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Dogara provides free medical services to 15,000 in Bauchi

Bauchi Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has provided free medical treatment to over 15,000 patients across the 20 local government areas of Bauchi state. The programme is being carried out by a non-governmental, medical organisation, Doctors On The Move Africa. Some of the services rendered included patients’ consultations and drugs, diabetics and […]

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OGP process and quest for achieving SDGs in Nigeria

If effectively implemented, the Open Government Partnership (OGP) process will make governance more participatory, transparent and accountable in African countries like Nigeria as enshrined in Goal 16 of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ADAM ALQALI reports Launched in September 2011 by 8 countries of the world and guided by the four key principles […]

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Bindow raises 6-man probe panel on Numan, Demsa crises

By Ibrahim Abdul’Aziz Yola Governor of Adamawa state, Muhammadu Bindow Jibrilla, has appointed a six-man Commission of Inquiry on the recent crises in Numan and Demsa local government areas of the state. This was contained in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Ahmad Sajoh, yesterday in Yola, the state capital, indicating […]

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Avoid sensational headlines, journalists urged

By Binta Shama Abuja Acting Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, Mrs. oti Ovrawah, has challenged journalists to avoid sensational headlines and be objective in their coverage of important issues the Commission “is working on.” She gave the charge yesterday at a press conference on the “Media Consultation Draft on the North East Human Rights Assessment […]

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Lebanese PM puts resignation on hold

Beirut – Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced on Wednesday that he was putting his resignation on hold to give way for more consultations, nearly three weeks after he unexpectedly announced he was stepping down. It was a quick reversal – a day after his return to Lebanon – and a likely embarrassment to Saudi […]