HALF OF THE FOOD MEANT FOR IDPS ARE DIVERTED, PRESIDENCY REVEALS

OLALEKAN ADETAYO The Presidency on Saturday disclosed that until now, over 50 trucks in every 100 trucks of food sent to the North-East to cater for those displaced by the Boko Haram sect were being diverted. It said the ugly development was being addressed with the implementation of the Special Relief Intervention –an initiative launched by the Federal Government in Maiduguri on June 8. The Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists. Akande said…

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MAN CRIES HIS WAY OUT OF PRISON AS COMPASSIONATE VISITORS PAY BAIL

An inmate of Keffi Medium Security Prisons in Keffi in Nasarawa State, Ikechukwu Emmanuel, cried himself to freedom on Friday through the help of Prisons Officers Wives Association. Emmanuel, not originally listed to benefit from the assistance of PROWA’s prison decongestion effort, elicited the sympathy of the President, Hajia Gwamma Ja’afaru, when he cried on seeing 14 other inmates leave. The 14 were those that PROWA came to pay their fines to secure their release from prison. Emmanuel was not among those but he sat with them when Ja’afaru and…

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10 AMAZING THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT ARCHITECT FIFI EJINDU

TEN AMAZING THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT ARCHITECT FIFI EJINDU Architect Princess Fifi Ejindu is undoubtedly one of the leading lights of Architecture in Nigeria. Indeed, when the list of major achievers among the female architects is compiled you will easily find her among the top three. Given her outlook as well as carriage, coupled with the fact that she is truly royalty, she could not but cause steer in social events. And so for these reasons, it was the pretty, regal and fashion connoisseur that many people knew,…

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REDEEMED CHURCH DONATE EQUIPMENT TO LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL, SEE PIX

•Adeboye prays for hospital, patients, staff The Apapa Family of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has renovated the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja and donated four ICU CR 5000  electric beds. Other features of the ICU Bed are collapsible side rails and removable head and foot ends.  The church also installed Air conditioners in the ward. Items donated included the Alpha-Active 4 Mattress, infusion pumps, syringe pumps, bed side lockers and patient monitors. They are supplied by JNC International. The church’s…

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AISHA ACHIMUGU’S SAM EMPOWERMENT FOUNDATION COLLABORATES WITH AMERICAN MISSION TO REHABILITATE HEALTH CENTRE IN KUJE AREA COUNCIL

For the people of Gbaupe in Kuje Area Council of FCT, it was time to roll out the drums a few days ago when SAM Empowerment Foundation decided to commission the rehabilitated Healthcare Centre. The rehabilitated Health facility, which was funded by the American mission wore a new look as members of the community led by their traditional ruler turned out in their numbers to show their appreciation for the new lease of life that the facility offers to their people. At the Commissioning of the Health Centre were members…

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DANGOTE FOUNDATION FEEDS 371,000 PEOPLE IN BORNO IDP CAMPS FOR RAMADAN

The Dangote Foundation has commenced distribution of food items and other relief materials in Borno state for the 2017 Ramadan season to Internally displaced persons and other victims of the Boko Haram Insurgency in Borno state as part of humanitarian efforts for the state. NAIJ.com gathered that the Governor of Borno state, Hon. Kashim Shettima, who flagged off the exercise in Maiduguri, was full of praises for Aliko Dangote, Chairman of the Foundation, reiterating the fact that he is the largest donor to the reconstruction of Borno state. Engr. Satomi…

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FLOYD MAYWEATHER TO FIGHT REPS SPEAKER IN CHARITY MATCH LATER THIS MONTH

Speaker of the House of Representative, Yakubu Dogara, is scheduled to fight world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a charity boxing match this month. The American professional boxer and boss of The Money Team (TMT) will be visiting Nigeria on June 12 in what has been termed a ‘historic visit’. According to the organisers of the visit, Zzini Media Concept, Floyd Mayweather will be on an African tour, and as part of the activities lined up for his visit will be involved in a charity bout with the Speaker of the House…

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EMBATTLES REPS MEMBER, ABDULMUMIN JUBRIN SHARES 20,000 BAGS OF RICE AS RAMADAN GIFTS TO CONSTITUENTS

Yesterday, Abdulmumin Jibrin returned to the constituency to flag off my yearly Ramadan outreach, he personally supervising this process and also physically participating in lifting items into waiting vehicles. About 20, 000 bags of rice, millet, sugar, thousands of cartons of pasta, milk etc were distributed. See photos below http://www.metronaija.com/2017/06/photos-abdulmumin-jibrin-shares-20-000.html

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DESMOND ELLIOT BUYS FREE RIDE BUS FOR SURULERE STUDENTS, SEE PIX

It has been two years since award winning actor cum politician,Desmond Elliot has represented the Surulere constituency in the House of Assembly. The dark and handsome actor bought a brand new free ride to school bus for children residing in Surulere environs. He shared the photo of the bus as he appreciates God for the time spent so far in politics.“Its two years already, In saying thank you to God and the good people of Surulere, I am honored to bring the first “free ride to school” bus for children…

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MAJOR NIGER BRIDGE COLLAPSES, MADE ROAD IMPASSABLE, SEE PICS FROM FRSC

A bridge at Gidan Mai Village along Mokwa – Makera road collapsed due to heavy rain fall. There is no vehicular movement from both side. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mokwa, released pictures of the bridge in the state via their official Facebook page. The collapse of the bridge will seriously hamper movement in an out of the community. Below are pictures of the collapsed bridge: Residents gather around collapsed bridge The collapsed bridge will severely hamper transportation in Nigeria FRSC officials were on the scene NAIJ.com earlier reported…

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