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Ebonyi state government is to sponsor 39 youths in the state for international trade (import and export) with business men in China, Dubai and Turkey.
Civil Society-Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigerian, CS-SUNN, has mobilised religious and traditional leaders to promote exclusive breastfeeding practices among nursing mothers and women of childbearing age in Kaduna State.
Napoli and Everton have also been pushing hard for the Brazilian and also had bids accepted by the Ligue 1 side, while Manchester United sounded out Gabriel's representatives at the end of last week to explore the possibility of a late move.
The Woman and Half Initiative (WAH), a group of successful professional women, has hailed the efforts of governments and Nigerians to contain the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Oyo State government on Thursday said efforts are ongoing to ensure that maternity leave for pregnant and nursing mothers is extended from four to six months for nursing mothers in the employment of the State while men also will soon begin to enjoy paternity leave.
Convener of the pro-development group, Esan Agenda, Mr. Akhere Obozele, has welcomed the Edo State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming gubernatorial election, to Edo Central Senatorial District, as he kicked-off his reelection campaign rally on Monday.
Immediate past governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, at the weekend, lamented the current situations in the health and education sectors of the state, calling for their immediate rescue.
A court in Malawi’s capital Lilongwe has ordered the arrest of police officers who raped and abused 18 women and girls during anti-government protests last year, as well as compensation payouts.
Sarina Wiegman is to replace Phil Neville as head coach of the England women’s football team next year, the Football Association (FA) announced on Friday.
The Plateau Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has inaugurated five directorates to enhance its activities in the state.
The Otaru of Auchi and Vice-Chairman of the Edo State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Aliru Momoh Ikelebe III, has conferred a chieftaincy title on the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo Governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Wednesday, decried the incessant violence and abuse against innocent girls, women in the country.
The Nigerian government is developing a gender-based plan that aims to address the vulnerability of Nigerian women to climate change, the Minister of Environment, Mohammad Mahmood, has said.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said that 23 illegal immigrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast.
Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, has asserted that farming was one of the only veritable leeway’s to prosperity, urging Cross Riverians, especially women, to go into farming.
Four persons on Monday died, while 12 others sustained various degrees of injuries in a lone accident involving a Mazda bus around Isara bridge on Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Some Nigerian traders in Ghana are considering suicide as option, following rising cases of frustrations, biting hunger and sad feelings of grave abandonment occasioned by the recent actions taken by Ghanaian government against the traders, Progressives Ambassadors of Nigeria has said.
Frank Lampard insists Victor Moses will not be part of his squad for Tuesday’s Carabao Cup clash with Tottenham Hotspurs.
Sadiq Umar was on target for Partizan Belgrade in their 2 – 1 victory over Backa Backa Palanka in Monday’s Serbian pro league game.
Thiago Silva is eager to point out that he is not at Chelsea to “visit tourist sites” and “go through the motions”, with the Brazilian defender determined “to win” with the Blues.