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The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has identified parents, teachers, caregivers as well as neighbours as major perpetrators of violence against children in Nigeria.
The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Accord have arrested 11 illegal miners and eliminated scores of bandits on Nov. 21 in parts of Zamfara and Katsina States.
Burkina Faso opposition candidate Zephirin Diabre said President Roch Kabore is orchestrating a “massive fraud” to secure re-election in Sunday’s presidential vote, and that he will not accept results marred by irregularities.
The federal government Friday formally inaugurated a 300KVA transformer and a 30kw off-grid solar-powered facility in Katsina, which it said would help electrify schools, hospitals and businesses across the benefitting communities.
The World Health Organization, WHO, has urged countries to be on high alert for a possible surge in COVID-19 cases, especially in Africa, where many families are planning get-togethers as the year comes to a close.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged countries to be on high alert for a possible surge in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, especially in Africa, where many families are planning get-together as the year comes to a close.
The Ekiti State Government is constructing an agro cargo airport to market the state’s economic potentials, facilitate export of cash crops, agribusiness and boost internally generated revenue.
The District Head of Gidan Zaki, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Mr. Haruna Kuye, and his son, Destiny, have been killed by gunmen.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Monday, laid the foundation for the construction of Amenity Hospital complex, located at the General Hospital Ogrute, Enugu Ezike, in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area.
The military operation was carried out on Sunday in villages across Katsina, Zamfara and Kaduna. Defence Headquarters also disclosed that assault rifles, 88 rustled cows and an unconfirmed number of sheep were recovered from the bandits arrested by troops of ‘Operation Accord.’
PDP said: “Since the APC has become so overwhelmed by governance that it now seeks for a job in our party, we counsel them to apply formally as consultants instead of seeking to distract us from our focus of giving direction to our country at this critical time.”
The Sarkin Fulani of Lagos State and chairman, association of Fulani Chiefs, South West, Alhaji Mohammed Bambado, yesterday, lamented that the Fulfulde language is gradually going into extinction but promised to preserve the language.
Alhaji Dikko Abdul’Aziz, General Manager of the World Bank-funded Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) in Katsina State, says the organisation has constructed and renovated 45 secondary schools in the state from 2017 to date.
A market survey conducted by newsmen on Saturday revealed that the price of palm oil has again increased by 20 per cent when compared to what its price was some days ago.
The Director General of the Progressives Governors Forum, Dr. Salihu Lukman, on Thursday, described those opposed to the planned membership registration/revalidation exercise, as political bandits who were desperate to install surrogate leaders.
The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.
The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.
The National Human Rights Commission panel investigating alleged human rights violations by the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad has ordered the Nigeria Police to provide reports on the whereabouts of two brothers, whose matter is before the panel.
Black Panther star, Michael B. Jordan, has been named People’s magazine’s sexiest man alive. He is the third black actor in a row to be given the annual pop-culture honour.
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has revealed that Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha is self-isolating after testing positive for Covid-19.
Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, and his deputy, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, have again extended a hand of fellowship to the opposition and all those that filed petitions in court against their election.
The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has confirmed that weighty human rights matters raised in a petition submitted by over 100 Nigerian lawyers at home and abroad are currently receiving attention.