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The Lagos State Government (LASG) says it will start a five-week intensive training on July 13 for no fewer than 450 young entrepreneurs on the use of coconut waste in arts and craft.
International Labour Organisation, ILO, has said the COVID-19 lockdown and containment measures across the globe will increase poverty levels among the world’s informal economy workers by 56 percent in low-income countries.
Governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) have appealed to the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 pandemic to form a stronger collaboration with state governments especially in the area of administering palliatives to mitigate the impact of the crisis.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has disclosed plans to develop a 7,000 megawatts power project and 27 industrials parks in the Niger Delta region.
New research has revealed that children from low-income backgrounds, where parents have a low level of education, have weaker brain activity and are more likely to be distracted.qg
Nigeria is facing a "major emergency," with tens of thousands of people displaced by recent flooding at risk of hunger and disease if help cannot be got to them, the Nigerian Red Cross said Thursday.
Unions in the Nigerian aviation industry have issued the Federal Government a 14-day ultimatum, starting from December 17 to release the reviewed Conditions of Service (CoS) of the agencies in the sector.
Work on the second Niger Bridge linking Asaba in Delta and Onitsha in Anambra, has reached 50 per cent completion, Mr Wkscont Ajani, Federal Controller of Works, Anambra, has said.
Nigeria’s recovery from economic recession slowly began in the second quarter of 2017 (Q2 2017) mainly because of oil exports and controlled imports, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Monday.
A preliminary study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition found that participants who drank three-plus cups of coffee a day were 21 percent less likely to find themselves hospitalised with liver-related illnesses.
Eighteen bio-fortified varieties comprising six vitamin A cassava, eight vitamin A maize, two orange sweet potato and two iron and zinc sorghum, which are bred conventionally, have been released officially in Nigeria.
The Federal Government is to take over the Maximising Agricultural Revenue and Key Enterprises in Targeted Sites II (MARKETS II) programme of the USAID to improve food security in the country.
Ahead of his inauguration for the second term in office, Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Friday approved the setting up of a 25-member committee.
Sequel to the recent unrest in Lagos State which resulted in wanton destruction to some government properties, items, and valuables, the state government on Friday directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to send the list of all affected properties, items and other valuables in their domain.
Liberian President George Weah on Friday inaugurated a new national carrier for the West African country, named Lone Star Air, about 30 years after the country’s previous airline went bust.
The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday urged the African continent to brace itself for possible second wave COVID-19 infections.
The United Nations (UN) has commended the Federal Government on the implementation of its (UN) Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1325 programmes on women, peace and security in Nigeria.
The police command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has arrested 51 suspected looters and recovered some stolen items at Jabi-Daki-biu, Idu industrial Estate Karim area.
Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, yesterday, said the Nigerian Army has been speaking out from both sides of the mouth on the role soldiers played in the ignoble Lekki toll gate, Lagos, shooting of #EndSARS protesters.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta said he is not surprised that striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is facing questions over his form and believes the Gabon international must deal with the pressure that comes from being a “big player”.
The Plateau State Government has given looters 48 hours to return stolen COVID-19 palliatives in their possession or risk being arrested.
The Kubwa Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Abdullahi Bello, on Tuesday, said the hoodlums who looted the NYSC Orientation Camp in Kubwa almost stabbed him while trying to safeguard the facility.