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Seventeen years after the presentation of the Child Right Protection Bill by the Katsina State Government to the state House of Assembly and subsequent agitation for its passage by civil society organizations (CSOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and human right activists, lawmakers in the Assembly finally passed the bill into law on Wednesday.
United States lawmakers, international aid groups and rights advocates are warning the outgoing Trump administration against reported plans to label Yemen’s Houthi rebel group a “foreign terrorist organisation”, saying it would worsen the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
The Federal Government on Friday has made an additional sum of N15 billion to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), making it a cumulative sum of N65 billion for the revitalization of the university system and settlement of the controversial Earned Allowances.
Osun State has finally ceded the ownership of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) to Oyo State, putting an end to the lingering crisis hampering the development of the University.
Following the spread of a letter purportedly written by Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on various social media platforms, Dr John Edor, Chairman of ASUU, University of Calabar, UNICAL, branch has debunked rumours that the union has called off its eight months old strike.
Following the spate of Kidnappings in Cross River, the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, on Thursday said it will continue with its indefinite strike embarked upon on Nov. 4, 2020, due to the ugly dimension kidnapping has taken in the state unless gov Ben Ayade takes a decisive decision to end the menace.
The House of Representatives has expressed concern over low private sector participation in a public hearing on efforts by the federal government to reform the aviation sector in Nigeria.
Nigeria’s former Flying Eagles goalkeeper, John Felagha will be laid to rest on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at the Atan Cemetery in Lagos. He was just 26 when he passed on in Senegal on Sunday, August 30.
The North Central Governors’ Forum (NCGF) has disassociate it self from a group under the auspices, North Central Peoples Forum (NCPF), clamoring for a breakaway from the core northern agenda.
The Federal Government has urged the Joint Health Sector Union and Assembly of Health Care Unions Professionals (JOHESU) to shelve its impending warning strike across the country.
Efforts to restore peace in Southern Kaduna may have started yielding some dividends, as the leadership of Fulani cattle rearers, under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN, has directed members to stop underaged children from grazing cattle in the state.
Determined to clean up the rot in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NCDC), the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs Wednesday got the approval for the appointment of eight Forensic Auditors who will work in the field in the Niger Delta region.
Embattled President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Adewumi Adesina, has survived a second round of investigation into his conduct, giving him a boost in his re-election bid next month.
The Senate ad hoc committee investigating the misappropriation of funds in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has asked that the Interim Management Committee (IMC) refund all “unjustifiable funds” paid to staff of the commission.
Mr Bank-Anthony Okoroafor, former Chairman, Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) has urged the Federal Government to send the new Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) to the National Assembly.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, said yesterday it has not approved any vaccines for clinical trial for coronavirus disease in the country.
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The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has handed over the Afam Power Plant in Oyigbo Local Government of Rivers State to Transcorp Power Consortium, which emerged the preferred bidder of the power asset, with a bid offer of N105 billion.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has provided dry season farm inputs to 14,250 households for the 2020-2021 dry season farming in troubled Borno State.
The outgoing administration of US President Donald Trump issued a new temporary rule that could require tourist and business travellers from two dozen countries – most in Africa – to pay a bond of as much as $15,000 to visit the United States.
Rising from its monthly meeting held at the country home of its national leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Akure, the Ondo state capital, the Group opposed the proposed rail line and an N30bn highway to connect the Niger Republic with Nigeria.
StarTimes GO, an e-shopping channel on pay-TV platform StarTimes, has partnered top retail and tech brands on Black Friday Sales on November 27.
The Zamfara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has condoled with National Caretaker Committee of the party, over the death of its Nasarawa state Chairman, Mr Philip Shekwo.
Algeria says it is seeking to strengthen economic, trade, political, diplomatic, and security relations with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
Lagos State Government has assured Lagosians of its commitment in ensuring that no stone is left unturned in its efforts towards protecting the rights and privileges of the girl child and women in the State.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has expressed his condolence to the family of Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, over the death of his wife, Mrs. Amaka Ndoma-Egba in an auto crash in Ondo state.
Napoli centre-forward Victor Osimhen has intensified his recovery from a shoulder injury he suffered during Nigeria’s 4-4 draw with Sierra Leone in Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game.