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YIAGA Africa, ActionAid hold anti-corruption review meeting in Kaduna

Non-governmental organisations, YIAGA Africa and ActionAid Nigeria with support from Ukaid are currently engaging Kaduna youth groups on anti-corruption campaign under Strengthening Citizens Resistance Against Prevalence of Corruption (SCRAP-C) project.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari: Federal government will redouble efforts to boost healthcare

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the Federal Government will redouble efforts to improve the provision of health facilities, equipment and services in the country.

NCC initiates staff neighbourhood anti-piracy surveillance

The Director-General of Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), John Asein, has initiated a new programme tagged, Staff Neighbourhood Anti-piracy Surveillance (SNAPS).

Naira to depreciate further in I&E as CBN intervenes with $540m

The declining fortune of the naira in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window is expected to continue this week even as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in a bid to defend the nation’s currency injected $540 million into the window in July.g
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF, Bauchi partner over out-of-school children challenges

The United Nations Children’s Fund says it is collaborating with the Bauchi State Government to tackle the challenges of out-of-school children in the state.

Governor Ganduje appoints heads of agencies

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State ‎has approved the appointment and reappointment of heads of government agencies and departments in the state.

Anambra gets new police commissioner

John Abang has assumed office as the 28th Commissioner of Police in Anambra State Police Command.

NCC sets up committee on manufacturing, R&D in telecom sector

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has commissioned a Research steering committee to join in steering ICT innovations in the country.

NERC seeks tertiary institution’s assistance to improve power supply

Prof James Momoh, Chairman Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has called on tertiary institutions in Nigeria to carry out researches and innovations to improve power supply in the country .

Dizengoff donates equipment worth $60,000 to Unilag

Equipment manufacturing giant, Dizengoff, has donated equipment worth 60,000 U.S. dollars to the University of Lagos, in an effort to boost entrepreneurship and innovation among students.

Senator Omo-Agege appoints Igbuzor, Odunuga and Owoeye-Wise as top aides

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has approved the appointments of Dr. Otive Igbuzor as his Chief of Staff and Mr. Yomi Odunuga as Special Adviser, Media and Publicity.

NITDA warns on hosting official data outside Nigeria

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has warned government agencies from hosting public data on cybers and clouds outside Nigeria.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

Official: UNICEF supports enrolment of 242, 214 girls in Katsina

No fewer than 242,214 girls have been enrolled into primary one in Katsina State following the successes recorded by the Girls Education Project (GEP) 3 Enrollment Campaign at community levels under the UNICEF.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says in spite of many countries achieving impressive strides in water and sanitation coverage, there are huge disparities in access.

UNICEF: One in three Nigerians lacks access to drinking water

The United Nations Children’s Fund has said that one in three Nigerians does not have access to basic drinking water services, adding that on the average, each of the people living in rural areas of the country has access to only four litres of water daily.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari tasks universities to intensify inventions for national development

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday urged universities to intensify efforts at making discoveries and inventions that can assist the development of the country.

CSO: Criminalizing petty offences indication of inequality in justice delivery system

The President of Lawyers Alert Nigeria, Mr Rommy Mom, has observed that criminalizing petty offences is an indication of inequality in justice delivery system in the country.
Kunle Somorin

Governor Abiodun appoints Kunle Somorin as chief press secretary

The Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has appointed Sunday, Olakunle Somorin, as his Chief Press Secretary.

NASFAT: Islam not fairly reported in Nigeria

The President of the Nasrul-Lahi-il FathiSociety Worldwide, Kameel Bolarinwa, has said Nigeria media have not been fair in its report about Islam.

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Manchester United strikers Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial should be looking at scoring 20 league goals at a minimum this season if the club is to challenge in the top four, according to pundit Stan Collymore.

Stan Collymore: Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial must emulate Raheem Sterling goal haul to deliver...

Manchester United strikers Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial should be looking at scoring "20 league goals at a minimum" this season if the club is to challenge in the top four, according to pundit Stan Collymore.
Leaked documents show the potentially devastating effects a no-deal Brexit could have on British society, ranging from food and medicine shortages to protests because at the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland.

No-deal Brexit could lead to ‘drug and food shortages, protests’

Leaked documents show the potentially devastating effects a no-deal Brexit could have on British society, ranging from food and medicine shortages to protests because at the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before black millennial Christians who could help determine which candidate becomes the leading progressive alternative to former Vice President Joe Biden.

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren get personal with young, black Christians

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before black millennial Christians who could help determine which candidate becomes the leading progressive alternative to former Vice President Joe Biden.

PDP: Senator Ajimobi awarded N7 billion non-existent road project

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South-west, yesterday alleged that a former governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi awarded a non-existent road project at a whopping sum of N7 billion.

Cherubim leader decries insecurity

The Supreme Head of Cherubim and Seraphim Unification Church of Nigeria, Prophet Adegboyega Alao, yesterday decried the level of insecurity in the country, describing the situation as disturbing and worrisome.