Women, youth targeted in Oyo aquamarine mining forum

Local women and youth in Olode community in Oyo State are to be empowered on aquamarine mining, under a programme aimed at ensuring that indigenous persons reasonably benefit from locally existing natural resources. At a day-long forum organised by the Conservative Environmental Growth and Development Centre (CEGDEC) in support of Australian Aid, the More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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NEMA, Stakeholder condoles victims of Rann

… Working towards receiving 1300 IDPs from Abuja By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and stakeholders in humanitarian activities in North-East have condoled victims of accidental More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Akwa Ibom wooed ‘green’ investors at COP22

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Akwa Ibom State Government has reached out to foreign investors to key into its burgeoning Sustainable Green Development Initiative in the state, the wooed came up at the recent 22nd Session More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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REDD+: Protecting forests, revitalising communities in Kenya

In the Kasigau Corridor region of East Kenya, generations of cattle grazed the fields into dust and labourers clear-cut much of the dryland forest for firewood and farmland – because survival was at stake. To More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, November 4th, 2016
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2016 hajj: An improved version in many ways (II)

By Maryam Garba Hassan While Nigeria’s pilgrims were transported to the King AbdulAziz Abdulłahi international airport in Jedda with only the approved 8kg hand luggage, other countries pilgrims were seen struggling More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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2016 hajj: An improved version in many ways (1)

By Maryam Garba Hassan Nigeria’s pilgrims’ journey to the holy land for this year’s hajj began on the 8th of August, 2016 through an inaugural flight from Sokoto State. As usual the National Hajj Commission More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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The first ten days of Zul Hijjah: Why they matter

By Samana Siddiqui Even for those not performing the pilgrimage, Hajj, the first ten days of this month are considered very sacred and a time for increased reflection, seeking Allah’s forgiveness, doing good and More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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One Hajji’s apprehension (then acceptance) of the animal sacrifice

By Abdul Wahid Hamid Sacrificing certain types of animals during Hajj and Eid-ul-Adha are part of Islamic rites. Islam is not the only religion which prescribes animal sacrifice. In recent times, due to influence More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, September 2nd, 2016
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Lessons from Hajj (III)

Ibn Abbas reported that the Messenger said, “He is not one of us who imitates other than us. Do not imitate the Jews and the Christians.” [At- Tirmidhi] Also, the Prophet said, “Whoever brings More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
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In the first quarter of 2016!

FROM THE LIVE STAGE with Patrick-Jude Oteh 0803 700 0496, 0805 953 5215 (SMS only) This has been belated in coming; kindly bear with us. We ended the year 2015 on very difficult terms but we are happy that we More...