• Nollywood actor Kenneth Okonkwo celebrates 48th birthday with his family and orphans (Photos)

    Nollywood actor Kenneth Okonkwo celebrates 48th birthday with his family and orphans (Photos)

    Nollywood actor and lawyer Kenneth Okonkwo, who turned 48 yesterday, November 7th,  celebrated his birthday with family and friends, in a motherless babies home.

    Nollywood actor and lawyer Kenneth Okonkwo, who turned 48 yesterday, November 7th,  celebrated his birthday with family and friends, in a motherless babies

  • Military hands over 566 orphans, widows to Borno state

    Military hands over 566 orphans, widows to Borno state

    Another set of 566 Boko Haram orphans and widows have again been released to Borno State by the military in Maiduguri, making it the fourth time the army have carried out such exercise.

    Governor Kashim Shettima who received them on Friday explained that Borno State under his leadership will continue to cater for the children and families of the insurgents in order to break the Boko Haram cycle of violence as a way of securing the future of the state.

    A breakdown […]

  • Borno to build ‘mega-schools’ for 49,000 Boko Haram orphans

    Borno to build ‘mega-schools’ for 49,000 Boko Haram orphans

    Borno State Government has awarded a N1.6 billion contract for the construction of nine mega primary schools, as part of efforts to overhaul the state’s education system.

    The governor, Kashim Shettima, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri that the gesture was also aimed at providing access to education for over 49, 000 children orphaned by the Boko Haram crisis in the state.

    “We have awarded contracts for the construction of nine mega primary schools across the state.

    “We are also […]

  • Eid el-Kabir: Sokoto buys N11m cows for orphans

    Eid el-Kabir: Sokoto buys N11m cows for orphans

    Sokoto State Government has disbursed N11 million for the purchase of cows for the provision of meat to 4,205 orphans on the Eid El-Kabir Day.

    The Chairman of the State Zakkat and Endowment Committee, Alhaji Lawal Maidoki, on Saturday said, “N130,000 was given to each of the 85 districts in the 23 Local Government Areas of the state.

    “Each of the districts will buy a cow, slaughter it and distribute it to 50 orphans each. “The gesture is aimed at providing a sense […]

  • Eid el-Kabir: Sokoto buys N11m cows for orphans

    Eid el-Kabir: Sokoto buys N11m cows for orphans

    Sokoto State Government has disbursed N11 million for the purchase of cows for the provision of meat to 4,205 orphans on the Eid El-Kabir Day.

     

    The Chairman of the State Zakkat and Endowment Committee, Alhaji Lawal Maidoki, on Saturday said, “N130,000 was given to each of the 85 districts in the 23 Local Government Areas of the state.

    “Each of the districts will buy a cow, slaughter it and distribute it to 50 orphans each.

    “The gesture is aimed at providing a sense […]

  • 50 Boko Haram orphans get scholarships in Borno

    50 Boko Haram orphans get scholarships in Borno

    No fewer than 50 children orphaned by the Boko Haram insurgence have been ‎awarded scholarships in commemoration of the 50th birthday of Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State.

    Shettima’s Special Adviser on Communication, Isa Gusau, announced this at a ceremony marking the governor’s birthday in Maiduguri on Monday.

    According to him, the scholarship will be funded from donations made by Shettima’s associates at a birthday reception held in honour of the governor.

    “The award was sponsored by a group of 30 friends and […]

  • Enugu State Orphans Involved in Motor Accident on Their Way to Lagos (Photos)

    Enugu State Orphans Involved in Motor Accident on Their Way to Lagos (Photos)

    Children an staff of an orphanage home in the South-eastern part of Nigeria suffered a serious blow in a road-crash that threatened the lives of the children and adults on board.

    Children of Tomorrow Orphanage Home Abakpa Nike Enugu State narrowly escaped death in a ghastly motor accident that happened on their way to Lagos.

    This accident happened in the afternoon of Thursday, 4th of August, 2016.

    The good news is that no life was lost and none of the passengers was seriously […]