Role of state government. in preventing and countering violent extremism News analysis by Kayode Adebiyi of the Nigerian News Agency (NAN) In 2017, the federal government, through the Office of the National Security Advisor (ONSA), launched the policy framework and national action plan for the prevention and response to violent extremism (P / CVE) . On August 24, 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari gave a directive on the implementation of the National P / CVE Framework and Action Plan setting out roles and regulations and urging state and local governments to get involved. . “We are committed to creating safe spaces for our people to engage and contribute to the prevention of violent extremism. While security measures remain necessary to address the threat of violent extremism, a whole-of-government and whole-of-government approach is urgently needed if we are to address the drivers of violent extremism in our society. “This strategic framework addresses […]
By Rotimi Ijikanmi Information and Culture Minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed said amendments to the National Broadcasting Code to reposition the sector have started to show results. The minister made this known on Monday in Lagos during an engagement of the ministerial working group on the digital switchover (DSO) with the relevant stakeholders. Mohammed revealed that by joining the amended code, he was rightly informed that a large multinational recently canceled an ad production planned for South Africa and moved it to Nigeria. “The result? Practitioners in Nigeria earned N10 million from production, while model fees totaled N5 million. “This is only the beginning, as we are determined to implement the reforms diligently. The (NAN) reports that to stimulate growth and investment in the advertising sector, an amendment has been made to the broadcasting code regarding the production of advertising for local goods and services. The amended section states that “all […]
By Bukola AdewumiThe Network for the Advancement of Women Farmers (WOFAN) says it has empowered farmers, extension workers and extension workers in sustainable rice production, 3D video and field demonstration in the territory of the federal capital. WOFAN executive director Hajia Salamatu Garba said Monday in Abuja that the training will expose them to modern best practices in rice and groundnut cultivation as well as effective methods of weed, pest and pest control. diseases. Garba said the two-day training would deepen participants’ knowledge of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) to enable them to be successful in technical aspects of rainy season agriculture. She said the activities of extension agents and farmer groups in implementing WOFAN’s ICON of Hope project would improve farmers’ yields and incomes. She also said that there was a 3D video presentation and hands-on demonstration applications of pesticides and fertilizers for the participants. The boss of WOFAN revealed […]
THE Kano State Consumer Protection Council on Thursday confiscated fake drugs worth over N300 million following raids on a warehouse and shops in the popular Sabon Gari market, Kano. The acting Managing Director of the council, Baffa Dan’agundi, represented by the Senior Special Assistant to the Kano State Governor on Road and Traffic Agency also...
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By Olawale Alabi Nasarawa United Football Club de Lafia stormed the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table on Thursday, ousting Rangers International on goal difference. They moved to first place on the diary from seventh after a 3-0 spanking from Dakkada FC’s visit to Uyo. The Enugu-based Rangers fell again to fourth, again on goal difference, after a 0-2 loss to host Katsina United, who went down a notch to 17th. Plateau United fell from 13th to ninth after beating the Sunshine Stars of Akure 3-1 at Jos. Below is the ranking of the 20 clubs in the NPFL 2020/2021 at the end of three matches of Matchday 16 rescheduled Thursday. It is presented under Played (P), Won (W), Draws (D), Lost (L), Goals for (F), Goals against (A), Goal difference (GD) and Points (Pts): PWDLFA GD Pts Team 1. Nasarawa United 16 8 3 5 18 […]
By Abdulmumin Murtala About 56 residents of Gwangwan village in Kano state have reportedly been vomiting and urinating blood due to an outbreak of a mysterious ailment that struck the village. Gwangwan village, which is 136 kilometers away from Kano city and located at Rogo local government were seen in a terrified situation, with people
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Not less than three people have been confirmed dead, while 183 others have been hospitalized after drinking expired citric acid powdered drinks. Kano state’s Commissioner for health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim...
Three persons have been confirmed dead following the outbreak of a strange disease suspected to be caused by food poisoning in the Kano metropolis. The outbreak, which occurred last Thursday, was said to have been caused by contaminated water and local drink. The Director, Disease Control, Kano State Ministry of Health, Dr Bashir Lawan, confirmed […] Read Full Story
The Federal Government has fixed dates for the reopening of Kano, Port Harcourt, and Enugu airports for international flights. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced the dates during the weekly briefing of the Presidential Task Force on Monday. He said Enugu airport is planned to be reopened on May 3, 2012; Kano, April 5, 2021; […] Read Full Story
By Olawale Alabi Kwara United Football Club retained leadership of the current Nigerian Professional Football League 2020/2021 (NPFL) on Sunday, despite a goalless draw against visiting Heartland FC. In their Matchday 15 match at the Kwara Stadium complex in Ilorin, the hosts failed to break visiting Owerri-based Heartland FC. The draw at home means they failed to extend their lead at the top of the paper and are now co-leaders with Rangers International FC Enugu. Kwara United is with 27 points in 15 matches, with a +7 goal difference, one goal ahead of Enugu-based Rangers who beat Adamawa United 1-0. The Nigeria News Agency (NAN) reports that Adamawa United is still at the bottom of the paper with 10 points from 15 matches. Enyimba International, who now have three appearances since their Sunday game against MFM FC was postponed, are in third place with 24 points from 12 matches. They […]
Kano State Task Force committee on Fake, Counterfeit Drugs and unwholesome foods says it has seized and destroyed fake and counterfeit drugs worth N6 billion in the past nine years
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Kano State Ministry of Health’s Task Force Committee on Fake Drugs, has confiscated suspected fake anti-malarial drugs worth over N2 million. A statement by the Information Officer of the Ministry, Mrs Hadiza Namadi, on Saturday in Kano disclosed that the drugs were seized from the Malam Kato Motor Park. Dr Aminu Tsanyawa, Commissioner for Health,
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Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Thursday received his first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine at the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital in Kano. The vaccine was administered to him by his personal physician, Dr Fakhraddeen Muhammad, in the presence of some members of the State Executive Council, representatives of the Kano Emirate, and some … Continue reading Ganduje Receives COVID-19 Vaccine Read Full Story
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House of Representatives yesterday urged the federal government to reopen the international wings of Kano, Enugu and Port Harcourt airport shutdown down at the peak of the lockdown occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemics.
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The Kano State government has rolled out its COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and identified 509 health facilities that will be used as vaccination centres. Some of the centres proposed for the exercise include the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Muhammadu Abdullahi Wase Teaching Hospital, and Dala Orthopaedic Hospital, among others. Speaking at a stakeholder sensitisation meeting … Continue reading Kano Govt Identifies 509 Healthcare Centres For COVID-19 Vaccination Read Full Story
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the All Progressives Congress (APC) has so far registered about 2.5 million members in the ongoing membership registration/revalidation in the state. This is contained in a statement by Mr Abba Anwar, Chief Press Secretary to the governor on Monday in Kano. Anwar said that the governor disclosed this
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The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, has asked the Federal Government to reopen the Aminu Kano International Airport in Kano State. Ado-Doguwa, who represents Doguwa/Tudun Wada constituency in the House, made the appeal while leading other lawmakers to inspect the airport on Sunday. He expressed worry over the continuous closure … Continue reading Reps Majority Leader Asks FG To Reopen Kano Airport Read Full Story
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KANO - Kano State Task Force Committee on Counterfeit, Fake, Substandard Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods has on Thursday confiscated expired and counterfeit drugs worth over N1 million in the state.
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