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Minister condemns Terrorist attack on humanitarian hub Damasak Borno State

The Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq,  has condemned the terrorists  attack on humanitarian aid facilities and killing of civilians in Damask,  a town around Lake Chad in Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno Sta [...]

Mon, 12 April 2021


How powerful forces stall banks’ eviction from Maitama *7-day ultimatum falls flat *Banks are ‘untouchables’

Exactly one month after the FCT Administration threatened to seal up all banks and other businesses operating along the popular Gana streets in Maitama for violating the Land Use Act, investigations by The Abuja Inquirer reveals that the vacation order may have been stalled due to political exigencies [...]

Sun, 11 April 2021


Ramadan 2021: Look out for new moon, Sultan asks Muslims


The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has advised Nigerian Muslims to look out for the crescent (moon) of Ramadan 1442AH from Monday.

Sultan Abubakar, who is the president of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) gave the directive on Sunday in a statement is [...]

Sun, 11 April 2021


ActionAid trains journalists on budget tracking

In a quest to strengthen the capacity of media practitioners in Nigeria to track budgetary allocation to Ministries Departments and Agencies of government, ActionAid Nigeria has organised a 2-day workshop to ensure budgets are better implemented.

Speaking at the training, Dr. Terfa Abra [...]

Sun, 11 April 2021


Beer palour operators lament police clampdown in Makurdi

Operators of Beer Palour in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, have lamented what they called clampdown on their businesses by the state police command who have insisted that they must close shops by 10pm.

 

 

 

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Sun, 11 April 2021


Vulnerable families to receive food,healthcare packages in Ramadan

 A kano based charity organization A A Zaura Foundation dedicated to supporting the needs of those who are vulnerable has anounced that it will distribute food items along with Covid-19  safety materials to the less privileged on Sunday before the beginning of the fasting month.

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Fri, 09 April 2021


African women task Nigerian appointee on devt of rural women

Women in Africa want the newly appointed appointed Director General of Nigeria's National Centre for Women Development, Dr. Asabe Bashir, to focus on the development of women in rural communities.

 

 

 

Fri, 09 April 2021


Climate change: AMAC stakeholders drilled on sustainable action plan

To help tackle the devastating effects of climate change in the society, the authorities of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) have embraced strategic steps to developing a Sustainable Energy Access And Climate Action Plan (SEACAP) for the Council.

 

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Thu, 08 April 2021


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