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The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, has reiterated the need for the country to discontinue with heavy dependence on crude oil to guarantee public revenue and foreign exchange.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) with funding from the European Union has rehabilitated Borno psychiatric hospital in Maiduguri which was destroyed and vandalised by the Boko Haram terrorists in 2013.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party and former President John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress signed the six-point pact to ensure peace before, during and after the 2020 general elections. This is the third such pact since 2012.
An NGO, Wildlife of Africa Conservation Initiative (WACI), has called for re-introduction of Cheetahs into the Nigeria’s wildlife, because of their roles in ensuring a healthy ecosystem.
Twenty beauty queens from 20 African countries are expected to participate in the Miss Africa Calabar 2020 beauty pageant scheduled to hold on Dec. 27.
South Korea’s capital, Seoul, on Friday announced unprecedented restrictions shuttering most establishments and shops at 9 p.m. and cutting back public transportation operations by 30% in the evenings, as daily coronavirus cases hit a nine-month high.
South Koreans were urged to cancel Christmas and New Year parties on Friday as daily coronavirus cases hit a nine-month high and the government considered imposing tighter social-distancing rules to halt a third wave of infections.
US President Donald Trump repeated unproven claims of voter fraud in a 46-minute-long video address posted on social media on Wednesday.
Former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to sack everyone he appointed to work with him.
US President Donald Trump would have won the election in a “landslide” had he publicly showed empathy with regards to the coronavirus pandemic, former campaign manager Brad Parscale said on Tuesday.
In commemoration of the 2020 World AIDS Day, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), an NGO, on Tuesday, urged government, donors and stakeholders to intensify efforts toward ending the scourge by 2030.
Bank robbers in southern Brazil blasted explosives and fired high-calibre weapons at police late on Monday, in an audacious heist that wounded two people and left reams of cash in the streets to be pocketed by locals.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, speaking at a press conference in Abuja to mark the 2020 International Day of Persons with Disabilities, IDPWDs, assured that the government was committed to improving the standards of the vulnerable and also protect the rights of persons with disabilities.
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called for the strengthening of the capacity of disaster risk management agencies at local, states and national levels as well as other stakeholders in disaster response.
While COVID-19 has devastated communities worldwide and remained in the spotlight since last year, the world must keep fighting to protect gains made against HIV/AIDS—a pandemic that has been raging for over 30 years and remains a global public health crisis.
A Civil Society Organisation, Citizen Action for Good Governance (CAGG), has raised the alarm over planned resuscitation of the #EndSARS protest, warning that the country may not survive the civil unrest, following the loss of lives, destruction of public and private property that greeted the previous exercise.
Between 2004 and 2012, Ifueko Omogui Okauru led a revolutionary campaign in the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). Under her leadership during the period, FIRS witnessed extensive reforms and fundamental transformation.
“How can I tell my players that I’m leaving the club at this stage of the season? We’re playing for our lives in this league and I’m going to say I’m leaving? You can say anything you want to say. I will never say that to my players. How can I say that. At the end of the season, we will see what will happen. We can’t constantly talk about my future.”
Kaduna State on Sunday was thrown into total blackout ahead of the five-day warning strike directed by the Nigeria Labour Congress to commence from midnight of Sunday in the state.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), and the Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond say Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has sacked over 60,000 workers since he took office in May 2015.
Manchester United’s board and manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, are in disagreement over the future of Paul Pogba.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday called for more synergy among the state governors in order to resolve the numerous challenges affecting the country.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has called on Nigerians to desist from any act that could lead to war in Nigeria.
The Oyo State Police Command on Monday showed its commitment towards ensuring free and fair local government elections in the state.
Midnight fire has gutted the Independent National Electoral Commission’s, INEC, office in Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State, Thursday.
Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka on Tuesday announced the shutdown of Adoration Ministry for 30 days.
A rights group, International Society for Civil Rights and the Rule of Law (Intersociety), has alleged that a total of 1,460 Christians have been killed in Nigeria between January and April.