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A non-governmental organisation, Human Development Initiatives, has enjoined Nigerian government at all levels to devote more percentage of their annual budgetary allocations to education in order to increase the pace of development in the country.
The National Economic Council says 15 states have qualified to benefit from the Global Partnership for Education funding for education as part of measures to cushion the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the sector.
The Katsina State Government has constructed 1,026 new classroom blocks in its primary schools under the Universal Basic Education (UBE)/State Special Intervention Funds from 2015 to 2018.
A storm of protests has broken out in Akwa Ibom State over alleged imposition of unpopular candidates on the faithful by the hierarchy of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Japanese economy contracted at an annualised rate of 27.8 per cent in the second quarter, as the world’s third-largest economy was devastated by the novel coronavirus pandemic, a government report showed on Monday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to swiftly implement an aid package for the country’s areas hit the hardest by the recent landslides and floods driven by torrential rains.
The Police Command in Nasarawa State has vowed to fish out the killers of the District Head of Odu Village in Nasarawa Local Government Area, Mr Amos Obere.
The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has proposed the setting up of Neighborhood Safety Corps Agency as a tool to curb insecurity and ensure safety of lives and properties within the State.
Japan has said it will approve the antiviral drug, Remdesivir, to treat coronavirus patients on Thursday.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State on Sunday in Lafia announced the closure of the state’s House of Assembly following the death of a lawmaker as a result of COVID-19.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, on Sunday said that the state’s Assembly member, Suleiman Adamu, has died of the COVID-19 disease, becoming the first casualty in the state.
Mr Ciroma said other items recovered from the suspects are four pairs of military camouflage, three packs of dizapam, 18 bottles of codeine syrup, four packs of extol, cutlasses, knives and others.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule and Emir of Lafia, Alhaji Sidi Bage, have visited deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, in his modest bungalow in Awe.
The Minister in charge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello, on Monday flagged off the one-way directional road traffic on the Southern Park Way in the Abuja city centre.
The Germans, pioneers in developing advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), are taking a step-by-step approach to releasing new technology, waiting for their own engineers, rather than the general public, to validate their system. Both approaches – one conservative and one radical in nature – are designed to push highly automated driving on to public roads, a step that could massively reduce accidents, since computers have faster accident-avoidance reflexes than humans.
The police in Katsina State in synergy with the Nigerian Army have repelled coordinated bandits attack on Tsaskiya community of Safana Local Government Area of the state and killed five suspected bandits.
Yemi-Esan who stated this on Tuesday in Abuja on the occasion of the virtual interactive session with civil servants, said N2.5 billion has been released recently by the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget National Planning for the payment of death benefits to the next-of-kin of deceased staff who died when there was no insurance cover.
The ECOWAS Court has ordered the Republic of Senegal to pay 50 million CFA francs as compensation to a Belgian, Mrs Lays Ghislaine, for violation of her right to liberty while in detention in the country prior to her extradition five years ago.
A police officer in the Philippines has been killed by a rooster while carrying out a raid on outlawed cockfight in the province of Northern Samar.
Johnny Depp will be awarded the Camerimage Award for “an actor with unique visual sensitivity” at the EnergaCamerimage Film Festival. “Minamata,” starring Depp, will be the closing film of the 28th edition of the event, which focuses on cinematography.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has relaxed the 24-hour curfew earlier imposed on Jos North and Jos South local government areas of the state.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration says it will decentralise emergency outbreak response through advocacy in the six area councils of Abuja.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has announced an indefinite dusk-to-dawn curfew from 8 pm to 7 am in the state effective from Sunday, October 25, 2020.
Tottenham coach Jose Mourinho will not countenance them ever “being considered title contenders” despite being two points off Premier League leaders Everton after Monday’s win at Burnley.