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NAOWA decries increase of widows in barracks

The Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association (NAOWA), 2 Brigade Chapter, on Saturday decried the increase in the number of widows in the barracks.

Aisha Bagudu: I’m committed to helping less privileged, almajiris

The First lady of Kebbi state, Hajia Aisha Atiku Bagudu, has said that she is committed to helping the less privileged and the almajiris in the society through her foundation.

Aisha Buhari’s Future Assured to establish centre for indigent children

Future Assured, an initiative of the wife of President, Aisha Buhari, is to establish a rehabilitation centre to cater for the children of the less privileged, who are suffering from one illness or another.

Niger government disburses N1 billion central bank fund to 11,587 beneficiaries

The Niger State Government on Monday commenced the disbursement of the N1 billion Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (MSMEDF) to 11, 578 beneficiaries.

Speaker Dogara: House of Reps will pass social welfare bill

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Monday said that the house is committed to making laws that will improve the standard of living of the vulnerable in the country.

Support my husband in all forthcoming elections – Governor Fayose’s wife

The wife of Ekiti State Governor, Mrs. Feyisetan Fayose, has solicited for the support of her husband in the forthcoming elections, noting that the power to move the state forward lies with the electorates.

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2019: CAN urged to stop acting like PDP’s PR firm

The Concerned Christian Forum has urged the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to stop ridiculing the Christian faith with its political utterances.

Rauf Aregbesola: I’ll proceed on leave after my tenure

The outgoing Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has disclosed that he would prefer to proceed on leave in order to rest after the expiration of his administration.
A man mourns during a vigil for victims of the Camp fire at First Christian Church in Chico, California on November 18, 2018. (Photo by Josh Edelson - AFP)

Victims mourned as toll hits 77 in California wildfire

The toll from the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California's history rose further on Sunday to 77, the sheriff's office said, after a vigil to honour the victims.
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen arrives at the ASEM leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 18, 2018. REUTERS-Piroschka van de Wouw

Cambodian premier says no China naval base being built

Cambodia will not allow foreign military bases on its soil, strongman premier Hun Sen said Monday, swatting away US concerns about a possible Chinese naval site near hotly contested seas.

NYSC Club donates food, clothes, cash to orphanage

The Charity and Tourism Club, a Community Development Service (CDS) group of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), has donated assorted food items, clothes and an undisclosed amount of money to the Sokoto Orphanage.