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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.

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.
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.
An Abuja-based Non-Governmental Organisation, FAME Foundation, has launched the #FlySuperFalcons campaign in support of the Super Falcons as they begin their eighth FIFA world cup appearance in France.

WWC: Foundation launches #FlySuperFalcons campaign

An Abuja-based Non-Governmental Organisation, FAME Foundation, has launched the #FlySuperFalcons campaign in support of the Super Falcons as they begin their eighth FIFA world cup appearance in France.
Menstrual Hygiene

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.

IIADRI tasks banks on N500,000 withdrawal limit by local councils

A Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) has called on commercial banks to ensure compliance with the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) directive to local government councils on cash withdrawal limit.

NGO bemoans violence against children in Nigeria

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Value Life for Children and Women Initiative, has decried the high rate of violence against children and called on the National Assembly to make legislation that will abolish violence against children in the country.

ICPC: Anti-corruption clubs meant to prevent corrupt practices among students

The establishment of anti-corruption clubs in schools was to help prevent the spread of corrupt practices among students, an official of Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says.
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.

NGO worries over impact of corruption on growth of MSMEs

The Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Initiative (SEEDi), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has expressed concern over the challenge of corruption faced by Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs), describing it as a threat to Nigeria’s long-term development.
The Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC ) has decried the spate of attacks on its operatives while discharging their duties on the highways.

FRSC decries attacks on its officers

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has decried the spate of attacks on its operatives while discharging their duties on the highways.
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.

Lagos uncovers plot to disrupt ongoing polio vaccination

The Lagos State Government says it has uncovered plot by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) by administering harmful vaccines to children to disrupt the ongoing Polio vaccination in the state.
Mr Johnson Babalola, a Nigerian but Canada-based lawyer, on 8 May 2019, delivered a paper, entitled “Irregular Migration- Our Failures and Beyond the Tears” in Abuja.

Canada-based lawyer tasks leaders on curbing irregular migration from Nigeria

Mr Johnson Babalola, a Nigerian but Canada-based lawyer, on 8 May 2019, delivered a paper, entitled “Irregular Migration: Our Failures and Beyond the Tears” in Abuja. That was at a joint conference organized by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Catholic Diocese of Abuja.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari, APC should take responsibility for insecurity

Former Vice President and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has told President Muhammadu Buhari and the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) to take responsibility of the heightened insecurity in the country.

NGO donates autoclave machines to Bauchi PHCs

A non-governmental Organisation, ‘Marie Stopes International Organisation, Nigeria’ (MSION), on Friday donated 20 sterilizing machines to some Primary Healthcare Centres in Bauchi state.

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FILE - In this Monday, April 29, 2019 file photo, Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg speaks during a news conference after the company's annual shareholders meeting at the Field Museum in Chicago. Boeing’s CEO says the company made a “mistake” in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in 737 Max jets ahead of two deadly crashes of the top-selling plane. Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg told reporters in Paris on Sunday, June 16 that the company’s communication “was not consistent,” calling that “unacceptable.”(AP Photo/Jim Young, file)

Boeing apologises for 737 MAX crashes

A top Boeing executive apologised on Monday for two crashes of 737 MAX jets that together killed 346 people, disasters which have pushed safety to the top of the agenda as aerospace firms gathered for the opening of the Paris Air Show.
The Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) swore-in Rep. Musa Sarki-Adar(APC-Sokoto) who was absent at the Tuesday’s inauguration.

Speaker Gbajabiamila: We’re working with executive to tackle problems

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday said that the lower chamber is working with the executive arm of government to tackle the challenges facing the country.
Imo State House Of Assembly

Imo speaker decries looting of assembly complex

The Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chiji Collins, has lamented the massive looting of the Assembly complex, Speaker and Deputy Speaker’s Lodge.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde renews appointment of Bishop Moradeyo as pilgrims board chairman

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has renewed the appointment of Bishop Ademola Moradeyo as the Chairman of the Oyo State Pilgrims Welfare Board (Christian Wing).
Antonio Guterres

UN scribe urges urgent action on desertification

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for an urgent action to protect and restore the world’s degrading land in a bid to reduce forced migration, improve food security and address the global climate change emergency.