Kaduna Foundation Trains Over 2,900 less Privileged Nigerians For Free

A Nigeria-based innovative ‘Mallam Garba Foundation’ (MGF), established to uplift the living standard of Those In Need, has empowered over 2,900 less privileged Nigerians in various skills acquisition training programmes, and the programme still continues. Already, the humanitarian gesture has began to yield positive results, making the foundation office, located at No 2, Ali Akilu Read More …

SAFE MOTHERHOOD DAY: Decline In Quality Of Healthcare Services Responsible For High Maternal/Child Mortality Rate In Nigeria

The high rate of maternal and child mortality in Nigeria has been attributed to the continual decline in the quality of healthcare services provided across the country. Nigeria remains one of the countries of the world that still records high maternal and child mortality rate with about 150 deaths among women of reproductive age dying Read More …

Kidnappers of Kaduna Lawmaker Demand N70m Ransom

Kidnappers of the Kaduna State lawmaker representing Tudun Wada Constituency in Kaduna State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Samaila, have demanded a sum N70 million from his family to secure his release. Samaila was allegedly kidnapped on Tuesday in Abakpa community (Kaduna North Local Government Area) of Kaduna state. According to an eyewitness, the kidnappers came Read More …

Benue accuses Arewa Forum headquarters for feigning ignorance of ‘Fulani herdsmen’ invasion in state

Benue State chapter of the socio-cultural organization known as Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has lodged a strong-worded complaint against the national body for ignoring the State in the heat of crises between the farmers and Fulani herdsmen in in which many lives and properties have been destroyed. The protem chairman of Benue chapter of the Read More …

Blame past administrations for economic recession – Kano Emir

Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi, Wednesday attributed the current economic recession in the country for inability of past administrations to diversify the economy. He made the remark, while delivering a lecture at the ongoing 15th meetings of the Joint Planning Board and National Council on Development Planning in Kano. Sanusi said there was urgent Read More …

Fed govt to distribute fertilizers to 10,000 farmers in Bassa LGA

Over 10,000 farmers in Bassa local Government area of Plateau state are expected to register to access fertilizer distribution of federal government initiative for the improvement of food production. The management committee chairman of Bassa Local Government, Hon Sarah Bali, has called on the federal government to support the agriculture initiative to boost food production in diversifying economy of Read More …

UN women stakeholders urge Nigerian women to drive towards political pursuits

United Nations women programme (for development) in a recent stakeholders’ consultative and review meeting has advocated for Nigerian women involvement in politics, saying this will help in the nation’s quest for development. The meeting, titled “The Plateau State UNSCR 1325 Action Plan” held at Silk Suites, Rayfield, along Zaramaganda Road Jos. The UN women deputy programme manger, Mr. Peter Read More …

Plateau Govt Signs MOU For Fertilizer Blending Plant

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Oil and Chemical International, for the setup of a 40-ton fertilizers blending plant in Foron in Barkin-Ladi local government area of the state has been signed by the plateau state government. The MOU was signed by the commissioner of commerce, Ezekiel Daju, on behalf of the state government on Monday in his office in Jos. Read More …

Tourism Sector Gateway To Sustainable Livelihood – Carnival Chairman

The government of Plateau State has constituted a committee to handle its 2016 Peace Carnival. Organizing committee chairman of state carnival, Mr Eric Takon, has underscored the role of tourism sector as a valuable and sustainable source of livelihood for millions of citizens of Plateau. He made the declaration during the swearing-in ceremony of the Read More …

Plateau State Receives Memoranda For Creation Of Chiefdoms, Districts, Village Areas

The government of plateau state has so far received forty-seven (47) memoranda for the creation of chiefdoms, districts and village areas in the state. The scope of the memoranda covers six hundred and fifty-five (655) districts, as well as four thousand two hundred and eighty-nine (4,299) village areas. Governor Simon Lalong disclosed this, while receiving the Read More …