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Abuja Literary Society unveils book on financial literacy for children

Abuja Literary Society unveils book on financial literacy for children

The Abuja Literary Society has unveiled a book to help parents raise financially responsible children who will become ‘mindful’ consumers, investors, savers, and givers. The event which held recently at the Sandralia Hotel, Jabi Abuja was attended by stakeholders in the finance sector, journalists, parents, senior bank executives, lots of enthusiastic children and lovers of

More school children to be abducted in Bauchi – Police

The Bauchi Police Command says intelligence reports at its disposal indicates that some undesirable elements plan to abduct under-age children for recruitment for terrorist activities. ASP Abdulrahman Ahmed, spokesman of the command disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Bauchi. The statement said that the

‘Only my children can inherit Ojukwu’s property’ – Bianca tells court

The widow of the late Ikemba Nnewi, Chief Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, Bianca, yesterday, told a Lagos High Court in Igbosere that only her children can inherit the property of the late Igbo leader because she was the only woman he legally married. Odumegwu-Ojikwu’s brothers and Bianca are in court over the late Biafran leader’s estate. Bianca,

Polio immunization:Dutse council in Jigawa targets 111,000 children

The Dutse Local Government Council in Jigawa on Saturday said it was targeting 111, 000 children for immunization against the wild polio virus in the forthcoming exercise, scheduled to commence Sept 8 Malam Ya’u Garba, Information Officer in the council, gave this indication while fielding questions from the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse.

UNICEF ask APC to protect girls, women from Boko Haram

The incoming government of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been urged to find a way of protecting girls and women from the onslaught of Boko Haram. As contained in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) which made the call also said the number of Nigerian girls and women being

Troops kill terrorists, rescue more women, children from Sambisa

The Defence Headquarters on Saturday said scores of Boko Haram terrorists had died and 20 women and children had been rescued during a military operation in Sambisa forest in Borno, on Friday. This is contained in a statement issued by the Director of Defence Information, Maj.-Gen Chris Olukolade. ”Despite continuous encounter with large number of

(Updated) Again, Nigerian troops free more women, children from Sambisa

Nigerian military says it has rescued 25 more children and women from Boko Haram as part of its ongoing campaign to attack and destroy the armed group’s camps in the northeast. Army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman who spoke to Aljazeera said many Boko Haram fighters were killed in a gun battle on Wednesday morning. One

Troops nab terrorists’ food, fuel supplier, rescue 260 women, children

A man who specialises in supplying fuel and food to terrorists was this morning nabbed by Nigerian troops in Daban Shata in the suburbs of Baga Borno State. A statement by Defence spokesperson Chris Olukolade also disclosed that the military intelligence had been trailing him till he was eventually trapped in the early hours of

Sambisa raid: DHQ provides update on rescued girls, women (more pictures)

Defence Headquarters has on Thursday disclosed that the women, girls and children rescued from the dreaded Boko haram camps in Sambisa Forests are currently undergoing thorough profiling in order to ascertain their true identities. Director Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade who briefed journalists today in Abuja added that while some Boko Haram field commanders