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Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed has warned that with an estimated 13 million children currently out of school in Nigeria which represents 20% of globally, the country now faces the danger of a full education crisis.
Apple Music’s payment rate for artists and labels is fundamentally a penny per stream, according to a letter from the company posted on its artist dashboard and first reported by the Wall Street Journal. That payment rate is higher than Spotify, which has a confusing variable rate scheme that basically tops out at a half-penny per stream.
The alliance of the OPEC+ oil producers was able to achieve the 113 per cent oil cuts agreement reached last month largely due to Saudi Arabia’s voluntary additional cut of 1 million barrels a day (mbd), a report said.
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has raised its forecast for crude oil demand growth this year on the back of an expected stronger economic recovery.
People queued up outside retailers across England on Monday to release their pent-up shopping fever and some grabbed a midnight pint or even an early haircut as England’s shops, pubs, gyms and hairdressers reopened after three months of lockdown.
Governments are putting women and girls at greater risk of the health and socio-economic impacts posed by the coronavirus pandemic, two global studies released Wednesday show.
Southern Africa's regional bloc on Thursday vowed a "proportionate" response to jihadists who last month raided a key town in northern Mozambique in a sharp escalation of a three-year-old insurgency.
Canada’s top banks are shedding workers for the second straight year, moving toward leaner operations to satisfy investors demanding returns on tens of billions of dollars that lenders have poured into new technologies
Debt experts, charity groups and investors welcomed news on Wednesday that the world’s poorest countries will get new IMF funds and COVID-19 debt relief, but they also cautioned that for some it would still only be a band-aid solution.
United Nations teams have received “worrying” reports that Tanzania has rejected over 1 000 people seeking refuge from an attack on a town in northern Mozambique by ISIL-affiliated fighters, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has said.
On February 5, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) released a circular addressed to banks and other financial institutions with the directive that transactions in cryptocurrencies and facilitating payment for cryptocurrency exchanges were prohibited.
A boat carrying more than 1 000 survivors of a highly organised, deadly attack by Islamic State-linked insurgents in northern Mozambique arrived in the port of Pemba on Thursday, a Reuters reporter and a diplomatic source said.
The Federal Government has explained reasons why there is a delay in the submission of supplementary budget for procurement of security equipment and COVID-19 vaccines to the National Assembly.
Germany has advised its citizens to leave Myanmar as soon as possible due to the increasing violence in the South-East Asian country.
Coronavirus restrictions have exacerbated hunger in urban Zimbabwe, where at least 2.4 million people are now struggling to meet basic food needs, the United Nations said Monday.
Sudan has settled its debts with the World Bank after nearly three decades, moving the heavily indebted African country closer to a much-needed international debt-relief package, the World Bank, U.S. Treasury and IMF said on Friday.
The Democratic Republic of Congo, where the deadly Ebola virus first emerged in 1976, has begun a countdown to the official end of its latest outbreak, this time in the east of the country, health authorities said on Tuesday.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, has moved to justify the $1.5 billion contract cost for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt refinery, saying a new one may cost up to $12 billion to build.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 18 Justices of the Court of Appeal.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta described the European Super League as a “necessity” on Thursday but said the final decision would be given to the club’s members.
The Red Cross voiced alarm Thursday over "horrific" accounts of sexual violence in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region, amid fears that rape was being used as a weapon of war.
The case of defilement was reported on 19th April, 2021 by one Princess Adekola Adekanya at Sabo Police Station and transferred to the Gender Unit of the State CID, Panti, Yaba Lagos for proper investigation.
Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Service (DSS) has disowned reasons adduced for its alleged failure to reveal alleged link of Malam Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy to terrorism before his confirmation as minister in 2019 adduced by one of its former officer, Dennis Amachree.
Iran's state television on Saturday identified a man it said was behind a recent explosion and power outage at its main Natanz nuclear plant.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has commenced the selection process into its proposed female squad from the female personnel drawn from various state and the Federal Capital Territory commands.
Over 100 houses have been razed, scores killed and many declared missing after a tanker conveying petroleum product exploded at Oshigbudu in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue state.
Italian giants Juventus said Sunday that it could not guarantee that the breakaway Super League project would take off as it confirmed it was among the 12 European clubs involved.
The Niger State Government at the weekend blamed the non-operation of the Baro Port in Katcha Local Government Area of the state on the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.