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The United Nations will mark its 75th anniversary Monday, celebrating the mantra that “multilateralism is not an option but a necessity,” even as the coronavirus underscores the fragility of international cooperation.
The Nigerian Governors Forum will on Wednesday (today) hold its 16th teleconference meeting where the governors would discuss the N1 billion Federal Government support to 32 states and the controversy surrounding the stamp duty collections/recovery.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has pledged to provide appropriate health and security measures for the 2019 Annual Performance Assessment of States (SFTAS) programme expected to start from Sunday.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) will be meeting on Wednesday through teleconferencing to review its second corruption survey, policy patterns and trends at the sub-national level as analysed by National Bureau for Statistics (NBS) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
The Northern Governors Forum (NGF) has set up a committee to engage local vigilantes, hunters and community watch groups on intelligence gathering, rapid response and sustained surveillance in the region.
Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressive Congress, have renewed their commitment to the party while expressing confidence that it would come of out stronger of its current challenge.
The 36 state governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) have criticised the controversial Control of Infectious Diseases Bill, sponsored by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.
Following President Donald Trump’s telephone conversation with President Muhammadu Buhari on efforts to defeat Covid-19 in Nigeria, the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Berth Leonard, has restated the United States government’s promise to stand in solidarity with Nigeria to defeat the deadly virus.
Italy's minister for sport Vincenzo Spadafora said the Serie A season will return "one step at a time" following the coronavirus outbreak.
The African Union (AU) said it is in talks with Madagascar on a herbal remedy recently announced by the Indian Ocean island nation for the reported prevention and treatment of COVID-19.
The decision was reached as part of their determination to put the issue of child nutrition on the front burner and develop an enduring framework that would not only address the challenge of child nutrition within the shortest time possible, but also ensure that access to food by all vulnerable households is reasonably guaranteed at all times.
The West African regional bloc, Ecowas, is choosing collective action to save its nearly Sh400 million people from the spiralling effects of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
ECOWAS leaders on Thursday appointed President Muhammadu Buhari to lead the battle against the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the sub-region.
The 15 personnel of the Chinese medical team are to be tested today to ascertain their Coronavirus (COVID-19) status, the Federal Government disclosed on Wednesday.
Governors of the 36 states of the federation yesterday unanimously resolved to adopt two weeks inter-state lockdown as part of measures to contain spread of coronavirus across the country.
The Federal Government has said it’s working on plans to fine-tune its Coronavirus palliatives for the poor and vulnerable to make them more effective.
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The Niger Tornadoes FC management on Thursday reiterated its commitment to the welfare of players and coaches to enable the team perform optimally.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed that all public and private schools in the state should resume on Monday 2nd of November, 2020.
The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), says that contract transparency in the extractive industry remains the way to achieve development in the country.
A coalition of Civil Society Organisations based in Enugu State, on Thursday, said #EndSARS/#EndPoliceBrutality protest would continue in the state.
The lawmaker representing Eti-Osa II Constituency in Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Gbolahan Yishawu, has urged the citizens to support the government by performing their civic duties.
Spotify now has 320 million monthly active users and 144 million paid subscribers, an increase of 29 and 27 percent respectively year-over-year, the company announced in its latest earnings release. User growth was driven by marketing campaigns in India, as well as the service’s launch in Russia and 12 surrounding markets. The company called Russia its “most successful new market launch to date.”
Nigerian artiste, DJ Switch, who was present when soldiers shot at peaceful protesters in Lekki, Lagos, in Tuesday, has shared her experience.
The African Bar Association, AFBA, has called on the Federal Government to condemn the shooting of peaceful protesters, saying President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech was below expectations.
The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said on Tuesday that the Federal Government would construct 10 new airports across the country to boost civil aviation.
Mexico’s famed masked wrestlers are trying to get their coronavirus-hit sport off the canvas by taking their colourful fights to a small island nestled in the heart of Mexico City’s popular Xochimilco canals.