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Journalists for migration appoints officials, set for news website

The Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM), a foundation championing regular migration and anti-human trafficking crusade, has appointed Country Coordinators and other officials while a news website for the body will be launched.

Professor urges technology deployment to resolve challenges

A don, Prof Sulaiman Adeniyi Adekola, has called for the use of science and technology to solve some of the myriad of challenges plaguing the country.

NSE elects new executives

The Nigerian Society of Engineers, Victoria Island Branch has elected new executives that will run the affairs of the society for the next two years.

Edo government, teachers differ over September 2 resumption date

The crisis between primary school teachers and the Edo State government over poor condition of service has taken a new twist following rejection by the state wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) of the September 2, 2019, resumption date for teachers.

Edo primary school teachers reject resumption date

The crisis rocking the primary school education in Edo State was further deepened on Sunday with the rejection of the new resumption date scheduled for September 2, by the State Universal Basic Education Board.

Pensioners applaud appointment of PTAD boss Sharon Ikeazor as minister

Nigerian Pensioners under the auspices of the Nigeria Union of Pension (NUP) has applauded the appointment of the Executive Secretary of the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), Sharon Ikeazor, as a Minister designate by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Nigerian Guild of Editors re-elects Funke Egbemode as president

The Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of New Telegraph Newspapers, Mrs Funke Egbemode, has been re-elected President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE).

Nigerian Guild of Editors clears 23 aspirants to contest executive positions

The Election Committee of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, (NGE) on Wednesday, said it had cleared 23 candidates for election into its Executive Council and Standing Committee.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

President Buhari’s cash gift divides CAN

National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, is accusing the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) of corruption and abuse of office.

Nigerians detained in South Africa not due to drugs – Union

The Nigerian Union in South Africa clarified, on Thursday, that the 14 Nigerians being held in detention in Rustenburg, South Africa, since last February were not being held for drug-related offences.

Child labour: Federal govt to develop national reporting template

The Federal Government says it will develop a National Reporting Template for proper monitoring, evaluation and data collection toward elimination of child labour in the country.

Nigerians in US pledge renewed commitment to Nigerian project

The Nigerian community in the U.S. on Sunday in Maryland pledged renewed commitment to reinforcing Nigeria’s virtues and redeem her image globally.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing qualifiers to begin with African event in Senegal

A total of 33 places in the boxing tournament at Tokyo 2020 will be up for grabs at the African Olympic qualifier beginning in Dakar tomorrow.

Expert wants appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate

Mr Emmanuel Atama, the Executive Secretary of the National Cooperative Financing Agency of Nigeria (CFAN), has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to use appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate in the country.
Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Governor Uzodinma visits President Buhari, seeks refund of N32 billion

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has sought a refund of over N32billion his predecessors spent on Federal Government’s projects, especially on roads in the state.
Singapore, on Tuesday announced its 2020 budget, pledging 5.6 billion Singapore dollars (or 4.02 billion U.S. dollars) to assist businesses and households affected financially by the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: South Korea reports first death; cases soar to 104

South Korea reported its first death from the new coronavirus on Thursday, with 53 new cases of the coronavirus confirmed in a single day to bring the total to 104.
Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.

Thai court says anti-abortion laws unconstitutional

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.