Benin Deploys 150 Troops to Fight Boko Haram

[Premium Times] The Republic of Benin has deployed 150 soldiers to the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), to fight Boko Haram insurgents in the Lake Chad region, an official has disclosed.

[Premium Times] The Republic of Benin has deployed 150 soldiers to the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), to fight Boko Haram insurgents in the Lake Chad region, an official has disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Firm Underscores Importance of English, Mathematics in Learning

[Guardian] To help equip pupils with educational materials that will improve the teaching and learning of English Language and Mathematics, Cornerstone Insurance Plc., through its foundation has donated 2,000 copies of English Language and Mathematics …

[Guardian] To help equip pupils with educational materials that will improve the teaching and learning of English Language and Mathematics, Cornerstone Insurance Plc., through its foundation has donated 2,000 copies of English Language and Mathematics textbooks to 10 junior and senior secondary schools in Lagos, Rivers and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Infant Mortality Rate Falls – Unicef, Statistics Bureau

[Premium Times] The fifth Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) has highlighted a nationwide overall drop in infant mortality rate from 97 per 1000 live births recorded in 2011 to 70 per 1000 live births.

[Premium Times] The fifth Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) has highlighted a nationwide overall drop in infant mortality rate from 97 per 1000 live births recorded in 2011 to 70 per 1000 live births.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Strong SA Team Ready for Surfski Worlds

[News24Wire] The South Africa surfski team that has been selected for the ICF Ocean Racing World Championships is a strong one, aiming to dominate the medal positions in both the men’s and women’s showdowns in Hong Kong this weekend.

[News24Wire] The South Africa surfski team that has been selected for the ICF Ocean Racing World Championships is a strong one, aiming to dominate the medal positions in both the men's and women's showdowns in Hong Kong this weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Otodo-Gbame Evictees Storm Ambode’s Office, Demand Resettlement

[Guardian] Hundreds of residents of Otodo-Gbame community yesterday stormed the Lagos State Governor’s Office, Alausa, to once again protest against their forced eviction from their riverine community and other forms of injustice suffered.

[Guardian] Hundreds of residents of Otodo-Gbame community yesterday stormed the Lagos State Governor's Office, Alausa, to once again protest against their forced eviction from their riverine community and other forms of injustice suffered.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Why Health Sector is Critical in Economic Development Plan’

[Guardian] Following the presentation of the 2018 budget, the Minster of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, and the 36 states commissioners for health have said the health sector should be given due priority in the economic development plan.

[Guardian] Following the presentation of the 2018 budget, the Minster of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, and the 36 states commissioners for health have said the health sector should be given due priority in the economic development plan.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Car Drawing Contest Leans On Children’s Imagination for the Future of Car Travel

[Seychelles News Agency] A local company, Abhaye Valabhji, is holding the national version of the “Toyota Dream Car Art Contest”, a competition that brings together children across the world to share ideas about the future of the automobile through dra…

[Seychelles News Agency] A local company, Abhaye Valabhji, is holding the national version of the "Toyota Dream Car Art Contest", a competition that brings together children across the world to share ideas about the future of the automobile through drawings.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

15-Year-Old Suspected Kidnapper Nabbed in Ajegunle

[Guardian] Lagos and Makurdi -A fifteen-year-old girl, suspected to be a member of a kidnap gang, was caught trying to abduct a little child at Boundary Market in Ajegunle area of Lagos on Tuesday. She was beaten severely and stripped naked by the trad…

[Guardian] Lagos and Makurdi -A fifteen-year-old girl, suspected to be a member of a kidnap gang, was caught trying to abduct a little child at Boundary Market in Ajegunle area of Lagos on Tuesday. She was beaten severely and stripped naked by the traders, before she was handed over to the market leader, who in turn delivered her to the police.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Netball – Malawi Queens Bar Reporters At Training

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Queens coach Mary Waya wants her charges to undergo training camp at the Blantyre Youth Centre in closed doors and that the journalists an fans have been barred from watching.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Queens coach Mary Waya wants her charges to undergo training camp at the Blantyre Youth Centre in closed doors and that the journalists an fans have been barred from watching.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi