Friday, 29th September 2023

World Humanitarian Day

27 Aug
On August 19 annually, the United Nations celebrates the World Humanitarian Day. It is an opportunity to celebrate humanity and especially reflect on those who need humanitarian aid and how to help them. Crucially, it is also a day to celebrate and support humanitarian....
21 Aug
Esteemed Hub Foundation, in collaboration with health care providers, has taken medical outreach to communities in hard-to-access areas, and attended to all their basic healthcare needs, especially for women and children in Karimajiji, Lugbe, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
18 Aug
...Says two million children at risk of acute malnutrition As Nigeria joins the global community to mark the 2023 World Humanitarian Day, United Nations and the federal government have paid tribute to 37 aid workers that have died in the Northeastern part of Nigeria since 2016. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management…
19 Aug 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development to come up with specific programmes to address urgent threats posed by explosive remnants in the North East region.
21 Aug 2020
To commemorate the World Humanitarian Day marked yearly on August 19, Mrs Bamidele Abiodun, wife of Ogun State governor, met with healthcare workers on the frontline...
19 Aug 2018
As the annual World Humanitarian Day is marked today, it is time to ponder and take stock of how far Nigeria and the rest of the world have come in expressing the milk of human kindness to deprived millions across the globe. The World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is held every year on 19 August to…
19 Aug 2018
As Nigeria commemorates World Humanitarian Day, the Federal Government, yesterday, admitted that the increasing humanitarian crisis in the country has slowed down development in the nation.  The Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, during celebration of the Day in Abuja, lamented that a lot of resources that should have been applied for economic and…
19 Aug 2017
Kallon made the call in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, yesterday, while addressing Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at the Bakassi Camp to commemorate the World Humanitarian Day.
22 Aug 2016
The Boko Haram insurgency in the North East has claimed the lives of more than 23,000 people and displaced 2.2 million others.


14 mins ago
Normalcy has returned at the Federal Ministry of Works, Abuja, after some members of staff staged a peaceful protest, yesterday, over the decision of the Minister, David Umahi, to lock them out of their offices for late coming.
19 mins ago
The National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Kuru, near Jos, Plateau State, has developed a new variety of potato to tackle outbreak of blight in North Central Zone.
20 mins ago
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), yesterday, officially presented the Quality Management Systems Certificate ISO 9001-2015 to Afrimedical Manufacturing and Supplies Limited.
26 mins ago
Domestic transactions on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) fell by 45.3 per cent within a 16-year period, from N3.6 trillion in 2007 to N1.9 trillion in 2022, the latest Domestic and Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI) report has shown.
29 mins ago
The most anticipated football championship is finally here with us. It is the 2023/24 Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL), which will kick off in 20 centres across the country this weekend after many postponements.