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The United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Environment Facility (GEF) in partnership with Sovisage Nig. Ltd. on Monday began a two-day training on RiceAdvice and weed manager application.
The Federal Government has brought stakeholders together to bring up a final policy paper on the nation’s biosecurity.
China denounced on Monday a joint statement by the Group of Seven leaders that had scolded Beijing over a range of issues as a gross interference in the country’s internal affairs, and urged the grouping to stop slandering China.
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged well-meaning individuals and groups in the country to join hands with the government to make quality education more accessible to our people, especially our children and youths, because the requirements for delivering standard quality education demands that all hands should be on deck.
Egypt is banking on a $500-million Gaza reconstruction project to shore up its influence in the Middle East, capitalising on clout it garnered by brokering a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.
Rivers State Government has threatened to acquire a disputed land between Bomu and Lewe communities in Ogoni, if they fail to end their communal war.
The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, who, at the weekend, advocated for import substitution, noted that the importation of petroleum products alone makes up about 25 per cent of annual imports aside from other products that are high import.
The Federal Government has assured parents of adequate security in the 110 unity schools across the country, saying the colleges are more secured than most schools.
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, said the Dangote Petroleum Refinery as well as its Fertiliser Plant would save the country $3 billion annually, thereby conserving scarce foreign exchange.
The Director General, National Task Force on Illegal Ammunition and Light Weapons (NATFORCE), Baba Mohammed, has promised to be transparent in the recruitment of staff, saying that whoever caught in any dubious act would be made to face the wrath of the law.
The Federal government of Nigeria has commended the efforts of the Israeli administration for supporting innovative Nigerian youths in transforming their ideas to inventions.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, has acknowledged the good work of International Federation of women Lawyers (FIDA) in tackling the problems of women and children in the areas of abuse and manipulation of human right.
A coalition of northern groups under the aegis of the Arewa Mandate Initiative, has declared that a majority of northerners were committed to the idea of rotating the Presidency between the North and South.
A Non-profit organization and rights advocacy group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has accused security agencies of allegedly faking killings of terrorists operating in the South-East while simultaneously carrying out actual killings “of many Igbo youths” in the zone.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said Nigeria needs transparency in governance to eliminate all fraud in all government activities and in the private sector.
The Borno government has shut down two tertiary institutions in the state following students’ unrest.
The Vice-Chancellor, Osun State University, Professor Labo Popoola on Thursday admitted 3,671 students into the instruction’s various colleges for the 2020/21 academic session.
African Development Bank President, Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, has called for more investment in science and technology to cope with the fourth industrial revolution.
Lagos Public Procurement Agency yesterday said it had integrated a total of 55 Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the state on the e-procurement platforms to enhance the ease of doing business with the state government within the first two years of the Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu administration in the state.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has made a case for the sustenance of the Igbo apprenticeship system which he said is better than what is being taught at the various international Schools of Business .
Nigeria born British pugilist Anthony Joshua has addressed challenger Deontay Wilder in the language he expects him to understand, noting that going to war with just one weapon is like shooting oneself on the leg.
The African Action Congress (AAC) on Tuesday said it would contest only three councillorship seats in two local government councils at the July 24 council polls in Lagos State.
On a small island where the Senegal River meets the sea, hundreds of mask-wearing jazz enthusiasts listened to French-Senegalese vocalist Awa Ly sing the blues for uncertain times.
Alphabet Inc’s Google plans to shut down a long-running program aimed at entry-level engineers from underrepresented backgrounds after participants said it enforced “systemic pay inequities,” according to internal correspondence seen by Reuters.
Belarus views Western sanctions, imposed in response to Minsk’s forced landing of a Ryanair plane last month to arrest a journalist on board, as a declaration of economic war, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has confirmed that it would take six months for him to recover from his facial injury.
The coelacanth - a wondrous fish that was thought to have gone extinct along with the dinosaurs 66 million years ago before unexpectedly being found alive and well in 1938 off South Africa's east coast - is offering up even more surprises.
Nigerian economic growth has resumed after the COVID shock but is lagging the rest of sub-Saharan Africa, with food inflation, heightened insecurity and stalled reforms slowing growth and increasing poverty, the World Bank said on Tuesday.
Iran accused the United States on Tuesday of interference for saying its election was neither free nor fair as political factions traded blame for the record low turnout and high number of invalid ballots.
Wales have progressed into the round of 16 at this year’s Euros despite a 1-0 defeat to Italy at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday.