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Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has vowed to send out of the state any International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) undermining the interest of government toward achieving peace in the state after 10 years of Boko Haram insurgency.

Governor Umara criticises some NGOs for inflating number of projects for IDPs

Gov. Babagana Umara of Borno on Saturday criticised some NGOs for inflating the number of projects they claimed to have constructed for internally displaced persons in the state.

Group: 53% childhood deaths in Nigeria underline by malnutrition

A group, Civil Society-Scaling Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), has disclosed that 53 per cent of childhood deaths in Nigeria are underlined by malnutrition related illnesses.
Oando Foundation (OF) on Tuesday commissioned various infrastructure and sanitation projects in its adopted school – Bungha Gida Primary School, Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State, as well as other completed school improvement projects across its five (5) other adopted schools within the state.

Oando Foundation commissions classroom blocks and sanitation facilities in Plateau

OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.
Tree Planting

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.
Mrs Cathy Amato, founder of Latiwa Development Foundation, has called on government to support young school girls during menstrual period by providing facilities such as menstrual pad banks, toilets and water in schools.

Foundation tasks govts, parents on menstrual hygiene for school girls

Mrs Cathy Amato, founder of Latiwa Development Foundation, has called on government to support young school girls during menstrual period by providing facilities such as menstrual pad banks, toilets and water in schools.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC disowns Edo Peoples Movement, others

Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied the existence of a phantom group known as Edo Peoples Movement (EPM) in its ranks, noting that the existence of the group is not supported by the party’s constitution.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki harps on urgent measures to check tobacco consumption

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has stressed the need for effective policy framework to check tobacco consumption and reduce the risks of cardiovascular diseases.
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.

Group: Why we want Aba City Library resuscitated

Concerned by the declining reading culture in Nigeria, a group known as ‘The Aba Book Club’ on Monday called on the Abia State Government and other stakeholders to assist in reviving the Aba City Library to improve reading culture among the residents of the commercial city.
Polio Vaccination

Polio vaccination: Lagos government debunks allegations of sabotage

The Lagos State government, yesterday, said that no Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, was engaged in the recent vaccination against polio campaign in the state.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA: 15,000 Nigerian women, children taking refuge in Niger Republic

Over 15,000 refugees from Sokoto and Zamfara States, mainly women and children, are currently taking refuge in some communities of Niger Republic, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.
prison

Comptroller: 1,226 against 390 occupies Agodi prisons

No fewer than 1,226 inmates are presently occupying the Agodi Prisons, Ibadan. Originally, the facility was designed to accommodate 390 inmates.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

Flood alert: Weak SEMAs a huge challenge – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has lamented poorly funded emergency management agencies at the state level constitute a huge challenge to its effort to prevent emergency situations, including flooding.
At least 639 people have died from Ebola since August in DR Congo in what is now the second deadliest outbreak in history [Samuel Mambo-Reuters]

Over 1,000 deaths recorded in Congo Ebola epidemic

More than 1,000 people have now died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said, as aid workers warned that the highly contagious virus combined with insecurity in the restive region was creating a “deeply worrying situation”.
In response to the discovery of environmental Polio Virus strains in Lagos State, the Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous immunisation status.

Polio: Lagos government to immunise children aged 0-5

In response to the discovery of environmental Polio Virus strains in Lagos State, the Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous immunisation status.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC urges federal government to recognise competence of African Court

The National Human Rights Commission, (NHRC) has urged the Federal Government to make the necessary declaration, recognising the competence of the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights to receive cases from NGOs and individuals.

NERDC calls for promotion of online safety practices

The Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) has called for the promotion of online safety practices for the development of the nation.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Group tasks politicians on sustenance of democratic process

Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), a civil society organisation (CSO), has urged politicians and security agencies to be guided by patriotism and the rule of law to ensure the sustenance of democratic process in Nigeria.

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Gombe assets recovery committee invites former Governor Dankwambo, aides

The Gombe State Recovery Committee has urged the immediate past governor of the state, Ibrahim Dankwambo, and his aides to appear before it.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan’s Omar Bashir to appear in court on graft charge

Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the acting prosecutor general announced on Saturday.
One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.

Titan Trust Bank sets for retail banking in Nigeria

One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.
President Buhari receives in audience New Entrant into APC Former Deputy National Chairman of PDP Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa and Hon. Kaulaha Aliyu alongside Bauchi State Governor in State House on 8th Jan 2019-2

President Buhari mourns passing of Senator Gawama

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa, describing the late lawmaker as having been “an invaluable and immeasurable asset”.

Consulate to protest continued killing of Nigerians in South Africa

The Consul-General of the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, says the mission is to protest killings and high-handedness of the South African police against Nigerians.