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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.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has criticised France for their handling of injured midfielder N’Golo Kante during the international break, describing the situation as “not a laughing matter”.
Leaders of the Niger Delta region, yesterday, said they are in support of the call for a forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC by President Muhammadu Buhari stating that it is the best decision taken by the federal government in the development of the region.
Victor Moses has announced his return to training with Fenerbahce and will be hoping to make a return to action against Denizlispor in a Turkish Super Ligue match on Sunday.
The FCT Police Command on Friday paraded an alleged fake Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Mr John Tarsoo, for extorting the public.
CHAN Eagles striker Ibrahim Sunusi has stated that the return leg of their African Nations Championship qualifier against Togo in Lagos will make a fascinating start if they are able to score an early goal today.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Enugu Zonal Office on Monday secured the conviction of one Samuel Orie, a serving National Youth Service Corps member before Justice I.N. Buba of the Federal High Court, Enugu on one count of impersonation and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of $150.
Two drivers, Stephen Augustine, 32, and Michael Olabisi, 22, were brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday for allegedly attempting to kill a man.
A brutal video clip depicting Donald Trump shooting and stabbing media characters and political opponents was shown at a conference for his supporters, the New York Times reported Sunday.
Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen visits his former club Sporting Charleroi after helping the Super Eagles secure a hard-fought 1-1 draw with Brazil in a friendly game on Sunday.
Organisers of the 2019 Nigeria Ladies Golf Open Championship, scheduled for the IBB International Golf and Country Club in Abuja, have begun activities aimed at a successful hosting of the event.