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A total of 11,000 youths are to be engaged in Gombe State for the Federal Government powered Extended Special Public Works Programme which is aimed at reducing the rate of unemployment in the state.
The Ekiti government will, on July 1, inaugurated a committee saddled with the responsibility of developing a human rights action plan.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has congratulated Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, for emerging as the party’s flag bearer for the state governorship election scheduled for September 19.
Global response to the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Africa has been remarkable, especially following fears that should the virus take hold, its impact on the continent could be catastrophic.
The world has failed to protect around one billion children from are physical, sexual or psychological violence, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned.
Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State has warned that parents who enrol their children into the Almajiri education system stand the risk of prosecution and up to two years jail.
The Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kaduna branch, has inaugurated a situation room in order to protect workers from losing their jobs following the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country.
Antonio Guterres, the Secretary-General of United Nations on Friday called for a global effort to tackle the tsunami of hate and xenophobia, scapegoating and scaremongering” unleashed by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Pan African housing development financier, Shelter Afrique through its foundation, the Shelter Afrique Foundation, has donated relief materials to 3000 low-income earners in Abuja.
The Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic has called on three remaining states yet to record the dreaded disease to conduct tests without delay to ascertain the true health of their citizens.
Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has assured residents particularly the target demography for its Palliatives, that the items would get to them as they cannot be diverted to anyone.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Executive Director, CISLAC, Auwal Ibrahim Musa, where the CSOs expressed concern over hemorrhage on revenue flows and oil production that has earned Nigeria’s oil sector a not-too-favorable reputation both locally and internationally.
Dozens of Algerians linked to the country's anti-government protest movement remain "forgotten" in pre-trial detention during the coronavirus crisis, with little or no legal support.
Tobacco multinationals are using the COVID-19 crisis to engage in activities that either help clean their image or challenge governments for restricting or banning the sale of tobacco products, the African Tobacco Control Alliance has said.
As the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to ravage the world with attendant impact on the poor, Social Action has faulted the method of distribution for palliatives, to the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.
Something must definitely be wrong with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) if they would-as they did yesterday- dismiss the important national broadcast by President Muhammadu Buhari as “disappointing,” a speech for which the European Union, through their Ambassador to Nigeria, congratulated the President, describing it as ‘‘a very powerful address to the nation last night.”
The UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has warned against the misuse and abuse of emergency powers by governments to target marginalised and vulnerable populations.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has identified security as a major success so far recorded by the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration since the past five years.
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint “a capable hand” to head the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has further extended the closing date of its waiver of penalty and interest window on tax debts owed by individuals and businesses from June 30, 2020 to August 31st, 2020.
Global leaders called for a comprehensive approach to counter the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, which International Labour Organisation (ILO) chief Guy Ryder said on Wednesday had plunged the world of work into “unprecedented crisis”.
Akwa Ibom State Chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC) has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari over what it described as “unfamiliar method” adopted in appointing people from the state to political offices without reference to the party.
The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has denied shielding from trial the 10 soldiers who allegedly killed three policemen in Taraba State while rescuing suspected kidnap kingpin, Wadume, from the police team.
As the governorship election is approaching in Ondo State, the Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday said it had suspended the registration of new voters ahead of the election.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has constituted a screening appeal panel for the Ondo State 2020 gubernatorial primaries.
Adrien Rabiot and Cristiano Ronaldo put Juve ahead early in the second half, but the Italian champions were then blown away by a brilliant Milan display as Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored and had an assist for the home side.
Arik Airline has announced domestic flights from Wednesday, July 8, 2020, following the Federal Government’s decision to re-open Lagos and Abuja airports for flight operations.