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The appeals on Friday came after Grace Lalrinmawii Karaca said she had not been able to reach her husband, Osman Karaca, since October 14. He was last seen being taken into a police car in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh, she told Al Jazeera.

Turkish-Mexican dual citizen ‘arrested’ in Cambodia

Human rights groups have urged Cambodia to confirm the whereabouts of a Turkish-Mexican national who, his wife said, had been arrested by police in Phnom Penh, allegedly at the request of the Turkish authorities.

85th birthday: Bamanga Tukur commends General Gowon for selfless service

Former National Chairman, People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has commended former Military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, for his selfless and meritorious service to the country.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Governments vote N10 billion to take out-of-school kids from streets

Federal and state governments have earmarked N10 billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from the streets in the next five years.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC advocates end to gender violence, abuse in schools

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for an end to growing sexual abuse and gender-based violence in schools and institutions of higher learning in the country.
A resident walks past debris from a partially damaged building after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the night before in the city of Digos, Davao del Sur province on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on October 17, 2019. – A child was killed in the strong 6.4-magnitude quake that hit the southern Philippines on October 16, a local mayor said, as houses collapsed, power was knocked out and a shopping mall burst into flames. (Photo by Manman Dejeto / AFP)

Five dead in Philippine quake

Five people were killed and dozens were injured after a powerful earthquake hit the southern Philippines, authorities said Thursday.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 4

Lagos governor seeks re-ordering of 2019 budget, laments inadequate revenue

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has written to the state House of Assembly, seeking for the re-ordering of the 2019 budget.

Minimum wage: Federal government, labour shift ground, negotiations continue today

The meeting between the organised labour and representatives of the Federal Government has been moved till Wednesday, Oct. 16, to allow for sorting out of all grey areas of contention.
Chris Ngige

Federal government can’t meet Labour’s wage demand – minister

The Federal Government cannot meet the demand of Labour in the new minimum wage regime, Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige, said on Tuesday.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 2

Lagos governor seeks assembly’s approval for N250 billion loan

Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has re-ordered the 2019 Budget of the state with a letter to the state Assembly seeking a loan of N250bn.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.
The Muslim Rights Concern has condemned the abduction and conversion to Christianity of nine children from Kano, urging the Police to quickly prosecute the suspects.

Muslim group seeks justice for nine kidnapped Kano children

The Muslim Rights Concern has condemned the abduction and conversion to Christianity of nine children from Kano, urging the Police to quickly prosecute the suspects.
Speaking in Yenagoa, the president of NDRQ and wife of the Amayanabo of Twon Brass, Her Majesty Josephine Diete-Spiff, said her group would tackle the vices and other challenges facing education in partnership with the National Association of Women in Colleges of Education (NAWCOE).

Niger Delta queens seek end to cultism

The Niger Delta Royal Queens (NDRQ) at the weekend promised to confront cultism, corruption and other social vices in schools.
Rotimi Akeredolu

Governor Akeredolu shut down schools over flooding

Sequel to incessant downpour and subsequent flooding, Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has shut down schools in communities prone to flooding for three weeks.

Minister seeks compulsory education for girls

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) minister, Muhammad Bello, has advocated free and compulsory quality secondary education for girls as part of efforts to enhance societal development.
Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA)

ECWA set to review educational curriculum

The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) says it will review the curriculum of its educational institutions across the country to make more impact in the world of science and technology.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

World Bank, AfDB to give Ekiti $100 million loan to build airport, others

The Ekiti State Government has finally expressed its readiness to build an airport facility as part of efforts to attract investors to the state and make it the economic hub in all facets.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

Sex-for-grades: President Buhari demands tougher action against culprits

Four days after the BBC Africa Eye’s sex-for-grades hit the media, and a day after the Senate introduced a bill that aims to prevent the sexual harassment of university students, President Muhammadu Buhari has demanded that stricter laws are needed to prevent girls from being abused in the nation’s schools.
Children from different Sports academies in Singapore watched Super Eagles training this morning at the Bukit Gombat Stadium in Singapore.

School children watch Super Eagles first training session in Singapore

Children from different Sports academies in Singapore watched Super Eagles training this morning at the Bukit Gombat Stadium in Singapore.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari threatens to relocate projects from states creating impediments

President Muhammadu Buhari has threatened that henceforth the Federal Government might be forced to re-allocate projects elsewhere if any state government or communities create unnecessary impediments in the allocation of land or access to such lands for federal projects.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Torture chambers: I don’t support criminality – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commended the Nigeria police for the discovery of what he described as “child-theft racket in Kano State” and “fake correctional centers in Kaduna and Katsina states”, saying he does not support criminality, abduction, child theft, and torture chambers.
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Rafael Nadal marries partner of 14 years in Mallorca

Rafael Nadal married his partner of 14 years, Xisca Perello, at a castle in Mallorca on Saturday.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government to recruit more teachers soon – governor

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says his administration would soon recruit more teachers to enhance quality education delivery in public schools across the state.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has underlined his determination to continue at the helm despite suffering another painful defeat, this time at the hands of West Ham.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to resign if Manchester United woes continue

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly prepared to resign as Manchester United manager if he cannot overturn the club’s recent poor form.