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Rotary targets global elimination of illiteracy

We would continue to take educational programmes seriously towards wiping out illiteracy globally, Rotary International has said.
Gracious David West at Rivers State Police Command before he was paraded at the Police

Serial killings: Port Harcourt sex workers device means of detecting criminals

Commercial sex workers, known in local parlance as runs girls, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, have devised a new method of operation to satisfy the high propensity of libido in men of easy virtue even as the fear of the ongoing serial killings of young ladies in hotels in some parts of the state, continue to dominate every discourse.

Polio eradication: Former Rivers deputy governor lauds Rotary, Polo Clubs’ partnership

Former Deputy Governor of Rivers State, Sir Gabriel Toby, has commended the Rotary and Polo Clubs for coming together to eradicate polio scourge in the society.
Super Falcons assistant coach Maureen Madu believes that Nigeria has the potential to dominate continental and global sporting space if more and genuine attention is paid to grassroots sports, Completesports.com reports.

Super Falcons assistant coach dedicates Rotary club award to grassroots sports

Super Falcons assistant coach Maureen Madu believes that Nigeria has the potential to dominate continental and global sporting space if more and genuine attention is paid to grassroots sports.

Rotary: Nigeria to be declared polio-free nation in October

Plans to declare Nigeria, a polio-free nation by the World Health Organisation, WHO, is underway, owing to the absence of polio cases in three years, in the country.

Rotary Club plans community health centre

The Rotary Club of Maryland has put in place plans to build a health centre at Isan Community, a riverine community located off the Ajah Expressway.

Lecturer emerges maiden Rotary Club president in Ibadan community

Mr Idowu Adewumi, a lecturer and Director of Information and Communication Technology at the Federal College of Agriculture, Ibadan, has been installed as the first president of Rotary Club of Ibadan-Elebu Metropolis.

Medical director tasks hospitals on maintenance culture

The Medical Director of Amuwo Odofin Maternal and Childcare Centre, Dr Dapo Soyinka, has called on both private and public hospitals to imbibe good maintenance culture, for better health outcomes.

Dana Air celebrates 10 years of service in Nigeria

Dana Air, at the weekend celebrated its 10th anniversary in Nigeria’s aviation industry with a strong commitment to continue to offer its guests the best of service hinged on safety and customer satisfaction.

Rotary donates adult diapers, dressing drums to VVF patients

The Rotary Club of Jos has donated adult diapers, dressing drums and bed sheets to the Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) ward at the Bingham University Teaching Hospital, Jos.

Rotary donates borehole to Sokoto community

Rotary Club International has donated a solar powered Borehole to a community, Manna Baba in Sokoto south Local Government area of the state.

Rotary International solicits states’ support for polio eradication

The Rotary International has called for increased support and commitment from states in its quest towards eradicating of polio, Kassim Gbolahan Afolabi, the Jigawa Polio representative, has stated.

Official: Jigawa polio-free for six years

Dr Kabir Ibrahim, the Executive Secretary, Jigawa Primary Healthcare Development Agency (JSPHDA) says that state has not recorded any new Wild Polio Virus (WPV) in the last six years.

Kogi government begins distribution of relief materials to flood victims

The Kogi Government on Tuesday commenced the distribution of foodstuffs and other relief items to victims displaced by recent flood that has ravaged parts of the state.
Philip Shaibu

Nigerian banks urged to address SMEs challenges

Edo State Deputy Governor, Honourable Philip Shuaibu, has called for systematic overhaul of the banking sector in Nigeria that will redirect their focus on the development of small businesses (SMEs) in the country, inline with present economic realities.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Lagos not dangerous city to leave in the world

Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has said he does not believe in the report that Lagos State was the third most dangerous city to leave in the world.
President Muhammadu Buhari

2019: Why President Buhari should be re-elected – NDDC director

Executive Director (projects) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Samuel Adjogbe, has called on Nigerians, particularly those in the Niger Delta, to re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s election.

Rotary Club to train traditional, faith-based birth attendants in Rivers

The Rotary Club of Port Harcourt Cosmopolitan has expressed its readiness to train traditional and faith-based birth attendants in Rivers State in order to improve pregnancy outcomes and ensure safer deliveries.

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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti government to reconstruct Ado township roads

Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

APC: Governor Abiodun’s appeal court victory, true reflection of people’s wishes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.

Anti-Ebola radio station closes down after broadcaster’s murder

A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.

Bayelsa guber: NGO preaches against violence, vote buying

Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.

Aisha Buhari counsels parents on moral upbringing of children

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.