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The European Union (EU) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have trained 2,115 mothers in four local government areas in Kebbi to boost Maternal Newborn and Child Health Care in the State.
The Chief Imam of Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Headquarters, Dr Alhassan Yaqub, has advised Nigerian pilgrims to honour Madinah, the city of Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) by relating with one another with decorum.
Ex-Niger Delta militant leader Asari Dokubo has called on South-South and South-Easterners to return home following threats from Coalition of Northern Groups, asking the herdsmen in South-South to also leave the zone.
Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State says, for dialogue and amnesty programme for cattle rustlers and bandits in the Northwest to succeed, it must involve all state governments in the zone.
Total Upstream Nigeria Limited, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC and its partners, yesterday, handed over 10 projects in health, education and information technology, valued at N900 million to eight states in the northern region of the country.
A driver, Chinazo Onoh, was brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday for allegedly stealing household items worth N10 million.
The Senate on Wednesday began the screening and confirmation process for Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) at a closed-door session.
The National Bureau of Statistics says Kogi residents paid the highest price for Premium Motor Spirit popularly known as petrol in June.
The Nigerian Senate has resolved to take quick measures to avert a looming strike in Nigerian universities.
Pilgrims from Lagos State have lauded the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and State Pilgrims Welfare Board for providing adequate meal and accommodation for them.
A civil society group, Independent Hajj Reporters, has tasked air carriers approved for 2019 hajj operations to abide by the agreement it entered with pilgrims for seamless airlift of Nigerian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia.
Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State says the World Bank assisted “Nigeria for Women Project’’ will expend $15 million on the execution of the programme in three local government areas of the state.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned “the harassment, intimidation and unfair treatment of the former acting Chief Judge of Kebbi State, Elizabeth Karatu, who was barred from gaining access to her courtroom to deliver certain judgment by an official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), who claimed he was acting based on the directive given to him by the management.”
The Zamfara State Government says it is housing more than 109 rescued kidnap victims at the Government House, Gusau, having recently regained freedom from their abductors.
No fewer than nine persons including a housewife with her eight months old baby under the captivity of bandits in Zamfara state were Thursday afternoon received after their release by their captors.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Sokoto zonal office on Thursday said it recovered N70 million and three vehicles in the last five months.
The Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Wednesday disclosed that the 36 states of the federation received N3.95trillion as total revenues in 2018 but none of the states could fund their 2018 budget from their total revenue for the year.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.
A group Forward Action Bayelsa (FAB) has raised concerns that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) risks losing the November 16 Bayelsa governorship election if it fails to present a popular and acceptable candidate.
Move over James Cameron’s science-fiction epic Avatar. Marvel Studios superhero movie “Avengers: Endgame” will soon become the global box office king by Sunday, distributor Walt Disney Co said.
Barely a week after drawing the attention of Nigerians to the nation’s increasing debt stock since the assumption of office by President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday said N2.5 trillion would go down the drain by the end of 2019 in debt servicing.
Eight-year-old Jeremy Ikoli on Sunday defeated 12 other contestants to win the 2019 edition of the Kwadie Events dance competition in Abuja.
Mohammed Hayatu, who is the petitioners’ 42nd witness called to testify at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, said on Tuesday that the part of Adamawa Province where Atiku was born had never been part of Cameroon.