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The Kano State government says it has arrested 500 beggars for allegedly violating the law that banned street begging in the state. Dr. Zahra’u Muhammad-Umar, State’s Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, disclosed this while repatriating the beggars in Kano out of the state. “Names, local governments, phone numbers of the arrested people have been collected and they would be repatriated back to their various homes and states, while they will be empowered. “People...

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said Sweden has donated 460 million naira towards fighting acute malnutrition in Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe states. The agency in a statement said it has received the contribution from the Swedish International Development to stop acute malnutrition in three states of the Northeast. The statement added that “The contribution will help protect children from other opportunistic infections that may arise from suppressed immune systems and will support the...

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By Ibrahim Abdul’Aziz, Regional Correspondent The Arewa Economic Advancement Campaign (AREA-C) has decried that majority of northerners now go to bed hungry  hence the group  called on northern elites  to brace  up for the looming challenges by addressing   the massive poverty ravaging the region. The group laments that despite the trillions of naira  given to governors of the region from the federation account at regular intervals, ” majority of the region’s citizens go to bed...

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A nongovernmental organization, Mar’atussaliha Orphans and Widows Initiative based in Kano has assisted over two hundred Orphans in Mubi with food and cash which took place at Muslim Council Office, Nasarawa Mubi. The Founder of the organization, Hajiya Khadija Sallao said the organization was formed to assist Orphans and widows considering the situation they use to find themselves having lost their bread winners. “Wealthy individuals in society should use part of their wealth to cater...

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The United Nations is to fifteen million dollars ($15m)  to fight hunger in the North East, Nigeria. A press release by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs quoted the Emergency Relief Chief, Mark Lowcock as saying “a total of 15 million Dollars emergency funding to address rising food insecurity in north-east Nigeria”. The statement added that “the ongoing crisis affecting Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states and the consequences of the COVID-19...

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Senator Aishatu Ahmed Dahiru Binani, senator representing Adamawa Central Senatorial District Assembly on Thursday distributed  12,600 bags of NPK 20-10-10 fertilizer to seven Local Government Areas of her constituency. Seven LGAs representing the Central zone will have one trailer load of 600 bags each, while other 14 LGAs of the Southern and Northern Senatorial District will have 300 bags of the fertilizer each. Binani said the gesture is aimed at helping peasants farmers, stakeholders, elders...

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…Pardons payment defaulters from 2017 to 2019 The Lagos State Government, today, made several changes to the 2018 Land Use Law which generated lots of controversies in the last administration. The government cancelled 2018 Land Use Charge Law, reverted to pre-2018 land use charges but maintained the 2018 valuation, according to the Nation In a press conference, the Commissioner for Finance, Dr Rabiu Olowo said that defaulters of land use payment from 2017 to 2019...

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The United Nations has said a new version of Bob Marley’s iconic song, One Love, is to be released to support children badly affected by COVID-19. According to the organisationa in a report published on Thursday, the initiative is aimed at raising funds for that purpose, adding that the late musician’s family had given its blessings. The fundraising is coming amid warning by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) that an additional 6,000 children could die...

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the African Action Congress (AAC) did not submit its nomination for Sept. 19 Edo Governorship election. The commission said that in spite of the access code provided, AAC did not make use of the dedicated portal designed for political parties for submission of nominations. Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, disclosed this on Sunday in an interview with the...

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Some children on Wednesday urged government at all levels to give increased attention to their well-being especially in the areas of welfare, health and education. The children, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, stated that if supported and encouraged, they would make their families and the nation proud. They said that though they might not understand all the intricacies of COVID-19, they hoped the situation would be addressed to enable...

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