UNICEF identifies 240,000 out-of-school children in 3 LGAs in Zamfara

By Abubakar Ahmed The United Nation Children Education Fund (UNICEF) said it had identified 240,560 out-of-school children in three Local Government Areas of the state.uu The affected local government areas are Bukkuyum, Maradun and Zurmi The Chief of UNICEF in charge of Sokoto Field office, Mohameden Fall disclosed this on Friday in Zurmi at the…

Minister Adeosun, Saraki, Dogara, Accountant General in N10 billion fraud scandal

Nigerian taxpayers need to know this. Their representatives at the National Assembly, led by Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have just illegally received and shared a hefty N10billion from the national treasury. The money is not part of the obscene N125billion appropriated for the federal legislature in the…

This is the time to invest in Nigeria, Udoma tells Investors in London

With economic policy initiatives yielding positive results coupled with a stable political climate, this is the right time to invest in Nigeria, Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, told participants at the UK-Nigeria Trade and Investment Forum in London. Senator Udoma who was speaking at the plenary session of the Forum said…

With FirstBank, Back to School Shouldn’t Be Back to Worries

“We remain committed to driving relevance, ease and convenience for all our customers using our array of banking products and services. As the new school term begins, customers can be assured of sending their children and wards back to school with ease”…Folake Ani-Mumuney, Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, First Bank of Nigeria Limited Four…

Malaria

Kenya is likely to achieve the UN target of total malaria eradication by 2030 as the government and bilateral partners roll out robust interventions to contain the disease, officials said on Wednesday. The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Sicily Kariuki,  said Kenya has the potential to achieve the vision of malariafree status subject to robust investments in diagnostic…

Court orders substituted service of fraud charge on Uwajeh

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has granted an order seeking to serve criminal summons by pasting them at the residence of a self-acclaimed United Kingdom based private investigator, Victor Uwajeh in Asokoro, Abuja. Justice John Tsoho, gave the order on Wednesday, following an application made to that effect by counsel to the Federal Government, Mr Aminu…

Air

Ninety-five per cent of the world’s population breathe air polluted above the levels that the World Health Organisation (WHO) deemed safe. The report of a research by the Moscow-based Health Effects Institute stated on Tuesday that the air pollution contributed to millions of deaths in 2016. “Based on these data and knowledge of the populations in each…