Mr Edward Kallon, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Statement on Attack Against Civilians in Koshobe, Borno

I am outraged and horrified by the gruesome attack against civilians carried out by non-state armed groups in villages near Borno State capital Maiduguri. Tens of civilians were ruthlessly killed and many others were wounded in this attack. In early afternoon of 28 November, armed men on motorcycles led a brutal attack on civilian men […]


Government Moves to Provide Alternative Power Source for Industries in Anambra

Nnewi-Anambra State Government is consulting a leading private solar energy developing company, Solynta Energy to provide alternative power sources through solar to sustain operations of industrial concerns in the state in order to improve their productivity. While exchanging views with newsmen after a duty tour of facilities at Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company, Nnewi, the Deputy […]


ASPHCDA Collaborates With Partner Agencies to Organise SIPDs

Awka-Anambra State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (ASPHCDA) in collaboration with partner agencies is organising Sub-National Immunisation Plus Days (SIPDs). The event, which commenced from Nov. 28 to end on Dec. 1 was necessitated by recent certification of Nigeria as ‘Polio-Free’ by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Aug. 25. Executive Secretary, ASPHCDA, Dr Chioma Ezenyimulu […]


Physically Challenged Hold Year End Prayers, Call for Establishment of Rights Commission

)-Association of Persons With Physical Disability (ASPWPD), Anambra State Chapter held their 7th Annual prayer summit/end of the year-get-together on Nov. 25. The event was held at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, Amawbia with a theme: “Caring and Sharing’’, taken from the book of Matthews 25:35-46. The Chairman of the Association, Mr Okeke Ernest Ugochukwu urged […]


Boko Haram kills at least 43 farm workers in Nigeria: anti-jihadist militia

MAIDUGURI (Nigeria)— Boko Haram fighters killed at least 43 farm workers and injured six in rice fields near the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Saturday, an anti-jihadist militia said. The assailants tied up the agricultural workers and slit their throats in the village of Koshobe, the militia said. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari condemned the […]


Obaseki parleys Austria Embassy, mulls partnership for solid minerals devt, technical education

The Edo Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has expressed readiness to partner with the Austrian Government in promoting investment in the state’s solid mineral sector and the development of local technical capacity in the sector. The governor said this during a courtesy visit by the Austrian Commercial Counsellor to Nigeria, Mr. Guido Stock, at Government House, […]