Home Topics SCI

SCI

“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Kaduna develops social protection policy

The Kaduna State Government has commenced the development of a social protection policy to guide the implementation of Social Protection Programmes (SPP) in the state.

Pneumonia killed 130,000 under 5 children in Lagos

Save the Children International, SCI, has raised the alarm over increasing deaths of children from pneumonia than other diseases even as the National Demographic Health Survey, NDHS, 2018 revealed that in Lagos alone, 130,000 children under the ages of five died of the disease in 2017.

Stakeholders advocate end to child marriage in Katsina

Participants at a meeting in Katsina State have advocated an end to child marriage and the promotion of the girl-child education in the state, as this would tackle the spate of out-of-school children in the country.

NGO urges Kaduna government to back six months maternity leave with law

An NGO, Save the Children International (SCI), has called on the Kaduna State Government to issue a circular to back the implementation of the six months maternity leave granted to working mothers in the state’s public service.

Kaduna deputy governor’s wife reaches out to 500 aged women

Mrs Ladi Bantex, Wife of Kaduna State Deputy Governor, says she has provided health tips to 500 aged women in Kaura Local Government Area of the state on how to manage high blood pressure.

Save the Children: 3 out of 10 children suffer malnutrition in Kaduna

The Save the Children International (SCI) has said three out of ten children under the age of five are malnourished in Kaduna state.

40 Boko Haram terrorists ready to surrender in Borno – NSCDC

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Borno says about 40 Boko Haram insurgents have indicated willingness to surrender to the Corps in the state.

70% Spinal Cord injuries in Nigeria due to road accidents – expert

An Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr Mustapha Alimi, on Tuesday says 70 per cent of traumatic spinal cord injuries (SCI) in Nigeria is due to road accidents.

Recent Stories

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has extolled the virtues of the late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile who died in a car accident on Tuesday.

CAS: Deceased Tolulope Arotile eager to restore peace in North Central

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has extolled the virtues of the late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile who died in a car accident on Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the eighth virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) holding inside the Council Chambers of the State House, Abuja.

President Buhari presides over eighth virtual FEC meeting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff to the President Ibrahim Gambari, National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno (retd), and nine ministers are also physically attending the meeting.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes celebrate after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Peter Powell-REUTERS

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer provides injury update on Man Utd stars Luke Shaw and Brandon...

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has provided an injury update on left-backs Luke Shaw and Brandon Williams ahead of Thursday evening’s crucial Premier League game against Crystal Palace.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has said that 590 stranded Nigerians have been successfully evacuated from the United Kingdom (UK) and are expected to arrive Abuja and Lagos on Tuesday.

895 stranded Nigerians evacuated from UK, Dubai

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has said that 590 stranded Nigerians have been successfully evacuated from the United Kingdom (UK) and are expected to arrive Abuja and Lagos on Tuesday.
AC Milan have officially signed Simon Kjaer outrightly from Sevilla for a reported €3.5m.

AC Milan buy Simon Kjaer from Sevilla

Milan have officially signed Simon Kjaer outrightly from Sevilla for a reported €3.5m.