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As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.

Gombe discharges another batch of 153 almajiris after two weeks quarantine

The Gombe State government has discharged another batch of 153 Almajirai children who tested negative to coronavirus after the two weeks mandatory quarantine period at its Amada facility in Akko Local Government Area of the state.

NHRC urges 11 state governors to pass child’s rights act

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Senator representing Kaduna Central zone, Malam Uba Sani, has flagged-off distribution of palliatives to two million households in the seven local government areas that makeup his constituency.

Senator Uba Sani commends Governor El-Rufai over free compulsory education for repatriated Almajarai

Senator representing Kaduna Senatorial District in the red Chamber of the National Assembly, Uba Sani, has commended the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai for given free compulsory education to the 218 Almajarai recently repatriated to Kaduna due to COVID-19.
As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.

Children’s Day: Gombe governor tasks parents others on moral upbringing

As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has appointed the award-winning Nigerian musician, producer and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo, as its National Ambassador.

UNICEF appoints Cobhams Asuquo as national ambassador

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has appointed the award-winning Nigerian musician, producer and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo, as its National Ambassador.
As the world marks Children’s Day, Chairman, North Central Governors’ Forum and Governor of Niger State, Alh Abubakar Sani Bello, has called on the children not to despair but be resilient and face the challenges of the future.

Children’s Day: Niger governor celebrates children, urges them not to despair

As the world marks Children’s Day, Chairman, North Central Governors’ Forum and Governor of Niger State, Alh Abubakar Sani Bello, has called on the children not to despair but be resilient and face the challenges of the future.

Children’s Day: Former assemblyman urges proper upbringing of children

Mr Dipo Olorunrinu, a former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, has called for proper upbringing of children to guarantee their future as leaders.
Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Mrs. Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, who disclosed this at a media briefing in Alausa, Ikeja, explained that the initiative was introduced to encourage all children, within the primary school age bracket in the state to imbibe the culture of reading, as well as increase their knowledge and improve comprehension.

Lagos initiates ‘read-aloud’ project for school children

The Lagos State Office of Education Quality Assurance has designed an initiative tagged ‘Read-Aloud, Lagos’ to create and stimulate the interest of school children in reading books.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that there are 3,000 samples collected and awaiting testing.

Lagos governor to mark one year in office with commissioning of projects

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu attains one year in Office on May 29, 2020. To commemorate the event, a number of programmes have been slated, starting with an address by the governor.
Suspected members of drug cartels distributed food to residents of two cities in Mexico amid the coronavirus pandemic, local media reported on Monday.

Report: ‘Drug cartels’ distribute food in bizarre move to gain community support in Mexico

Suspected members of drug cartels distributed food to residents of two cities in Mexico amid the coronavirus pandemic, local media reported on Monday.

Christmas is a mystery same as Easter – Catholic Priest replies MFM overseer

A popular Catholic Priest, Reverend Father Chinenye Oluoma, has said that Christmas is celebrated by Christians as a mystery of the birth of Jesus Christ.
India on Thursday celebrated the 130th birthday of its first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

India celebrates 130th birthday of first premier Jawaharlal Nehru

India on Thursday celebrated the 130th birthday of its first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
In preparation for the Best of Nollywood awards, organisers of the show are pulling out all the stops for an ‘all-embracing alumni party’.

BON award to host alumni party

In preparation for the Best of Nollywood awards, organisers of the show are pulling out all the stops for an ‘all-embracing alumni party’. As a prelude to the awards proper, the BON alumni party will hold on Sunday, September 28, 2019.
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen arrives at the ASEM leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 18, 2018. REUTERS-Piroschka van de Wouw

Cambodia cuts public holidays to 22 days

Cambodia’s nearly full month of public holidays will be cut to 22 days next year, with International Human Rights Day, a Buddhist festival and four others set to be axed, local media reported on Wednesday.
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Senator Saraki bows out as 8th Senate adjourns indefinitely

The 8th Senate, which was inaugurated on June 9, 2015, adjourned its legislative activities indefinitely after four years on Thursday and will no longer hold legislative activities.

FRSC cautions school proprietors against hiring unqualified drivers

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has warned proprietors of private and public schools against engaging the services of unqualified drivers.

Senator Lawan: Out-of-school children ‘source of insecurity’ in Nigeria

The increasing number of out-of-school children in the country will continue to be a burden and a source of insecurity to Nigeria, the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, explained on Tuesday.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

Senate identifies out-of-school-children factor as major source of security challenge

The Senate, on Tuesday, attributed the major source of insecurity in the country to the problem of out-of-school children.

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