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In an effort to ensure violence-free general elections in Rivers State, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Kingdom Agency for International Development (UKAID) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) at the weekend launched the ‘Vote Not Fight’ campaign in Port Harcourt.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says no fewer than 1,239,802 children has been given Vitamin ‘A’ supplementation in Yobe and Borno through the support of the Department of International Development (DFID).
Marie Stopes International Organization, Nigeria Mission, said it has secured a three-year grant to improve the use of contraceptives among women in 13 states of Nigeria.
Not fewer than forty journalists are currently undergoing three day training on corruption and investigative data reporting in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has called on Nigerians to have a change of attitude by demanding probity from their leaders if the country is ever going to record meaningful progress in the fight against corruption.
Mr Fimihan Adeoye, the Commissioner of Police in Osun, says no fewer than 10, 000 police officers will be deployed for the Sept. 22 governorship election in the state.
Popular musician, Innocent Idibia, has urged Ekiti youths not to lend themselves as tools for violence and anarchy in the July 14 governorship poll.
The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) on Saturday said eight out of the 34 political parties existing in Plateau would feature candidates in the Feb. 17 local government elections in the state.
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.
The Growth and Employment in States (GEMS4), has said that Nigeria remained the largest importer of tomatoes with over $360 million import annually.
The Plateau chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday promised to support young people to run for various offices in the forthcoming local government polls in the state.
“As a general rule, we’re always working on new hardware and we will announce it when we are able to sell it,” the company’s CEO Shuntaro Furukawa said during today’s earnings call, “but we have no plans to announce that at this year’s E3 in June.” The big E3 gaming event is scheduled to begin on June 11th.
Troubled low-cost airline Norwegian said Thursday its net losses deepened in the first quarter of the year as the grounding of its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft could cost it $58 million.
Four senior staff of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have been kidnapped by gunmen while another was shot on Tuesday evening in Rivers State.
Police have arrested another 16 people in connection to a series of bombings in Sri Lanka over Easter weekend which claimed at least 359 lives, officials said on Thursday.
After missing out on the U17 Africa Cup of Nations final, Nigeria U17 coach Manu Garba has praised his players, stating that they played ‘gallantly’ in the face of ‘bigger’ Guinea U17 boys.
Cristiano Ronaldo has done it again! Different country, same result: a domestic title for the Portuguese superstar.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised a White House announcement on Monday ending sanctions exemptions for Iran’s oil customers, calling it “of great importance” in boosting pressure on Tehran.
Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, the minister of state for petroleum, says he lost about six kilogrammes in weight when they tried to remove subsidy on petroleum products in 2016.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Companies and Allied Matters (CAM) bill 2018 in order to boost Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) growth.
French forward Andre-Pierre Gignac has claimed Karim Benzema is the ‘best No.9 in the world’.