Monthly Archives: October 2016

500 emergency volunteers to tackle disasters in Lagos

​ At least, 500 Emergency Management Volunteers, EMVs, are to complement the efforts of the Lagos State Government in battling environmental disasters in the state. The EMVs began a two-day training on Monday at the Lagos State Relief Camp, Igando, … Continue reading

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Kwara govt to reorganize markets

​ Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State The Kwara Government said it would open new markets and re-organise existing ones in the state to create specific commodity-based markets. Alhaji Mohammed Rifun, the state’s Commissioner for Commerce and Cooperatives, said the … Continue reading

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Catholic sister blames sex scandal on failed parenting

​ The National Coordinator of the Association for Universal Moral Education Nigeria, Rev. Sis. Therese Nwodo, has blamed failed parenting for the alleged sex scandal involving a beauty queen in Anambra. Addressing newsmen in Awka on Monday ahead of the … Continue reading

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Army, police plan joint operation in crisis areas

​ The Nigerian Army and the Police are planning joint operations in crisis areas such as the North East, the Niger Delta, the North West and others. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, said effective synergy between … Continue reading

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USAID partners with Cross River on maternal health

​ Saving Mothers, Giving Life Initiative has concluded a week-long, global team-building meeting sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development in Calabar, Cross River State. The five-year, $18m US government initiative is a public-private partnership that addresses the … Continue reading

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Kidnapping: Bauchi, Jigawa govs seek Buhari’s help

​ Bauchi State Governor, Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar, and his Jigawa State counterpart, Alhaji Badaru Abubakar, on Monday sought Federal Government’s help in tackling the spate of insecurity in the two states. They made the appeal during a meeting they held … Continue reading

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Ex-minister, Daukoru bags Mandela leadership award

​ A former Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Edmund Daukoru, has been awarded with the prestigious Nelson Mandela Pan-African Exemplary Leadership Award 2016. The award was bestowed upon Daukoru, the Amanayabo (His Royal Majesty) of Nembe Kingdom in Bayelsa … Continue reading

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