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Several Indonesian ministries are banning pregnant, disabled, or LGBT job hunters in favour of what one called “normal” applicants, the Ombudsman said Friday, slammed as “arbitrary and hateful restrictions” by a rights group.
The Ambassador of Indonesia to Nigeria, Dr. Usra Hendra Harahap, has pledged that Indonesia would continue to extend a hand of partnership to Nigeria on an equal basis for the benefit of the two nations.
Senator representing Nasarawa West Senatorial District, Adamu Abdullahi, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari, to resist pressure on him to open the nation’s land borders for now.
Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Chief Olusegun Runsewe, on Friday said no fewer than 30 countries would participate in the International Arts and Crafts Expo slated to hold in Abuja.
A suicide bomber blew himself up at a police station in Indonesia on Wednesday, killing himself and wounding six others, according to authorities who described the 24-year-old attacker as a “lone wolf”.
The lack of an efficient and resilient financial system is still holding back inclusive and sustainable growth in emerging markets. Policymakers, regulators and financial services organisations should more actively shape a financial system that is fit for purpose.
A ground-breaking report on family planning has shown Nigeria as the second slowest growing country, after Mali in West Africa when it comes to the uptake of modern contraception.
At least 4,600 pigs have allegedly died of the African swine fever in the Indonesian province of North Sumatra, the provincial administration said on Thursday.
FIFA has signed a “comprehensive” memorandum of understanding with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The partnership will see football’s world governing body join forces with the inter-Governmental group which encompasses 10 countries in the region.
The UN chief on Sunday urged Myanmar to ensure the “safe” return of Rohingya refugees driven out by army operations, a plea made in front of Aung San Suu Kyi more than two years since her country cracked down on the Muslim minority.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Godwin Emefiele, said on Friday Edo State can generate more than 200,000 jobs and millions of dollars in foreign exchange from cultivation and palm oil processing.
Ten people, including several teenagers, were killed in Indonesia’s post-election riots, the human rights commission said Tuesday, as it accused police of beating up protesters.
On March 12, 2019, Dennis Muilenburg phoned US President Donald Trump for support after European and Chinese regulators grounded the Boeing 737 MAX following an Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people.
Boeing Co said on Friday it is addressing Indonesia’s safety recommendations following calls for better cockpit systems and oversight by U.S. regulators, and after the country blamed design flaws for a deadly Lion Air 737 MAX jet crash.
Boeing has said it expects its troubled 737 Max aircraft to return to the skies before the end of the year.
The Federal Government in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners is harmonizing efforts to put a stop to the medicalisation of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
The Senate on Wednesday sought to provide legal backing to the provision of Constituency Projects in Nigeria’s annual budget by a minimum of 20 per cent.
The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) has appointed His Royal Majesty, Oba Saheed Elegushi, as the Chairman of the body’s patrons’ forum.
Twitter plans to set up an independent research group to create an “open and decentralized” system for social networks, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday, which could relieve pressure on the company to appease critics of its content policies but also give rise to a new crop of competitors.
Nigeria midfielder Afeez Aremu put up a fine performance as IK Start sealed promotion to the Norwegian Eliteserien despite going to a 4-3 defeat against Lillestrom in the second leg of their playoffs tie on Wednesday night.
Rwanda on Sunday started a voluntary Ebola vaccination programme at its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly virus from its neighbour.
Barely a few minutes after the suspension of strike by the National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE, the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has intensified efforts, targeted at completing maintenance and restoring power supply to consumers nationwide.
A Sharia Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, on Tuesday, sentenced a teenage student, Anas Sidi-Baba, to one-year imprisonment over sexual encroachment on, and criminal intimidation of, his stepmother.
Kelechi Iheanacho has expressed the pride he feels being part of a ‘great’ Leicester City that have completed an eight-game winning streak in the Premier League.
The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Chief Bode George and other disgruntled chieftains of the party in Lagos state to put aside their personal and parochial differences and work with the executive committee in the state chapter.