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Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has constituted a technical committee to remodel the Almajiri system of education in the state as a way of arresting the menace of of children roaming the streets and begging.
The Lake Chad Basin (LCB) Governors’ Forum for Regional Cooperation on Stabilisation, Peacebuilding and Sustainable Development have agreed to remain committed to joint efforts towards fostering sustainable development across the regions through promoting dialogue and cross-border cooperation.
Nigeria have been pooled against Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin Republic in Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed concern over worldwide negligence of vaccination against measles and some other diseases.
The Executive Secretary of the Lake Chad Basin Commission, Mamman Nuhu, has said unless the four nations directly affected by the Boko Haram insurgency collaborate, the move to end insecurity in the region would be fruitless.
Three time Nations cup winners Nigeria lead the list of top football nations seeded ahead of the draw for the 2021 Nations Cup to be hosted by Cameroon.
Former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, has raised an alarm over plot by the Fulani to take over lands in the country through the establishment of Ruga settlements by the Federal Government.
Thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence poured into the streets of the Nigerian city Maiduguri on Thursday to vent their anger over food and medicine shortages in their camp.
A former Senate President, Ameh Ebute, has urged the United Kingdom parliament to assist Nigeria with arms and technology to combat the resurging insecurity in the country.
Nigerian troops have thwarted a Boko Haram attack on a military formation in the volatile northeast, killing dozens of jihadists, the army said Thursday.
West African troops killed 42 suspected Islamic State fighters in a battle in the Lake Chad region on June 21, the heaviest death toll suffered by the insurgents in the last six months, a regional military task force said in a statement.
France has arrested a Chadian rebel leader, General Mahamat Nouri, along with two other persons for alleged crimes against humanity, the Paris prosecutor’s office said on Monday.
A firm incorporated in the British Virgin Islands will ask a British court on Friday for the right to seize up to $9 billion of Nigerian government assets - some 20% of the oil-rich nation’s foreign reserves - over an aborted gas project.
All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that the democratic process has been further entrenched and strengthened.
President Muhammadu Buhari played host to visiting world leaders at a dinner last night in Abuja, ahead of the country’s Democracy Day, which is being marked today.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.
Passengers on an Azman airline flight were thrown into confusion Friday as a yet to be identified man jumped on the aircraft on the runway of the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has given the Paramount ruler Choba Community Seven days ultimatum to reconcile all disputing groups in the area for peace to return and stop the reckless killings in the area.
The Bayelsa State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Support Group has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan, and his wife Patience of making surreptitious moves to cause confusion in the PDP by falsely encouraging multiple governorship aspirants to enter the race.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has complied with a directive of the presidential election petition tribunal to provide documents listed in the subpoena issued to its top officials early July.
A former Technical Adviser to the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Tunde Disu OFR, has said that the senior national team, Super Eagles deserves a better goalkeeper to keep up with football’s current standard.