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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged “the governments of Lagos and Oyo states to “take immediate action to address the numerous ongoing human rights impacts of the deadly and catastrophic building collapse in their respective states, including by taking meaningful steps to avoid further damage to the human rights of the people affected.”
Selfishness, the pursuit of self-interest and self-aggrandisement are the driving forces of Nigerian politicians. From bottom to top and back again, of those emotions, not one is free, not one is clean, not even President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s widely touted emblem of what is sane and altruistic in the polity.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities says government must show proof of payment of at least N50 billion revitalisation funds for it to consider suspending the on-going strike.
A consortium of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has reached out to presidential candidates of some political parties on increased funding for nutrition programmes in their policies.
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has raised the alarm warning that child malnutrition is silently killing hundreds of under-age children in the northeastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.
UNICEF has called on global leaders to commit to doing more to fulfil children’s rights, as the world marked International World Children’s Day recently.
The Federal Ministry of Health on Monday said donors contributed 95 per cent of HIV funding in Nigeria.
The Federal Government has charged the media to do more in reporting Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, particularly in raising awareness on Prevention of Mother To Child Transmission.
No fewer than 30 million children in Nigeria are at the risk of losing their identity, if nothing was not done to urgently check the trend, the National Population Commission (NPC), has said.
Mr Frank Nweke, former Minister of Information, says Nigeria should focus more on education reforms to create wealth rather than placing emphasis on oil.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on teachers in the country to be positive change agents in the growth, development and well-being of the students and nation.
“Millions of Nigerian children are believed to die each year before the age of five, and most of those children lose their lives to diseases that are easily preventable or treatable at low cost. Nigeria is third highest in infant mortality rate in the world.”
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Monday said it would shut down radio and television stations owing the commission licensing fees.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Owerri Zone, has called on Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and his Osun counterpart, Rauf Aregbesola, to resolve the crisis at Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomoso.
The Federal Government on Wednesday launched smart classroom digital education to link up children and schools to digital learning.
The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has commenced a nationwide evacuation of unfortified food products in the country.
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After two weeks of deliberation, the 63rd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) concluded Friday in New York.
Oyo State Government has called on National Boundary Commission, NBC, to interfere in the lingering inter-state boundary dispute between Oyo and Osun States.
The Chief of the Air Staff, (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has urged newly decorated Air Warrant Officers (AWOs) to continue being diligent in the discharge of their duties.
At least one person has been confirmed dead and houses burnt in Ussa Local Government Area of Taraba state ahead of the supplementary election in the Ussa State Constituency Assembly seat on Friday evening.
Some vehicles transporting election materials to one of the polling units in Benue State have been attacked.
Ministry officials said that the orders to withdraw from the office were an important communication channel between the long-time rivals, which came from the highest authorities in North Korea.
West Africa’s biggest carrier, Air Peace, on Wednesday pushed Nigeria’s aviation profile a notch higher with the delivery of its third Boeing 777 aircraft.
A Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Friday ordered that a 75-year-old man, Lawali Tukur, who allegedly kidnapped a businessman, be remanded in prison to allow the police complete its investigations.
The Hadejia Emirate Council Zakat Committee in Jigawa on Sunday distributed bags of assorted grains worth N11 million to 1,236 less privileged in Kirikasamma Local Government Area.
The EFCC has responded to a US government agency report which said the Buhari administration condones corruption and impunity.