NBA, UNHCR, NIMC to enroll 99,000 IDPs in e-identity card across Nigeria

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Wednesday says it has commenced national e-identity cards registration of 100,000 displaced persons in Borno. Its Country Representative, Antonio Kayangola, made the disclosure at the inauguration of the pilot phase of the National Identification Number (NIN) and national e-identification registration in Maiduguri. Kayangola said that the exercise was in … Continue reading NBA, UNHCR, NIMC to enroll 99,000 IDPs in e-identity card across Nigeria

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LAPO empower 38 health specialists workers, volunteers on cancer detention

In view of helping society educating the public on earlier detention and screening of cancer diseases. A non-governmental organisation, Lift Above Poverty Organisation, on Wednesday said it had trained 58 community health workers and volunteers on cancer screening. It also said that the training, which was facilitated by experts from the Nigerian Medical Association, Society … Continue reading LAPO empower 38 health specialists workers, volunteers on cancer detention

N36bn dole out by Dangote Foundation to malnutrition intervention plan — CEO

The Dangote Foundation on Wednesday said it would commit N36 billion to implement its malnutrition intervention plan in Nigeria from January 2018. The Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation, Zouera Youssoufou, who made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna, said 13 states would benefit from the intervention plan in the … Continue reading N36bn dole out by Dangote Foundation to malnutrition intervention plan — CEO

Full List Of Nominees: Golden Globe Awards

The nominees in key categories for the 75th Golden Globe Awards were announced Monday in Beverly Hills. The awards ceremony will take place on January 7. The Shape of Water led with seven nominations, followed by The Post and Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri with six nominations each and Lady Bird with four nominations. Scroll … Continue reading Full List Of Nominees: Golden Globe Awards

NGO gives bursary to 100 students in Osun

Giving back to the society -The Asiwaju Yinka Fasuyi Foundation (AYFF) will today hold its maiden yearly presentation of bursary for WAEC fees to 100 students from 20 selected public secondary schools across the six local councils of Ijesaland. The event, according to a statement signed by Olawale Fasoranti, on behalf of Asiwaju Yinka Fasuyi … Continue reading NGO gives bursary to 100 students in Osun

Failure of Africa to fully realise its potential has earned it scorn –Walter Carrington

A former American Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Walter Carrington (OFR), has said that the failure of Africa to fully realise its potential has earned it scorn rather than respect in the comity of nations. The outspoken diplomat noted that the failure of the continent’s leaders to guarantee socio-political development was robbing it of an enviable … Continue reading Failure of Africa to fully realise its potential has earned it scorn –Walter Carrington

FG set to train 289 Nigerian cadets in Egypt, UK

The Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme graduate of 289 Nigerian cadets are due to resume sea time training aboard ocean- going vessels in the United Kingdom and Egypt. The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, said this on the sidelines of the G-7 Group of Friends of the Gulf of Guinea meeting, … Continue reading FG set to train 289 Nigerian cadets in Egypt, UK