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Humanitarian NGO tasks stakeholders on rescuing vulnerable children

In commemoration of the World Poverty Day held every October 17, a non governmental organisation, the Innercity Mission for Children, has called on government, civil society organizations and stakeholders in the humanitarian sector to intervene in the plight of children in Nigeria. Addressing journalists Wednesday in Abuja, ahead of its international conference slated for Thursday, […]

Brain drain: Address challenges in health sector, NMA tackles FG

Following the lack of adequate remuneration and brain drain witnessed in the health sector, medical doctors, under the auspices of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), have called on the Federal Government to urgently intervene; in order to curb the menace. Addressing journalists Tuesday in Abuja,  at a press conference to flag-off the 2021 Annual Physician […]

AfCFTA: Shippers Council to tackle exploitation by foreign shipping lines

The Executive Secretary/CEO of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Emmanuel Jime, has said that members will not continue to remain at the mercy of foreign shipping lines to determine the fate of its trade and transport; through the imposition of unreasonable charges and surcharges on Nigerian economies. Addressing participants Tuesday in Abuja, during the Union Of African Shippers’ […]

Godfrey Chikwere: HURIDE warns against intimidation of journalists in Ebonyi

The Human Rights Defenders (HURIDE), Ebonyi State office, has expressed deep concern over the recent arrest, detention, possible torture and consequent hospitalization of a journalist, Mr Godfrey Chikwere; resulting from a harmless Facebook post. According to a statement made available to New National Star on Tuesday, which was signed by Chairman of HURIDE in Ebonyi State, Sampson […]