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Multimedia Campaign On Improving Infant, Young Child Feeding Practices (IYCF) Takes Off In Kaduna , Northern Nigeria

Multimedia Campaign On Improving Infant, Young Child Feeding Practices (IYCF) Takes Off In Kaduna , Northern Nigeria

By Joseph Edegbo Worried by the increasing incidence of malnutrition -related infant mortality in Kaduna State , the Government in partnership with Nutrition stakeholders has launched the first ever multimedia campaign to improve infant and young child feeding practices (IYCF). The campaign themed, Start Strong was launched on Friday by wife of the Governor of […]

Nigeria : Rise in Malnutrition Attributed To Non Release Of Counterpart Funding by Government

By Ahmad Umar Rise in malnutrition cases in Gombe State, Northeast of the country, especially among children and nursing mothers has been attributed to the decrease in counterpart funding of health programmes by the state government. Participants at a workshop on Nutrition Budget Tracking for Civil Society Organizations (CSO’s) and Media made the assertion on […]

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Nigeria: Jonathan’s Phone Call to Buhari Confers Legitimacy to Nigeria’s Political Process – Dogara

By Joseph Edegbo. Kaduna, Nigeria- Speaker of the House of Representatives,  Yakubu Dogara has said that the decision of former president Goodluck Jonathan to concede defeat after the 2015 presidential election was responsible for bringing Nigeria’s democracy to maturity.  Dogara who said this in a remarks at the launching of the book “My Transition Hours” […]

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Nigeria 2019- Shehu Sani To Electorate, Your Choice Is Between Freedom, Bondage

By, Joseph Edegbo Kaduna, Nigeria- Senator representing Kaduna Central at the Red Chambers of the National Assembly, Comrade Shehu Sani has said that the only alternative left for the electorate in the coming election is between freedom and bondage. He made the assertion on Tuesday during a visit to the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna To Review Security Situation Tuesday And Possibly Reduce Curfew Hours

  By Iliya Kure Governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State northern Nigeria says the State Security Council will meet on Tuesday morning to review the security situation and possibly reduce the hours of curfew imposed on the capital city and environs. The curfew was announced following a crisis on Sunday, which led to the death […]

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Corruption Fight: Nigeria Places Travel Ban On 50 High Profile Citizens

    Following the instant judicial affirmation of the constitutionality and legality of the Executive Order 6 (EO6), President Muhammadu Buhari has mandated the Attorney-General of the Federation and the Minister of Justice to implement the Order in full force. To this end, a number of enforcement procedures are currently in place by which the […]

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South Africa: North West Provincial Legislature Embarks On Outreach

  Promoting accountability and transparency in government and encouraging public participation will come to the fore when the North West Provincial Legislature embarks on an outreach that gets underway today. The four-day undertaking, which will take place in the Dr. Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality, will get underway at Matloding village when the Joint Committees […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna Presents N155 Bn 2019 Budget Proposal To State Assembly

  By Amos Tauna Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State, northwest Nigeria, on Wednesday presented the 2019 budget estimate of N155.8 billion to the State House of Assembly for consideration. The budget is made up of recurrent expenditure of N62.3 billion and capital expenditure of N93.5 billion. The budget, tagged budget of continuity, allocates 42.8% […]

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