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Mr. Dennis Otabo, the Coordinator, Civil Society for HIV and AIDS in Nigeria (CISHAN), Rivers chapter, says inadequate domestic funding for the HIV epidemic in Nigeria is a major challenge currently stalling the HIV response progress in the country.
Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Lagos State are still struggling to implement the disability law of the state, the Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) says.
Pioneer secretary of South East Peoples Assembly and associate professor of Political Science and International Relations, University of Abuja, Dr. Promise Onyewuchim Okoro, has said there is no provision for consensus candidate in the constitution of the pan-Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday cautioned politicians against vote buying, food sharing and other activities capable of buying the conscience of voters at polling units duing Saturday’s Lagos East by-elections.
Governors of the thirty six states under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF have resolved to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to address the security challenges with continued cases of armed banditry, terrorism and kidnapping across the country.
The U.S. government is just one step away from enacting a law that could ‘kick’ several Chinese firms off Wall Street, which can further escalate tensions between Washington and Beijing.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said Marcus Rashford has not fully trained today and is a doubt for tomorrow’s trip to London to face West Ham.
Maduka Okoye will be looking to keep a third clean sheet in his fifth Dutch Eredivisie game of the season tonight when Sparta Rotterdam host FC Emmen at the Sparta Stadion.
Ghanaians will go to the polls on Monday in a heated contest that will revive old rivalries between incumbent President Nana Akufo-Addo and his predecessor John Mahama.
The Acting Governor of Kaduna state, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, has clarified that the law to castrate rapists was enacted to serve both as a deterrent from committing the crime in the first place and to punish offenders.
Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Thursday received a Cameroonian military delegation led by the 4th region joint military commander, General Saly Mohammadou at the Government House, Maiduguri.
The head of a leading Egyptian human rights group who was held for two weeks on terrorism charges said Saturday he hoped the campaign to secure his release would help others still jailed on similar Allegations.
A Coalition of elders under the auspices of Nigeria Elders for Peace and Good Governance (CONEPAGG), has accused the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, of raising false alarm about “imaginary” coup to divert the attention of Nigerians from the failings of the Service Chiefs.
The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) is to embark on a three-day warning strike from Dec. 7, to protest the deplorable state of access roads to seaports in Lagos State.
Napoli has denied reports from Italian media that Nigerian doctors complicated Victor Osimhen’s shoulder during the first treatment. Tuttosport claimed Napoli medic revealed that their Nigerian counterparts caused more damage to the shoulder in the process of treatment before he returned to Italy. However, Napoli and the player on Saturday afternoon took to their social media handle to debunk the reports and clear the Super Eagles team doctor of any wrongdoing. “The current situation regarding the injury of Victor Osimhen is only a consequence of the dislocated right shoulder,” Napoli said in a tweet. Osimhen dislocated his shoulder while in action for Super Eagles of Nigeria last month at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City. The striker went down in the second under a challenge from a Sierra Leone defender and was subsequently rushed to the hospital in an ambulance. The striker had since returned to his base in Italy but has not featured for Napoli since as a result of the injury
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has told President Muhammadu Buhari to reconstitute the Board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, holding that instability in the commission’s board has contributed to the systemic institutional failure of the agency.
Joshua Wong, 24, one of Hong Kong’s most prominent democracy activists, was jailed on Wednesday for 13-1/2 months for his role in an unlawful anti-government rally in 2019, the toughest and most high-profile sentencing of an opposition figure this year.
South Koreans were urged to cancel Christmas and New Year parties on Friday as daily coronavirus cases hit a nine-month high and the government considered imposing tighter social-distancing rules to halt a third wave of infections.
Former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrashid Abdullahi Maina in Niamey, Niger Republic has been arrested in Niger Republic, the Nigeria Police has said.
Hoodlums numbering about 700 have unleashed terror on residents of Wesley College area of Ibadan leaving one dead and others injured.
The second stream of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) would take off from Thursday, December 3, 2020, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on coronavirus has announced.