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Reports: Severe acute malnutrition still on increase in Katsina

Recent nutrition survey indices have shown that Severe Acute Malnutrition, SAM, is still on the increase in Katsina State and home state of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Ekiti governor’s aide bags UN award

Governor Kayode Fayemi’s Special Adviser on Development Partnership, Mrs. Margaret Taiwo Fagboyo, has been conferred with a leadership award by the United Nations.
Russia-linked sources are using social media in an attempt to influence elections in the European Union, according to a new report on disinformation released today by the European Commission, just one month after parliamentary elections in the union.

EU earmarks £250 million to empower women in Africa

European Union (EU) Programme Manager to Nigeria, Laolu Olawumi, said 250 million Euros had been earmarked to empower women in line with the 2030 agenda in Africa.
A rice disease suspected to be Rice Blast has ravaged farmlands in Ayaya near Adabda in Gamawa Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

Rice blast destroys farmlands in Bauchi

A rice disease suspected to be Rice Blast has ravaged farmlands in Ayaya near Adabda in Gamawa Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

Gombe farmers decry delay in fertiliser distribution

Some farmers in Gombe have decried the late distribution of subsidised fertilisers and other inputs by the government for the 2019 wet season farming in the state.
James Ibor

NGO: Child labour, huge challenge in Cross River

A Cross River-based nongovernmental organisation, Child Protection Network, has said child labour remains a huge challenge in the state.
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.

NiMet warns against non-compliance to weather information

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has warned against non-compliance to weather information, stating that it results in loss of over 350,000 hectares of land annually.

Official: Adamawa records 23 cases of drug resistance TB in three months

No fewer than 23 cases of drug resistance Tuberculosis (TB) has been recorded in Adamawa from January till date.

Criminal Justice: NGO trains 100 journalists on fact finding

The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), an NGO, on Monday began the training of 100 Journalists on fact-checking, to expedite service delivery in the criminal justice system.
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Oando female engineers champion mentorship in celebration of International Day of Women in Science

Lolade Shebanjo, Project Planning & Controls Engineer, Oando said; “I felt fortunate to be surrounded by future female scientists. I was reminded of the fact that when you wear a helmet, it doesn’t matter if you are a woman or a man; your mission is to keep achieving.”

NGO donates items to displaced households in Plateau

A non-governmental organisation, Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos, on Saturday donated relief materials to 306 displaced households at Ban in Barkin Ladi and Bokkos Local Government Areas of Plateau.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

EU lauds Godwin Obaseki on reduced human trafficking in Edo

The European Union (EU) has said that efforts by the Edo State Government to stem human trafficking have resulted in the state dropping from first to sixth position, among originating sources of illegal migrants to Europe.
Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has urged the Federal and State Governments to prioritise preventive measures against diseases and infections rather than curative.

NGOs want govt to prioritise preventive healthcare

Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has urged the Federal and State Governments to prioritise preventive measures against diseases and infections rather than curative.
AISHA UMMI GARBA EL-RUFA’I

Kaduna government launches multi-media campaign on child feeding

The Kaduna State Government with support from Alive and Thrive on Friday launched a multi-media campaign to improve Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices in the state.

NCC seeks minors’ protection online

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has rolled out fresh measures to protect minors and under-aged on the Internet. To that end, an Internet industry code of practice has been drafted to guide Internet Service Providers on the protection of rights of Internet users in the country.

NGO tasks oil firms on CSR to host communities

A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Connected Development (CODE), has advocated that it is pertinent for government to have a transparent role in ensuring accountability of oil companies in order to make positive impacts on host communities.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says over $183 million has been invested in the national school feeding programme.

Federal government to commence feeding of 120,300 FCT pupils in January

The Federal Government’s National Home Grown School Feeding Programme will commence in the Federal Capital Territory in January, with a target to feed 120,300 pupils.

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50 shops razed in Jos market fire

No fewer than fifty timber shades and carpentry workshops were burnt down on Saturday in a market midnight fire in Jos, capital of Plateau State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent felicitations to the monarch of Nupe Kingdom in Niger, Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar as he marked 16 years on the throne and celebrated 67th birthday.

President Buhari congratulates Etsu Nupe on double celebrations

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent felicitations to the monarch of Nupe Kingdom in Niger, Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar as he marked 16 years on the throne and celebrated 67th birthday.

Bayelsa PDP crisis: Ex-ward chairmen rallies support for Senator Ewrudjakpo

Former ward chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the across the 105 wards in the state under the aegis of Patriots have condemned in very strong terms the continued attack on the person of the Senator representing West Senatorial District, Senator Lawrence Ewrudjakpo over his nomination as the running mate to the PDP candidate, Senator Douye Diri in the November 16 governorship election.
Elvis Omoiro

Senator Omo-Agege calls for “thorough investigation” on Buhari, APC supporter’s attack

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has called for “thorough investigation” over the attack on a supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Elvis Omoiri, in Effurun, Delta state.
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Neymar: ‘Personal reasons’ behind desire to quit Paris Saint-Germain

Neymar claimed he can handle hostility from Paris Saint-Germain fans and "personal reasons" were behind his desire to quit the club.