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The Osun State Government has been declared the best performing state in Nigeria by the World Bank Project Implementation.
A 17-year-old Nigerian student, Nnemdi Ozoemena, has emerged the runner-up in the senior category of the 2019 Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition.
The ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has condemned the ongoing xenophobic attacks in South Africa and called on African governments and the African Union (AU) to speak with one voice and take the necessary steps in finding a lasting solution to the violence causing rage, loss of lives and livelihoods in the continent.
Nigeria is set to establish a government-driven national donor coordination mechanism to ensure that external financing is maximised for the good of the country, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, said on Wednesday.
Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Wednesday revealed that the government was set to establish a government-driven national donor coordination mechanism to ensure that external financing is maximised for the good of the country.
The federal government is working towards submitting the 2020 appropriation bill to the National Assembly by the end of this month, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said.
Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has expressed dissatisfaction with the current condition of the Yankari Games Reserve and Safari and therefore seeks for the support of relevant professional bodies for the protection and conservation of its facilities.
Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia says the state government is determined to improve life expectancy rate in the state through implementation of healthcare programmes that will increase access to healthcare services.
Mrs Ene Obi, Country Director, ActionAid Nigeria, has called on the Kogi State government to prioritise education by investing heavily in the sector to mitigate against violent extremism in the state.
The Federal Government at the weekend threw its weight behind the International Labour Organisation (ILO), to eradicate child labour in Nigeria’s mining sector.
The Federal government has pledged to support the building of synergies with youths and other young people across the world to promote decent work for all.
The partnership areas include road construction, small and medium scale enterprises with a focus on women empowerment, energy, and agro-processing.
Ogun State has been considered among other states that will benefit from a $900 million World Bank intervention fund on ecological challenges.
The Republic of Korea has awarded full scholarships for Master’s Degree Program to 13 Nigerian government officials to study in leading Korean Universities.
Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has decried the difficulties being experienced in the repatriation of stolen assets traced to foreign countries.
The U.S. will send additional troops to the Middle East in the wake of drone strikes on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said in Washington.
The Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, at the weekend said the current administration remained committed to due process in its contractual agreements with investors.
Nigeria forward Junior Ajayi scored twice as Al Ahly were crowned Egypt Super Cup champions after an entertaining 3-2 victory against Zamalek.
The National President of Nigeria Association Of Chambers of Commerce, Industry Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu, has canvassed for more support for the private sector.
Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has said the new Ogun State Polytechnic established in Ipokia by his predecessor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun, would not be scrapped.
President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa is set to send special envoys to several African leaders including Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari in light of xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in his country.
Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Tuesday nullified the purported creation of additional village and district areas in the state.
Walmart will stop selling e-cigarettes because of “regulatory complexity and uncertainty” surrounding the products. CNBC reported on an internal company memo about the change, and Walmart confirmed the news in a statement.
Igbudu Market Traders in Delta have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Chief Bernard Okumagba as the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
A tipper driver on Thursday killed two persons at Mbanakwa Okpuno, Nnewichi in Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State.