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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.
World soccer ruling body FIFA will vote next year with intent to tinker current loan system which some have described as highly exploitative.
Wife of the Benue State Governor, Mrs. Eunice Ortom, has disclosed that herdsmen attacks in 19 out of the 23 local government areas of the state have increased the number of orphans and out of school girls ratio in the state.
Pope Francis arrived in Sicily on Saturday to pay homage to a priest murdered by the mafia 25 years ago while trying to save youngsters in poor neighbourhoods from falling into their hands.
Catholic Bishops have urged all registered voters to ensure that they are equipped with voter’s card and reject the illegal practices of selling and buying of votes.
The UN has called on the global community to reflect on the legacy of slavery and remember to guard against racial prejudices which continue to fuel everyday discrimination against people of African descent.
A popular leader and financier of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Boripe Local Government of Osun state, Prince Olusola Adejumo, has led key grassroot leaders and supporters to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party in support of Senator Ademola Adeleke.
Malaysian lawmakers plan to introduce legislation that limits or discourages child marriage, with the eventual goal of banning the practice, a minister in the Prime Minister’s Department told parliament on Wednesday.
Opposition political parties in Abia state have accused the government of deliberately imposing exorbitant fees on installation of political campaign billboards across the seventeen local government areas of the state.
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has called on the Bauchi State Government to domesticate the Child Rights Act (CRA) in order to effectively tackle the persisting violence against violence faced by the Nigerian child.
The UN has urged the Nigerian authorities to give more attention to protecting the girls and children, who were victims of sexual violence and abuse by the Boko Haram terrorists.
As Nigeria celebrates Children’s Day on Sunday, May 27, the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that his administration is resolute about protecting the rights, dignity and physical space of children.
Amnesty International on Thursday urged Nigeria to act on claims soldiers and members of the civilian militia have raped women and girls in remote camps for people displaced by Boko Haram but the government said the rights monitor was repeating false accusations.
The UN has said that it has achieved gender parity among the leadership of the organisation around the world.
The Katsina state government has absorbed 62 casual workers into the state civil service to reduce redundancy.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has appealed to the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, to prevail on Juju priests in the kingdom to stop administrating oaths on victims of human trafficking.
The South-South Zone of the Ohaneze Youth wing has thrown its weight behind the call for total restructuring of the Nigerian federation, saying that it would benefit all zones.
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Mozambique’s government said on Monday that it had identified 30,000 “ghost employees” in its civil service who cost $250 million between 2015 and 2017.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has announced free transportation for indigenes of the state living in other parts of the country, who intend to return home to celebrate the festive season with their loved ones.
Apparently irked by allegations from the opposition that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the raid of the home of Aliyu and Mustapha, sons of the People Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the Presidency has advised Nigerians to ignore such claims.
The federal government says though it is the constitutional right of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support a candidate for an election, his endorsement, however, does not guarantee victory.
The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in collaboration with the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) reveals it would commence a national Micro Finance Bank (MFB) in January 2019
The Federal Government will definitely proffer lasting solutions to the incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen in affected states across the country.
Niger state government deploys over 150 security personnel to safeguard lives and property in areas affected by spate of kidnapping and other acts of banditry
China has announced it will "immediately" implement measures agreed under a trade war truce with the United States.
Sen. Olarenwaju Tejuosho, Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, has called on the executive to release the additional one million dollars meant for Family Planning services.