The Nigerian Red Cross Society Saturday said it has engaged over 4000 volunteers rendering various humanitarian services in the state.…
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Dr Johann Ojukwu, Red Cross Health and Care Officer, Abuja office, gave the warning in Lokoja while speaking at the end of a road show to sensitise residents on COVID-19 vaccines.
Head of its Northwest office, Said Midadi, said the Red Cross chose religious organizations so as to help them to attend to victims of disasters during worship.
A so-called green famine, when stores of food have been used up in winter and spring, but the next harvest is not yet ripe, is being exacerbated through conflicts and the associated waves of refugees, according to the ICRC.
The displaced persons are victims of “gruesome” attacks launched by bandits at communities within the Chonoko axis
Malam Ardo Goge, Leader of the Fulanis at Ladduga, told some Peace Builders and Journalists, who visited four of the new settlements of the Fulanis from Oyo State due to the quit notice given to them, that only 107 of them relocated with their children, women and elderly.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that among those who attended the training programme which held at ICRC Kano Office are Hisbah officials, Ulama and security agents.
Lagos State Branch Chairman of NRCS, Adebola Kolawole, told the News Agency of Nigeria that it had become expedient that first aiders adopt the new safety procedure to avoid contracting coronavirus.
A team of rescue officials comprising the Red Cross and Owerri Capital Development Authority evacuated the bodies from the scene of the incident on Friday
An eight storey building under construction in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Thursday collapsed, claiming two lives, with many others injured.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said all stakeholders must join hands to “force insurgents out of steam” in Nigeria.
The European Union has announced a donation of 80,000 Euros (N32 million) in humanitarian aid to assist families affected by Lassa Fever in Nigeria.
International Committee of the Red Cross Nigeria delegation says it received 10 wounded patients from the Monguno attack for treatment at its Surgical Ward at Maiduguri Specialist Hospital.
At the just concluded Forum organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross, key speakers: Tony O. Elumelu, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, and Peter Maurer, President of the ICRC, proffered entrepreneurship as the most sustainable solution to accelerating Africa’s transformation.
The Red Cross on Thursday said 19 people remain unaccounted for, two days after Somali militants attacked a hotel complex in Nairobi, killing no fewer than 21 people.
On the 19th of February this year more than a hundred girls were kidnapped from the Government Girls Science and Technology College, Dapchi in Yobe state by a faction of the dreaded Boko Haram.
The lawmakers, who made the condemnation at a plenary presided over by the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, in Abuja on Tuesday, also observed a minute silence for the deceased.
Saraki made this known in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu in Abuja on Tuesday.
Leman was murdered after the expiration of the deadline given by Islamic West Africa Province to the Federal Government to free her and her colleague, Saifura Khorsa, who was earlier killed.
The President of CAN, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, commiserated with them in a statement signed by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, the Special Assistant, Media and Communications to the CAN president on Tuesday in Abuja.