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The Rotary Club International District 9141 is collaborating with Steady Run Club to use marathon as a way of raising further awareness to end the scourge of polio in Nigeria. This came to fore at a media chat where the President of Rotary Club (Port Harcourt Cosmopolitan), Mrs Ibim Semenitari and President of Steady Run, Steady Idisi unveiled the Port...
The Lagos New Century Lions Club, in commemoration of World Diabetes Day, on the 14 of November, has urged government at all levels to create more awareness and mobilise citizens to undergo regular tests in order to reduce rising human fatalities as a result of the disease. Oluwatoyin Omange President of Lagos New Century Lions Club said that calls for...
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is set to spend 25 million dollars (about N9 billion) in Nigeria and some other African countries for youth empowerment in the next few years. Ms Deborah Magid, who is the Director of Software Strategy, IBM Venture Capital Group, stated this at the 21st Century Women and Youth in Innovation Technology themed ‘Turning...
The Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCNN) distributed learning materials to 12 schools across three states of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara respectively. The company’s managing director, Engr Yusuf Haliru Binji disclosed this in its office, and he said the gesture was in continuation of their yearly assistance to host states. According to him, they were not only concerned about their...
The Nigerian Army Artillery Corps on Thursday donated 2,000 treated mosquito nets and offered free medical treatment to Adara community in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The three-day outreach included health education, diabetic screening, dental consultation, eye screening and issuance of eyeglasses. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai said the free medical treatment for the community was...
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) is currently training women in plateau on soft furnishing, bead making, confectioneries, beauty therapy and computer application. The programme under the Basic-National Open Apprentice Scheme (B-NOAS) is currently taking place at the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) and aimed at empowering and bringing the participants out of poverty. Mr Mato Markus, the Coordinator, National Directorate...
The FCT fire service department is planning to introduce safety clubs across schools in the FCT; this was disclosed by The Director of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Fire Service, Assistant Controller General (ACG) Julius Opetunsin. ACG Opetunsin made the statement when he paid a courtesy visit to the Chairman of the FCT Universal Basic Board (UBEB), Dr. Kabiru Matazu,...
Polaris Bank has committed to support breast cancer survivors in Nigeria by hosting 50 of them to an end-of-year party at Sheraton Hotel, Lagos. Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Polaris Bank, Tokunbo Abiru, said the theme for this year’s event, ‘Celebrating Our Pink Heroes’ has shown that love and care should be demonstrated to breast cancer patients and survivors which...
The Federal Government has begun the distribution of cattle feed mills and rice milling machines to increase local rice production and end farmers/herdsmen clashes across the country. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said the move was also to use agricultural wastes in feeding cattle and the larger ruminants. Ogbeh said in Oja Community, Otukpo Council...
Leading Fast Moving Consumers Goods, FMCG, company, Unilever has been endorsed the number one Top Employer in Africa for the fourth time. The recognition was bestowed on the company at the Top Employer Institute award ceremony held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The firm has also been certified as the number one Top Employer in Nigeria,...

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