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United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

Malnutrition: UNICEF reaches over 1m children in Yobe, Borno

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says no fewer than 1,239,802 children has been given Vitamin ‘A’ supplementation in Yobe and Borno through the support of the Department of International Development (DFID).
contraception

NGO covers 13 states with contraception awareness campaign

Marie Stopes International Organization, Nigeria Mission, said it has secured a three-year grant to improve the use of contraceptives among women in 13 states of Nigeria.
ActionAid Nigeria

ActionAid trains journalists on reporting corruption

Not fewer than forty journalists are currently undergoing three day training on corruption and investigative data reporting in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki urges behavourial change in anti-corruption fight

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has called on Nigerians to have a change of attitude by demanding probity from their leaders if the country is ever going to record meaningful progress in the fight against corruption.
Fimihan Adeoye, the Commissioner of Police in Osun

Police to deploy 10,000 officers for Osun governorship election

Mr Fimihan Adeoye, the Commissioner of Police in Osun, says no fewer than 10, 000 police officers will be deployed for the Sept. 22 governorship election in the state.
Innocent Tuface Idibia

Tuface urges Ekiti youths to stay away from violence

Popular musician, Innocent Idibia, has urged Ekiti youths not to lend themselves as tools for violence and anarchy in the July 14 governorship poll.

Only 8 political parties to participate in Plateau local council polls – IPAC

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) on Saturday said eight out of the 34 political parties existing in Plateau would feature candidates in the Feb. 17 local government elections in the state.

Reps Speaker Yakubu Dogara, Adamu Adamu task stakeholders on adult education

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, and the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, have called on stakeholders in the education sector to pay more attention to adult education.

Nigeria imports $360m worth of tomatoes annually – GEMS4

The Growth and Employment in States (GEMS4), has said that Nigeria remained the largest importer of tomatoes with over $360 million import annually.

Plateau council polls: APC, PDP promise to support youth candidature

The Plateau chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday promised to support young people to run for various offices in the forthcoming local government polls in the state.

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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana advises EFCC to stop sealing up suspects’ assets

Senior lawyer Femi Falana advises Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop sealing up assets belonging to suspects of financial crimes

Electoral Bill: Don’t override Buhari’s veto – Solomon Adeola

Lagos APC Senator Solomon Adeola kicks against any attempt to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018
Israeli security forces and emergency personnel work at the scene of what the Israeli army said was a shooting attack, near the Israeli settlement of Ofra in the occupied West Bank [Ammar Awad-Reuters]

Six Israeli settlers wounded in drive-by shooting in West Bank

At least six Jewish settlers wounded in drive-by shooting in occupied West Bank
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Bukola Saraki: How PDP will defeat APC in 2019

Senate President Bukola Saraki says People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has all it takes to win next year’s general elections
John Owan-Enoh

John Owan-Enoh: APC will sweep polls in Cross River

Cross River governorship candidate John Owan-Enoh says the party will sweep polls in 2019 general elections in the state