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Aisha Buhari: Out-of-school children population in northern Nigeria disheartening

Mrs Buhari, who said this during the inauguration of her pet project, Future Assured Youth Education and Empowerment Programme, which would train 750 young persons in Adamawa, said the situation required government’s urgent attention.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: Insecurity can be curbed when leaders are united

Ongoing insecurity in Nigeria can be curbed only when credible leaders who have the capability and are willing to unite the country and its people without any form of discrimination are enthroned.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Oodua youth group throws weight behind Amotekun

A youth group, Oduduwa Development Initiative, ODI, has thrown its weight behind the Amotekun and South-West governors for the initiative to tackle rising insecurity in the geopolitical zone.
All is set for Jigawa State gov­ernment to secure N5 billion loan facility to enhance ag­ricultural development, the deputy governor, Alh. Umar Namadi, has disclosed.

Jigawa vows to enhance ag­ricultural development with N5 billion loan facility

All is set for Jigawa State gov­ernment to secure N5 billion loan facility to enhance ag­ricultural development, the deputy governor, Alh. Umar Namadi, has disclosed.

Former Niger governor urges Northerners to unite in tackling region’s challenges

The former Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Babangida Aliyu, has called on Northerners to emulate the late Premier of Northern region Sir Ahmadu Bello and promote his legacies.

Kano governor bans opposite sexes from plying same tricycles

The Kano State Government has banned persons of opposite genders from plying same commercial tricycles across the state from January, 2020.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF worries over plight of girl-child in Northern Nigeria

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has again reiterated the need for all stakeholders especially in northern Nigeria to continue to partner with UNICEF to provide support for women and children by addressing their issues and ensuring gender equality in the society.

Nigeria launches campaign to tackle measles, meningitis

The federal government has launched a large-scale campaign to vaccinate children in 19 northern states.
Former Executive Secretary of Universal Basic Education (UBEC), Prof. Ahmed Modibbo, made the allegation at the weekend.

Northern governors frustrating basic education for Almajiris – Ex-UBEC chief

Governors of 19 Northern States are responsible for frustrating the integration of the Almajiri schools with basic education.
Aminu Masari

Nigeria’s porous borders responsible for rise in insecurity – Northern governors

Governors of Nigeria’s 19 northern states say that a number of the security challenges confronting Nigeria may not be unconnected with the country’s porous borders.

Northern governors care less about drug abuse among youths – Torture centre owner

The owner of the NIGAS Rehabilitation and Skill Acquisition Centre, Dr Lawal Muduru, also known as Malam Niga, has alleged that none of the 19 northern state governors is serious about the fight against drug abuse in the region.

General Babangida urges Igbos to ensure peaceful coexistence with others

Former military leader, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), on Saturday urged Igbos to ensure ensure peaceful coexistence with other ethnic nationalities in the country and make Nigerians continue to feel their positive impact.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency | NIMET

NiMet: What weather would be across Nigeria Monday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency of Nigeria (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains across the country for Monday.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF supports Kano basic education effort

In efforts to ensure every child acquire basic education, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has pledged to collaborate with the Kano State government.

Northern groups confirm alleged mosque demolition false alarm

A coalition of Northern Nigerian youth groups on Tuesday called on young people in the region to maintain peace and resist attempts to stir crisis over the alleged demolition of a mosque in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Aminu Masari

Katsina government employ 52 nurses, midwives

The Katsina State government have employed not fewer than 52 nurses and midwives and graduates of the Foundation Year Programme, FYP under Women for Health, W4H project to address shortage of female health workers in health facilities as well as address infant and maternal mortality in the state particularly in the rural communities.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency | NIMET

NiMet predicts thundery activities for Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms over most parts of the Northern and Central States with chances of rain over Inlands and Coasts on Wednesday.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the reappointment of Mr. Abba Anwar as his Chief Press secretary.

Ruga: Governor Ganduje, Kano Igbos reject call for relocation of Fulani from South

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje alongside Igbo leaders from Kano has rejected calls from some notable Northern political leaders that all Fulani herdsmen living in the Southern part of the country should relocate to the North the idea, describing it as divisive and retrogressive.

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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC wants NITDA replicate ICT centre in state secretariats

The National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) has appealed to the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, to help in replicating the Information and Communication Technology Centre it established at the Federal Capitial Territory Secretariat in other State secretariats in order to further enhance the ICT skills of Corp members.

Nigeria proposes to support surgeons to enhance service delivery

The Federal Government on Monday said it would continue to support surgeons to boost their key role in quality healthcare delivery.The Federal Government on Monday said it would continue to support surgeons to boost their key role in quality healthcare delivery.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

Former corps member threatens to sue NYSC over unpaid debt

An ex-corps member identified as Boboye Olaribigbe has demanded N260 million from the National Youth Service Corps.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court adjourns Emeka Ihedioha’s fresh application till March 2

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, adjourned hearing of the fresh application that sacked governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, filed to be restored back to office, till March 2.
Udom Emmanuel

Insecurity: Akwa Ibom governor makes case for good parenting

Governor Udom Emmanuel has said that the fight to curb insecurity and violent crimes in the country can be won if parents give their children quality time.