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Wife of Abia State governor, Deaconess Nkechi Ikpeazu, has called for a greater synergy between governments of African countries to reduce the prevalence of sickle cell diseases.
The three-day exercise which began with a Gala Night at the Dutse residence of the founder of the foundation, Alhaji Nasiru Haladu Danu; witnessed a large turnout of dignitaries from within and outside Jigawa State.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Tuesday endorsed the campaign against abuse of the society’s elderly, especially in the rural communities, being championed by a non-governmental organization, DewDrop Foundation.
The Chief Official Photographer to President Muhammadu Buhari, Bayo Omoboriowo, in appreciation of God’s blessings has started giving back to the society.
Chairman of Aliko Dangote Foundation and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, yesterday, flagged off a micro-grant scheme to empower and lift 23,990 poor and vulnerable women out of poverty across the 23 Local Government Areas in Sokoto state.
In partnership with the United Nations Development Programme, the Tony Elumelu Foundation has announced the selection of 5,240 young African entrepreneurs to receive business training.
A beneficiary of federal government’s amnesty program for former militants, Eshanekpe Isreal, has made moves to give back to the society through tackling the out of school children menace facing the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has met with Bill Gates and Aliko Dangote in New York, on the sidelines of the 74th UN General Assembly.
The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) and the Niger State government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a strategic partnership deal worth $10 million to run for a period of over five years.
The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has reiterated its readiness to empower additional 106,000 women across four states in Northern Nigeria, with a sum of N1.1 billion before the end of 2019. This initiative is in continuation of its micro-grant programme aimed at poverty amelioration through economic empowerment of women.
Lagos State First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday flagged off free surgical intervention programme for residents of the State as part of activities to commemorate the 100 days in office of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration.
Jaiz Charity and Development Foundation, has donated N7 million to the UN High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR) for the families of those displaced by conflict in North-East Nigeria.
Popular online reference website Wikipedia went down in several countries after the website was targeted by what it described as a “malicious attack”.
Following the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa, former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has appealed to African leaders to protect the rights and businesses of fellow Africans within their domain.
Royal School of Educational Therapy Foundation (RSETF), an NGO has called on stakeholders to support children with a neurodevelopmental disorder, saying it is not a disease.
In acknowledging his immense contribution to taekwondo coupled with his technical know-how, the World Taekwondo (WT) has appointed Nigeria’s Chika Chukwumerije into All Committee of World Taekwondo.
Akwa Ibom State Government has said that no effort would be spared in ensuring that there is unity and harmony among the ethnic groups in the state.
Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.
Cost of used and new imported vehicles is set to drop if the Ministry of Finance approves the proposal of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) which recommended a reduction of the levy from 35% to 5 or 10%.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidates on their victory in the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.
Bayelsa/Kogi elections: APC governors welcome David Lyon, pledge further cooperation with Yahaya Bello
The Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF) has welcomed the Bayelsa State governor-elect, Chief David Lyon, into its fold, congratulating him on his victory during last Saturday’s election.
Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has described the All Progressives Congress (APC), victory in Bayelsa State as an assurance that more South-South states will be won by the party in future elections.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tabled a condition for his return to AC Milan following reports that the Serie A side are eager to have the former Inter Milan ace in their fold.
Coach of Abia Warriors Emmanuel Deutsch is delighted with his side barren draw against two-times federation cup champions Akwa United in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matchday 2 fixture on Thursday evening.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed the crash-landing of its helicopter on Thursday at its base in Enugu.
Jesper Kamp, presenting his letter of credence to President Muhammadu Buhari, as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Denmark to the Federal Republic of Nigeria
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday governorship election in Bayelsa, Senator Douye Diri has declared that he was the winner of the election.