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The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, is to partner with the National Commission for persons with disabilities, NCPND, to improve the access and inclusion of basic education of children with disabilities.
Israel killed a senior Palestinian militant commander in heavy air strikes on Gaza on Monday and Islamist groups renewed rocket attacks on Israeli cities despite mounting international calls for a ceasefire.
Sheikh Ahmed Gumi, cleric and a major negotiator in the release of abducted students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, has said that the Federal Government’s shoot on sight order has been impeding negotiation to have the bandits lay down arms, even though he admitted that no ransom was paid for the release of the students.
Kaduna-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has revealed that several Boko Haram commanders are willing to surrender and urged the federal government to use proper engagement to negotiate with the group.
Former Vice President Abubakar Atiku last night called on Nigerian Governors to stop waiting on the federal government to make changes that may not happen anytime soon to solve the myriad of problems bedevilling the country.
An Israeli air strike in Gaza destroyed several homes on Sunday, killing 42 Palestinians, including 10 children, health officials said, as militants fired rockets at Israel with no end in sight to seven days of fighting.
The former governor of Imo state and Senator representing Imo West senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday called on the Imo state commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, to release two of his political allies, Mr Ojukwu Ukonu and Mr Casmir Ugbo, who were arrested by the Anti-kidnapping department of the police.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan said in Benin on Sunday that he never believed in the use of temporary political office to punish people.
Egypt has opened the Rafah border crossing a day earlier than planned to allow the passage from Gaza of students, people needing medical treatment and other humanitarian cases, two sources at the border told Reuters on Sunday.
Disturbed by the news that freed Afaka students were sexually molested while in captivity, parents of the students have said that none of the 37 kidnapped (now freed) Afaka students was sexually or homosexually molested by the bandits.
Israeli air strikes killed 26 Palestinians, including eight children, in Gaza early on Sunday, Gaza health officials said, and rockets were fired into Israel as hostilities stretched into a seventh day
Fighters of a local militia opposed to Myanmar's junta have pulled back from the northwestern town of Mindat after days of assault by combat troops backed by artillery, a member of the group said on Sunday.
The activities of banditry, Boko Haram insurgency, farmers-herdsmen conflict, separatist agitation and organised violent groups, among others, cost the federation a whopping sum of $10.3 billion in 2020, the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC) has disclosed.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, has said Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s investment in the education sector has begun to yield positive result.
Israel pounded Gaza on Saturday, destroying a tower block that housed news media organisations, while Palestinian rocket salvoes hit Tel Aviv.
Thousands of protesters have marched to the Israeli embassy in London to seek immediate action by the government to end the brutal violence against Palestinians in the Gaza conflict.
Governors of the 36 states are scheduled to hold a teleconference on Wednesday to deliberate on the executive order 10 which grants financial autonomy to the state legislature and judiciary.
Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James, better known as Baba Ijesha, who was detained by police for alleged sexual assault has been granted bail.
Bournemouth earned a slender advantage in their Championship play-off semifinal against Brentford as Arnaut Danjuma sealed a 1-0 win in the first leg on Monday.
Italy coach Roberto Mancini on Monday named a 33-man squad for a pre-Euro 2020 friendly with San Marino after signing a new deal with the national team that runs until June 2026.
And there is likely to be no shortage of interest in some of the stars, many who have commanded multi-million pound fees.
Despite new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Apple will keep its mandatory mask policy in place at its US retail stores for the time being, Bloomberg reported.
The Edo State Police Command and vigilante group on Monday rescued seven Kidnapped victims while three of the suspected abductors who engaged the police in a fierce gun duel were killed in Ahor, Benin.
Barcelona have reportedly assured the signing of Sergio Aguero for the 2021-22 season. In order to sign for Barca, the Argentine has had to considerably reduce his salary. 'The Sun' talks of a 40% reduction compared to what he gets right now at Man City.
Thailand hit a new daily record with the discovery of nearly 10,000 new coronavirus cases on Monday.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) declared a five-day warning strike with effect from May 16, 2021 in Kaduna State over sack of workers. To this end electricity supply to the state was disrupted on the morning of Sunday when the state started experiencing darkness.