfara Market Attack   By Mohammed Munirat Nasir At least three people have been reportedly killed in a fresh attack by bandits in Karakai…

Nigeria: Protection Of Human Rights, Cardinal Objective Of Buhari Administration – Official

Nigeria: Protection Of Human Rights, Cardinal Objective Of Buhari Administration – Official   The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the protection of human rights is a cardinal objective…

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Police Inspector Loses Manhood In Sodomy Act In Katsina

Police Inspector Loses Manhood In Sodomy Act In Katsina

  By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Nemesis has caught up with a police Inspector, Lawal Mohammed at Faskari local government area of Katsina, when he lost his manhood during sodomy act with 13-years old boy. The incident which was said to have happened on Tuesday…

Nigeria: Save the Children Tasks Zamfara Govt. to Sustain Social Protection Programme, …Spent N2.5Billion in Six Years

Nigeria: Save the Children Tasks Zamfara Govt. to Sustain Social Protection Programme, …Spent N2.5Billion in Six Years

By Mohammed Munirat Nasir: An intervention Programme under the Department for International Development (DFID), Save the Children has called on the Zamfara state government to sustain the Social Protection (SP) programme to reduce poverty rate and support the vulnerable in the society. The Advocacy and…

SADC Finance Ministers Agree To Deepen Regional Integration

SADC Finance Ministers Agree To Deepen Regional Integration   The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Ministers of Finance have agreed that regional integration…

South Africa: Eskom Welcomes McKinsey Apology

South Africa: Eskom Welcomes McKinsey Apology   South Africa’s power company, Eskom says it has welcomed McKinsey’s apology to South Africa…

New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Transforms into African Union Development Agency

New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Transforms into African Union Development Agency Following the implementation of the AU Institutional Reforms approved at the recent 31st Ordinary session…

Nigeria – Coalition of NGOs Tasks Media On Free, Fair Reports On Conflicts

Nigeria  –  Coalition of NGOs Tasks Media On Free, Fair Reports On Conflicts By Ahmad Umar: Northeast Coalition of Civil Societies has called on  the Media to be…

How Effective Is UNICEF Intervention For Girls In Schools?

How Effective Is UNICEF Intervention For Girls In Schools?

  By Funmilayo Adeyemi Girls for Girls project (G4G) is the intervention of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) aimed at promoting and sustaining girl-child education in the northern part of the country. UNICEF believes that G4G will contribute to the retention goal of…

Talent Hunt For Next Generation Leaders Kicks-Off In Nigerian University

Talent Hunt For Next Generation Leaders Kicks-Off In Nigerian University

    By Oshio Joy   Theatre and Performing Arts Department of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, in northern Nigeria, is supporting other partners to hold an Inter-faculty Talent Hunt Series – the 3rd in a series of the activity.   This is aimed at discovering…

Drug Abuse: Pharmacist Urges Nigerian Youths To Channel Energy Into Arts

Drug Abuse: Pharmacist Urges Nigerian Youths To Channel Energy Into Arts   Pharmacist and Founder of Livingstream Foundation, Grace Ahmed, has called on Nigerian youths to channel…

Nigeria Committed To Better Environment, Human Rights — Speaker Dogara

Nigeria Committed To Better Environment, Human Rights — Speaker Dogara

  Speaker of the Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has reaffirmed the commitment of the green chamber to prioritising issues related to human rights and protection of the environment. He said this on Wednesday at a public hearing by the House Committee on Treaties,…

World Widows Day – NGO To Give Zero Interest Loan To Widows

World Widows Day – NGO To Give Zero Interest Loan To Widows

Founder of Helpline Foundation for the Needy, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) in Abuja, Nigeria, Jumai Ahmadu said on Saturday that the foundation would give interest-free revolving loans to widows in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Ahmadu told newsmen at an event to mark the World…