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Boko Haram: Declare state of emergency in Borno, stop LG allocations, Pro-democracy group tells Buhari over rising insecurity

The National Democratic Front, NDF, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency in Borno State, following the renewed spate of politically instigated insecurity in Borno State. The group also asked the President to stop the local government allocations to the state as those profiting from it have refused to let […]

Health Initiative donates hand wash station to IDP school

By Raphael Jov-Abuja A Non-Governmental Organisation, Gold Health initiative, has donated a hand-washing station to Sharing Prosperity School located at the New Kuchingoro Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Executive director of the initiative, Morolayo Akpuluma, at the commissioning of the project, said the facility would encourage the children to […]

Nathaniel Samuel: Inter- Faith group appreciates God for exposing Kaduna attempted bomber, says suspect intended to cause religious war

The National Inter-Faith and Religious Organization for Peace (NIFROP) has expressed gratitude to God over a failed explosion attempt at a Living Faith Church in Kaduna on Sunday, as an impending religious war was averted. A potential tragedy was avoided on Sunday in Sabon Tasha, Chikun Local Government Area after a suspected suicide bomber Nathaniel […]

NCDC manages 95 cases of Lassa fever in 1 week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says it will continue to work closely with  states  affected by the Lassa fever outbreak in the midst of the novel coronavirus outbreak. It said the move was to ensure that the 95 confirmed cases of Lassa fever in some states across the country within the week were […]

Nsukka LG chairman grades 22 roads in one month

Mrs Chinwe Ugwu, Chairman, Nsukka Local Government Area Transition Committee (TC), said the special attention given to grading of rural roads was to enable farmers easily transport agricultural products to urban areas. Ugwu who spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Nsukka, said that  since Dec. 16, 2019, she assumed […]

Foundation launches history club in FCT schools

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), ANISZA Foundation & Gallery, on Friday launched a “History Club’’ in some secondary schools across the Federal Capital Territory. The initiative, according to the founder of the organisation, Ms Novo Isioro, is aimed at educating young Nigerians, especially secondary school students, on the nation’s history. Isioro told News Agency of Nigeria […]