• US provides $92.7bn to reduce poverty in Nigeria

    US provides $92.7bn to reduce poverty in Nigeria

    United States Government has announced the sum of $92.73 million in developmental assistance to support the five-year $2.3 billion agreement signed with the Federal Government in 2015.

    The U.S. Embassy in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja, said the amount was being provided through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

    The embassy explained that the money brought the total of development assistance provided in the agreement to 474.74 million U.S. dollars.

    ‚ÄúThis funding will continue to help Nigeria reduce extreme poverty in […]

  • Construction of 114 roads provides 55,000 jobs, says Ambode

    Construction of 114 roads provides 55,000 jobs, says Ambode

    Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday revealed that over 55,000 direct and indirect jobs were created through the construction of 114 roads which his administration, in collaboration with local councils across the state, embarked upon early this year.

    Ambode who spoke at the official commissioning of some streets at Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area where two new streets: Molade and Temidire streets were commissioned, said between January and August this year, his administration invested over N19 billion of the state […]

  • NGO provides free medical care to 500 indigent persons in Edo

    NGO provides free medical care to 500 indigent persons in Edo

    Five hundred men and women are to benefit from a free medical treatment sponsored by Yakson Initiative Organisation in conjunction with Shifaah Foundation, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

    The founder of the organisation, Dr Yakubu Musa, made this known at the inauguration held at the Otaru palace in Auchi, Etsako-West Local Government Area of Edo on Saturday.

    Musa said the organisation was offering free screening for patients with diabetics, hypertension, sugar test, high blood pressure test, HIV test and people […]