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The United Nations Children’s Fund has said a surge in deliberate attacks against teachers, students and schools is threatening education in West and Central Africa.
For a long time, the use of hard drugs by personnel of the Nigerian armed forces has been a subject of speculations, even in clear cases of disturbing patterns of behaviours–such as the inexplicable cases of soldiers who killed colleagues and superior officers and ended up killing themselves.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has constituted a technical committee to remodel the Almajiri system of education in the state as a way of arresting the menace of of children roaming the streets and begging.
Grace Isu-Gekpe, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, has said the Next Level Agenda of the Buhari administration has revived the hope of the Nigerian youth in attaining their full potential by unlocking their creative abilities.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) through its Education Resource Centre, Guidance and Counselling Services Division has put together a workshop on handling the adolescents.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara on Sunday said his administration would boost school enrollment and support good nutrition for the children in the state.
The Imo State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Mr Francis Udoma, has said children below the age of 12 should not sit in front of moving vehicles.
The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has warned against the killing of vultures, which they play a major role in cleaning up the society.
Silverbird Group will soon unveil some young beautiful women with potential that will promote the image of Nigeria positively within and outside the country.
Some residents of FESTAC Town, Lagos State have expressed disappointment over the defeat of Dipo Olorunrinu, representing Amuwo-Odofin Constituency I in the Lagos State House of Assembly.
Police in Enugu on Tuesday used tear gas on some INEC ad-hoc staff at the just concluded general elections who protested the non-payment of their allowances in the state.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced a 30-day plan to ration electricity after nationwide power cuts that have inflicted misery on millions of people and ignited protests, including one near the presidential palace in Caracas.
Malam Adamu Adamu, the minister of Education, has said that Nigeria would soon implement policy to prosecute parents who refused to enroll their children of school age in schools across the country.
Following the mysterious death of cows at a ‘sacred land’ called Oke Owa in Ijare, Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, the community was preparing to perform some traditional rites on the land and the dead cows.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has directed the Governing Council of the Rivers State University, RSU, to continue with the suspended employment exercise for academic and non-academic staff.
A Christian cleric, Adewale Giwa, has advised Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to speak out on his current purported travails in government, even as he called for proper findings regarding his relationship with President Muhammadu Buhari.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has suspended the state Coordinator of Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO), Mr Balinwo Ofegobi.
A middle-aged man was on Monday electrocuted in Asaba, Delta State while allegedly attempting to vandalise an energised electric transformer.
The execution of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Train 7 project will create over 40,000 direct and indirect jobs, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Wabote, has said.
Senator Emmanuel Diffa, former lawmaker, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has a better candidate for the November governorship election in Bayelsa State.
Frank Lampard admits he knew Mohamed Salah was destined for bigger things when the pair were together at Chelsea.
A 39-yr-old lady, Mercy Momoh, has been arrested by the operatives of Ekiti Police Command for allegedly stealing a two-month-old baby in Ado-Ekiti.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Logo State, has described the deplorable condition of Okene-Lokoja federal road as an eyesore.