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Yobe State governor, Hon Mai Mala Buni, has directed the reopening of boarding schools in the state for continuation of the 2020/21 academic session on 12 – April 2021.
The Police in Yola, Adamawa, on Tuesday arrested a father of six for alleged sexual assault of his neighbour’s 9-year-old girl.
“We want the government to do something. They are not negotiating; they have not put up any machinery for the release of the students. The best way we want the government to go about this is to first of all negotiate. If they want to put up security measures, it should be after this”, Friday said.
Kogi Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mr Wemi Jones, says it is now an offence in the state for a child of school age not to be in school or seen hawking during school hour.
The parents of the 39 abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Kaduna, have staged a protest, demanding the release of their children.
Two staff of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, that defrauded some candidates seeking admission into universities were nabbed yesterday.
Families in Asia’s financial hub of Hong Kong are suffering isolation and trauma after strict coronavirus rules have led to babies being separated from parents and those with newborns herded into tiny quarantine quarters for up to 14 days.
Parents of the abducted students of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger, have commended the State Government for securing the release of the students and other victims.
Apprehension over the fate of 42 students and staff of Government Science College, Kagara in Niger State has continued to rise. Hopes of an early release of the victims dim as the abductors have continued to talk tough and threatened to starve them to death if ransome is not paid on time.
Personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, in Abia State have rescued a teenage girl from Umuokoro Obinkita in Arochukwu Local Government Area, simply identified as Ada who was chained by the neck and limbs and locked away in their house by her mother.
In a statement personally signed by the clergyman, he called on all pastors in the RCCG as well as all well-meaning people all over the world to intensify their prayers and efforts towards her release.
The latest in a series of mystery monoliths to capture the imagination of science-fiction fans around the world met a fiery end in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday when it was torched at a roundabout in the capital.
Rio Ferdinand admits the sacrifices he was forced to make during his Manchester United career meant he couldn’t be there for his children “75 per cent of the time”.
The UK Supreme Court on Friday allowed a group of 42 500 Nigerian farmers and fishermen to sue Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) in English courts after years of oil spills in the Niger Delta contaminated land and groundwater.
Her sister Lina posted the news on Twitter with a screenshot of a smiling Loujian speaking to her via video call but warned that while she was out of jail she was still not fully "free".
The ambassador-designate, Mrs. Ingekim Regina Ocheni, was accused of corruption, human trafficking, forgery and perjury among other crimes in an online publication based on a petition written to the German Ambassador in Nigeria by one Mr. Winston Chukwura Obikwelu.
The Member representing Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency from Cross River at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon Jarigbe Agom, has disclosed that his late father, Mr. Leonard Jarigbe, taught him to render selfless service and sacrifice to people whether he knows them or not.
The idea of going to sleepovers or being home alone left her feeling panicked. Corroon’s anxiety grew even more during high school in Salt Lake City in the U.S. state of Utah when the pressures of getting into college left her in tears at school or toiling for hours on assignments.
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has lauded judgement by the Netherlands Court of Appeal that held Shell liable for oil spills across Nigeria’s coastal communities of the Niger Delta and consequently ordered it (Shell) to pay compensation for the spills which polluted rivers, fishponds and farmlands that thousands of local farmers and fishermen in the oil-rich region farm and fish.
The Nigerian Army has rescued some of the missing Chibok schoolgirls, abducted by Boko Haram in April 2014.
When the Lagos State Court of Appeal granted the Senior Shepherd-in-Charge of the Celestial Church of Christ, Genesis Global, Prophet Israel Oladele Ogundipe, a post-conviction bail last week, on grounds of failing health, quite a number of people, particularly members of his congregation, were very happy with the news. This is because the televangelist’s previous bail applications were all turned down.
Protests broke out Sunday night after US police fatally shot a young Black man in a suburb of Minneapolis — where a former police officer is currently on trial for the murder of George Floyd.
A Port Harcourt housewife, Mrs Joy Godstime Ihunwo, has alleged that she lost her pregnancy after she was brutalized by officers of the anti-kidnapping unit of Rivers Police Command.
Atletico Madrid moved back to the top of La Liga on Sunday after a 1-1 draw against Real Betis opened a one-point lead over city rivals Real.
The Agbajowo Advocacy for Yoruba People’s Rights, a pan-Yoruba socio/cultural organisation, has rejected secession clamours by some sections of the country.
Britain’s first LGBT+ retirement home is set to open in mid-2021, the housing association behind the London riverside apartments said, highlighting a growing market of older people who do not want to be forced back in the closet.
China has administered 139.97 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines by April 4, 2021, said the country’s National Health Commission (NHC).
The Pemier League have announced players will wear black armbands and there will be a two-minute silence before top-flight and EFL matches this weekend in tribute to Prince Philip.
Former Big Brother Naija Reality TV Show 2019 “Pepper Dem” season 4, Omashola Oburoh, has debuted in a new Nollywood movie ‘The Amanta Twins’.
The South Africa Football Association (Safa) are in the process of looking for a new head coach after sacking Molefi Ntseki at the end of last month following his failure to qualify the team for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Cameroon.