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Some residents of Barnawa area of Kaduna metropolis have expressed their happiness over the dualisation of road linking Barnawa to various parts of the state by the state Government. In a chat with Invicta news correspondent Uwaiya Benedict the Former officials of the Barnawa ward Alhaji Mohammed Bello Musa and a former Vice Councilor in […]

UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr Natalia Kanem, will be on an official visit to Nigeria from Nov. 24 to Nov. 28 to renew the fund’s support for sexual and reproductive health and rights of women, girls in the country. The information is in a statement issued by UNFPA’s Media […]

The Federal government says its transport subsidy payment of 5,000 naira to the vulnerable would be transferred digitally for a minimum period of six months and a maximum of 12 months. This, the government noted, will happen after the removal of fuel subsidy in June 2022 to give people time to adjust. Minister of Finance, […]

At least 45 people, including 12 children, have died after a bus crashed and caught fire in western Bulgaria. According to reports, the incident happened on a motorway near the village of Bosnek, south-west of the capital Sofia. The bus was registered in North Macedonia and was carrying tourists returning from Turkey. Reports says that […]

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has warned against excessive use of antibiotics, saying the practice can end up killing good bacteria and creating resistance to antimicrobials medicines. The Director General of NCDC, Dr Ifedayo Adetifa, gave the warning on Monday in Abuja, at an Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) policy dialogue to commemorate World Antibiotics […]

A Permanent Commissioner, Kaduna State Peace Commission, Barrister Rebecca Sako-John, has described the choice of Chikun and Kajuru Local Government as pilot areas for the establishment of early warning; early response (EWER) collaborative Forum and community safety partners as a step in the right direction in reducing communal violent conflicts. She disclosed this in an interview […]

The project officer of a Civil Society Organization, the WE YOU Project, Hannatu Ahuwan says there is no true development and democracy in any society without the inclusion of young people, women in spaces of governance. She stated this at the focus of a three-day policy and manifesto dialogue held by Legal Awareness for Nigerian […]

Nigeria has introduced the use of test kits to stop mother-child HIV/syphilis transmission as the country plans to distribute four million test kits in 2022, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced. According to the UN health agency, dual test kits, which cost less than one dollar, are now available for pregnant women to stem […]

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says deliberate efforts must be made to prepare the children and youth of Nigeria to become the desired leaders of tomorrow. He stated that such efforts must include involving them in governance and expanding the democratic space to accommodate many young people. Gbajabiamila, made the remarks at […]

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it is working towards providing a befitting learning centre for over 3000 out-of- school children at the Ukpam Internally Displaced People’s (IDP) camp in Guma Local Government Area of Benue. UNICEF Chief Field Officer, Dr Ibrahim Conteh, stated this in Ukpam while fielding questions from journalists after a monitoring […]


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