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The Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr Mohammed Gana, disclosed this on Sunday at an event to train doctors, nurses, and midwives on clinical management of rape and intimate partner in Damaturu, the state capital.
The Federal Ministry of Education, in collaboration with UNICEF, is reviewing the National Policy on Gender in Basic Education to tackle insecurity and other emerging gender issues.
Shehu Teminu Mohammed, a National Diploma II Public Administration student of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, must have over prepared for his final examination when he was nabbed at the school gate by security agents in the morning of Friday, 9th April, 2021.
Former Chief of Army Staff, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau has advised the military leadership to develop a new strategy in the counter-insurgency operations in the North-East.
The house of representatives committee on health care services has set up three panels to address the issues raised by the striking resident doctors.
Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have arrested no fewer than 50 armed herdsmen in the past one week, the Commandant-General of the NSCDC, Dr Ahmed Audi, has said.
Ebonyi government on Wednesday directed security agencies in the state to defend themselves and relevant facilities when attacked by gunmen.
The Executive Secretary of Borno Geographic Information Service (BOGIS), Mr Adam Bababe, says the Gov. Babagana Zulum administration has signed and issued about 1,000 Certificates of Occupancy (C of Os) in one year.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has realised that skill mismatch contributes to persistent worsening of the Nigeria’s unemployment situation, its president, Mrs Toki Mabogunje, said on Tuesday.
The Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has reiterated that a rapid global and equitable vaccine roll-out would be the best stimulus for a strong and sustained economic recovery for the global economy.
Emeritus, Catholicolic Archbishop of Abuja, His Eminence John Cardinal Onaiyekan, on Monday, said that nobody can stop the Bishop of Sokoto, Most Rev. Matthew Kukah, from speaking against bad governance in the country.
It was a gathering of political heavyweights across the three senatorial districts of Edo state and country particularly of the All Progressives Congress (APC) stock including the deputy governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shiabu, when the former governor of Edo state and former National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, donated a multi-million naira church edifice for St Joseph Catholic Church in his Iyamho home town.
Top Turkish officials on Sunday lashed out at an open letter signed by more than 100 retired admirals warning about a possible threat to a treaty governing the use of Turkey’s key waterways.
Pope Francis urged countries in his Easter message on Sunday to quicken distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, particularly to the world’s poor, and called armed conflict and military spending during a pandemic “scandalous”.
About 450 patients have benefitted from the Kwara State government’s free cataract surgeries, the Permanent Secretary of the state’s Ministry of Health, Abubakar Ayinla, has said.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to Governor Nyesom Wike’s reactivation of a special security Command, Control, Communications, Computers And Intelligence (C4i) established by his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi, in Rivers State.
Real Madrid play Eibar on Saturday at the start of a definitive fortnight in their season that will stretch a creaking squad and test Zinedine Zidane’s dependence on his ageing stars.
The Bayelsa state government has assured civil servants in the state that it had no plans to downsize the workforce, amidst dwindling revenue.
The grant according to the wife of the Chief Of Army Staff, Mrs Fati Attahiru, was made possible through the federal government NIRSAL COVID-19, palliative that provides small and medium scale entrepreneurs with funds to boost their businesses.
Enugu State Governor, Mr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, yesterday rescued anaccident scene at Ekulu Bridge, Abakpa Nike, Enugu East Local Government Area, where a petroleum products truck lost control and fell into a ditch.
The new figure raised the total number of infections in the country to 165,702, an update published by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Saturday night indicates.
Belgian club KV Kortrijk have celebrated former player Terem Moffi’s first invitation to the Super Eagles.
Zimbabwe’s justice minister accused the country’s judiciary of being “captured” by foreign forces seeking to destabilise the government after the High Court ruled it was illegal to extend the tenure of the chief justice by five more years.
NASA Associate Administrator Thomas Zurbuchen on Saturday extended congratulations on the successful landing of China’s Tianwen-1 spacecraft on the Mars surface.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), led by Nnamdi Kanu, has reacted to the news by the Nigerian Army claiming that the second-in-command to killed Commander Ikonso, has been arrested, describing it as “a blatant lie and a cheap propaganda to lay false claims to imaginary military prowess..”
The Federal Government has appointed Dr Abdulkarim Obaje, as the National Coordinator, Federal CARES Support Unit, Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (NG-CARES).
The Embassy of Israel in Nigeria on Monday donated some food items to support some Muslim families in the on-going Ramadan fasting in the country.
Some youth agitating for a Yoruba nation have stormed Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, calling for the breakaway of the ethnic group from Nigeria.
Benue, a central Nigerian state which prides itself as “the food basket of the nation” is experiencing scarcity as costs of food items skyrockets, according to some residents of Makurdi, the state capital.