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5000 NSCDC personnel to protect Borno farmers

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Friday said it would deploy about 5000 personnel from its Agro-Rangers Unit to protect farmers and their investment from attacks by criminals, especially kidnappers.

‘EU law does not protect consumers from food scandals’

A year after a scandal about eggs tainted with the insecticide fipronil, consumer advocacy group Foodwatch has called on the European Union to strengthen its regulations on tainted and unhealthy food.

IATA introduces new programme to improve animal welfare aboard planes

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says it has launched a new standardised global certification programme to improve the safety and welfare of animals...

United Nations moves to protect 357m children in crisis situations

The UN calls for urgent action on protection of  357 million children in crisis situations, saying they face a raft of challenges from family separation and forced recruitment to sexual exploitation and abject poverty.

Navy commitment to protect nation’s maritime domain

The Nigerian Navy (NN) said it would continue to protect the nation’s maritime domain against crude oil theft and any other criminal activities.

World Humanitarian Day: UN aid chief calls for protection of workers

The UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Stephen O’Brien, has called for the protection of aid workers, saying it is “paramount” for the continued delivery of aid to victims.

Climate Change: Lagos offers very little protection for citizens

Only a small fraction of Lagosians have a little protection against climate change, a new study as revealed. According to the report, the world's wealthy...

NAF to Benue residents: We’ll protect your lives and property

The Nigerian Air force (NAF), has assured the people of Benue State of adequate protection of their lives and property. This was contained in a...

World Habitat Day: UN, Ambode, experts seek protection of public spaces

Kazeem Ugbodaga The United Nations (UN) Habitat, Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and...

The Power Of Touch

By Aidy Thomas Touching is a fundamental human need facing people of all ages, tribe, culture, religion, status and class. Simply put, it is a...

Protecting The Lagos Environment

By Tayo Ogunbiyi Lagos population, according to the United Nations projections, will be 20 million by 2015 making it the 3rd largest city in the...

Children’s Day: UNICEF calls for unity, protection of Nigerian children

UNICEF has called for collective effort from stakeholders to protect the rights of children. The call was contained in a statement signed by Geoffrey Njoku,...

How to protect Nigeria’s oil pipelines, by Kuku

Mr Kingsley Kuku, the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, has urged the Ministry of Petroleum Resources to review the Pipeline...

Easter: IG Orders Tight Security

To ensure a peaceful Easter celebration, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar has directed all zonal Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) and Commissioners of...

Protecting The Girl-Child

By Biliqis Bakare Shaped by discrimination and bias, the society, especially in the third world, has dealt the girl-child a rough blow even before birth. ...

Fashola Harps On Ability To Enforce Laws

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) has stated that the biggest protection for any society is the ability to enforce its laws because...

Gov/Assembly Polls: Police Promise Adequate Security

Barely 24 hours to the Governorship and House of Assembly as well as the postponed House of Representatives elections across the country, the Lagos...

Consumers Unhappy Over CPC’s Absence In Lagos

Consumers in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, are not happy that the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) of  Nigeria has no  office in Lagos,  a state with...

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