Nigerian returnees facing difficulties, says UN refugee agency

Nigerian returnees facing difficulties, says UN refugee agency

The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), Nigeria, said that Nigerian returnees from Cameroon are currently facing enormous challenges in various communities in the North East. Mr Hanson Tamfu, External Relations Officer, UNHCR, Nigeria, made this known in a statement...<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --> <!-- ...
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Enforce Nigeria’s tobacco laws–IPPA

Enforce Nigeria’s tobacco laws–IPPA

The Initiative for Public Policy Analysis(IPPA),a Non-Governmental Organisation(NGO) on Monday called on the Federal Government to enforce its laws on tobacco production, marketing and consumption. IPPA’s Executive Director, Mr Thompson Ayodele, who made the...
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Shelter Afrique, UN-Habitat to tackle Africa’s housing challenge

Shelter Afrique, UN-Habitat to tackle Africa’s housing challenge

Shelter Afrique (SHAF), also an Pan-African housing finance institution and the UN Agency for Human Settlement (UN-Habitat), are collaborating to foster housing delivery and sustainable urban development in Africa. Mr Babatunde Oyateru, SHAF Communication and ...
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NGO proposes stricter laws to curb child abuse

NGO proposes stricter laws to curb child abuse

Alliance Against Child Abuse and Molestation (ACAM), an NGO, on Wednesday proposed stricter laws against offenders to reduce the rate of child abuse and sexual molestation in Nigeria. The Founder of the Group, Vivian Elebiyo-Okojie made the call in an...<!-- A...
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NGO to inspire 10m Nigerians to build 10m houses

NGO to inspire 10m Nigerians to build 10m houses

Mr Kingsley Theophilus, Chairman, African Shelter Support and Empowerment Initiative, has expressed determination of the organisation to inspire 10 million Nigerians to build or buy 10 million houses within the next 10 years. Theophilus made the statement in a...
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Wife of Ooni of Ife seeks support for victims of domestic violence

Wife of Ooni of Ife seeks support for victims of domestic violence

Olori Wuraola Ogunwusi, Ooni’s Wife Olori Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi, Wife of the Ooni of Ife has called for support for victims of domestic violence. Olori Wuraola who took to her social platform to lend her voice to the on-going fight against...<!-- AddThi...
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South Sudan War: 2 million children escape death

South Sudan War: 2 million children escape death

(Reuters/NAN) The UN says war and famine have forced more than two million children in South Sudan to flee their homes, creating the most worrying refugee crisis in the world. The civil war in the oil-producing country began two years...<!-- AddThis Advanced S...
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UNICEF to assist reunite rescued schoolgirls with parents

UNICEF to assist reunite rescued schoolgirls with parents

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has expressed delight at the release of the 82 of the Chibok schoolgirls and pledged to help reunite them with their parents. The girls were among those abducted by Boko Haram insurgents on April 14,...<!-- AddThis Advanced Se...
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Police parade pastor allegedly caught with human head

Police parade pastor allegedly caught with human head

The Oyo State Police Command on Friday paraded  a 55-year-old pastor  over unlawful possession of  a human head, buffalo horn  as well as gun powder and  charms. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the police also paraded 18...<!-- AddThis Advan...
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Zamfara: NYSC/NGO donate wheelchairs to 3 physically challenged

Zamfara: NYSC/NGO donate wheelchairs to 3 physically challenged

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) and an NGO, Grace Projects International (GPI), have donated wheelchairs to three physically challenged persons in Zamfara. The state coordinator of NYSC, Hajiya Rahmatu Sanda, made the presentation to the beneficiaries...
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