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The KanInvest and Diaspora, in partnership with the Links, a UK-based company and the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), has secured N10 billion intervention fund from Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in its bid to revive industries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic disease in Kano State.
The United States has said it will take action against anti-democratic forces and human rights abusers in Uganda following Thursday’s general elections in the country.
No fewer than 76,804 vulnerable households in Kebbi have received N1,056 billion from its Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Programme from 2016 till date, says Nigeria’s humanitarian affairs minister, Sadiya Umar-Farouq.
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.
American social networking service Facebook on Tuesday tossed off Iranian-owned news network, Press TV from its app, the state-run firm has said.
A legal battle continued Tuesday to decide the fate of a US woman that the government of Donald Trump intends to execute before leaving power, despite doubts about her mental state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has emphasised the need for Nigeria to remain an indivisible entity despite the differences in religion, ethnicity, political affiliations, or other diversities among the citizenry.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Mr. Oscar Onyema, has said the Exchange will continue to provide support to capital market stakeholders.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday voted to override President Donald Trump’s veto of the National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA).
A team of four young persons from Maiduguri has won the $15,000 Education Category prize of the 2020 Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge 2.0. for providing basic education classes for vulnerable children and youths in Borno, UNICEF said on Friday.
The House of Representatives yesterday faulted the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), for querying its power to summon President Muhammadu Buhari.
South Korea appears to have decided to withdraw its Minister of Trade, Ms. Yoo Myung-hee, from the race for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) director-general, paving the way for Nigeria’s candidate, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to be confirmed as the head of the global trade body.
Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila on Friday admitted that his security guards killed one of the citizens who obstructed his convoy at the Eagles Square, Abuja on Thursday.
According to the source, the stars, who tied the knot in May 2014, have “completely” stopped going to marriage counselling. A separate insider had told PEOPLE earlier this month that the couple was in marital therapy in an effort to salvage their fractured relationship.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control recorded 1,617 new cases of the CoronaVirus Disease (COVID-19) in the country.
The Kano state government has directed all civil servants to stay at home from Tuesday, until further notice, following the increase in cases of COVID-19 in the country.
A High Court sitting in Abakaliki, yesterday said it would rule on the matter challenging the dissolution of the Ward, Local Government and State executives of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi State by the National Leadership of the Party on Wednesday, 20th of January 2021.
Unknown gunmen have killed a police officer identified simply as Michael, injured two other cops and cart away two guns belonging to the victims.
The Ogun House of Assembly has summoned the Oniraniken of Iranike, Sagamu, Remo, Oba Adewale Adeniji, to appear before it next Wednesday over alleged invasion of family land.
Mr. Olaluwoye said the exercise, which would be carried out along the Idiroko and Owode axis, border communities near Benin Republic, would be complemented by the Idiroko Police Command to check the excesses of errant drivers, as well as to reduce the crime rate.
EU antitrust regulators gave the green light on Wednesday to the London Stock Exchange’s $27 billion takeover of Refinitiv, creating a stronger competitor to financial data leader Bloomberg LP.
Britain will ban arrivals from South American countries and Portugal because of concerns over a new Brazilian variant of the coronavirus, transport minister Grant Shapps said on Thursday.
COVID-19 protocol has caused set back for hearing of the suit against Lagos State Government over possession of a property at Osborne Foreshore Estate.