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The births of nearly 230 million children under the age of five worldwide have never been officially recorded, says UNICEF. The Agency said only 30 per cent of births of Nigerian children below five had so far been registered.
Ogun State Governor-Elect, Prince (Dr.) Dapo Abiodun, has announced the Economic Transition Committee that will further articulate his campaign manifesto, ensure robust engagement with stakeholders and develop a Roadmap to guide its implementation.
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has unveiled the university’s newly redesigned Olusegun Obasanjo Centre for African Studies (OOCAS).
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with Osun traditional rulers in Osogbo, the state capital, during his mega rally ahead of the February 16 election, soliciting their support for his reelection.
More than 7.1 million of the 13.4 million people Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states are facing the brunt of terrorists’ attacks, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA), has said.
The PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation (PPCO) has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign flag-off in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State, on Friday as a mockery of President Muhammadu Buhari, adding that the cold response by the crowd showed how much Nigerians now begrudge him over his failures in governance.
Osun State governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, on Thursday presented a budget estimate of N152, 756, 088, 830.00 for 2019 fiscal year.
“It’s real me, I assure you. I will soon celebrate my 76th birthday and I will still go strong.” Those were the words of President Muhammadu Buhari, Sunday in Krakow, Poland, at an interactive session with the Nigerian Community in the country.
Oyetola said: “We will ensure that workers’ salaries are paid promptly bearing in mind the financial inflow of the state. We shall resolutely defend, extend and prioritise the welfare of workers and pensioners.”
The Federal Government’s Fadama III Second Additional Financing (AFII) says it will on Monday start a review of Food Security and Livelihood Support Project activities of the six North East states ravaged by insurgency.
Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, a member of Osun House of Assembly, has commended Federal Government for approving N60 billion subsidy for rice farming in the country.
He said that the order empowers procuring authorities to give preference to Nigerian companies and firms in the award of contracts in line with the Public Procurement Act 2007.
Lagos State Government has declared its commitment to food security in the state by ensuring optimum utilization of its natural endowment in the agricultural sector.
Church leaders under the aegis of Spiritual Fathers Forum on Wednesday reaffirmed their support for the second term bid of Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel.
Church leaders under the aegis of Spiritual Fathers Forum (SFF) has affirmed their support for the re-election bid of Akwa-Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom.
South African President Cypril Ramaphosa, on Friday announced the appointment of a Panel on land reform amid rising concerns over the government’s bid to expropriate land without compensation.
The Nigerian government has called for partnership with the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to develop flood resistant seed varieties to ensure food security in the country.
Akwa Ibom governent has enacted a law to establish the state’s official symbols and other other related matters just it’s celebrates the 33rd anniversary of its creation.
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have vowed to embark on a nationwide protest on Monday, September 28 to protest recent hikes in fuel prices and power tariff.
West Ham have confirmed that manager David Moyes has tested positive for coronavirus, alongside players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today docked for fraud Pius Ugochukwu Ezeokafor, a former Director of Physical Planning, and now Senior Lecturer in the Department of Architecture, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State.
Former Emir of Kano and one-time Managing Director of First Bank, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has lamented that the nation’s economy has not been diversified, over 60 years after the discovery of oil in Nigeria.
Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, NARTO, Monday, ordered all its members, especially petrol tanker drivers, to withdraw their services nationwide from Tuesday and Wednesday, September 22 and 23, 2020.
The Anambra State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association ( NMA ) has described the status of general hospitals in the state as unfit and not conducive for patients due to what the association termed bushy environments, lack of electricity at nights, lack of doctors, shortage of medical personnel and a host of other issues.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Europe, Hans Kluge, on Thursday expressed concerns over the COVID-19 surge in Europe.
The National Water Resources Bill, 2020, will be thoroughly reviewed by the Attorney-General and Executive Council of each state before a unanimous decision is made on the bill, the Nigeria Governors Forum has said.
A cross-section of voters in Saturday’s governorship election in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area (LGA) of Edo has expressed satisfaction with the performance of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials.