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President-elect Joe Biden, inheriting responsibility for a pandemic that is unchecked and worsening after nearly a year, has outlined his plan to throw the weight of the federal government behind getting Americans vaccinated against the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) is set to engage over 200 communities in its effort to boost revenue collection and improve service delivery.
Organized by The Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) in collaboration with the joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, the programme aims to eliminate all forms of sexual and gender-based violence against women through various implementation programs and partners all over the world.
The World Bank Group plans to invest over $5 billion over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes and improve agriculture productivity.
The war against desertification in Africa has gotten a boost with funding coming from multinational donor agencies and the government of France.
The African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (Avatt) – established by African Union (AU) chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa – has secured a provisional 270 million vaccine doses for African countries.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has commenced the distribution of 104,000 free meters allotted to the state under the Federal Government National Mass Metering Scheme.
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) is set to expand the frontier of vocational skills acquisition for inmates in shoes, garments and leather works.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has said with the level of misinformation on COVID-19, his government has criminalised further denial of the virus’s existence in the state.
The appointment was made at a forum held in the margins of the One Planet Summit 20201 to mobilise support for the ambitious project to plant an 8,000 km swathe of trees and other vegetation across the Sahara and Sahel regions of Africa. The green wall will act as a barrier against desertification and aims to create over 10 million green jobs in the region.
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, says the Federal Government is set to build a gems’ market in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Minister: Nigerian government’s special public works programme meant to tackle insecurity, unemployment
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has disclosed that the Extended Special Public Works programme (ESPW) was conceived as a strategy to tackle growing unemployment and insecurity in the country.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun, on Monday, inaugurated 774,000 Federal Government Extended Special Public Works Programme in Osogbo.
Reason: the industry is faced with a tougher operating environment that could threaten the operators’ ability to meet their stakeholders’ needs and expectations yet perform meaningful corporate social responsibility roles.
The pact between the federal government and the power Distribution Companies (Discos) to supply and install one million meters between last October and December did not come close to hitting target, as only 16,308 of the projected installations, representing 1.6 per cent, was done at the end of November.
A cross-section of Enugu parents, on Saturday, advocated two shifts for academic activities in primary and secondary schools, reduce overcrowding and thus wide-scale transmission of COVID-19 within schools.
Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has assured that payment of the N30,000 minimum wage will be resumed this January having been suspended due to the negative effect of the covid-19 pandemic.
Months after it was announced that the Nigerian Television Authority and Wale Adenuga Productions had embarked on a ground-breaking partnership to revive the iconic TV drama series, ‘The Village Headmaster’, it was recently announced that the recording stage of the first season had been successfully-concluded, and the promotional trailer had started airing across Nigeria.
Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni looked headed for a sixth term as president with election results Saturday placing him firmly ahead of his main rival, who has cried fraud and whose home has been put under heavy guard.
KRC Genk Sporting director Dimitri De Conde believes Paul Onuachu has the talent to play for any club in the world.
The Northern Governors’ Forum has commiserated with the Government and people of Gombe, over the death of the fifteenth Mai Tangale, Dr. Abdu Maisheru II, who died on Jan. 10 at 72.
Arsenal’s Lucas Torreira is reportedly being eyed up by Valencia and Lazio as there are talks of the midfielder potentially having his Atletico Madrid loan spell cut short.
The Police Command in Zamfara has banned unauthorised use of siren, revolving light, tinted glasses, unregistered, covered and spy plate numbers.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday described as a triumph of justice, the Federal High Court, Abuja, ruling on the alleged certificate forgery case against the Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki.
Michael Emmanuel Papo’s strike in the 77th minutes was enough to help Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets secure final tickets and qualifications for the 2021 U17 Afcon.