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The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has commenced a 5-day training program with People Living with Disabilities (PLWD’s) to facilitate innovative, technology-driven economic growth, through the use of ICT.
The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has identified inadequate funding as the major challenge hampering the scheme’s Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) programme.
Sunday Adebomi, Chairman of the Ekiti State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) made this known during an assessment visit to the scene of the tragedy to ascertain the level of damage wreaked.
The Zamfara State Council of Chiefs has blamed the federal government for security lapses that caused the abduction of over 300 schoolgirls in Jangebe district, Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev Ignatius Kaigama, is one of Nigeria’s most respected clergymen. He served as the President of Nigerian Bishops Conference (2012-2018), and currently chairs the Episcopal Conference of West African Catholic Bishops.
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has expressed happiness with the return of normalcy after years of devastating effects of insurgency in the state.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Friday harped on the need for unity among the arms of government to rebuild Lagos.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Friday said the lawmakers from Lagos will push “very vigorously” to ensure a huge chunk of the COVID-19 vaccines arriving the country come to the state
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has condemned the attack by bandits on Government Girls Secondary School Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has thrown its weight behind the federal government’s decision to sell its least valued assets and use funds from the sale to execute infrastructural projects in the 2021 budget.
First against sixth pitches Atletico against Villarreal on Sunday night before second-placed Real Madrid host Real Sociedad in fifth. Before both of those, Barcelona travel to Sevilla on Saturday in a contest of third against fourth.
Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will unlock several midstream gas opportunities and enhance domestic gas utilisation.
Joe Aribo says hitting the gym on a regular basis has helped improve his performance for Rangers this season.
Afe Babalola, the founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, (ABUAD), has accused Nigeria’s former heads of state of ruining the country’s education system.
The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to lift the embarg on employment into Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday it had agreed a blueprint for the completion of reviews of Ethiopia’s loan programme, taking account of the impact of the coronavirus and the country’s “domestic security situation”.
Tehran said on Sunday the United States must first lift sanctions on Iran if it wants to talk about salvaging the 2015 nuclear deal, reiterating its stance that it will not make the first move to restore the pact with major powers.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says Nigeria did not exit the latest recession by accident, but with “hard work, foresight and deliberate planning by the government.”
The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Lagos Urban Forest Animal Sanctuary Initiative (LUFASI) and Saint Marks Animal Rescue Foundation (SMARF) have stressed the need to protect, preserve mammals like pangolins from extinction.
“If there is war in Nigeria, it will submerge the entire West Africa and there won’t be enough space to accommodate us as refugees. Those who have seen the effects of war, the consequences of tribal conflict, of religious conflict will never want it for Nigeria.”
The Oyo State chapter of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) has collapsed its structure in all the 33 local government areas of the state.
The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has declared that any herdsman found carrying a gun should be treated as a criminal.
The Debt Management Office (DMO) has explained that the N2.1 trillion allocated for Debt Service in the 2018 federal government budget was paid directly to the creditors by the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation (OAGF).
Another crisis erupted, Tuesday, at Idigba Olomi Village, Ogbomoso in Surulere North Local Government area of Oyo State when some bandits attacked a Fulani settlement.
The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it will provide psychosocial support to the released Jangebe schoolgirls and their families.
The Non-Interest Financial Institutions Association of Nigeria (NIFIAN), on Friday in Abuja elected the Managing Director of Jaiz Bank Plc, Hassan Usman, as its pioneer president.
Pep Guardiola does not see Manchester City as favourites for the Champions League even after they eased to a last-16 first-leg victory over Borussia Monchengladbach to win their 19th match in a row.
The Nigerian Army has recovered the corpses of four soldiers allegedly killed by members of the pro-Biafra group, IPOB, in Orlu, Imo State.
According to earlier reports, 317 girls from the Government Girls Science Secondary (GGSS) School in the town of Jangebe were abducted by an armed gang at around 1 a.m. on Friday.
The Police in Ogun State on Friday arrested and detained the Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Oludare Kadiri, for alleged assault.