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The Horn of Africa has once again experienced renewed tensions this weekend.
This is coming as Stakeholders in Nigerian Education and Health sectors called on Government and other partners to provide strong political commitment and support for adolescents and young people’s access to Family Life HIV Education (FLHE) and sexual reproductive health services.
The federal government and organised labour have resolved to allow one week for consultation over the demand for the reversal of the pump price of petrol.
No fewer than 40,000 youths in Nigeria will benefit from the Young Africa Works–International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) project, established to secure job in agri-food value chains.
The Federal Government on Thursday gave a damning revelation that 66 per cent of Nigerian children in rural areas can neither read nor write.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that the nation would be on fire if President Muhammadu Buhari fails to use the available opportunity to restructure the nation, urging the president to heed the clamour for fiscal federalism and restructuring to douse brewing tension in the country.
The Federal Government has allayed fears in some quarters that the current economic recession in the country will affect the prompt payment of workers’ salaries in November and December 2020.
Despite the country sliding into recession and pressure to tinker with its fiscal policies, the Federal Government will not retrieve or adjust the 2021 budget now being considered in the National Assembly.
Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has reassured the citizens that the country will soon exit recession just as he insisted that there are no issues with federal workers’ salary because of the current economic situation in the country.
As the only zone in the South that is yet to produce the President since the return to democratic rule in 1999, the South-East is considered to have a good case in its quest to occupy the seat when President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office in 2023.
Twitter will hand control of the presidential @POTUS account to Joe Biden when he is sworn in on inauguration day, even if President Donald Trump has not conceded his election loss, US media reported Friday.
Frank Lampard, head coach of Premier League club Chelsea has added his voice to the growing calls for the Premier League to allow for five substitutes in football matches once again.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has approved new incentives to improve the conditions of service for teachers in the country.
Following discussion and approval at the most recent meeting of the FIFA-Confederations COVID-19 Working Group, and in consultation with various stakeholders – including the host member associations – to evaluate all options, the Bureau of the Council cancelled the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2020 and FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2020.
Lagos State Government has assured on its readiness to continue to provide the needed leadership to fast track the process of full adoption of eGoverment.
Thailand’s constitutional court ruled on Wednesday that Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha was “not guilty” of a conflict of interest for staying in an army residence after retiring
Newsmen gathered that the incident happened around 06 am. The fuel being conveyed by the tanker had spilled to the other side of the expressway – leading inward to Lagos.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will on December 7 and 8, 2020, conduct a Computer-Based Aptitude Test for recruitment into the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
The National Human Rights Commission panel investigating allegations of human rights violations against the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) heard on Tuesday in Abuja how policemen in Rivers killed a young man in the presence of his mother.
Kano State government says the Kwankwasiyya movement’s claim to have withdrawn from the forthcoming local government elections in the state is nothing but a face-saving scheme, considering that it has no platform to partake in the January local government polls.
The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, Victoria Island, Lagos, has said it will investigate the alleged assault of a woman, Olaide Oluwo by soldiers at Sangotedo Area of Ajah.
Ogunsanwo died on Friday in Lagos after a brief illness. Some of those who have paid tribute to the late Sunday Times editor were Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, and leading lights in Nigerian journalism, namely former Ogun State Governor, Chief Olusegun Osoba; ex-Minister of Transportation, Chief Ebenezer Babatope; a former manager of training at the Daily Times, Chief Tola Adeniyi; and another veteran journalist, Mr Eric Teniola.
Germany’s number of new infections has stabilized at a high level since a partial lockdown was imposed on Nov 2. to contain a second wave of coronavirus infections. But officials have said that progress was still fragile.
A Kano State Environmental Mobile Court has ordered the management of Singer Commodity Market in the Kano metropolis to pay N2 million fine for violating the state’s environmental laws.
The Nigerian Army has scheduled dates for the conduct of its selection board interview for prospective recruits seeking enlistment into the Executive Commission (EC) and Direct Short Service Commission Course (DSSC) 2020.