Japan contributes $903,000 to WHO’s emergency programme in N/East

Japan contributes $903,000 to WHO’s emergency programme in N/East

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the Government of Japan has contributed $903,000 to assist the organisation in its Emergency Programme in the crisis-affected North-East Nigeria. Dr Wondimagegnehu Alemu, the WHO Country Representative in Nigeria, in a statement in Abuja...
read more
What makes a highly effective leader -Bar Okoli

What makes a highly effective leader -Bar Okoli

In a seminar on: ‘The Leader In Me’, sponsored by Cedar of Lebanon in Abuja recently, one of the guest speakers, Barrister Chukwuemeka Okoli, said, for one to be a highly effective leader, there must be support and facilitation of...
read more
NGO urges more women participation in politics

NGO urges more women participation in politics

The Founder, ‘SHE Forum Africa’, a pan-African NGO, Ms Inimfon Etuk, on Wednesday advocated for more women participation in politics in order to promote entrepreneurship and women’s business initiatives in local communities. In a statement signed by Head...
read more
NGO to educate 640 girls in Duste, Wumba communities on sexual violence

NGO to educate 640 girls in Duste, Wumba communities on sexual violence

The Sexual Offences Awareness and Victims Rehabilitation Initiative (SOAR), an NGO, says plans are underway to educate 640 girls in Dutse and Wumba communities in the FCT on sexual violence. Mrs Chinyere Eyoh, Executive Director of the NGO disclosed this...
read more
Severe drought uproots over 3,000 Somalis daily – Charity

Severe drought uproots over 3,000 Somalis daily – Charity

A global charity on Wednesday said over 3,000 Somalis were fleeing daily due to a severe drought ravaging several parts of Somalia. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said its latest data showed that 438,000 people in Somalia had been displaced...
read more
Foundation wants more women to embrace science education

Foundation wants more women to embrace science education

A Foundation, Working to Advance STEM Education for African Girls (WAAW), is advocating for the education of women in the core areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Ms. Loveth Obi, the Head, Abuja branch of the Foundation, told...
read more
FG, UNESCO renew commitment to revitalise Lake Chad Basin

FG, UNESCO renew commitment to revitalise Lake Chad Basin

The Federal Government and UNESCO on Friday renewed commitments to revitalise the Lake Chab Basin and reduce the impact of climate change in the country. Mr Sulieman Adamu, Minister for Water Resources, expressed FG’s commitment when officials of UNESCO paid...
read more
Femi Kuti on humanitarian trip to IDP’s camp in Adamawa

Femi Kuti on humanitarian trip to IDP’s camp in Adamawa

Afrobeat and Jazz super star, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti, is taking time off music for a humanitarian work in the Internally Displaced Persons Camps (IDP’s) in Adamawa State. Kuti, tweeted on his twitter handle on Tuesday, @femiakuti, “Off to Adamawa to continue....
read more
NGO donates fortified nutritional meals, drugs to 140,000 IDPs in Borno

NGO donates fortified nutritional meals, drugs to 140,000 IDPs in Borno

A non-government organization, Empower 54,  said it had begun distribution of fortified nutritional meals and drugs to 140,000 Internally Displaced Persons(IDPs) in 19 camps in Maiduguri. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Empower 54 is an internat...
read more
Aisha Buhari donates Christmas gifts to injured troops

Aisha Buhari donates Christmas gifts to injured troops

The Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday, donated Christmas gifts to soldiers injured at the battlefield in Sambisa Forest. The items were distributed on her behalf by Hajiya Nana Shettima, the Chairperson of Mrs Aisha Buhari’s Committee...
read more