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The Executive Director of African Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), David Ugolor, yesterday, said that the Nigerian government is set to receive a fresh whooping sum of £60 million from the United Kingdom as part of the money starched by the former governor of Delta State, James Onanefe Ibori.
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) said the impact of Sunday’s explosions at Abule Ado, a Lagos suburb, could be likened to aerial bombardment.
A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) against trans-fat (TFA) in Nigeria, has urged Nigerians to reject foods made with the hydrogenated oil, especially the industrially-produced trans-fatty acids which it said resulted to 1,300 deaths in 2010.
Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has asked the federal government to enforce the Tobacco Control Regulations without any further delay, following the gazetting of the National Tobacco Control (NTC) Regulations 2019.
A civil society organisation, the Civil Empowerment and Rule of Law Support Initiative (CERLSI), has threatened to institute legal actions against the Management of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi if they fail to repeal the decision to revoke admission of new students of the institution.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly would support initiatives and efforts aimed at widening the scope of women participation in politics and governance.
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has warned that Nigeria could lose $145 billion by 2025 over its failure to key into the global legal marijuana market.
Diaspora groups, the National Union of Ogoni Student International and Ogoni Lives Matter INTL have petitioned the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) on the activities of Hydrocarbon Pollution Restoration Project (HYPREP) and Shell Petroleum in Ogoniland, Rivers State.
A civil society organisation, Environmental Rights Action/ Friends of the Earth Nigeria, has called on the Federal Government to commence immediate enforcement of the National Tobacco Control (NTC) Act signed into law in 2015.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it will continue to deepen partnership with the UN Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) to fight trafficking in person in the country.
However, the 22-year-old has played just five minutes in the last six games and earlier today, reports in the Spanish press indicated that the player had told Zinedine Zidane of his intention to leave on loan during the window.
Pope Francis told U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday that he was praying that God would guide his efforts to bring reconciliation in the United States, while the nation’s bishops condemned Biden’s pro-choice stand on abortion.
A Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), DCG John Mrabure, has been appointed as acting Comptroller General of the Service.
The Jigawa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a 29-member reconciliation committee to unite and bring back its lost glory in the state.
Morocco will be the host country for the 2022 Africa Women's Cup of Nations, the Confederation of African Football has announced.
The rescheduled CAF Confederation Cup second leg, first round tie between Rivers United and Bloemfontein Celtic will now hold at the Stade Charles De Gaulles De Porto Novo, Benin Republic on January 23.
Unknown gunmen on Friday attacked the Ogila-ama community in the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
The mayor of Zimbabwe's capital Harare was released Friday on bail after a month behind bars over graft allegations, his lawyer said, in a case the opposition has denounced as politically motivated.
Witnesses said the assailants armed with AK 47 assault rifles, stormed the community around 1:30a.m. and raided different houses searching for grains and other food items.