Tag: People

Hundreds Scoop Fuel at Tanker Accident Scene

Henry Solomon- June 8, 2021

Hundreds of people have put their lives at risk this evening scooping fuel from tanker accident around Kawo area of Kaduna metropolis. The driver of ... Read More

Impact of COVID-19: Poor People in Africa to Increase by 49.2m in 2021 -AfDB

Henry Solomon- July 7, 2020

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says the number of extreme poor people could increase by 34 million and 49.2 million due to the COVID-19 pandemic ... Read More

6 Kidnapped Kuje Residents Rescued – Police Confirms

Henry Solomon- October 16, 2019

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has confirmed the rescue of six out of the 10 persons abducted last week by unknown gunmen at ... Read More

Create opportunities for entrepreneurial skills in young people – ILO tells Nigeria

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 2, 2019

The International Labour Organisation (ILO), on Friday, urged the Nigerian Government to create opportunities for entrepreneurial skills development to enable young persons to meet challenges ... Read More

672m People Affected with Obesity Globally – FAO

Henry Solomon- December 4, 2018

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has raised the alarm over what it termed “fastest rising incidences of obesity in African”, noting that an estimated ... Read More

Luxury Brands, Status Symbols May Deter New Friendships, UM Study Shows

Henry Solomon- August 23, 2018

Designer clothes, expensive watches and luxury cars that convey high status might actually deter new friends as people usually want to be friends with ones ... Read More

Foundation Begins Baseline Survey for Persons With Albinism

Henry Solomon- April 23, 2018

The Albino Foundation (TAF) on Monday said it has commenced two weeks baseline survey for Persons With Albinism (PWA) across the country. The President of ... Read More

Nike Okundaye Describes The Healing Effects of Art Works on People

Henry Solomon- April 16, 2018

Mrs. Nike Okundaye, Founder, Nike Art Gallery in Lagos on Monday advised the public to always display art works in their homes for their therapeutic ... Read More

Kebbi State Governor Orders Relocation Of Households Affected By Flood

Henry Solomon- September 12, 2017

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has directed the state Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to relocate 100 households affected by flooding in Dole-Kaina Area of Dandi ... Read More

Saraki Condoles With Families Of Victims Of Anambra Massacre

Henry Solomon- August 6, 2017

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed deep sadness over the massacre that occurred at St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Anambra State on ... Read More

Abuja Residents Laud FCTA For Clearing Drainage Systems

Henry Solomon- August 3, 2017

Some Abuja residents on Thursday commended the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) for clearing drainage systems to prevent erosion and flooding in the metropolis. The ... Read More

UN Projection: Nigeria To Become 3rd Most Populous Country In The World

Henry Solomon- June 21, 2017

Nigeria is projected to be the world’s third most populous country by the year 2050, according to a report released by the UN Department of ... Read More

Cultural Group In Adamawa Celebrates Day After Liberation From Boko Haram

Henry Solomon- April 2, 2017

The people of Kamwe of Michika in Adamawa on Sunday marked their cultural day in celebration of the defeat of Boko Haram and  return of ... Read More

World Happiness Report 2017: Nigeria Ranked 6th In Africa

Henry Solomon- March 20, 2017

Nigeria has been ranked 6th in Africa in the latest World Happiness Report of 2017 and 95th in the World. The Report, ranks 155 countries ... Read More

Dangers In The Act of Eating While Driving

Henry Solomon- September 2, 2016

Eating while driving comes with its own dangers of causing road accidents. The Federal Road Safety Corps pointed the importance of understand the dangers associated ... Read More

EFCC Advises Looters ‘Vomit What You Stole’

Henry Solomon- June 30, 2016

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has advised treasury looters both past and present to ``vomit’’ what they stole in the interest of justice ... Read More

18 Lions Caged After Killing 3 In India

Henry Solomon- June 15, 2016

A pride of 18 endangered Asiatic lions that killed three people has been caught and caged in western India, officials said Tuesday. The lions were ... Read More

People With Albinism Risk Extinction In Malawi – UN Official

Henry Solomon- May 4, 2016

The United Nations says people with albinism in Malawi are at risk of ``systemic extinction’’ due to relentless attacks fueled by superstitions. Ikponwosa Ero, UN ... Read More

3.2bn At Risk Of Malaria Globally As Mosquito Resistance To Insecticides Grows – WHO

Henry Solomon- April 25, 2016

The World Health Organisation (WHO), has said that about 3.2 billion people remained at risk to malaria attack globally. This is contained in a report ... Read More

Only 8 States Have Records of The Poor & Vulnerable In FG’s Database – Ministry of Finance Report

Henry Solomon- April 20, 2016

Only eight states have captured their poor and vulnerable on the Federal Government's Single Register database, a report of the Ministry of Finance has shown. ... Read More