NCC Boss advocates peace for sustainable growth

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Garba Danbatta has emphasized the need for peace and stability in order to achieve sustainable growth and development in Nigeria. He stated this when he paid a courtesy visit to the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, in Kano State North West Nigeria. […]


Obaseki, Ehanire, Kokumo inspect breached medical stores complex, flay looting, destruction

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire and the Edo State Police Commissioner, Johnson Kokumo on Sunday inspected the government warehouse breached on Medical Stores Road, Benin City, storing palliatives and medical supplies.   They were accompanied by the Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comr. Philip Shaibu, Secretary to State […]


IOM Nigeria Flash Report #22: Population Displacement – North West/North Central Nigeria (19 – 25 October 2020)

OVERVIEW The crisis in Nigeria’s North Central and North West zones, which involves long-standing tensions between ethnic and linguistic groups; attacks by criminal groups; and banditry/hirabah (such as kidnapping and grand larceny along major highways) led to fresh wave of population displacement. Latest attacks affected 302 individuals, including 10 injuries and 21 fatalities, in Sabuwa […]


Anambra issues 2020/2021 basic school calendar as first term sets to begin Nov. 16

Awka-Anambra State has released 2020/2021 academic session calendar for Nursery, Primary and Secondary Schools in the state. The new session will commence on Nov. 16. This is contained in a release signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Basic Education, Awka, Mrs Nwabueze Nwankwo. According to the release the first half of the first term […]



October 2020