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Indonesia President Joko Widodo said on Sunday that he would focus on human resources development, continuing the infrastructure development and simplifying bureaucracy to attain development programmes in his second presidential term.
A statement issued yesterday from the minister’s office, explained that he made these comments when he hosted a United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) delegation led by the Representative to the Economic Communities of West African States (ECOWAS) and Regional Director, Nigeria Regional Hub, Mr. Jean Bakole.
The National Institute of Nigerian Languages (NINLAN) has bemoaned its exclusion from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (Tetfund) saying not benefiting from the scheme has adversely affected its performance. The NINLAN is based in Aba, Abia State.
First Lady, Hajiya Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, wednesday said the integration of gender perspectives in the country’s infrastructure development, particularly the public private partnerships (PPPs) design and implementation would significantly bridge existing gaps in infrastructure delivery, impact on social economic growth and enhance the living conditions of women.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has taken a swipe at the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state for what he described as the party’s inability to conduct an ordinary governorship primary without chaos.
The World Bank, in collaboration with Adamawa State government, says plans have been concluded to disburse 62 million dollars on a number of intervention projects in the state.
The newly appointed Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has pledged his commitment to ensure effective development in the Niger Delta region, especially in the areas of infrastructure.
Prof. Idika Kalu, the Vice Chancellor of Evangel University, Okpoto in Ebonyi has appealed to the Federal Government to include private universities in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) support.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said the insecurity and corruption challenges confronting the country were products of decades of under-investment in education and healthcare.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja welcomed the support of the Italian government to help recover and repatriate illegally deposited Nigerian assets in foreign countries.
OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.
The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW) on Thursday hailed the election of Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti as the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF).
Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, says the achievements recorded in President Muhammadu Buhari’s first tenure were a fulfillment of a social contract with Nigerians.
Lille manager Christophe Gatlier has absolved Victor Osimhen of any blame after the forward failed to score for the fifth consecutive away game in the French Ligue 1 this season.
The remains of Francisco Franco, Spain’s former right-wing dictator, will be exhumed on Thursday.
Floods in southeast Niger have forced 23 000 people to flee their homes since early October, officials said, threatening a new humanitarian crisis in a region already wracked by Boko Haram Islamist violence.
The Jigawa State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has sacked Director of Government Unity Secondary School, Maigatari from his post over stealing of E-Learning equipment.
Gideon Para-Mallam, a Jos-based cleric, says President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to reach out to Nathan Sharibu, Leah’s father.
Abdullahi Osanga, the Chairman of Nasarawa United Football Club of Lafia, on Monday said the club would issue identification cards to its team’s supporters for the upcoming season.
The Federal Government is cooperating with the International Criminal Court on the preliminary examination into issues related to insurgency in the North-East, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday.
South Africa was hit by rolling blackouts on Wednesday in a blow for the continent’s most developed economy as it shows signs of rebounding.
The Super Eagles retired ace midfield maestro, Mutiu Adepoju, on Monday called on Nigerians to get behind the national team, the Super Eagles toward a better team performance.
Three US soldiers were killed and three others injured after the armed vehicle they were in rolled into water during a training exercise in the US state of Georgia.