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Nigeria Police partners UK, Swiss on anti-kidnap strategies · Participants to learn more and become better officers

In furtherance of the Nigeria Police Force efforts at addressing the current security challenges in the country, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase, on Monday, declared open at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, a counter-kidnap seminar organised by the British High Commission, with the trainers drawn from United Kingdom …

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Shettima constitutes 25 man task force to monitor food supply, distribution, feeding in IDP camps in Borno

By ABDULLAHI ISAH, MAIDUGURI The Borno state Governor Hon. Kashim Shettima has constituted a 25 man Independent Task Force with the mandate of monitoring and evaluating feeding, supply and distribution of food items in all internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in the state. Governor Shettima, in a press statement issued …

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Sokoto Government targets N33b IGR

Sokoto State Government, on Monday said it plans to generate N33 billion from internal revenue sources in 2016, up from the N25 billion target it set in the 2015 fiscal year. The Commissioner of Finance, Alhaji Sa’idu Umar, told newsmen in Sokoto that the government had already adopted measures to …

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Women empowerment:Buhari pledges improved allocation to ministries handling women-related issues

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration will continue to guarantee the economic rights of women by increasing budgetary allocation to projects by Federal Government ministries, agencies and departments specifically targeted at improving the lives of women. Speaking at the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of …

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Maternal health: Mrs. Saraki raises alarm over effects of Zika Virus on pregnant women … Stresses importance of education

Wife of the Senate President, Mrs. Toyin Saraki, has called for increased emphasis on health education through midwives, to protect women in crisis settings by ensuring that they have the knowledge needed to protect themselves and their children. In the same vein, Mrs Saraki also called for more awareness on …

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