Ganduje inaugurates free eye surgery programme in Kano

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Wednesday inaugurated the free eye surgery programme for 2,800 people in Kano, which was sponsored by King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre.   Ganduje said, at the inauguration, that quality healthcare delivery was…
UniAbuja V-C launches 3 literature books

Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Abuja, on Wednesday launched three of his recent literature books on the main campus in Gwagwalada, Federal Capital Territory (FCT).   The books are Seriya (2019), Omokewu (2020) and Yoruba Oral Tradition in…
Drug abuse killing our youths, says Gov. Diri

Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa on Wednesday bemoaned the effects of drug use and abuse on Nigerian youths, saying it was destroying the future of the young citizens.   He made the observation at a stakeholders’ sensitisation campaign on drug…
Court remands farmer for allegedly defiling 7-year-old girl

A Magistrates’ Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, on Wednesday ordered that a farmer, Godfrey Danladi, be remanded in a correctional facility for defiling a seven-year-old girl.   The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) charged Danladi with defilement, contrary…
NSE introduces app for waste management in Lagos

The Apapa Branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) says it has started work on the development of a computer application to facilitate waste management in Lagos State.   The Branch Chairman, Mr Christian Ufot, announced this during the…