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President of the United Nations General Assembly, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, says poverty is beyond lack of access to food, shelter, healthcare and sanitation.
Abia State House of Assembly has urged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to consider as top priority the payment of the counterpart fund that would enable the state benefit from the United Nations General Assembly 74th Conference Fund.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday declared open the 25th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES25) with a charge to public and private sector leaders to look inward to solve the unique challenges confronting the nation’s socio-economic development.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday chaired an extraordinary Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Lagos State has set a six-year target to achieve universal health coverage, with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosing on Thursday that the government would work assiduously towards achieving the goal and making affordable healthcare accessible for all residents by 2025.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, have agreed to set up a committee to address the issue compensation to victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, it was learnt on Thursday.
Towards presenting the 2020 budget proposals to the National Assembly next week, President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday preside over an extraordinary Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.
Dame Edith Okowa, wife of Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has denied receiving N3.5 billion for her pet project, O’5 Initiative, from the Initiative for Global Development, a U.S based organisation.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in a CBS interview aired Sunday that a war between his country and Iran would destroy the global economy.
The Nigerian Bar Association on Sunday condemned the Department of State Services’ various acts of impunity and disobedience to court order for the release of the publisher of Sahara Reporters and convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omowole Sowore.
The foreign minister of war-ravaged Yemen has used his address before the United Nations General Assembly to blame Iran for the years-long conflict in his country, as well as to take aim at the United Arab Emirates for supporting separatists in the south.
Sudan's new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has urged the United States to remove Khartoum from its list of state sponsors of "terrorism", saying sanctions imposed by Washington were causing "tremendous suffering" to the Sudanese people.
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after his trip to New York where he participated in the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the implementation and enforcement of all treaties on elimination of Nuclear Weapons.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has been named the French Ligue 1 player for the month of September.
Asisat Oshoala was on target while Emuidzhi Oghiabekhva failed to save Minsk from a 5-0 humiliation at the hands of Barcelona in a Women's Champions League Round of 16 game on Thursday.
The Jigawa office of Action Against Hunger, a non-governmental organization has organized a one-week training for nutrition champions comprised of WDC, CSO, religious and community leaders, and the media.
A portal of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) that will integrate all insurance transactions in the insurance industry into a single hub will go live next year, its Acting Commissioner, Mr Sunday Thomas said on Thursday.
Ogun State government had received over eleven thousand educational materials from corporate bodies, as part of their annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to the society.
The Deputy Governor of Jigawa, Malam Umar Namadi, said on Tuesday that the state government had concluded plans to set up a mega solar power project in Daurawa, Gwiwa Local Government Area of the state.
As from November 11, any institution applying for an indirect participant in the nation’s Payments System must have a satisfactory risk-based rating from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
John Mikel Obi is doubtful for Trabzonspor Turkish Super Lig against Gaziantep FK this weekend after picking up a muscle injury in training on Monday.
Jigawa State Pension Board has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with 10 Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) for management of its funds for a period of two years.
A Psychologist, with the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Ituku-Ozalla, Mrs Nneka Dim, has urged mothers to give good moral and parental care to their children, especially the child-child.