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A young Nigerian, Miss Omowumi Ogunrotimi, has been shortlisted for the 2018 Commonwealth Youth Awards in recognition of her contribution towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal 5, gender equality, in Nigeria.
Some workers of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, on Monday pledged to support their reinstated Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf, to reposition the scheme.
The First lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has enjoined wives of southwest governors to address issues of maternal and child mortality in their states.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for an end to the practice of female genital mutilation, which he said is “a gross violation of the human rights of women and girls.”
Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello, has said his policies has positioned the All Progressives Congress as the most popular party in Kogi State, saying his administration is gradually winning the war against poverty.
Country Representative of the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), Mr. Mohammed Mallick Fall, has hinged the success of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) in the Sub-Saharan Africa on the positive contributions of Nigeria.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the World Food Prize (WFP) award to Dr Akinwumi Adesina, will stimulate people’s interest in agriculture.
The stakeholders in mass literacy sector have urged the Nigerian National Council for Adult Education (NNCAE) to equip Nigerians with skills acquisition for effective participation in nation’s building.
The World Bank has projected that up to $22 billion will flow into Nigeria in 2017 through Diaspora remittances, noting that global remittance flow is set to recover this year after two consecutive years of decline.
Coordinator, Alliance for Hygiene Promotion, Mr. Victor Olaomi, has said scaling up sanitation and hygiene in the country requires the collective effort of stakeholders in the sector.
Universities, polytechnics and colleges of education have been urged to implement the decision of the 62nd National Council on Education (NCE) on inclusive and equitable quality education.
Security officials and other stakeholders are to get an update on the search for the missing girls of the Government Science and Technical Girls College, Dapchi, Yobe.
The Director-General of Segun Oni Campaign Organisation (SOCO), Dr. Ifeoluwa Arowosoge, has assured the Ekiti electorate that former Governor, Chief Segun Oni, would deliver all his campaign promises to the people if given the opportunity to serve again.
A coalition within the All Progressives Congress (APC), under the aegis of the APC National Vanguard, on Sunday alleged that the party’s national leader, Bola Tinubu, has struck a deal with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 general elections.
The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel is preparing to name her ministerial team for a new German government, to give a new face to her administration.
The Anambra state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress NLC, Comrade Jerry Nnubia, in his welcome address during this year 40th NLC Anniversary celebration, at the union secretariat Awka, said the body, which has about seven million members, forty- two affiliate unions and thirty- seven state councils had been instrumental in the negotiation of four national minimum wages since 1981.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted approval to the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta, to begin undergraduate degree programmes from the 2017/2018 academic session.
Nigerian envoys in New York have appealed to Nigerians in the U.S. not to give up on their country but continue to support efforts by leaders to develop it.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says no fewer than 1,306 Nigerians died in road accidents in the fourth quarter of 2017.
About 224 million people are suffering from malnutrition across Africa as climate change and conflicts heighten food insecurity across the continent, a top UN food agency official said Monday.
The new machine, when installed, is expected to enable the hospital attend to more cancer patients in the country, officials say.