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Total Upstream Nigeria Limited, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC and its partners, yesterday, handed over 10 projects in health, education and information technology, valued at N900 million to eight states in the northern region of the country.
The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, is collaborating with The Kingdom of Netherlands to ensure women’s access to, use of and control over land and other productive resources in the region.
The Executive Secretary of the Lake Chad Basin Commission, Mamman Nuhu, has said unless the four nations directly affected by the Boko Haram insurgency collaborate, the move to end insecurity in the region would be fruitless.
The Speaker, Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Chinedum Orji, MNSE, has reiterated his commitment to the empowerment of youths in the State, saying that nations will fare better and the world will be more peaceful and secure if particular attention is paid to the empowerment of youths through skills acquisition.
The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) on Monday assured indigent Ogoni people of their full participation in the ongoing clean-up of oil impacted Ogoni communities in Rivers.
Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Sunday, Reuters reports.
The United Nations has called for the dismantling of all detention centers for refugees in Libya, saying the facilities are not fit to house migrants.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that his administration is committed to the education and protection of the girl-child, noting that holistic reforms in basic education would propel children in the state to realise their full potential.
France said yesterday its missiles had been found at a Libyan base used by forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar, in an embarrassing admission that raises fresh questions about its role in the conflict.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Executive Chairman, Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, has expressed optimism that the recent validated National Diaspora Policy 2019 would create an enabling environment for the Diaspora investments to thrive in Nigeria.
The United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator, Mr Edward Kallon, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to consider appointment of competent women into his next cabinet.
President Muhammadu Buhari says the insecurity challenges in the West African subregion can only be effectively tackled if a common strategy is adopted by member states.
Egypt midfielder Amr Warda, who was kicked out of the squad over claims of sexual harassment, will return for the Africa Cup of Nations knockout stages at the request of his team-mates, the country’s football association said Friday.
President of the UN General Assembly (PGA), Ms Maria Espinosa, has called for strong multilateral actions against human trafficking.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says his administration would make the fight against drug abuse and trafficking a priority.
The Baklaba and Cake cafe was heaving with customers when truck-loads of heavily armed men in fatigues rolled up across the road outside the local government headquarters in Ethiopia’s Amhara region.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has complied with a directive of the presidential election petition tribunal to provide documents listed in the subpoena issued to its top officials early July.
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Thursday rejected a policy unveiled by the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission (NSIWC) on the implementation of the national minimum wage.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its readiness to continue to supply 10 per cent of India’s crude oil demand in the face of competing demand for the product from other countries.
Lagos based human rights activist and lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, on Thursday appealed to the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to do his best to preserve the Ikoyi Cancer Treatment Center and also call to order, officers of the Lagos State Physical Planning Authority, to unseal the premises for the project to be completed.
An Army Colonel, a Captain with his four escorts and a driver were killed Thursday killed by rampaging Boko Haram insurgents between Mainok and Jakana along Damaturu/Maiduguri highway.
Nkunku came through the youth ranks at PSG but after failing to truly find a place in their first XI, has been allowed to leave for the Bundesliga.
After three disappointing seasons in Italy, Roma have sent midfielder Gerson back to Brazil.
Harambee Stars and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is set to be issued a British passport.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the appointment and reappointment of heads of government agencies and departments in the state.
New Lille signing Timothy Weah says he wants to follow in the footsteps of some of the club’s most notable luminaries, with former players such as Eden Hazard and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang giving him all the incentive he needed to join LOSC.