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#WorldBreastfeedingwek2019: FG launches ‘Zero Water Campaign’ to promote exclusive breastfeeding

Federal Government of Nigeria has launched #ZeroWaterCampaign as part of the move to promote exclusive breastfeeding for new born babies from 0-6months of infancy in Nigeria. According to Dr Adebimpe Adebiyi, Director, Family Health, Federal Ministry of Health while speaking at the launching in Abuja yesterday, “Currently Nigeria ranks amongst the countries with highest number of stunted babies and malnourished ...

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#StartupNigeria2019: North Central Winner emerges, grabs N2m reward!

Finally, a winner from North Central Zone has emerged for the #StartupNigeria2019 at a Demo Day Event which held at the Ventures Park today, Wednesday 7th of August in Abuja. Agriple, an innovative and entrepreneurship platform led by Vincent Okoro, a young Nigerian Startup whose innovative pitch aims to provide lasting solution to Food Waste in Nigeria, emerged the winner. ...

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NiRA sets to reward High performing websites in Nigeria

The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) has announced the list of companies receiving the NiRA awards for this year. The final selection was made after the shortlisted nominees were voted for by the public on the NiRA website. The award recognises and encourages sites on the internet that carry out activities which show positive images of Nigeria with the ‘.ng’ ...

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Minimum Wage Delay: Oshiomole urges NLC to keep pushing

Former governor of Edo state and present National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has called on organised labour to challenge political leaders to ensure that state resources meet the needs of workers and other Nigerians. Oshiomhole, whos made the call in Abuja at a reception in honour of the Director-General, International Labour Organisation (ILO), Mr Guy ...

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“Your Contributions in the fight against insurgency matter’ NHRC Boss urges MDAs

The Executive Secretary of The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tony Ojukwu Esq has called on Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of Government to brace up to the challenge of contributing their quota in the fight against insurgency in the North East. Ojukwu made this call during a two-day training for MDAs with Protection Mandates in Maiduguri, the Borno State ...

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A4AI Nigeria seeks robust collaboration with relevant stakeholders for vision 2020, ERGP

Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) Nigeria – a coalition advocating for affordable and improved broadband penetration in Nigeria in last five years has reiterated its commitment to seeking robust collaborations with relevant stakeholders in building a responsive Broadband Plan for Nigeria, towards achieving Vision 2020, Government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) and beyond. Dr Ernest Ndukwe speaking during the ...

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“Procure the release of Leah, Grace, others in hostage” CAN to Buhari

The President Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the release of Miss Leah Sharibu, Grace Taku and other hostages in the den of the Boko Haram terrorists. The primary duty of any serious government, according to the CAN President, is the security of lives and property of the governed. CAN said ...

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Gov Ihedioha vows to monitor sanitation exercise in the state

—Says flooding in the city will be dealt with The governor of Imo state, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has kept his promises of keeping the Imo State clean until the state regains its status as the cleanest in the country. The governor gave the assurance, when he flagged off the July sanitation execerise in Owerri, the state capital. He said ...

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Moya, Data Free messaging App set to replace Whatsapp!

South Africa’s Moya Messenger has started plans to enter the Nigerian market with its messaging app that does not require airtime or data to be used by customers. Built and supported by biNu which has a host of other data-free services, the app allows users to send messages to individuals or to a group at no cost to them. According ...

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2019 Ministerial List: ActionAid Nigeria express concern on exclusion of Women, Youths and Persons with Disabilities

ActionAid Nigeria, a human rights and social justice non-governmental organization working to combat poverty and all forms of injustice in Nigeria has expressed disappointment on the number of women in the Ministerial list submitted by President Muhammed Buhari to the National Assembly, the antipoverty organization has described the list as loop-sided and short of meeting the 35% Affirmative Action. Speaking ...

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