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Thursday, January 17, 2019
Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, and his Delta State counterpart, Ifeanyi Okowa, have sought support for the widows and dependents of fallen heroes, who died defending Nigeria. Akeredolu made the appeal at the Christian service held in commemoration of the 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration, Akure. The Governor, represented by his deputy, Mr Agboola Ajayi, said, “in as...
BlossomNigeria would like to commend Princess Akhere Aghedo-Akran who lots of Nigerians say has no doubt become Nigeria`s Mother Teresa. Though married to the royal Akran family in Badagry area of Lagos, the destitute home at Oko-Oba, Ebutte Metta, Lagos, has become her second home as she uses the place to take care of over 3,000 displaced northerners who...
A United Kingdom (UK) based consulting firm, ‘These Executive Minds’ (TEXEM), has recognised some Nigerians for their contributions in different field of endeavours. Chair of TEXEM, UK, Dr Alim Abubakre, said that the award is the firm’s way of inspiring others to ‘raise their game’ as well as encourage distinguished individuals who have gone above their call of duty...
The Edo State Government has charged entrepreneurs in the state to develop bankable business plans for their enterprises to enable them access the numerous grant opportunities to scale their operations. Speaking at the training held at Idia College in Benin City, Commissioner for Wealth Creation, Cooperatives and Employment, Honourable Emmanuel Usoh, said the session was organised as part of...
Over the years, there has been concern over low enrolment of girls and poor school attendance in Northern Nigeria which led to a number of interventions, including the Enrolment Drive Campaign (EDC) which has become an annual event aimed at encouraging parents and community members to send their school-age-children to school. Enrolment Drive is also noted to be one of...
First Bank of Nigeria Limited has restated its determinations in supporting schools with their business requirements to promote preparations for the school year, through its array of educational based products and solutions. The Bank said its collections of products are targeted at enabling schools to acquire their required educational facilities to boost the continued expansion of their schools whilst...
Funmi Ogundare reports that considering the abuse, exploitation, discrimation and stigmatization faced by physically challenged children, a non-governmental organisation; Iyaniwura Children Care Foundation has decided to offer this group of people an opportunity to live. According to the report, in Nigeria, the condition of physically challenged children and even those from less privileged backgrounds attracts little or no attention. As...
A non-profit organisation, Teach-for-Nigeria (TFN) has expanded its programme to the northern part of the country to boost education in the marginalised areas. The transformational programme, which kicked-off in 2017 in Lagos and Ogun States, has now been extended to Kaduna, following the organisation’s partnership agreement with the state government to place teachers in high-need primary schools across the state....
As part of Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited’s yearly Employee Volunteering (EV) activities in the community, the bank recently held a beach clean-up activity. Coordinated by the bank’s property team, the activity was done in collaboration with the Lekki Urban Forest and Animal Sanctuary Initiative (LUFASI), an environment advocacy organisation led by Nigeria’s renowned environmentalist, Desmond Majekodunmi. The event held at...
LAGOS State government said it has launched a reality television programme to showcase the efforts and strategies of emergency management agencies before, during and after rescue operations, with the view to deepening safety of lives and properties in the state. The State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Kehinde Bamigbetan, disclosed this while addressing a press conference at the Bagauda...

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