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Beware of fraudsters, NDLEA yet to shortlist -Official

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Tuesday warned the public against fraudsters and scammers claiming to have shortlisted candidates for the...

NCC commited to end use of pre-registered SIM cards in Nigeria...

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is committed to clamping down on the sale and usage of pre-registered SIM cards in the...

MTN Nigeria transforms 510 communities in 454 LGAs — Official

The MTN, Nigeria Plc, a multi-national telecom provider, says it has transformed 510 communities in about 454 local government areas in the country. Mr...

PCN seals 571 pharmacies, patent medicine stores in Bauchi – Official

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) said on Friday that it had sealed 571 pharmacies and patent medicine stores in Bauchi, for various...

UNDP’s agricultural intervention programme will boost rice production in Nigeria –...

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said that its intervention in the agricultural sector would boost rice production in Nigeria. Mrs Rhoda Dia, the...

Early presentation, vital in mental health cure – Official

Presentation By Christian Njoku Dr Theo Onyeukwu, the acting Head of Clinical Services, Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital, Calabar, says early presentation of mental health challenge is...

Road construction disrupts water supply in Lagos – Official

The Lagos State Water Cooperation (LWC) has ascribed the activities of road construction to the challenge of water supply in Apapa, Lagos. The Manager,...

FG’s Cash Transfer: 33, 348 households benefit in Kogi- Official

Mrs Falilat Abdulrazaq, the Head of Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Unit in Kogi, said on Wednesday that no fewer than 33, 348 indigent...

Insurgency affects over 300 health workers, 60 facilities in Yobe –...

The Yobe Government says more than 300 health workers and 60 health facilities have been affected by activities of insurgents in the state. The...

Adventist Church sponsors 350 free surgeries in Eastern region-Official

The National Council of Eastern Nigeria Adventists (NACENA) says it has sponsored no fewer than 350 free surgeries within four years in South...

Niger water board generates N12m monthly -Official

The Niger State Water Board now generates an average of N12 million every month, an official disclosed on Saturday in Minna. The Assistant General Manager,...

MTN Foundation awards scholarship to 6,000 students – Official

The MTN Foundation has awarded scholarship worth N200,000 per session to 6,000 students of science and technology in some secondary schools across the country. The...

NEMA starts distribution of 226 trucks of fertilisers to Benue farmers-...

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Thursday commenced the distribution of 226 trucks of fertilisers for disaster victims in Benue. Dr Martins Ejike, the...

Zimbabwe to introduce new currency in November — Official

  The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe is to introduce a new currency in November, a...

Six inmates of Correctional Service, Abeokuta,await universities’ admission- Official

The Controller, Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS), Abeokuta, Ogun, Mrs Violet Ogbebor, says six inmates who studied under the Borstal Training Institution (BTI), are now...

NHIS account not compromised — Official

National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), on Sunday, dismissed allegations that the organisation’s account was hacked for fraudulent operation by staff of Clearline International Limited,...

Man-made indiscipline responsible for pollution — Official

The Permanent Secretary, Lagos Ministry of the Environment, Mrs Ronke Adeneye, says man-made indiscipline is largely responsible for the environmental pollution being experienced...

Emergence of event centres taking toll on National Theatre — Official

The spokesman for the management of National Art Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, Mr Steve Ogundele, has said that the emergence of event centres across...

NOSDRA preparing report on pipeline fire in Rivers — Official

Dr Cyrus Nkangwung, the South-South Zonal Director, National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), says the agency is preparing its report on the...

Iran to inaugurate 27 new petrochemical complexes by 2022 – Official

(Sputnik/) Iran plans to inaugurate 27 new petrochemical complexes by 2022 in an effort to expand and diversify the sector’s production capabilities, according...

Kebbi is committed to improving health indices of women, children –...

Dr Abubakar Kaoje, Executive Secretary, Kebbi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, says the state government is committed to improving maternal, newborn and...

More women accessing antenatal care services in Kebbi – Official

Dalijan Primary Healthcare Centre, Gwandu Local Government Area of Kebbi is recording massive turn out of pregnant women for antenatal care services, says the...

ECOWAS to prioritise investment in border security, tackle drug trafficking —...

The ECOWAS Commission says it will continue to prioritise investment in border security to promote sustainable peace and tackle drug trafficking in the...

Aerial control of migratory pest to resume in Gombe on Wednesday:...

The Gombe State Government says aerial control of migratory pests in the state would resume on Wednesday. Mr Umar Malala, Director of Produce and Pest...