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Road injuries are now the biggest killer of children and young adults worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, in cooperation with Egypt’s Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation have selected more than 100 high-potential start-ups to participate in a new initiative designed to spur innovation and job creation across the African continent.
Nigeria has contributed more money to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) than 13 other Members states put together in the last 12 years, statistics have shown.
The number of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) member countries swelled to 50 on Wednesday, with the Central African Republic (CAR) formalising her membership by depositing the instrument of the country’s ratification of the Bank Establishment Agreement in Cairo, Egypt.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr hopes that a peaceful coexistence of the Nigeria Football Federation and the Sports Ministry hierarchies will be restored before the New Year in order to give the national team and Nigerian football a condusive atmosphere for further development.
A Niger customs official was killed in an attack by insurgents in a southwestern region bordering Burkina Faso and placed under a state of emergency last week, authorities said on Sunday.
The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, disbursed 200 million CFA ($0.365 million) to pay for cross-border claims in 2017.
Malaria infections rose for the second year in a row in 2017, following half a decade of decreases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported on Monday.
In Burkina Faso, a country struggling to contain jihadist violence, education is one of the victims of the insurgency, with hundreds of schools closed, teachers in hiding and pupils kept indoors over the fear of attacks.
Gernot Rohr was able to stamp 'mission accomplished' on the second chapter of his managerial reign as Nigeria qualified for their first Africa Cup of Nations since winning the tournament in 2013.
The Lagos State University (LASU) has been selected as a Centre of Excellence for Innovative and Transformative STEM Education (CITSE) by the World Bank, among other 16 universities across Nigeria.
The bank, which was commissioned last week by FCT Minister, Muhammed Musa Bello, would afford small scale business owners opportunity to access loans without collateral and with little or no interest to boost their businesses.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has challenged Distribution Companies (DISCOS) to provide electricity consumers with adequate meters in order address power supply challenges in the country.
Gusau further stated that the plan for setting up the research facilities, beginning with about two or more, had been going on for some time now, among the PTDF, NNPC and NCDMB and had reached advanced stages.
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) will announce a new host for the 2019 African Cup of Nations after its executive committee‘s extraordinary meeting on 9 January 2019.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday vowed to clamp down on individuals and businesses engaging in clandestine activities to frustrate the restriction of foreign exchange on the importation of 41 items into the country.
The Nigerian Army has said eight of its men were killed after Boko Haram terrorists attacked their location at Buni Gari village, in Yobe State, last weekend.
Emirates Airlines flight from Dubai to Lagos was Sunday morning aborted again for the second time as another pilot opted out of using the aircraft for the journey
INEC Chairman Mahmud Yakubu says the electoral body neither sells nor buys votes during elections in Nigeria
The Federal Government will definitely proffer lasting solutions to the incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen in affected states across the country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has for the fourth time declined to assent to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018.