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As part of efforts to alleviate the plight of women in Katsina State, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in collaboration with Madinah Associate Limited has trained and presented 70 grinding and sewing machines to 70 youths and women worth over N3 million to assuage their sufferings and make them self-reliant.
Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has inaugurated the new office building of Daura Grassroots Women Initiative, a women’s association aimed at empowering women towards self-reliance.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has restated the commitment of the Federal Government to job creation for the citizenry, with a call on the National Directorate of Employment to expand its skills acquisition programmes in order to reduce the nation’s unemployment index.
The Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, has charged telecom operators in the country to ensure an inclusive and network coverage across the country.
A United Nations conference adopted a migration pact in front of leaders and representatives from around 150 countries in Morocco on Monday, despite a string of withdrawals driven by anti-immigrant populism.
Oliver Stolpe, Country Representative, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), has said that the world loses $2.3 trillion to corruption annually.
Political group Progressive Yoruba Youth Congress (PYYC) has backed President Muhammadu Buhari for refusing to assent to a piece of legislation from the National Assembly.
South Africa has summoned the Rwandan envoy in Pretoria over apparently offensive remarks directed at South African International Relations minister, Lindiwe Sisulu.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday alleged intimation of its members in the University of Lagos by the institution’s Pro Chancellor, Dr Wale Babalakin.
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, adjourned until December 12, for report of settlement in a dispute between MTN Nigeria Communications Ltd, and the Central Bank of Nigeria, over alleged illegal repatriation of 8.1 billion dollars by the telecoms company.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hand off leadership of her party Friday after nearly two decades at the helm, with the race wide open between a loyal deputy and a longtime rival.
National Assembly staff on Tuesday disrupted activities within the premises of the Senate and House of Representatives over claim of unpaid salaries and allowances by the management.
National Assembly (NASS) workers under the auspices of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) on Friday threatened to embark on an indefinite strike if the management of the legislature failed to meet their demands.