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  • General NewsFoundation pays school fees of indigent pupils, supports women’s businesses

    Foundation pays school fees of indigent pupils, supports women’s businesses

    Hope Raisers Global Foundation (HRGF), a non-governmental NGO, has paid school fees to no fewer than 50 indigent pupils in commemoration of the birthday of its member of the board of trustees, Mr. Mitchell Okpu. The Founder of the foundation, Mrs Angonimi David-Imeh, disclosed this on Friday while celebrating Okpu’s birthday with no fewer than 500 children at Waru community…

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  • General NewsClean water is fundamental to human health – former Minister of Power

    Clean water is fundamental to human health – former Minister of Power

    The former Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, says clean and abundant freshwater is fundamental and necessary to human health in every country. Nebo, the Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the University on the Niger, Anambra, who was the Chairman of the occasion, made the remark in Nsukka on Friday during the 3rd International Conference on Water in Africa (ICWA). It was…

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  • General NewsWaterAid, partners, inaugurate female WASH facility in Bwari school

    WaterAid, partners, inaugurate female WASH facility in Bwari school

    WaterAid Nigeria in collaboration with its partners, inaugurated a female Water and Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) facility at LEA Primary School, Tudun-fulani, Bwari Area Council, Abuja. The Country Director, WaterAid, Mrs Evelyn Mere, speaking on the project, said the event was in commemoration of the 2024 World Water Day. This year’s theme is ‘Water for Peace.’ She said the organisation, with…

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  • economyGlobal child deaths drop to 4.9m in 2022– UN report

    Global child deaths drop to 4.9m in 2022– UN report

    The number of children who died before their fifth birthday has reached a historic low, dropping to 4.9 million in 2022. This is according to the latest estimates released on Wednesday by the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the global under-five mortality rate declined by 60 percent,…

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  • General NewsInsecurity, killings may trigger scarcity of husbands in Southeast – Commission

    Insecurity, killings may trigger scarcity of husbands in Southeast – Commission

    Restiveness and killings in Anambra and the southeast geopolitical zone in general will deny women the opportunity to have spouses. The declaration was made in the report of the Anambra Truth, Justice, and Peace Commission (ATJPC), the Executive Summary of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Awka. It noted that restiveness and…

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  • PoliticsIWD: Senate Leader expresses concern over weak investment in women

    IWD: Senate Leader expresses concern over weak investment in women

    The Senate Leader, Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele, has raised concern over weak investment in the capacity of women in Nigeria, which, according to him, has hindered the possibility of achieving the fifth agenda item of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Bamidele made this known in a statement in Abuja in a message to mark the 2024 International Women’s Day. “In spite…

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  • educationVarsity seeks to bridge entrepreneurship gap among students

    Varsity seeks to bridge entrepreneurship gap among students

    Prof. Clement Kolawole, Acting Vice-Chancellor, Trinity University, Yaba, says the institution is researching ways to further bridge the gap in entrepreneurship skills among students. Kolawole said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos. He said that the institution, established in 2019, had identified a gap in the area of entrepreneurship, noting that…

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  • General NewsWorld NGO Day: Foundation seeks more support for NGOs

    World NGO Day: Foundation seeks more support for NGOs

    The Child and Youth Protection Foundation (CYPF) has appealed to the Federal Government to continue to support non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and shelve its plans to regulate them. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, the National Coordinator of CYPF, Mr. Kolawole Olatosimi, gave the advice on Tuesday while commemorating 2024 World NGO Day. NAN reports that World…

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    Lagos advocates collaboration with diplomatic communities to achieve SDGs

    Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, Deputy Governor of Lagos State, has called for the collaboration of High Commissions and Development Partners to successfully achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hamzat made the call during a meeting with members of High Commissions and Development Partners in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Tuesday. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the SDGs’ 17 goals include…

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