Rotary Club of Akowonjo donates to communities

The Rotary Club of Akowonjo District led by the Club President, Rotarian Valentine, has continued to prove a blessing to residents in the Akowonjo environs and the numerous beneficiaries of their life enhancement projects which has changed the lives of so many since its inception. Although their activities that cuts across medical, educational and empowerment schemes had already won them the hearts of Akowonjo residents and government at the council level, their most recent humanitarian projects is sure to leave its beneficiaries in a huge debt of gratitude. Beginning the…

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USAID donates school furniture to vulnerable pupils

An international development partner, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has donated 250 pairs of school furniture (chairs and desks) to orphans and vulnerable children at St. Peter’s and St. Philomena’s Primary School in Buruku and Adogo communities in Benue State. Senior Programme Manager of Sustainable Mechanism for Improving Livelihoods and Households Empowerment (SMILE), Mr. Sunday Udom, the implementing partners in the project, told newsmen in a statement issued in Jos, Plateau State capital, that the gesture was to cushion the hardship facing orphans and children ravaged by…

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CSR: NPA donates food items to Onne communities

Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has donated food items to Onne, Ogu and Ele communities’ hosts of Onne Port in Eleme LGA of Rivers State, as the authority moves to strengthen its Corporate Social Responsibility. Handing over the food items to the ruler and clan head of Onne, HRH, King Dr. J.D Osaronu, the Port Manager of Onne Port, Alhassan Ismaila Abubakar said he was at the Palace of the Onne monarch, on behalf of the MD NPA to hand over the food items sent…

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Rotary Club donates furniture to Lagos schools

Relief has come the way of Ifako Comprehensive Senior High School, Ifako-Gbagada, Lagos as Rotary Club, United States of America donated furniture to address the shortage of facilities confronting the school. The initiative, which has gone a long way to bring relief to the pupils and their teachers, is a joint project by Rotary e-Club of the South West, USA D5510; Rotary Club of Centerville GA 6920 USA, Reno Rotary Club USA D5190 and Sparks Rotary club D5190. Speaking on the rationale behind the project, the Sergeant-At-Arms, Rotary eClub of…

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Lions Club donates water project to Ogun school

Lions Club International has disclosed that it is committed to touching the lives of Nigerians and other nationals as part of its centennial celebration. The District Governor of 404B2 Nigeria, Lion Taiwo Adewunmi, disclosed this at the inauguration of a water project at the St. Saviour Anglican Primary School at Ijoko-Ota, Ogun State. The club donated a borehole, 1,200-litre water tank and 3.5KVA generator to the school as part of the district’s Centennial Legacy Project. Speaking at the event, Adewunmi said the club was determined to help the less-privileged and…

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Meningitis outbreak: Death toll rises to 438

Defence Ministry donates vaccines to 500 children in Zamfara The death toll from Cerebra meningitis outbreak in parts of the country has risen to 438, up from 336 earlier in the week, according to the National Center for Disease Control. The center said in a statement on Saturday that the death toll is 11 per cent of all the cases so far reported across 19 of Nigeria’s 36 states and the capital Abuja. “As on April 5, 2016, 3,959 suspected cases have been reported as part of the current outbreak,…

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Japan donates $3.5 million to WFP for IDPs in Northeast

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a US $3.5 million contribution from the Government of Japan to provide desperately needed food assistance to tens of thousands of internally displaced people in Northeast Nigeria. The funding allows WFP to deliver food to more than 160,000 people in Borno and Yobe States, where the Boko Haram insurgency has left many people severely food insecure, and experts warn of a credible risk of famine in some places. “We commend the Government and people of Japan for their continued contributions to…

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Ambode rebrands neighbourhood corps

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday unveiled his administration’s plan to tackle corruption head on by handsomely rewarding anyone who would alert the state about crimes about to be perpetrated or already perpetrated as safety of residents was not negotiable. Also, the governor disclosed that informal employment of domestic staff would soon be prohibited in the state, saying efforts were currently ongoing to make a law that would formalise employment of domestic staff in a way that would guarantee safety of the employers as security details of the employee…

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