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The Nigerian Army has handed over 184 teenagers suspected to be Boko Haram members to the United Nations, in Maiduguri, Borno State capital.

Nigerian Army hands over 184 Boko Haram suspects to UN

The Nigerian Army has handed over 184 teenagers suspected to be Boko Haram members to the United Nations, in Maiduguri, Borno State capital.

Governor Ikpeazu declares support for campaign against girl-child abuse

Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has thrown his weight behind the advocacy for the protection of the rights of women and children, especially the girl-child.

Sokoto government, UNFPA train 200 widows on skills

Sokoto State government through its Ministry of Women Affairs is to train no fewer than 200 widows in vocational skills across the state.

Betsy Obaseki: We can’t achieve national development without girl-child education

First Lady of Edo State, Mrs Betsy Obaseki, said, yesterday, that the girl-child remained a priority if the nation must attain the much talked about national development, stressing the need for government at all levels to embark on reforms on basic education.

Rivers government promises to partner UNICEF to encourage breastfeeding

Rivers State Government on Thursday promised to partner with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) to encourage breastfeeding.

Kano: 8,000 rural dwellers to benefit from NYSC medical outreach

The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kano state, Alhaji Ladan Baba, says about 8,000 people will benefit from the scheme’s medical outreach across the state.

Governor Bagudu assures farmers of adequate farming inputs

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi has assured farmers in the state of adequate provision of more farming implement to boost agricultural activities.

Kebbi government assures farmers of adequate farming inputs

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi has assured farmers in the state of adequate provision of more farming implement to boost agricultural activities.

Ekiti women shut Ado Ekiti for Governor Fayose’s N400 million largesse

The streets of the state capital are also peopled with many women clad in the same Aso Ebi while many others are arriving the state capital from other towns from the 16 Local Government Areas of the state.

Lagos govt embarks on mass empowerment of women to end human trafficking

The Lagos State Government says it has embarked on mass empowerment of women to assist in the elimination of human trafficking in the state.

Mass wedding: Catholic priest sponsors 136 couples in Nasarawa

Reverend Fr. Lawrence Soja-Anyembugu, Parish Priest in charge of St Sylvester Catholic Church, New Nyanya, Nasarawa state, has sponsored the marriage of 136 couples within two weeks.

Federal govt to construct six ultra-modern prisons nationwide

Lieutenant General Abdurahman Dambazau (retd), the Minister of Interior, says the Federal Government is to construct six ultra-modern prisons in the six geo-political zones of the country.

Bayelsa flags-off 13-day measles vaccination campaign

Bayelsa State Government on Friday kicked off a 13-day aggressive measles immunization for children between the ages of 9 months and five years across the state.

Ondo APC preaches unity among members

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has urged members to continue to coexist in unity and harmony in other to prevent internal crisis within the party.

Presidency sacks top officials over school feeding fraud in Niger

Barely a week after a report on large scale fraud in the federal government’s national home grown school feeding programme in Niger state, the Presidency has sacked two officials of the north central state’s school feeding committee.

Kebbi governor’s wife donates breast cancer screening kits to 500 women

The Wife of Kebbi Governor, Dr Zainab Bagudu, has donated Breast Cancer screening kits to 500 Women in Gwandu local government area.

2019: Cross River South elders endorse Governor Ayade for second term

In a show of appreciation for the numerous developmental projects sited in their zone, elders from the Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State, have thrown their weight behind Governor Ben Ayade, urging him to seek a second term in office.

Ajimobi’s wife presents gifts to New Year babies, others

Mrs Florence Ajimobi, the wife of the Oyo State governor, on Monday, presented gifts to newly born babies on New Year’s day and other children in the state.

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