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The Federal Government in partnership with the WorldFish, an international organisation, is to scale up tilapia and catfish production through research in the country.
African governments have been urged to develop an inclusive approach, including recruitment and training of local citizens on how to curb prevalence of common diseases.
Ms Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General, would next week travel to Nigeria where she is expected to hold talks with President Muhammadu Buhari and other top government functionaries.
The wife of the Governor of Akwa Ibom, Mrs Martha Udom-Emmanuel, has won an award at the UN for empowering and uplifting the women and the girl-child in the state.
Corps members under the aegis of Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, National Youths Service Corps have called on youths and secondary school students in Odeda local government area of Ogun State to shun drug abuse and abstain from immortal acts considered harmful by societal norms.
Civil Coalition Action on Education for All and other NGOs have called on the Federal Government to ensure the safe release of Dapchi School girls abducted on Feb. 19.
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno says his administration accords priority to agriculture transformation to fight poverty and end insurgency.
The Senate has summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, and the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, to explain the circumstances surrounding the abduction of 110 students of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, by Boko Haram on February 19.
As the global community settles down for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, the Senior Special Assistant to the Nigerian President on SDGs, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, has listed improved women empowerment as a major key to the attainment of sustainable development.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Monday said Africa must intensify efforts at improving transmission grid for renewable energy to be effectively developed on the continent.
Mr Runcie Chidebe, Founder, Project Pinkblue Foundation, has called for effective deployment of social media to facilitate achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The UN has called for the protection of big cats species such as lions, tigers and leopards, warning that they are fast going into extinction.
UNESCO says it will train 300 scientists, decision makers and community leaders in techniques of water resources management for the implementation of the Biosphere and Heritage of Lake Chad (BIOPALT) project.
Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont on Saturday appeared to have foiled attempts by Finnish police to arrest him under a European arrest warrant as an MP said he had already left the country.
Italy's new national coach will be named on May 20, Italian football federation vice-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta said on Saturday
The Commissioner of Police in Abia, Mr Anthony Ogbizi, has said that the Herdsmen/Farmers’ Conflict Resolution Committee, has effectively brought the recurring clashes between the two groups in the state under control.
Toni Kroos rates Brazil "two grades" higher than when Germany hammered the 'Selecao' 7-1 at the 2014 World Cup.
The presidency on Saturday described as laughable the decision of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to drag the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, before the United Nations over purported plan to rig the 2019 general elections.
The Federal Government, on Thursday, opened its case against four pro-Biafra agitators -Bright Chimezie, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi- who hitherto faced trial alongside the ‘missing’ leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is to inaugurate Nigerian Economic Diplomacy Initiative on April 5 to facilitate global market access for Nigerian products.
One of the freed Dapchi schoolgirls, Khadija Grema, has said five of her colleagues died of heart attack caused by stress while in custody of Boko Haram.
Karen McDougal, a former Playboy model, says she had a 10-month affair with US President Donald Trump after the birth of Barron, his youngest son.
Oil prices rose on Wednesday, supported by tensions in the Middle East and healthy global demand, although rising United States output continued to weigh on markets.