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Debbie Palmer, Head of DFID Nigeria, gave the advice in his remark at the opening ceremony of an induction of new and returning governors, organised by the NGF Secretariat on Monday in Abuja.

DFID advises federal government to invest in human capital

The UK Department for International Development (DFID), has advised Nigeria government to invest in its human capital, if it must attain it greatness.

Nigeria decries destabilising effects of illicit financial flows

Nigeria has called for strengthened global cooperation to combat the menace of illicit financial flows so as to stem the destabilising effects on the development of societies.

World Bank: Nigeria should invest in its youth to propel economic growth

Nigeria has been tasked to invest in the development of its youth in order to propel the country towards economic growth.

Nigerian anti-rape campaigner receives Commonwealth award from Queen Elizabeth

A Lagos-based anti-rape campaigner and founder of Mirabel Centre, Itoro Eze-Anaba, has been recognised for her work by Queen Elizabeth II of England.

Collaboration key to economic, technological growth – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria’s youths will achieve more if they collaborate on projects that will benefit them and also boost the nation’s capacity in innovation and technology, says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

APM Terminals launches refrigerated truck to transport fresh produce from farms to markets

APM Terminals Inland Services says it has launched modern cold chain transportation with refrigerated trucks to get perishables from farmers in hinterlands to markets.

Reps Speaker Yakubu Dogara, Adamu Adamu task stakeholders on adult education

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, and the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, have called on stakeholders in the education sector to pay more attention to adult education.

World’s “most useless airport” opens in St Helena

St Helena international airport dubbed the “most useless airport” in the world by the British media is to receive its first commercial airline flight today.

Priti Patel announces reduced UK aid to Nigeria

Britain is to halve the amount of money it gives in humanitarian aid to Nigeria over the next few years, says the international development minister.

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The Nigeria women's side is in Austria to commence their final phase of preparations for next month's Fifa Women's World Cup in France.

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The Nigeria women's side is in Austria to commence their final phase of preparations for next month's Fifa Women's World Cup in France.