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Federal government engages 2,932 cooks in Sokoto to feed 300,151 pupils

No fewer than 2,932 cooks have been engaged to feed 300,151 pupils in 1,881 primary schools selected under the federal government school feeding programme in Sokoto State.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures during a joint press conference with the Croatian Prime Minister in Berlin on August 28, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Tobias SCHWARZ

Germany eases immigration rules to attract foreign job seekers

Worker-starved Germany will ease immigration rules to attract foreign job seekers, including giving well-integrated irregular migrants in employment a shot at staying, ministers said Tuesday.

Report: President Buhari’s school feeding revolutionises education

Dozens of children cheer at the Baptist Nursery and Primary School compound in Bode-Ijaiye suburb of Abeokuta city, the capital of Ogun state, as their friends try to outpace each other on a 100-metre dash in a dusty field.

6.8 million Nigerians have benefited from social investment programme – Presidency

The presidency says no fewer than 6.8 million Nigerians out of the projected 10 million have benefited from the national social investment programme.

From Boko Haram to Islamic State, sex slavery and trafficking fund extremism – report

Offering kidnapped women and girls to jihadist fighters as sex slaves or wives helps militant groups lure and retain members, while sex trafficking can bankroll their extremist operations, a UK-based think-tank said on Monday.

Kano screens 11,000 cooks for feeding programme

No fewer than 11,000 cooks have so far been screened in preparation for the commencement of the National Home-grown School Feeding programme in Kano state.

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