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The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has identified parents, teachers, caregivers as well as neighbours as major perpetrators of violence against children in Nigeria.
Prof. Adeolu Akande, Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has called for a linkage between education and religion to speed up Nigeria’s quest for national development.
The Secretary to the Niger State Government (SSG) and Chairman of the state Task Force on COVID-19, Ahmed Matane, has denied a report attributed to him that three commissioners have tested positive to Coronavirus.
The statement quoted the Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, as saying that many countries around the world have found it necessary to impose a second lockdown and restriction of movements, which have significant socio-economic and security consequences.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has decried incessant attacks on its personnel and operational tools due to the ENDSARS protest ongoing in the country.
The Osun State Government says the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state by Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, to rid the streets and communities of violence, prevent loss of lives and property, is still in force.
The poem quoted above: “The Second Coming” by Irish poet William Butler Yeats (1919) is probably one of the most adapted and quoted poems in world literature, and in politics and culture, to describe moments of anxiety, uncertainty and a seeming “slouching towards” chaos and anarchy in any community.
Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has backed Samuel Kalu to rediscover his best form for club and country.
A Catholic cleric, Rev. Fr. Kingsley Ferdinand, has advised Nigerians to cultivate the spirit of forgiveness as it is the only way to make heaven.
Following its loss in the last year Governorship and Kogi West rerun senatorial election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi state says it is re-strategizing for the polls ahead, starting from the scheduled December 12, council elections in the state.
The United Nations has condemned the repurposing of schools for use as markets, military bases, isolation centres and camps for internally displaced persons, IDPs, saying schools must remain safe places free of conflict and violence.
YIAGA Africa, a civil society organisation, has alerted security agencies of 13 flash points in Local Government Areas (LGA) where possible violence needs to be checked in the Sept. 19 governorship elections in Edo.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported 125 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the nation’s confirmed cases to 54,588.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, expressed fears that with the movement of activities to the cyberspace as a result of the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, terrorist groups may begin to radicalise citizens online.
A Police Sergeant, Sabastine Alumona, has dragged the management of Alex Ekwueme Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, to court over the death of his six-month-old daughter, Rosemary Osinachi Alumona, alleging that she died due to the negligence of the medical team that attended to her, while on admission in the hospital.
Nigeria has boosted its voting powers ahead of the African Development Bank election.
The Ekiti State commissioner of police, Tunde Mobayo, has announced the dates for physical and credential screening of people of the state, particularly indigenes for constable cadre into the Nigeria Police Force.
The Senate has been told that the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA spent a total sum of N28.5billion on some activities within the Federal Capital Territory, FCT during the outbreak of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, especially during the lockdown.
The Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Adeolu Akande, has said only good governance will silence social media from its criticism of government.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed readiness for the conduct of bye-elections across 11 States this Saturday.
Following the Senate’s clearance of reappointed Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has set an agenda for the chief electoral umpire, urging him to be unbiased and apolitical.
As policymakers and investors explore all options available to revive the post-COVID-19 economy, a group of experts have recommended an increased focus on the industrialisation and vibrant trade flows found in Nigeria’s free trade zones.
Head Coach of Rivers United, Stanley Eguma, is disappointed with his team’s first leg defeat to Futuro Kings of Equatorial Guinea in the CAF Confederation Cup match on Saturday.
Iran has released a British-Australian academic who had been detained in Iran in exchange for three Iranians who were held in another country, according to Iranian state TV.
Alhaji Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, says that the Federal Government plans to lift five million Nigerians out of poverty in the next 10 years.
The Naira yesterday weakened to the lowest in over three years in the parallel market due to increased demand for dollars amid foreign-currency shortages.
Less than four days after the football legend suffered a fatal heart attack, officers raided the home and private clinic of one of his doctors.