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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday approved the inclusion of a mother’s name in the country’s national identity cards.
The National Economic Council says 15 states have qualified to benefit from the Global Partnership for Education funding for education as part of measures to cushion the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the sector.
A House of Representatives committee, on Wednesday, said the Nigerian government’s funding for the North East Development Commission (NEDC) was grossly inadequate.
The Udawa farming community in Kaduna state was thrown into fear as bandits kidnapped 16 farmers, including children, on bush paths to the farm.
The Southern Kaduna Peace Summit has stressed the urgent need for leaders at all levels of government to avoid taking sides and be impartial judges on any issue that has to do with the crisis in the Southern part of the state.
The Minister of State, Health, Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, says 10 per cent of positive COVID-19 cases are children and adolescents with more than half of them in the age bracket of 10-18 years.
The United Nations has condemned the repurposing of schools for use as markets, military bases, isolation centres and camps for internally displaced persons, IDPs, saying schools must remain safe places free of conflict and violence.
Prominent women group, Umuada Igbo, has called on the Federal and state governments to declare a state of emergency on rape and other forms of gender-based violence, saying that it would help to address the rising cases of the menace in the country.
A nurse, Shukurat Adewumi, on Monday sought the dissolution of her 17-year-old marriage to husband, Adewale, in a Customary Court sitting at Mapo in Ibadan on grounds that he forced to have 15 abortions.
The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, said it had begun a partnership with the Federal Ministry of Defence on schools’ safety and security.
Lionel Messi has broken his social media silence by posting a picture of his three boys.
The Nigeria Customs Service, Kano/Jigawa Command has said lack of cooperation by community leaders at the borders is a major challenge in its fight against smuggling.
Millions of mask-wearing European children returned to school on Tuesday with governments determined to get pupils back in class despite still-rising coronavirus infections which surged over four million across the continent for the first time.
Barely 24 hours to the Governorship election in Edo State, Yiaga Africa, through the Watching The Vote citizens movement, has deployed its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology for the election.
Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court has sentenced a 29-year-old man, Usman Muhammed, to jail for posing as a lady and using nude pictures to dupe men.
The Rivers State Police Command has arrested the Chairman of Gokana Local Government Chairman, Honourable Paul Vidag Kobani, over the alleged link with the late notorious leader of a criminal gang which operated in the Ogoni communities of the State, Honest Diigbara, aka Boboski.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said the Air Component of Operation THUNDER STRIKE has killed scores of bandits in Kwaimbana Forest area of Kaduna State.
The Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdullahi Muhammadu, has approved the deployment of an additional 1,998 special force of the Corps for the Edo State Governorship Election.
The opening ceremony for long-awaited historic, face-to-face peace negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban militant group is set to hold on Saturday in the Qatari capital, Doha.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has been lauded as a 30-goal striker by Diego Armando Maradona Junior.
The Federal Government has adopted the 16th of September as the International Identity Day, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ibrahim Pantami, has said.
French Prime Minister Jean Castex is to receive a complaint via the special Law Court of the Republic (CJR) from the “Victimes Coronavirus COVID-19 France” association for the poor management of the health crisis, lawyer Fabrice Di Vizzio representing the organization, said on Thursday.
The United States on Monday eased its warning against travel to China, acknowledging that the nation had made progress against Covid-19 despite frequent US criticism of its pandemic role.