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First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has expressed her resolve to construct a regional secretariat for the African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM). The Mission, which was established after the Beijing Conference of 1995, has been in the custody of Nigeria, with leadership rotating among African First Ladies.
The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria says that reaching its goal could help save 16 million lives and avoid 234 million infections by 2023.
Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Latter Rain Assembly, has called for a total overhaul of the education sector in the country to create the right quality of student graduates.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the contributions of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as well as Aliko Dangote Foundation to humanitarian and developmental activities in Nigeria.
Aliko Dangote, president of the Dangote Group and chief sponsor of the Dangote Foundation, says he wants to be like Bill Gates and try to give a chunk of his wealth to charity in the next few years.
President Muhammadu Buhari has met with Bill Gates and Aliko Dangote in New York, on the sidelines of the 74th UN General Assembly.
Business tycoon, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, says he hopes to give out a chunk of his $9.2bn wealth like billionaire philanthropist, Bill Gates.
Miss Payal Jangid, a 16-year-old from India, was on Tuesday honoured for her commitment towards advocating for education and abolition of child marriage after refusing to marry at the age of 12.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has asked the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to intensify its intervention programmes in areas of health care delivery services and agriculture.
Nigeria is set to establish a government-driven national donor coordination mechanism to ensure that external financing is maximised for the good of the country, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, said on Wednesday.
Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Wednesday revealed that the government was set to establish a government-driven national donor coordination mechanism to ensure that external financing is maximised for the good of the country.
Kano State government has expended over N350 million for the second round of 2019 Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week kicking off on Monday, targeting over 3.2 million children under the age of five and pregnant women.
The efforts of Borno State in eradicating polio despite insurgency challenges “is impressive”, Co-chairs of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, said at the weekend.
Co-chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, has appreciated the success stories emanating from Kano State on primary health care indicators.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has commended the Borno State Government over its commitments to eradicating polio disease in spite of challenges by the Boko Haram insurgency.
Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said state executives will make their stand on state police known soon.
Prof. Lateef Sanni, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development), Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta(FUNAAB), says educational institutions in Nigeria have fared well in research.
Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has dedicated Saturday’s 2-1 home win against Burnley to the club’s late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to “jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that principal officers and members of the Nigerian Senate are using their official positions to get job slots from government agencies.”
The University of Ilorin on Saturday beat Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic of Zaria 1-0 to win the third edition of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board-sponsored tertiary institutions football competition.
Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has urged old students associations to support their alma maters in the area of infrastructure development and maintenance of facilities.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to write to Brussels seeking a Brexit deadline extension after MPs voted Saturday to demand he delay Britain’s October 31 departure date.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.
International DJ Zedd, has claimed he’s been banned from China for liking a tweet from the adult animated show ”South Park,” following a rift between the producers of the show and the Communist Chinese government.
Mubi North Local Government stakeholders of the People’s Democracy Party (PDP) in Adamawa state denied being a part of a Press Conference against the Senator Ishaku Abbo who is representing Northern Part of the state.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has graduated 462 officers of the 2nd Conversion and Upgrading Course at the Immigration Training School, Kano, Kano State.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on his approval of the immediate implementation of cost-saving measures aimed at instilling financial discipline and prudence, particularly on government trips.