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Nigerians need explanations on recovered loots, assets – Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III on Tuesday stressed the importance of public awareness on the anti-corruption activities, including the recovered assets and how they are being utilised.

Insecurity: NOA urges Nigerian leaders to speak out against rising tension

As the nation battles insecurity and a spike in violent crimes in many parts of the country, the National Orientation Agency, NOA, appealed to leaders across the country to take deliberate measures and speak out to de-escalate the rising tension,

Why corruption still thrives in Nigeria, by ICPC chairman

The chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and related offenses Commission, ICPC, Bolaji Owasanoye, has disclosed the challenges militating against the fight against corruption in the...

Sanitation: Nigerian govt engages 77,400 youths as hygiene ambassadors

The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has inaugurated 77,400 youth volunteers to act as hygiene ambassadors aimed at scaling up sanitation and hygiene in the country.

NITDA calls for inclusion of emerging technologies in schools’ curriculum 

The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, on Friday urged stakeholders in the education sector to ensure that the curriculum of schools reflected emerging technologies needed for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, 4IR.

Kebbi launches data portal for youth employment

The Kebbi State Government has launched a Data Capture Portal under the State Ministry for Information and Communication Technology to boost employment opportunities for...

Nigeria at 60: NOA urges renewed patriotism

The National Orientation Agency, NOA, has called for a renewed spirit of patriotism and nationality among Nigerians as Nigeria marks her 60th Independence Anniversary.

NOA begs NLC to suspend planned protest

The National Orientation Agency, NOA, has appealed to the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, to suspend its planned protest over fuel and electricity price hikes.

COVID-19: NOA sensitises 45 communities in Kaduna

The National Orientation Agency, NOA, Kaduna state Directorate, on Monday said 45 communities in 10 Local Governments areas of the state, have been sensitised on Coronavirus.

COVID-19: Maintain social distance, hygiene, NOA urges Nigerians

The National Orientation Agency, NOA, has urged Nigerians to maintain “social distance’’ to curtail the spread of coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic in the country.

Facebook will help Nigeria check fake news on Coronavirus – Lai Mohammed  

The social networking site, Facebook, has pledged to partner with Federal Government to check the spread of fake news and disinformation in the wake of the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Nigeria.

Cooking with paracetamol causes liver, kidney failure, NAFDAC warns

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has warned food vendors and others against the use of paracetamol as tenderiser in cooking meat and beans, saying it can cause kidney and liver failure.

NOA, NITDA partner on deepening digital literacy in Nigeria

In a bid to tackle the rising cases of cybercrimes and improve security in the Nigerian cyber space, the National Orientation Agency, NOA, and the National Information Technology development Agency, NITDA, are working to deepen digital literacy among Nigerians.

Enrollees decry NHIS’s ‘growing inefficiency’, says we’re tired of non-availability of prescribed drugs, frequent referrals

Some enrollees of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, on Friday decried the non-availability of prescribed drugs and frequent referrals by healthcare providers under the scheme.

Ban drug hawkers to curb abuse, Arewa group begs govt

Drug Free Arewa Movement, DFAM, a Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, on Friday called for the ban of drug hawkers to salvage the northern region from drug abuse.

Nigerian govt’s annual N100bn constituency projects under-utilised – ICPC

Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, the Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, has expressed dismay that the N100 billion annual allocation to constituency projects has yet to achieve Federal Government’s objective.

Treat national symbols with respect, NOA urges Nigerians

As Nigeria marks the 2019 National Symbols Day, the National Orientation Agency, NOA, has called on Nigerians to imbibe the right attitude of respect for Nigeria’s national symbols.

House of Reps will unveil legislative agenda, reforms soon – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, APC-Lagos, has said that the house is set to unveil its legislative agenda and reforms soon.

Xenophobic Attacks: NOA appeals for calm, says ‘violence not our national core value’

The National Orientation Agency, NOA, has appealed to Nigerians to remain peaceful and law abiding, despite the unwarranted provocation of xenophobic killings of Nigerians in South Africa and destruction of their businesses. 

We have no constitutional role to play – Kano traditional ruler

The village head of Gwarzo town in Kano State, Abdullahi Halliru-Gwarzo has described the poor participation of traditional rulers in governance due to the lack of constitutional role to play.

Stop spreading falsehood over Ruga settlement, NOA advises politicians

The Director General, National Orientation Agency, NOA, Dr. Garba Abari has called on politicians to desist from politicizing the issue of Ruga settlement policy, describing it as a well thought out policy of government towards solving the perennial herders/farmers crises.

Exclusive breastfeeding, only solution to malnutrition in children – NOA

Lawal Haruna, Deputy Director, National Orientation Agency, NOA, Kaduna on Wednesday, urged Civil Society groups to evolve new approach to encourage mothers on exclusive breastfeeding of newborn babies.

Elections: NYSC calls for synergy among security agencies in Niger

Niger state Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Theresa Arokoyo, has urged security agencies to synergise for peaceful elections in the state.

INEC now impartial umpire, says minister

The Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, says the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has been transformed to an impartial umpire where it now conducts free, fair and credible elections.

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