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The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the largest educational disruption in history that has affected more than 1 billion school students worldwide, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday.
The International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Lagos State Chapter, has called for the implementation of gender budgeting, arguing that it is key to the achievement of gender equality and a part of the National Action Plan on Resource Allocation for Gender.
In its continued commitment to women’s football, LaLiga provided two masterclass sessions for coaches of the Nigerian Women Football League. LaLiga has further strengthened relations between both institutions with these online classes, within the existing MoU with the highest competition in the African country, the NWFL.
Spiritual Head of One Love Family, Sat Guru Maharaj Ji, has attributed the ravaging coronavirus across the globe to wickedness, disobedience to God’s commandments by man, among others, declaring that there was an urgent need for a change of attitude to life, “if he (man) actually desires to be part of this creation.”
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says promotion of gender equality and the “meaningful engagement of women and girls” was key to poverty eradication in Africa.
Public sector officials from Nigeria and other African countries are set to converge on Ghana for the second edition of Africa Public Sector Conference and Awards (APSCA) scheduled to hold at the plush Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, Ghana, October 23-24, 2019.
Maria Espinosa, the President of the 73rd UN General Assembly, on Monday handed over to Nigeria’s Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, who will lead the 74th session of the assembly in the next one year.
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Monday pledged to increase governmental collaborations with United Nations (UN) agencies on enhancing peoples’ lives and environmental development in the state.
The appointees include: Special Adviser on Administration, Odofin David Seun; Special Adviser on Political Matters, Olanrewaju Smart; Special Adviser on Special Duties, Badmus Olufunmi; Special Assistant on Legal Matters, Osazee Melody Ogundijie; Special Assistant on Legislative Matters, Raphael Nnana Igbokwe; and Special Assistant on Gender Equality, Fatima Kakuri.
As Nigeria celebrates the 2019 World Population Day, critical stakeholders in the health sector have urged the federal government to invest in family planning programmes that can help stem the tide of the negative impact of unbridled population explosion on the country resources and stability.
Nigeria’s first lady, Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday joined participants at a seafarers conference to call for more women participation in the maritime sector.
The First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday asked maritime agencies to review subsisting policies to accommodate more Nigerian women in the seafaring profession.
Olumuyiwa Balogun-Adesanmi, the wife of late Pius Adesanmi, has released the statement below about her husband’s death and condolences that have poured in.
Nigeria’s Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi has scooped the overall prize of the 2019 Commonwealth Young Person of the Year, in recognition of her efforts to end sexual violence.
Ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, the state government on Saturday said it has uncovered a grand plot to unleash a smear image on the governor of the state, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, by members of the opposition in the state.
Real Madrid may consider sending Welsh forward Gareth Bale out on loan and pay part of his salary to end the agony for both the player and the club amid their rift, the Spanish team’s former president Ramon Calderon said.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard described the rebuild of his team as a work in progress after they crashed out of the Champions League last-16 following a 7-1 aggregate defeat by Germany’s Bayern Munich.
Angola says it will maintain closed borders to fight and prevent a spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
The Ogun State Government says it will sanction the management of private or public school that fail to abide by directives on COVID-19 protocol.
Paulo Dybala has beaten Juventus team-mate, Cristiano Ronaldo, to this season’s Serie A Player of the Year award.
The US Army’s esports team is unbanning Twitch users it blocked from its streams for asking about American war crimes, and says it will be returning to Twitch soon.
National Security Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari, Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno (rtd), has attributed the rise in insecurity in the North to sale and consumption of hard drugs.
The Turkish lira, on Thursday, dropped to a new all-time low of 7.27 to the United States dollar, continuing free fall since the beginning of the week.
As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to celebrate this Year’s World Breastfeeding Week starting from August to 7th, the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has urged mothers to continue to breastfeed their babies while observing all necessary safety and hygiene precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic.