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Ministry: Nigeria requires two million units of blood per annum

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) said on Friday that Nigeria required an estimated two million units of blood per annum to adequately meet the blood requirements of the populace.
President Buhari spoke on Monday when he received a delegation from the Italian parliament led by Senator Vito Petrocelli, Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, at State House, Abuja.

Italy offers to help Nigeria recover stolen funds

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the support of the Italian government to help recover and repatriate illegally deposited Nigerian assets in foreign countries.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari welcomes Italian support on repatriation of stolen funds

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja welcomed the support of the Italian government to help recover and repatriate illegally deposited Nigerian assets in foreign countries.
Oando Foundation (OF) on Tuesday commissioned various infrastructure and sanitation projects in its adopted school – Bungha Gida Primary School, Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State, as well as other completed school improvement projects across its five (5) other adopted schools within the state.

Oando Foundation commissions classroom blocks and sanitation facilities in Plateau

OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

National Assembly: Female participation remains low at 5.8 percent – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says despite efforts to promote women participation in the politics and decision making, female membership in National Assembly remains low at 5.8 per cent in Nigeria.

Senator Babba-Kaita: Almajiri challenge greatest danger after Boko Haram

Sen. Ahmad Babba-Kaita representing Katsina north senatorial district has said that the almajiri challenge is the next greatest danger Nigeria is facing after Boko Haram.
National Assembly

ACRI urges ninth National Assembly to sustain Almajiri child rights issues

The Almajiri Child Rights Initiative (ACRI) has called on members of the 9th National Assembly to continue from where their predecessors stopped on promoting Almajiri child rights.
The Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC ) has decried the spate of attacks on its operatives while discharging their duties on the highways.

FRSC decries attacks on its officers

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has decried the spate of attacks on its operatives while discharging their duties on the highways.
Tijjani Muhammad Bande

74th UNGA Presidency: Tijani Bande spells out his vision

Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, is set to be the President of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) beginning in September.
Tijjani Muhammad Bande

Tijjani Muhammad-Bande: What I’ll do as President of 74th UN General Assembly

Nigeria’s Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande on Monday in New York promised to strengthen global partnership against humanity’s problems if elected President of the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi gets new UN appointment

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday in New York announced the appointment of His Royal Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, as one of his new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates for 2019-2020.

Monarch raises the alarm over phantom SDGs’ project in Ogun

A tradition ruler, Olokeodan of Oke Oran town in Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State, Oba Rotimi Fagbenro, has raised the alarm over the listing of a non-existing project as completed in the town by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Centre, Abuja.

Child trafficking: ILO executes £28 million project in five African countries

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has begun a 28-million-euro project, sponsored by the Netherlands, to accelerate the fight against child labour in Nigeria and four other African countries.

Child trafficking: ILO executes £28 million project in five African countries

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has begun a 28-million-euro project, sponsored by the Netherlands, to accelerate the fight against child labour in Nigeria and four other African countries.

ICPC: How illicit financial flows affected Nigeria’s development

Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), says Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) are bane of Nigeria’s development.
Baby

NGOs task federal, state governments on implementation of maternal health policy

A coalition of Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has urged governments at all levels to prioritise implementation of Strategic Policy Documents on improving access to reproductive and maternal healthcare in Nigeria.
Sonny Echono

Official: 60 million Nigerians are illiterates

Mr Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, says nearly 60 million Nigerians are illiterates, assuring that literacy centres will reduce the high percentage of illiteracy in the country.
The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company on Monday appealed to residents of Ibrahim Taiwo Road in Kaduna to bear with it over the power outage being experienced by the residents.

Expert: Energy diversification can boost development index, SDGs

Prof. Babatunde Rabiu, Director, Centre for Atmospheric Research, National Space Research and Development Agency (CARNASRDA) said diversifying energy could boost development and enable Nigeria attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

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NSE: Market indices reserve losing streak, up by 0.06 per cent

Trading on the nation’s bourse reversed losing streak on Friday, recording first gain in June with a marginal growth of 0.06 per cent.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari reaffirms commitment to women, children

The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has reaffirmed her commitment toward improving the living conditions of women, children and the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.

Niger gets new chief judge

Justice Aliyu Mayaki on Friday took the oath of office as the Acting Chief Judge of Niger state.

Kano government to build Army training center worth N318 million in Falgore forest

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Friday that the state government would spend over N318 million on the construction of an Army training center in Falgore Forest, which was turned into a hideout by criminals.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.

EFCC arrests cyber fraudsters in multiple cross country raids

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.