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Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The agency which confirmed this in a statement titled ‘Labor Force Statistics: Unemployment and Underemployment Report’ which was released on Friday added that the number of persons in the economically active or working-age population (15 – 64 years of age) increased to 116,871,186 from 115,492,969 in 2018.
The members of the last year’s presidential election petition court have been recommended to President Muhammadu Buhari for appointment as Justices of the Supreme Court.
The Arewa Youth Consultative Council (AYCC) has asked the Federal Government to block 'sexual and immorally-related' websites from the Nigerian cyberspace.
A Senior Special Assistant from Urhonigbe South ward 8, Faith Obasuyi, at the early hours on Friday, tendered her resignation letter from the services of the Edo State government.
The EU has reached an agreement with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to buy 300 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine if it becomes available, the European Commission said on Friday.
The Brazilian winger's contract with the London side expires at the end of August, though the club offered him an extension and he has also been linked with a move to city rivals Arsenal.
An officer of the Nigerian Customs reportedly shot an executive member of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers, Lateef Aboki, in the chest on Friday at Iseyin-Moniya park in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa says the Mobile Police Training School being built in the state would enhance security when completed.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has condemned the arrest of protesters affiliated with the #RevolutionNow movement in Abuja, Lagos, and Osun by operatives of various Nigerian security agencies.
Elder statesman and Second Republic politician, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has offered fresh insight into the struggle for the independence of Northern Nigeria from British colonialism and the tyranny of indigenous traditional institutions in the region.