Tag: red cross

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 30, 2017

Sandra Bullock donates $1m towards #HurricaneHarvey relief efforts

American actress and known philanthropist, Sandra Bullock, has pledged $1 million to the Red Cross to help the Harvey relief ...

RoqeebahMay 8, 2017

The Red Cross tried to explain how they helped free Chibok girls but we’re still confused

by Soma Oj. On October 13th 2016 when the Federal Government worked in conjunction with the International Committee of the ...

Op-ed EditorMay 7, 2017

The Thread: “It’s real” “It’s a fact” | Presidency confirms release of 82 Chibok girls and Nigerians are overjoyed

It’s been 3 years since the Chibok girls- over 300 of them- were abducted from their classrooms by the terrorist ...

Op-ed EditorMay 7, 2017

BREAKING: Presidency confirms release of 82 Chibok girls

Following media reports yesterday evening of the release of more Chibok girls from the hands of Boko Haram, the Federal ...

AzeezJanuary 22, 2017

IDPs camp bombing: 68 surgeries carried out on victims

Medical workers have conducted no fewer than 68 surgeries on victims of the accidental bombing of internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 18, 2017

Military air strike: Pres. Buhari sends delegation to Rann

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday sent a delegation to Rann, Borno following Tuesday’s air strike by the Nigerian Air Force on ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 18, 2017

The Thread: The military bombing of an IDP camp can only be a mistake, here’s why

We received with shock and numbness of heart the news that the Nigerian military had dropped bombs on an IDP ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 17, 2017

6 Red Cross workers killed in Rann military air strike – ICRC

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says six of its members were killed in the military air strike ...

AzeezOctober 17, 2016

We were not part of negotiations for release of 21 Chibok girls – Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross has said it did not take part in the negotiations for the release of ...

Isime EseneJanuary 16, 2015

We’ll assist you in rebuilding your homes – Jonathan promises IDPs

by James Sambo President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited over 900 displaced persons from Baga, who are camped in the ...

YEditorOctober 29, 2014

Red Cross testifies in favour of #Synagogue, says church response was ‘good’

by Adedayo Ademuwagun The coroner’s inquest concerning the Synagogue church building crash continued today at the Lagos High Court in ...

September 24, 2012

Trapped on treetops: Kogi flooding crisis worsens

by Reuben Daba The flooding situation in Kogi State has assumed critical dimensions. Boats were deployed on Sunday by the ...

September 13, 2012

Tragedy: Ten teenage girls drown in Taraba

by Stanley Azuakola Just 24 hours after the Red Cross announced that since July, at least 137 people have died ...

July 27, 2012

Coroner issues warrant for oil companies, Red Cross over Dana Air crash

by Isi Esene A bench warrant has been issued on two oil companies, Conoil and Total Nigeria Limited, and the ...

January 21, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Multiple blasts rock Kano

      By Alkasim Abdulkadir  Rescue and evacuation is currently underway in the city of Kano, which came under heavy ...

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