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The Northern Governors Forum on Monday expressed support for the ongoing efforts to regulate the social media in order to check the spread of fake news in the country.
The North-East Governors’ Forum (NEGF) has called on the Federal Government to deploy more state of the art military hard ware to the armed forces fighting the Boko Haram in the region.
Emir of Gombe, Dr Abubakar Shehu, has called for an integrated national policy on almajiri system of education in the country.
Senator Rochas Okorocha has stood in defense of the Almajiri, insisting that Northern Governors have been unfair in their dealings with the child urchins.
Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Wednesday evening celebrated the 2020 Children’s day with 153 Almajiris at the Amada quarantine centre preparatory to their departure to their respective communities after testing negative to covid-19.
The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, on Wednesday, suspended the planned expulsion of street children known as almajiris from the state.
Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State has warned that parents who enrol their children into the Almajiri education system stand the risk of prosecution and up to two years jail.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state on Wednesday said the 19 Northern governors in the country have collectively agreed on putting an end to the Almajiri system in the country and are ready to face anyone who dares to stand on their path in realising this objective.
A group, the Area Education Renaissance Initiative (AERI), has canvassed for the total declaration of state of emergency on education in Northern Nigeria.
Sokoto State government is mulling the adoption of the Indonesian Pondok Pesantren Madrasah system of education as an alternative to the existing Almajiri system in the state.
Kano State Government has banned street begging by Almajiri children in a bid to fully consolidate the free and compulsory primary and secondary schools education policy in the state.
The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, on Saturday called on people who beg for alms or other forms of assistance from individuals and relatives to instead direct their begging to the government.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday lamented that Nigeria’s existence was being threatened by religious and tribal tensions.
Governors of 19 Northern States are responsible for frustrating the integration of the Almajiri schools with basic education.
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Twenty seven Kano traders, who were abducted on their way to Aba town in Abia State, have regained their freedom, according to the management of Kantinkwari Textiles Market.
Less than a week of the commencement of e-ticketing on the Abuja-Kaduna rail line, over 8,000 passengers have accessed the portal, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said.
A Civil Society Group has decried the plans by educational institutions across the country to resume academic activities without adequate safety measures to contain the devastating impacts of the second wave of COVID-19.
Farmers in Nasarawa, numbering more than 500, have received subsidised farming inputs to aid food production and ensure food sufficiency and security in the state.
The Edo State Government has said that the suspension of schools’ resumption is applicable to all educational institutions in the state.
David de Gea has warned that Manchester United “cannot miss this chance” after forcing their way back into the Premier League title picture, with the Red Devils looking to bring an eight-year barren run to a close.
The rate of COVID-19 infections among health workers in Lagos is causing grave concerns for the leadership of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), urging colleagues to approach their duties with utmost caution.
The President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, Joe Oke-Odumakin, has called for the unconditional release of a human rights activist and journalist, Mr Omoyele Sowore.
Evander Holyfield has confirmed he’s in talks to fight Mike Tyson once more – 34 years after having his ear bitten by his old rival.
Atletico Madrid have completed the signing of Moussa Dembele, with the French forward joining the Spanish side on an initial loan deal with an option to buy.