Monthly Archives: August 2019

19m children unregistered in Nigeria – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Monday said no fewer than 19 million children are unregistered during and after birth in Nigeria. The Child Protection Specialist, UNICEF, Sharon Oladiji, said this in Kano at a 2-day media dialogue organised by UNICEF for stakeholders, media and health personals across the 19 Northern states. According to her, among the 10 countries, ...

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UNICEF, KNSG organise stakeholders workshop to ensure water sanitation, hygiene

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in collaboration with the European Union (EU) and Kano State government has organised a one day workshop for stakeholders to ensure the sustainability of water sanitation and hygiene in the State. Stella Okafor-Terver, the UNICEF WASH officer in Kano field Office during the workshop called on the Kano State Gov. Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje to ...

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BUK explains why 24 final year students were expelled

No fewer than 24 students of Bayero University (BUK) Kano, mostly in their final year of studies were expelled from the university for falsification of their entry qualifications. The spokesperson for the university, Malam Lamara Garba disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Kano. According to the statement, their expulsion was approved by the Senate of the University at ...

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FG, KNSG collaborate APPEALS to empower 10,000 youths, women in Kano

Kano State Government in collaboration with the Federal Government and World Bank has commenced the process of empowering 10, 000 youths, women and people with special needs in the state. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the empowerment programme will be carried out through the Kano office of the Agro Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project. ...

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Over 1m children out of school in Kano – UNICEF

Mr Peter Hawkins, the United Nations Children Fund’s (UNICEF) representative in Kano State, says no fewer than one million children are out of school in the state. Hawkins said this on Monday in Kano during a four-day workshop organised for Commissioners and Permanent Secretaries from the 19 Northern States. The workshop was organised by the Federal Ministry of Budget and ...

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APPEALS sensitises Kano farmers on enhanced agricultural productivity

The Kano State office of the Agro Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project have sensitised farmers across six Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the state on Enhance Agricultural Productivity of small and Medium scale farmers. Alhaji Hassan Ibrahim, the APPEALS Project Coordinator in the state, told the farmers during an advocacy and sensitisation visit across the LGAs,  ...

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TAAT-WEC WATER MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY FOR RICE PRODUCTION IN KANO STATE

The Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation-Water Enabler Compact (TAAT-WEC) has used the modern irrigation technology for effective water management, which it earlier setup for wheat production in Alkamawa, Bunkure Local Government Area of Kano State, to also successfully grow rice on the same field.   The TAAT-WEC Project Coordinator in Nigeria, Prof. Henry Igbadun says the modern irrigation technology introduced ...

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Kano NYSC offers free medical services to IDPs, orphans

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kano State on Thursday rendered free medical services and donated some essential commodities to some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and orphans in the state. The NYSC Coordinator in the state, Alhaji Ladan Baba, while rounding-off the event said the gesture was part of activities marking the 46th anniversary of the scheme. According to ...

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