• Malaria: Bauchi State Government to distribute 56,000 treated nets

    Malaria: Bauchi State Government to distribute 56,000 treated nets

    According to reports, the Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Malaria said it would distribute 56,120 long-lasting insecticide-treated nets across 340 health facilities.

    The Executive Secretary of the agency, Dr Mansur Dada, stated this on Tuesday while briefing newsmen on the exercise in Bauchi.

    According to Dada, the distribution is a collaboration between the state Government, the National Malaria Elimination Initiative and Global funds in its continuous efforts to combat malaria.

    Dada said: “Any pregnant woman that attends […]

  • Cross River SUBEB to distribute textbooks, vehicles, chairs to primary schools

    Cross River SUBEB to distribute textbooks, vehicles, chairs to primary schools

    According to reports, the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in Cross River, has taken delivery of 75,000 textbooks and 17,200 plastic furniture for distribution to Primary Schools in the state.

    The state Executive Chairman of SUBEB, Dr Stephen Odey, made the disclosure on Monday in Calabar while briefing newsmen on the activities of the board.

    He said that apart from the textbooks and chairs, the board also received four Hilux vehicles and a Prado Jeep for effective monitoring of schools across […]

  • Governor El-Rufai to distribute 20,000 free prepaid metres

    Governor El-Rufai to distribute 20,000 free prepaid metres

    Governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State would flag-off the distribution of 20,000 electricity prepaid metres for customers in the state.

    This is contained in a statement issued by the company’s Head, Corporate Communication, Mr Abdulazeez Abdullahi, and made available on Monday in Kaduna.

    Abdullahi said the metres are part of the 50,000 the Kaduna Electric metres earmarked for distribution in its franchise states of Kaduna, Sokoto, Zamfara and Kebbi.

    “After the successful flag-off of the mass deployment of 50,000 prepaid smart metres in […]

  • Muslim cleric, daughter allegedly distribute poisonous ‘akara’ to beggars in Lagos

    Muslim cleric, daughter allegedly distribute poisonous ‘akara’ to beggars in Lagos

    A 50-year-old Muslim cleric, Mohammed Yusuf, and daughter, Salamat, 18, were on Tuesday arraigned at a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly distributing poisoned “akara’’, a local snack, to beggars.

    The Yusufs, who are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and attempted murder, were alleged to have inserted needles in the snack before giving them to beggars.

    The Prosecuting State Counsel, Barr. Ben Ekundayo, told the court that the defendants committed the offences on Aug. 5 at about 2 p.m. at Offin […]

  • This Guy’s Job is to Distribute Condoms at the 2016 Rio Olympics

    This Guy’s Job is to Distribute Condoms at the 2016 Rio Olympics

    The Rio Olympics in far South Africa, Brazil has made massive provisions for condoms in order to provide safe s*x and prevent unwanted pregnancies.

    The Olympics have gotten the reputation of being quite a sexed up affair, and the Rio Olympics are looking to be no exception.

    Pictures have been circulating on social media of Eric. Eric’s job is to walk around the Olympics with a big sack of condoms handing them out to athletes.

    The International Olympic Committee for Rio 2016 has […]

  • Shettima, IOM and Dangote distribute relief materials to 22,500 IDPs

    Shettima, IOM and Dangote distribute relief materials to 22,500 IDPs

    The International Organisation for Migration in Nigeria has disclosed that they have provided essential relief household items, which include blankets, toiletry and cooking pots to about 22,500 people in the recently accessible town of Bama in Bama local government area of Borno State.

    In a statement released yesterday, IOM, stated that the relief distribution was kicked off by Governor Shettima of Borno State, assisted by a representative from the Dangote Foundation and the IOM head of sub office.

    The relief items were […]