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Former Central Bank Governor, Lamido Sanusi, has called for a vigorous education of the girl-child as a crucial solution to Nigeria’s socio-economic development.
The National Economic Council says 15 states have qualified to benefit from the Global Partnership for Education funding for education as part of measures to cushion the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the sector.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has disassociated itself from the travail of Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, saying he should be allowed to bear his own cross.
Former vice-president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Onyekachi Monday Ubani, has instituted a suit against Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), over the amendment of the rules of professional conduct for legal practitioners (RPC), 2007.
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an NGO, has called for the deployment of joint security task force to stop the incessant killings in Southern Kaduna.
The Kaduna State Commissioner of Health, Dr Amina Mohammed Baloni, said that it costs the government more than N400,000 to diagnose and treat a COVID-19 patient.
The Udawa farming community in Kaduna state was thrown into fear as bandits kidnapped 16 farmers, including children, on bush paths to the farm.
A peace summit organized in Kafanchan to find an end to the conflict in Southern Kaduna, suffered set back as Christian leaders in the area who doubted the genuineness of the occasion, boycotted the summit.
Efforts to restore peace in Southern Kaduna may have started yielding some dividends, as the leadership of Fulani cattle rearers, under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN, has directed members to stop underaged children from grazing cattle in the state.
The youth wing of Southern Kaduna People’s Union (SOKAPU) has called on the authorities to secure and rebuild their communities affected by the series of attacks on their people, saying over 700 natives were killed and 100,000 displaced.
Worried over the geometric rise in price of foodstuffs, the General Overseer of Christ Evangelical Intercessory Fellowship Ministry in Sabon Tasha, Kaduna State, Pastor Yohanna Buru, has appealed to businessman and middlemen to stop the habit of creating artificial scarcity and rise in cost of foodstuffs in the market.
Two communities in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Saturday signed a peace agreement as part of efforts to bring an end to the wanton destruction of lives and property in the area.
Thirteen persons were reported dead in two separate motor accidents along Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa highway in the Moro local government area of Kwara state early hours of Thursday.
Workers in Ogun State on Friday called off the warning strike they recently embarked upon.
Barely 24 hours to the Governorship election in Edo State, Yiaga Africa, through the Watching The Vote citizens movement, has deployed its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology for the election.
Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court has sentenced a 29-year-old man, Usman Muhammed, to jail for posing as a lady and using nude pictures to dupe men.
The Rivers State Police Command has arrested the Chairman of Gokana Local Government Chairman, Honourable Paul Vidag Kobani, over the alleged link with the late notorious leader of a criminal gang which operated in the Ogoni communities of the State, Honest Diigbara, aka Boboski.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Thursday announced the appointment of two acting Deputy Comptrollers General of Customs, five acting Assistant Comptrollers General of Customs and effected redeployment of five senior officers.
Twenty-eight days before the governorship election in Ondo State, the Peoples Democratic Party has officially flagged off its campaign amid fanfare in Akure, the state capital on Saturday.
Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has petitioned the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Banjul, The Gambia over the death sentence on Kano singer, Sharif Yahya Sharif.
Arsenal have officially announced the transfer of Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez to Aston Villa.
Super Eagles of Nigeria move up from 31st to 29th position in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.