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Ministry: Donors contribute 95% of Nigeria’s HIV funding

The Federal Ministry of Health on Monday said donors contributed 95 per cent of HIV funding in Nigeria.

HIV: Federal government charges media to raise awareness on PMTCT

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.
National Population Commission - NPC - NPopC

NPopC: 30 million Nigerian children risk losing identity

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.
Frank Nweke

Frank Nweke urges focus on education reforms for wealth creation

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

Muhammadu Buhari urges teachers to be change agents for nation development

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.

SERAP asks health minister account for spending on LUTH, other hospitals

“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.”
British High Commissioner to Nigeria, H.E Mr Paul Arkwright

53 Nigerians get Chevening scholarships

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador Paul Arkwright, has said that 53 Nigerians have been awarded Chevening scholarships for 2018.

NBC to shut down debtor radio, television stations

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Monday said it would shut down radio and television stations owing the commission licensing fees.

ASUU tells Governors Ajimobi, Aregbesola to resolve LAUTECH crisis

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.

Federal government partners Chinese firm on smart classrooms, digital education

The Federal Government on Wednesday launched smart classroom digital education to link up children and schools to digital learning.

SON begins nationwide evacuation of unfortified food products

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has commenced a nationwide evacuation of unfortified food products in the country.

Educationist want content in children’s story books upgraded

An educationist, Dorcas Ikya, has tasked Nigerian authors with special interest in children’s books, to upgrade their work content in line with the current demands of the society.

Report: Religious, gambling, lottery sites top Nigerian kids’ search online

A detailed report from Kaspersky Lab’s flagship consumer solutions for Windows PCs and Macs have revealed what Nigerian children search for when they are using the internet.

Real Madrid Football Academy takes off in Port Harcourt

The President of Confederation of African Football, Mr Ahmad Ahmad, on Monday performed the groundbreaking ceremony of the Real Madrid Football Academy in Port Harcourt.

Senator Saraki: We must ensure adequate security of Benue, other states

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has assured Benue people that the Senate will not stop engaging security agencies to ensure adequate security of the state, to enable the over 180,000 internally displaced persons, currently occupying eight IDP camps in the state return to their homes.

Children’s Day: Be good ambassadors of Nigeria – Speaker Obasa tells children

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has charged Nigerian children to shun crime and strive to be good ambassadors of the country.

Nigerian children celebrate in Johannesburg

Nigerian children in South Africa on Sunday in Johannesburg joined others across the world to celebrate the 2018 Children’s Day.

Vice President Osinbajo: We have capacity to overcome challenges

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday declared that Nigeria has the capacity to overcome the many challenges it is facing.

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Supreme Court dismisses suit challenging Borno governor’s nomination

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa challenging the nomination of Governor Babagana Zulum by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections.

Federal government raises alarm over new cassava brown streak disease

The Federal Government has raised an alarm over a recent virile disease, Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD), ravaging East and Central Africa now making its way to West Africa.

Cleric seeks end to 40 years marriage over sex denial after eight children

An Islamic cleric Ganiyu Salami, on Thursday approached an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, to end his 40 years marriage to Halimatu, for allegedly denying him sex and threatening his life.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

IMN kicks as court adjourns Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail hearing

Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

CSOs give Governor Ayade 60 days to conduct council polls

A coalition of Civil Societies Organisations (CSOs) in Cross River, have given Governor Ben Ayade 60 days to conduct local government election in the state.