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NGO seeks open government partnership against corruption

A nongovernmental organisation (NGO) has rallied advocated adoption of Open Government Partnership (OGP) by the various state governments to promote transparency in governance.
Federal Teaching Hospital Gombe, Ashaka Road

Gynaecologist: 2,000 Nigerian women die annually of unsafe abortion

No fewer than 2,000 Nigerian women die of unsafe abortion annually with Northeast recording highest rate, says Dr Christopher Lamai, Head of Department, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe.
Hadiza Bello Masari

Hadiza Masari calls for state of emergency on drug abuse

The First Lady of Katsina State, Dr. Hadiza Bello Masari, yesterday raised the alarm over the rising cases of drug abuse among youths and married women in Nigeria, calling for the declaration of state of emergency on the menace.

2,000 persons benefit from federal government’s medical outreach in Cross River

More than 2,000 residents of Nko community in Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River has benefitted from the Federal Government medical outreach and eye surgeries in the state.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

NGO unveils ‘Queens of Peace Nigeria’ in FCT

Messengers of Peace, an NGO that advocates peaceful co-existence among Nigerians, on Tuesday unveiled ‘Queens of Peace Nigeria’ to champion the crusade for national peace and unity.

NGO: Why expectant mothers must avoid hard drugs

Vanguard Against Drug Abuse (VGADA), an NGO, says intake of hard drugs and alcohol by expectant mothers increases the risk of birth defect.

NGO: 30,000 illegal Nigerians face deportation from Germany

A non-governmental organisation, RARDUJA International, has claimed over 30,000 Nigerians are languishing in various jails in Germany and are awaiting deportation.

Rivers youth leader tasks police, others to rescue three kidnapped Lebanese

Mr Mkpon Ijonama, President, Andoni Youth Coalition, has urged the police and other stakeholders to swing into action and ensure the rescue of three Lebanese construction workers kidnapped in Rivers on Saturday.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

MURIC: NCEF allegations against President Buhari unfounded

An NGO, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has described the allegations in a petition by the Northern Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) against President Muhammadu Buhari as frivolous and unacceptable.

Police suspend rally, demonstration, assembly in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has suspended issuance of permission to hold any form of rally, demonstration, procession or assembly in the State.
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Pollution: Nigerians tasked on tree planting

The European Union, Oxfam and other NGO’s on Friday urged Nigerians to imbibe the culture of tree planting in their environment in order to curb the menace of air pollution.
Nigeria’s oldest prisoner, Pa Celestine Egbohuche, who was imprisoned at the Enugu Maximum Prison for over 19 years has finally been released.

Nigeria’s oldest prisoner regains freedom

Nigeria’s oldest prisoner, Pa Celestine Egbohuche, who was imprisoned at the Enugu Maximum Prison for over 19 years has finally been released.
Philip Shaibu

Edo completes verification of students, to reopen shut schools

The Edo State Government has said that it has completed the reorganisation of the administrative structures and verification of students of Ihogbe College and Oba Akenzua Secondary School, both in Benin City and would soon reopen the schools for regular academic activities.

Federal government gets solution to suicide among youths

The Good Governance Ambassadors of Nigeria (GOGAN), an NGO, has urged the Federal Government to prioritise youth empowerment to curb the increasing cases of suicide among youths in the country.
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Group foresees greater Nigeria with President Buhari

Initiative for Leadership Development and Change (ILDC), an NGO, says it foresees a greater Nigeria with Muhammad Buhari as president of the country.
Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army: NGOs provide support to Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army has again accused some Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) operating in the North-east of breaching security and sabotaging ongoing counter-terrorism operations in the zone.
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NGO drums support for menstrual hygiene

Heal for Africa Initiative, a Non-Governmental Organisation, on Wednesday urged relevant stakeholders to take actions that would ensure sustainable solutions for effective menstrual hygiene management.

NGO calls for recognition of Orphans Day

An Abuja based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Ubba-Harris Reach Out Foundation in collaboration with Nike Adekunle Child Foundation has called for the recognition of International Orphans Day Celebration to help carter for vulnerable children in the society.

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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the problem of extreme poverty in Nigeria keeps him awake at night.
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Bright Omokaro: Privatise clubs to curb violence

Bright Omokaro, an ex-international, on Wednesday said the only way to curb violence in the Nigeria Professional Football League would be to privatise government-owned clubs in order to instil discipline.

Two killed in attack on police station near Niger capital

Two policemen were killed late Tuesday when gunmen attacked a police station on the northern edge of the Niger capital Niamey, a security official said.
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Alex Iwobi: AFCON will be like a war

Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi said that the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) will be a serious battle as 24 countries compete for the ultimate crown.