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The groups, Living Science Foundation and Christian Initiative for Nation Building raised the alarm through a communique drafted after an online press conference on Tuesday, the copy which was made available to newsmen in Osogbo, Osun State on Wednesday.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has joined the clamour for debt relief for Nigeria from multilateral institutions, noting that this becomes inevitable under the current circumstances imposed on global economies, specifically, the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) has advised Governor Willie Obiano to expedite action and set up COVID-19 test centres across Anambra state to enable citizens to access the facilities to ascertain their status.
The United States government says it has spent about $21.4 million in assistance to Nigeria over the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Olu-Epe of Epe kingdom, Oba Shefiu Adewale Bangbopa, Eshinlokun 1 has commended the Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, saying his rapid and efficient response to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic is yielding positive results in the state.
decontaminationThe Oyo State COVID-19 Decontamination/Containment Team, on Monday, commenced the disinfection of the State Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that China would continue to step up assistance for Namibia and other African countries in combating the COVID-19 epidemic.
A civil society organization, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, in conjunction with Transparency International, TI, Monday called for accountability in the use of COVID-19 intervention fund in the country.
In order to contribute its quota towards containing the spread of the coronavirus disease (covid-19) pandemic, the National Association of Retired Paramilitary Officers (NARPO) has expressed readiness to deploy its activated 10,000 members as volunteers.
Dansukigate: Witness tenders more evidence of how ex-NSA’s aide transferred millions to bank accounts
Prosecuting witness, Hassan Seidu, during the continuation of trial in-chief, in the ongoing trial of Nicholas Ashinze, former aide to ex-National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, told Federal High Court, Abuja, presided by Justice Okon Abang, how the Commission was able to recover exhibit (i) 43 and (i) 44, containing alleged money transfers and lists of beneficiaries and their account numbers in the course of investigation.
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), student groups, the Media, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), among others on Monday rejected the social media regulation bill.
The Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria, CRFFN, has accused government regulatory agencies in the maritime sector of abandoning their duties to focus on revenue generation.
Mr Ibrahim Mijinyawa, the Director Payee, Sokoto State Internal Revenue Service, said about N41 billion has been collected as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) from 2017 to 2019 in the state.
The Nigeria Integrated Water Resources Commission (NIWRC), has urged National Assembly to ensure quick passage of the Water Resources Bill to enhance revenue generation and create job opportunities in the country.
The Federal Government on Thursday declared that the era of criminalizing illegal miners is over as it holds consultative meetings on the formalization of artisanal miners into cooperatives, and small-scale miners into larger mineral and financial enterprises.
Dr Sesan Oluwasola, a Gynecologist at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, on Thursday, urged the government to formulate laws that would curb the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Nigeria.
The governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, will next month, February, receive good governance award from a Coalition of Civil Societies and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) under the auspices of Forum of Civil Society Organizations for Democracy and Good Governance (FCSODGG).
The National Co-Chairman, Inter-Faith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP), Muhammed Jemeel Muhammed, says that the unity and peaceful coexistence of Nigerians will remain the Forum’s top priority.
Idris said the command rehabilitation unit needed working collaboration with the government and interested Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to strengthen the effective rehabilitation service.q
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Alisson Becker, Fabinho and Diogo Jota could all feature against Chelsea on Thursday.
Ruben Dias admits, with Manchester City on a run of 20 consecutive wins in all competitions, they stand to be their own “worst enemy” in their relentless pursuit of major silverware.
Ahead of the March 6 Delta State local government council polls, Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, weekend, reiterated that the elections could only be rigged if electorates go to sleep, insisting that “every vote must count”.
Israel’s top court ruled Tuesday the government must curb its use of the domestic spy agency to track coronavirus infections, saying “draconian” surveillance constituted a blow to democracy.
Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc. wants a review of CBN’s Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) to accommodate more farmers and to shore up the nation’s foreign earnings from agriculture.
The management of the Lagos State University, LASU, has said the ongoing process of selecting a substantive Vice Chancellor for the institution is credible and warned against attempts by some people to discredit the process.
Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has praised the early work of Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea, saying that he has transformed the club already.
The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) says the National Assembly’s call for declaration of a state of emergency on insecurity will allow President Muhammadu Buhari to take extra constitutional actions to address the nation’s security challenges.
An Italian military plane arrived in eastern Congo on Tuesday to bring home the bodies of its ambassador and his bodyguard, who were shot dead in an ambush on a United Nations convoy, while the militia accused of killing them denied any involvement.
The Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Mr. Segun Runsewe, has enjoined the ambassadorial nominees to promote Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage and the economy in their different missions.