• Unidentified Hoodlums invade Abuja IDPs camp and steal relief materials

    Unidentified Hoodlums invade Abuja IDPs camp and steal relief materials

    Unidentified hoodlums numbering 100 invaded the Internally Displaced Persons camp in Apo area of Abuja on Saturday and carted away some relief materials meant for 872 IDPs by the Nigerian Red Cross Society.

    It was gathered that the incident occurred during the distribution of the relief materials to the IDPs by Total Nigeria PLC.

    Confirming the incident in an interview, the Corporate Affairs Manager, Total Nigeria PLC, Mr. Alber Mabuyaku, said, “It is based on this incident that we decided to officially […]

  • MMM-Nigeria donates relief materials worth N5 million to IDPs in Abuja

    MMM-Nigeria donates relief materials worth N5 million to IDPs in Abuja

    ‘MMM-Nigeria’, a community of mutual financial aid and donations, on Saturday donated relief materials worth N5 million to two Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the Federal Capital Territory.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the gesture was part of the community’s humanitarian week tagged ‘MMM cares’ to mark its one year anniversary.

    The Gwoza and Bama IDP Camp located in Durumi area and the New Kuchingoro IDP camp were the two beneficiaries of the relief materials. Bags of rice, […]

  • Ekiti Governor Fayose begins distribution of learning materials in schools

    Ekiti Governor Fayose begins distribution of learning materials in schools

    Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has again reiterated his administration’s resolve to ensure that the state continues to excel and maintain first position in external examinations.

    The Governor stated this at the SUBEB playing ground, in Ado Ekiti the state capital during the official flag off ceremony for the distribution of 2015 School Based Management Committee (SBMC) learning materials to public and primary schools in the state under the State Education Programme Investment Project (SEPIP).

    The State Education Programme Investement Project (SEPIP) […]

  • FG donates relief materials to Yobe IDPs

    FG donates relief materials to Yobe IDPs

    It was gathered that the federal government has donated relief materials to some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to cushion their six-year suffering in the hands of Boko Haram terrorists.

    The minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Amina Jummai Alhassan, disclosed this in Damaturu when she presented the materials at the Pompomry Camp.

    According to her, she was in the state for advocacy and enlightenment visit and interaction with the internal displaced persons (IDPs) in the state and to assess their […]

  • We won’t reverse ban on building materials importation – Fashola

    We won’t reverse ban on building materials importation – Fashola

    The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said there is no going back on the decision of the Federal Government to ban the importation of 10 building materials into the country, to enable the growth of locally-produced ones.

    He identified the affected materials to include doors, windows, tiles, ceilings, plumbing accessories, cables, paint and iron, noting that the only way Nigerians could help to reflate and stimulate the economy back to growth was for people to look […]

  • Chinese man nabbed for smuggling materials used for explosives in Ogun

    Chinese man nabbed for smuggling materials used for explosives in Ogun

    A Chinese national, Zhao Chum, and his Nigerian accomplice, Christian Ohia, have been arrested for allegedly smuggling into Nigeria, unregistered and controlled chemicals used for manufacturing explosives.

    Chum, 33, who owns a furniture company in Ogun State, was apprehended by officials of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC on Thursday.

    The acting Director-General, DG, NAFDAC, Yetunde Oni, who confirmed this in a statement said, “NAFDAC impounded 880 bags x 25kg of Urea Formaldehyde Resin – a chemical compound […]

  • Policeman shot by soldier in clash over relief materials in Borno

    Policeman shot by soldier in clash over relief materials in Borno

    The was tension at Borno State Government House and its environs, following shootout between military and police personnel in the premises.

    It was gathered that a soldier allegedly shot a police officer in the foot near the Deputy Governor’s office, venue of the distribution of relief materials for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Maiduguri.

    Though details of the incident were still sketchy at press time, Army and police authorities have assured that everything was under control.

    A statement issued by the military and […]

  • Woman Develops Materials that Looks and Feels Like Leather But are Made from Pineapple Leaves (Photos)

    Woman Develops Materials that Looks and Feels Like Leather But are Made from Pineapple Leaves (Photos)

    A woman has developed a really impressive kind of leather that is made entirely from pineapple leaves which sh has made shoes out of.

    Animal leather alternatives like Polyurethane and PVC leather may have solved the fashion industry’s animal cruelty problem, but they are not the most environmentally friendly solutions.

    Piñatex – a new leather-like material made from pineapple leaves – on the other hand, may just be the all-around eco-leather we’ve all been waiting for.

    Piñatex or “vegan leather” is the invention […]

  • Aisha Buhari donate relief Materials in five trucks to IDPs in Borno

    Aisha Buhari donate relief Materials in five trucks to IDPs in Borno

    Aisha Buhari, The wife of the Nigerian President, has donated five trucks filled with relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and other victims of the Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State. She also donated N55 million to the IDPs.

    According to the Reports, She also released N55 million to be shared among the parents of the 219 Chibok school girls abducted by Boko Haram and parents of whose children were killed during the attack by the insurgents on  Federal Government […]

  • Donation of relief materials to IDPs will facilitate their return home – Burutai

    Donation of relief materials to IDPs will facilitate their return home – Burutai

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, said the Federal Government’s donation of relief materials would facilitate speedy return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their communities. Buratai said this on Wednesday at the flag-off ceremony of the distribution of relief materials to IDPs in Maiduguri.

    He said the gesture was also aimed at improving their standard of living as they resettle in their communities. He said it was also part of the efforts of both the federal and […]