CSOs, media hold dialogue on SPP implementation in Yobe

October 12, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) in collaboration with Save the Children International (SCI) with the support of European Union (EU) Monday held civil society and media exploratory dialogue towards partnership for social protection policy implementation and governance in yobe state. The conflict adviser, CISLAC Salaudeen Hashim, said the  exploratory dialogue between civil society and Media would help to Read More

Olubadan, Soun, other Yoruba monarchs reject secession

September 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Prominent traditional rulers in the six states of the South-west geo-political zone have enjoined all Yoruba sons and daughters to embrace peace and eschew acts that can lead to the disintegration of Nigeria. The royal fathers, who are the custodians of Yoruba culture and tradition, also kicked against violent agitations for the secession of Yorubaland from the rest of Nigeria. Read More

No money to buy food in Nigeria, Buhari’s Minister admits

August 23, 2021 John Oba 0

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono has has raised concern over the low purchasing power of Nigerians, saying unemployment is Nigeria’s biggest challenge not food insecurity as Nigeria’s food production has improved and gained international recognition. Nanono said the country may produce enough food to eat but people still sleep with hunger because they do not Read More

3.4bn world population suffer hunger, malnourished – Expert

August 19, 2021 John Oba 0

An expert, the Head Agriculture Division, ECOWAS Commission, Dr. Mr Ernest Aubee, has said half of the world’s population are not well fed, while 3.4 billion suffer hunger, malnutrition and obesity. Aubee made the assertion recently during an online presentation on the `Agro-ecology way to ensuring food security and sustaining the environment’, organised by Journalists Go Organic Initiative. He described Read More

Constituency restoration: Suswam lauds Igbawua

August 14, 2021 Editor 0

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Power, Senator Gabriel Suswam, has commended the immediate-past Chief Commissioner of the Public Complaints Commission (PCC), Honourable Chille Igbawua, over his relentless commitment in the struggle for the actualisation of the restoration of Mbagwa and Mata state constituency in Benue state. Senator Suswam, who represents Benue North East senatorial district of Benue state, stated this Read More

Secession agitations: Address hunger, injustice, Okorocha tells leaders

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Imo state and Senator representing Imo West, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has called on Nigerian leaders at all levels to quickly address the issues of hunger and injustice for the agitators of secession to stop. For him, the former Senate President Ken Nnamani, has also demanded restructuring in the country to address what he called injusticeswhich responsible for Read More

Humanitarian ministry: Reaching the needy through people-focused programmes

July 9, 2021 AMSON BENJAMIN 0

In line with its mandate and in fulfillment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s policy of lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years, the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has continued to implement impactful programmes that have trickle down effects on the ordinary Nigerians. BENJAMIN SAMSON writes. One of the programmes of the Federal Read More

Secession will cause hunger, suffering – Oluwo

June 2, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba AbduRasheed Adewale Akanbi, Wednesday said the call for secession will not bring any development except hunger and suffering. He stated that some of the agitators are using it to accrue wealth from international community as he warned youth against being used to cause chaos in the country. Oluwo spoke at the launching of Osun Youth Read More

May 29: APC government a failure, minority Reps declare

May 28, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

As Nigeria yet achieves another anniversary of the return to democratic governance (May 29), Minority Caucus of the House of Representatives has, after its claimed stock taking of the performance of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration, declared it a failure.  The caucus in its assessment, said “with the government’s failure to check worsening insecurity and mass killing of citizens; Read More

Issues in using technology to halt the spread of hunger

April 20, 2021 Editorial IV 0

With the problem of hunger exacerbating in most developing countries of the world and the clamour by international organisations for introduction of technology to counter the menace and malnutrition, JOHN OBA, reports on how technology can rescue the situation. Hunger The problem of hunger is a serious issue that has got the world leader’s attention as UN statistic revealed that Read More