Minister decries low usage of mosquito nets in Niger

By Rita Iliya, Minna.   The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has attributed the 35-per-cent prevalence of malaria cases in Niger State to perceptible low usage of mosquito nets among the residents of the state.   He said this…
NDE begins training of youths in Abia

By Leonard Okachie, Umuahia.   The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) on Wednesday started a three-month job training scheme for 30 youths in Abia, aimed at making them self-reliant and job creators.   The programme, known as Environmental Beautification Training…
EFCC, NSCDC apprehend 13 suspected illegal miners in Kwara

By Mujidat Oyewole, Ilorin.   The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Wednesday announced the arrest of 13 suspected illegal miners in Kwara State.   The suspects were allegedly operating in Kakafu village, Pategi Local Government Area of…
FG to build 2.5MW solar plant at NDA — Minister

By Constance Athekame, Abuja.   The Federal Government on Wednesday said plans were underway to build a 2.5 Megawatts (MW) hybrid solar power plant in the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna.   A statement issued in Abuja by Mr Iyali…