47m Nigerians still practicing open defecation -UNICEF

From Ahmed Idris Birnin Kebbi The UNICEF has said that forty seven million Nigerians are still practicing open defecation. Speaking at a two-day workshop on media dialogue on sanitation: “Clean Nigeria, Use the Toilet Campaign”, UNICEF Specialist, Mr. Bioye Ogunjobi said that Nigeria ranks second among countries practicing open defecation globally. He More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa: CISLAC, Nigerian women decry gender discrimination

By Musa Adamu The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and Women in Nigeria (WiN) have condemned what the termed the ongoing unfair and undemocratic agitations to undermine the nation’s emerging More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Dogara holds special Ramadan prayers for Nigeria

By Umar Muhammad Puma Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has joined Muslim faithful to offer prayers to God in a special Ramadan session he hosted in the House of Representatives, for wisdom More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Gov. Gaidam swears in new local council chairmen

From Uche Uche, Damaturu. Yobe State Governor, Alh. Ibrahim Gaidam has sworn-in seventeen local government management committee chairmen following the expiration of the tenure of the elected councils and their subsequent More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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NAPTIP urges stronger partnerships in fight against human trafficking

Nosa Akenzua, Asaba National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has sued for collaborative efforts against human trafficking. Dame Julie Okah-Donli, Director -General of the Agency who made More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Benue Police launches new operation to end killings

From Uche Nnorom, Makurdi Benue State Police Command yesterday launched ‘Operaton Puff Adder’, OPA to curb the increasing crime wave in the State. The new Police Commissioner Garba Mukkadas who performed the More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Army foils communal clash in Delta

From Nosa Akenzua, Asaba Blood bath amidst communal clash in Koko community, Delta State, was on Tuesday averted by military taskforce in the area. It was gathered that the 19 Battalion of the Nigeria Army in Koko More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Aviation union pickets NCAA, demands removal of DG

From Suleiman Idris, Lagos Unions in the Nigerian aviation industry yesterday made real the threat to paralyse activities of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) over alleged Ministerial interference in More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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NATFORCE DG commends Buhari over Executive Order on fire arms

By Paul Efong, Abuja The National Taskforce to Combat Illegal Importation of Small Arms, Ammunitions, Light, Chemical Weapons and monitoring of oil Pipeline vandalism(NATFORCE)and the President Importers Association More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Yobe to spend additional N6.19bn on cargo airport

From Uche Uche, Damaturu. Yobe state Executive Council has approved the sum of N6.19 billion for the upgrade of the design and bill of quantities for the completion of the state International Cargo Airport, Damaturu. The More...