Nigeria Establishes Committee To Monitor Broadband Penetration

Nigeria Establishes Committee To Monitor Broadband Penetration   The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has established Broadband Implementation Committee to fast track the deployment of infrastructure…

Ethiopian e-Visa Will Enhance Airline’s Operations In Africa – Official

Ethiopian e-Visa Will Enhance Airline’s Operations In Africa – Official   The Ethiopian Airlines says it is leveraging on the introduction of e-visa system by the Ethiopian Government to enhance…

Nigeria: President Buhari Declines Assent To 4 Bills Over Duplication Of Duties

Nigeria: President Buhari Declines Assent To 4 Bills Over Duplication Of Duties   President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has declined assent to four bills over what he describes as duplication of duties…

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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…

12 Million Out Of School Children In Nigeria Mostly From the North – Ango Abdullahi

12 Million Out Of School Children In Nigeria Mostly From the North – Ango Abdullahi

  By Amos Tauna Former Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Professor Ango Abdullahi has said that there are 12 million out of school children in Nigeria mostly from the northern part of the country.   Prof. Abdullahi who stated this at the 15th…

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: Kaduna Govt Alerts Residents to Dangerous Chemicals Emission

Nigeria: Kaduna Govt Alerts Residents to Dangerous Chemicals Emission

The Kaduna State Environmental Protection Authority (KEPA) Northwest Nigeria, has alerted residents of the state to the dangerous chemicals emitting from raging fire incident into the environment. Mr Yusuf Rigasa, the KEPA General Manager, raised the alarm on Wednesday in Kaduna. Rigasa said, “There is…

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…