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Stakeholders on environmental protection have called on the Federal Government of Nigeria and other states to aggressively deploy information, satellite, molecular, drone and other relevant technologies to promote transparency in the forestry sector and prevent the alarming illicit trading in Nigeria’s endangered plant species, particularly Rosewood. =
Mr Timeyin Uwejamomere, the National Coordinator, National Action Plan on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), made this known at the ongoing National WASH Action Plan Research and Capacity Building Workshop in Abuja.
The African Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA) will top discussion as Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President of African Development Bank (AfDB) is expected in London for the milestone investment summit.
Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDC), on Saturday said the commission was pressing seeking an amendment of the Electoral Law to enable more than 20 million Nigerians living abroad to vote in country’s general election.
As the window for workers in the universities and colleges of Education to enrol for the Integrated Personel Payroll and Information System (IPPIS) opens on Monday, the Congress of University Academics (CONUA), has called on its members and other academics to embrace the payment system.
After a year of living in her one-bedroom apartment in Mahul, a housing colony on the eastern front of Mumbai, Anita Dhole moved out - to live on a footpath.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will on Monday (today) meet with the leadership of the National Assembly as part of its battle against the controversial Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Friday in Abuja pledged to revamp the Principal’s Cup and Headmaster’s Cup competitions in the secondary and primary schools respectively.
Salamatu Bello, a victim of alleged sexual harassment by a university lecturer, on Friday, staged protest round Kaduna metropolis to highlight the plight of female students in the country.
The Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Birnin Kebbi, Prof. Bello Shehu, says Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the blueprints to achieving better and more sustainable future.
Efforts to improve quality in Nigerian universities have compelled the National Universities Commission (NUC) to initiate partnership with industry players, enabling most academic staff to go on sabbatical leaves in such places.
Egypt's prime minister warned on Tuesday his government would not allow protesters to spread "chaos" after small rallies erupted against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi last month.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Pretoria, South Africa, charged Nigerians in the country and all others in the Diaspora to be law abiding, live decent and dignified lives and also respect constituted authorities of their host countries.
Nigeria and South Africa have reached an agreement on issuing 10 years visas to businessmen, academics and frequent travelers.
Chinese Consul General in Lagos, Chu Maoming, has disclosed that Nigeria and China recorded $8.6bn bilateral trade between six months of January and June 2019.
The Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum, a socio-cultural group, on Thursday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for constituting an Economic Advisory Council (EAC), comprising of professionals and academics.
Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari in a nationwide broadcast on Sunday ordered a total lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun State as a proactive measure to contain the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus in Nigeria.
Uber is ramping up its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, pledging 10 million free rides and food deliveries for health care workers, senior citizens, and others affected by the outbreak.
Nigeria will be able to test up to 1000 suspected cases of coronavirus by the end of this week, the NCDC has said.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, has announced four more new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), making the number of confirmed cases in Nigeria rise to 139.
Abdisalan Hassan Hersi, governor of the Nugaal region in northeastern Somalia has been killed in a suicide bomb blast claimed by the al-Shabab armed group, police said on Monday.
Real Madrid have announced their intention to set up the Santiago Bernabeu stadium as a hub for storing medical supplies, and for organisations and businesses to make monetary or material donations in the ongoing fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Bayelsa State government has announced further measures to check the coronavirus pandemic, imposing a travel restriction from 7pm to 7am with effect from Saturday.
For fear of possible lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, Ibadan residents, on Wednesday, trooped to markets in the metropolis to stock up foodstuffs.
Residents of Imo State are presently gripped with fear over the mysterious death of the owner of Fancy Hotel, Umugwuma, Owerri, Mr Christogonus Aguwa Osuagwu, in Abuja on Monday.
The United States has registered more than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths as the country confirmed more than 69,000 cases.