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Oxfam, Monday, disclosed, in a decade the world’s billionaires have doubled in and richer than 60 per cent of the world’s population.
Kebbi state Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has charged all the Civil Societies and Non- Governmental Organizations in the state to partner with state government for progress and energies youths through empowerment activities.
Forty-five per cent of deaths of children could be prevented through eating of healthy diets, Dr. Mohammed Bello Umar, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has declared.
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Umar, says 45 per cent of death of children under five years old was preventable with a healthy diet.
Eight protesters go on trial in Paris on Wednesday for stealing official portraits of French President Emmanuel Macron from public buildings as part of a protest over climate change.
Farmers in Nasarawa state, Oxfam in Nigeria and a coalition of civil society organisations have called on the state government to create grazing reserves to reduce frequent clashes between farmers and pastoralists in the state.
As part of its commitment to ensure a healthy and pollution free environment, a leading International Non Governmental Organisation, OXFAM, through its PROACT Project drive on Tuesday launched ‘1 person 4 trees’ planting campaign in Ambursa District, Birnin Kebbi local government area of Kebbi state
A non-governmental organisation, Actionaid Nigeria, has called for the close monitoring of the implementation of agricultural projects in the upcoming budget by all relevant stakeholders, including the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ministry of Budget and National Planning, state ministries of agriculture and agriculture committees in the National and state houses of assemblies.
Nigeria’s tax system is fraught with crippling challenges of weak enforcement, corruption, and outright evasion. This is costing the country losses amounting to billions of naira, both locally and internationally, said Oxfam, an international development organisation.
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised a cassava revolution in the state with the empowerment of 500,000 cassava farmers into the agric space.
The challenge of inequality is at crisis levels in Nigeria and other parts of West Africa, a new report by international development organisation, Oxfam, said on Tuesday.
The European Union on Friday removed the islands of Aruba, Barbados and Bermuda from its tax haven blacklist, just two months after they were placed on the list for failing to cooperate with the bloc’s efforts to crack down on tax avoidance.
More than 1,000 people have now died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said, as aid workers warned that the highly contagious virus combined with insecurity in the restive region was creating a “deeply worrying situation”.
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) says Nigeria loses over four trillion Naira annually in the extractive industry due to lack of laws and policies.
The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) has concluded plans to meet with all political office seekers in the forthcoming general elections in a bid to secure their commitments on how to eliminate voting buying.
Skirting the first political scandal of his new presidency, far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro will tout a “new Brazil” when he addresses the world’s business elite in Davos on Tuesday.
A total of 33 places in the boxing tournament at Tokyo 2020 will be up for grabs at the African Olympic qualifier beginning in Dakar tomorrow.
Mr Emmanuel Atama, the Executive Secretary of the National Cooperative Financing Agency of Nigeria (CFAN), has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to use appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate in the country.
Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has sought a refund of over N32billion his predecessors spent on Federal Government’s projects, especially on roads in the state.
South Korea reported its first death from the new coronavirus on Thursday, with 53 new cases of the coronavirus confirmed in a single day to bring the total to 104.
Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.
The Buhari Media Organisation says the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari will not implement policies that will affect the existence of the poor while raising revenue to fund the nation’s infrastructure projects.
Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala continued her impressive goal scoring form as she grabbed a brace in Barcelona Ladies’ 7-0 thrashing of Sporting de Huelva in the Spanish women’s league.
Lionel Messi, in an interview with Mundo Deportivo, has spoken publicly for the first time since reports emerged that Barcelona hired PR firm I3 Ventures for their social media channels which were aimed at tarnishing the images of Gerard Piqué, Messi himself and others associated with the club.
The Gunners want to tie the 18-year-old to a lucrative new long-term contract to replace his current deal, which finishes next year.
The Lagos State Government says it has placed the 63 people who had direct contact with index Lassa fever case under surveillance.