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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has presented a N448,660,773,476 budget for 2021 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly for consideration and approval.
A firm, Nacenn Nigeria Limited, has filed a petition against Prof. Yemi Akinseye-George, SAN, before the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN/Chairman of the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee, LPPC, and the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA.
Niger State workers on Wednesday grounded government activities following the resumption of an indefinite strike by organized labour in the state.
The Bauchi State Government on Tuesday said HIV/AIDS prevalence in the state significantly dropped from 6.8 per cent recorded in 2001 to 0.4 per cent in 2019.
The Federal Government on Tuesday expressed optimism that COVID-19 would soon be a thing of the past in Nigeria as two vaccines under trial have more than 90 per cent efficacy to end the disease.
The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has urged women to embark on regular HIV/AIDS screening to know their status and access free medical services.
As part of efforts to support economic recovery and propel the quest to return to the growth path, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved the release of banks’ excess cash reserve requirement (CRR), which is above the regulatory minimum.
United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, on Tuesday, said key populations such as sex workers and gay men accounted for 50 per cent of new HIV cases in the world.
In sensational boxing news, former British cruiserweight champion Glenn McCrory has claimed he and ex-American boxer Evander Holyfield have agreed terms on a bare-knuckle boxing bout.
There will be “a lot of teams regretting” not signing Edinson Cavani, says Luke Chadwick, with the former Manchester United winger admitting that an experienced frontman has proved him wrong.
Wisconsin became the last of six states to officially declare victory for Joe Biden late on Monday, in spite of the legal challenges posed by President Donald Trump to stop the certification of results.
Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Raul Jimenez says he hopes to be back playing football soon despite suffering a fractured skull in a horrific clash of heads with Arsenal defender David Luiz.
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, says the rights of women and girls, and gender equality, must be the focus to stop new HIV infections.
With 1 million people infected and 440,000 lives lost to AIDS in the African region in 2019, the World Health Organization, WHO, has raised the alarm that new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths were not reducing fast enough to meet the Sustainable Development Goal target of ending AIDS epidemics by 2030. In the region.
Health minister Osagie Ehanire on Monday inaugurated a ministerial committee to work with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in developing the framework for the scheme.
Bahrain’s imports from Israel will not be subject to distinctions between products made within Israel and those from illegal settlements in occupied territory, the Bahraini trade minister has said, drawing a rebuke from Palestinians.
A court-appointed committee has yet to find the parents of 628 children separated at the United States-Mexico border early in the Trump administration, according to a court filing on Wednesday that also said the government last week provided additional phone numbers to aid the long-running search.
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have filed a suit to stop the judicial panels of inquiry set up by state governors to probe allegations of police brutality by men of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad at the Federal High Court in Abuja.
Two persons have been feared killed in a fracas between Ude and Isinigbo communities in Akure North local government area.
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“Gabi is another one that even in a moment of adversity, you see him training and everything he brings to the team, his energy, his passion, his motivation, is translating positive emotions to everybody,” Arteta told reporters on Wednesday.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 169 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has presented a budget of N159billion to the state House of Assembly for the 2021 fiscal year.
Rapper Mark Antonyyo Alexander popularly called Lil Yase, has been shot dead in northern California.
1,000 fans will watch Anthony Joshua defend his three world titles against Kubrat Pulev at the Wembley Arena next weekend.