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Recent nutrition survey indices have shown that Severe Acute Malnutrition, SAM, is still on the increase in Katsina State and home state of President Muhammadu Buhari.
European Union (EU) Programme Manager to Nigeria, Laolu Olawumi, said 250 million Euros had been earmarked to empower women in line with the 2030 agenda in Africa.
Some farmers in Gombe have decried the late distribution of subsidised fertilisers and other inputs by the government for the 2019 wet season farming in the state.
OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has warned against non-compliance to weather information, stating that it results in loss of over 350,000 hectares of land annually.
No fewer than 23 cases of drug resistance Tuberculosis (TB) has been recorded in Adamawa from January till date.
The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), an NGO, on Monday began the training of 100 Journalists on fact-checking, to expedite service delivery in the criminal justice system.
Lolade Shebanjo, Project Planning & Controls Engineer, Oando said; “I felt fortunate to be surrounded by future female scientists. I was reminded of the fact that when you wear a helmet, it doesn’t matter if you are a woman or a man; your mission is to keep achieving.”
A non-governmental organisation, Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos, on Saturday donated relief materials to 306 displaced households at Ban in Barkin Ladi and Bokkos Local Government Areas of Plateau.
The European Union (EU) has said that efforts by the Edo State Government to stem human trafficking have resulted in the state dropping from first to sixth position, among originating sources of illegal migrants to Europe.
Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has urged the Federal and State Governments to prioritise preventive measures against diseases and infections rather than curative.
The Kaduna State Government with support from Alive and Thrive on Friday launched a multi-media campaign to improve Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices in the state.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has rolled out fresh measures to protect minors and under-aged on the Internet. To that end, an Internet industry code of practice has been drafted to guide Internet Service Providers on the protection of rights of Internet users in the country.
A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Connected Development (CODE), has advocated that it is pertinent for government to have a transparent role in ensuring accountability of oil companies in order to make positive impacts on host communities.
The Federal Government’s National Home Grown School Feeding Programme will commence in the Federal Capital Territory in January, with a target to feed 120,300 pupils.
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No fewer than fifty timber shades and carpentry workshops were burnt down on Saturday in a market midnight fire in Jos, capital of Plateau State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent felicitations to the monarch of Nupe Kingdom in Niger, Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar as he marked 16 years on the throne and celebrated 67th birthday.
Former ward chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the across the 105 wards in the state under the aegis of Patriots have condemned in very strong terms the continued attack on the person of the Senator representing West Senatorial District, Senator Lawrence Ewrudjakpo over his nomination as the running mate to the PDP candidate, Senator Douye Diri in the November 16 governorship election.
Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has called for “thorough investigation” over the attack on a supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Elvis Omoiri, in Effurun, Delta state.
Neymar claimed he can handle hostility from Paris Saint-Germain fans and "personal reasons" were behind his desire to quit the club.
The absence of a trial judge at the Ogun State Magistrate Court 1, sitting in Sagamu Judicial Division, on Wednesday, stalled the trial of an alleged notorious land grabber, Kamorudeen Lamina, also known as “Sir K Oluwo”, accused of killing three persons over disputed land in the area.
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), under the auspices of The Tax Justice and Governance Platform, (TJGP) have called on the federal government to concentrate more efforts on ensuring the proper collection of appropriate taxes than increasing the Valued Added Tax.
Saudi Arabia and Russia on Thursday called on OPEC members and its allies to better comply with oil production cuts.
A youngman, Nasiru Aliyu Abdussalam, of Shekar Maidaki quarters, Kumbotso local government Area of Kano state, has hanged himself to death over a yet to be identified reason.
Adewale Giwa, the Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Gospel Church, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to offer victims of xenophobia automatic jobs with a view to making life comfortable for them.