Thursday, 7th December 2023


14 Aug
National Senior Citizens Centre, (NSCC), has called on state governments to establish social safety be nets for the aged in their states to ensure they are well provided for. Director General, NSCC, Dr. Emem Omokaro, made the call while appraising Abia state's support to the elderly especially recent, support granted 200 year old 'Akara' seller,…
10 Aug
The National Senior Citizens Centre, (NSCC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, (MoU), with the National Board of Technical Education, (NBTE), on the development of geriatric social care skills qualifications, care quality assurance, and regulatory system for the social care sector. Signing the MoU yesterday in Abuja, Director General, NSCC, Dr. Emem Omokaro, said that…
8 Aug
National Senior Citizens Centre, (NSCC), has embarked on the standardization of guidelines and framework to end the isolation of health and social care to older persons in Nigeria.
9 Jul
National Senior Citizens Center, (NSCC), has said that it has secured 21.6-hectare farmland under its Grandmothers Arise for Good Initiative economic tree crop and vegetable planting project to engage women and men aged sixty and above in productive living.
15 Jun
To ensure the protection of the rights of older persons in the society, the National Senior Citizens Centre, (NSCC), has said that will begin a manhunt of all abusers and violators of senior citizens.
16 May
The National Senior Citizens Centre (NSCC) has said it is developing curriculum to standardize care for older persons in the country and make it more attractive.
28 Apr
The Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, has pledged commitment to work with the National Senior Citizens (NSCC) towards achieving the mandate for which it was established. The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Dr (Senator) Adeleke Mamora, made the commitment while receiving the Director General, NSCC, Dr. Emem Omokaro, in his office for…
28 Apr
The National Senior Citizens Centre (NSCC), has condemned the recent burring alive of 70-year old, Ihwakar Kumekor Dam, in Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State. NSCC had received a report that some youths in Mbatue Council Ward of Konshisha local Government Area of Benue buried alive a 70-year old man, Ihwakar Kumekor Dam alleging…
14 Apr
With the population of older persons projected to rise from 19.2 million to 30 million people by 2050, National Senior Citizens Centre (NSCC) has assured the elderly Nigerians of improved care.
13 Apr
With the population of older persons rising to 19.2 million and projected to increase to 30 million people by 2050, the National Senior Citizen Center (NSCC) has reiterated its commitment to boost care for the older population.
30 Mar
Amidst an effort to tap into the wealth of experience among older citizens, the National Senior Citizen Center (NSCC), has unveiled plans to create a web portal platform to engage older citizens across the country.
22 Mar
The National Senior Citizen Center (NSCC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal Ministry of Health to create action plans for the provision of healthcare services for older persons across the country.


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Self-exclusion programs are designed to promote responsible gambling, providing a way for players to voluntarily remove themselves from online gambling as a way to deal with problematic behaviour. In fact, it can be a very effective tool for the highly motivated who incorporate it into a wider plan to control gambling. 
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Two Israeli tank rounds were used in the attack that killed a Reuters journalist and wounded six others in southern Lebanon on October 13, an investigation published Thursday by the news agency found. Issam Abdallah, 37, was killed instantly in the incident. The others present -- two other Reuters journalists, two from Qatari broadcaster Al…
32 mins ago
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Thursday debunked reports which alleged that it was part of the Federal Government's delegation to the United Nations Climate Change Conference otherwise called COP28.
1 hour ago
Physically challenged Nollywood star Doris Akonanya, reveals that she often attracts men who date her out of pity due to her condition. Speaking openly about her experiences, she discloses that past relationships have ended on a sour note, with partners acting as if they were doing her a favour.
1 hour ago
Super Eagles and Napoli striker Victor Osimhen will battle Egypt’s Mohamed Salah and Achraf Hakimi of Morocco for the 2023 CAF Men’s Player of the Year award.
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Prosecutors on Thursday sought the death penalty for a man charged over a 2019 arson attack on an anime studio that killed 36 people, Japan's deadliest crime in decades, reports said. Shinji Aoba, who nearly died from burns he sustained, has admitted to starting the fire at Kyoto Animation and faces five charges, including murder,…
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Three people were killed and another seriously injured by a gunman who was shot dead by police at a US university on Wednesday. The incident at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a short distance from the gambling hub's tourist-packed Strip, was the latest in the United States, where gun violence is a part of…
1 hour ago
The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), recently sealed several establishments, which include mosque, and churches, hotels, bar, nightclubs and supermarket over noise pollution and other violations.
2 hours ago
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has confirmed that its operatives repelled rain of bullets from armed hoodlums in Edo state.
2 hours ago
The Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) has directed banks to disconnect all non-deposit financial institutions from its transfer list.