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Abia governor’s wife seeks synergy among African countries to fight sickle cell

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 Nasiru Haladu Danu Medical Mission Foundation kicked off its free medical mission in Dutse the Jigawa State capital.

Foundation reaches out to 5,000 as medical mission kicks off in Jigawa

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.

Enugu governor, lawmakers endorse elders’ protection campaign

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.

President Buhari’s photographer renovates school in Ekiti

The Chief Official Photographer to President Muhammadu Buhari, Bayo Omoboriowo, in appreciation of God’s blessings has started giving back to the society.
Aliko Dangote, president of the Dangote Group and chief sponsor of the Dangote Foundation, says he wants to be like Bill Gates and try to give a chunk of his wealth to charity in the next few years.

Aliko Dangote empowers 358,490 women in Sokoto, Kano

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.

Tony Elumelu Foundation shortlists 5,240 Young Africans for business training

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.
Samuel Okwaraji

Imo government set to honour Sam Okwaraji

As part of events lined up for his 30th memorial anniversary of the late Super Eagles midfielder, Samuel Okwaraji, the Imo State Government has announced the partnership with the Sam Okwaraji Foundation.

Ex-militant plans federal government, UNESCO collaboration over out of school children

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. 6

President Buhari meets with Bill Gates, Aliko Dangote in New York — in pictures

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.

Niger government, USADF sign $10 million MoU on strategic partnership deal

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.

Aliko Dangote to assist women in four states with N1.1 billion

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.
Ibironke Sanwo-Olu

Lagos governor’s wife flags off free surgeries for 150 residents

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.
Good times are underway for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country as Jaiz Bank Plc, the premier non-interest bank has secured an N3 billion financing facility from the Bank of Industry (BOI) to boost and develop their operations.

Jaiz charity foundation donates N7 million to UNHCR

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.

Parts of Wikipedia offline after ‘malicious’ attack

Popular online reference website Wikipedia went down in several countries after the website was targeted by what it described as a “malicious attack”.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Jonathan urges African leaders to protect rights and businesses of fellow Africans

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.
Badewa Adejugbe-Williams

Foundation seeks stakeholders’ support for neurodevelopmental disorder

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.
Chika Chukwumerije

Chika Chukwumerije gets World Taekwondo appointment

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.

We’ll not compromise Akwa Ibom’s unity – deputy governor

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.

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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.

Dane to revisit crime scene of wife’s, daughter’s murder

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.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs proposes 5% levy slash on imported vehicles

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%.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, said on Tuesday that all standing committees of the upper chamber will be inaugurated on Wednesday.3

Senate president, deputy congratulate APC, Kogi, Bayelsa governors-elect

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.
Ovie Omo-Agege

Bayelsa elections: Senator Omo-Agege assures of future wins in South South

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.