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Nwodo calls for urgent action to quench Ochanja, Onitsha market fire

Nwodo calls for urgent action to quench Ochanja, Onitsha market fire   Ochanja By Francis Onyeukwu Onitsha (Anambra), Oct. 18, 2019 The President of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief John...

Health summit: minister urges improved action to tackle maternal mortality

Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire says Nigeria will accelerate its efforts to reduce maternal deaths. Enahire spoke at the “Future of Health Conference...

Zimbabwean gov’t considers action against arbitrary price hikes by businesses —...

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Friday that his government would be forced to take action against businesses found wantonly increasing prices beyond...

FAO calls for action to end malnutrition, hunger

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has advocated for proactive action to enhance access to healthy and affordable diets, to end malnutrition and...

Buhari’s rumoured wedding: An urgent call for action against fake news

“If you incessantly repeat a lie, the lie would become reality,” says Joseph Goebbels, German Nazi politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda from 1933...

Activist urges joint action against electoral fraud, corruption

Mr Idris Miliki, Executive Director, Conscience for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution (CHRCR), has called for joint action between electoral stakeholders to address...

Buhari advocate tougher action against sexual abuse

President Muhammadu Buhari says that stricter laws are needed to prevent girls from being abused in schools across the country. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s...

First Lady calls for urgent action to protect girl-child against...

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has called for urgent  action to protect the girl child from abuses. Buhari in a tweet on Friday to...

NHRC calls for urgent action to eliminate gender-based violence

The Executive Secretary (ES) National Human Rights Commission Mr Tony Ojukwu on Wednesday called for urgent action to end Sexual and Gender-based Violence...

World Bank urges Lebanon to put new electricity plan into action

(Xinhu/NAN) The World Bank has  urged the Lebanese government to implement its electricity plan to help reduce the country’s budget deficit. The National News...

Buhari calls for urgent action to address sexual harassment against students

First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has called for urgent action to address sexual harassment against students. Buhari made the call during the exclusive screening of...

BOI threatens to take action against master bakers for loans default

The Bank of Industry (BOI), has threatened to take action against some bakers who refused to pay back the loans they got for...

Non-remittance of Funds: Reps C’ttee threatens legal action against oil companies

The House of Representatives has called on major oil companies in Nigeria to ensure the remittance of their contributions to the Nigeria Social...

Federal lawmakers visit collapsed bridge in Ekiti, seeks prompt action

Mr Femi Bamisile, the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA), on Friday led members of the committee on a...

Lagos requires N56bn annually to implement multi-sectoral action on Nutrition

The Lagos State Government required an average investment of N56 billion annually to implement the Multi-sectoral Plan of Action for Nutrition in the state. Mrs...

Adebomi seeks resolution of new minimum wage to avert industry action

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti, Captain Sunday Adebomi (rtd.), has appealed to the Federal Government to resolve all issues...

SDGs: UNGA President urges concerted global action against illicit financial flows

UNGA BY Harrison Arubu United Nations, Oct. 1, 2019 The President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani...

UN envoy urges Syrian stakeholders to take action to build trust,...

Geir Pedersen UN special envoy for Syria on Monday called on all stakeholders in Syria to take action to build trust and...

Go green, or die- Indian students hit streets for more climate...

Hundreds of Indian schoolchildren were on the streets on Friday in a fresh wave of rallies and events demanding action by political...

U.S. urges India to take rapid action to normalise situation in...

(Sputnik/) The United States on Friday called on the Indian Government to curb restrictions on Kashmir that were imposed shortly after New Delhi...

Macron criticises Thunberg over action at UN against France

 French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday criticised teen activist Greta Thunberg for lodging a complaint at the UN against France and four other...

Lagos to intensify action against pollution — LASEPA

Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) says it will intensify action to curb the menace...

Millions of young people to strike for climate action

Millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental...

Huge numbers of young people join unprecedented day of climate action

 Children and teenagers walked out of classes all over the world on Friday to participate in a massive global climate protest. In Sydney and other...