Girl-Child: Aisha Babangida advocates digital education, equal opportunity

Aisha Babangida, Chairman of the Better Life Programme for African Rural Women, has advocated equal opportunity for the girl-child through digital education as their...

UN, NGO launch project to support 750 vulnerable, marginalised girls

The United Nations Trust Fund and Tabitha Cumi Foundation on Monday launched the Flashlight Action on Girls’ Safety (FLAGS) to support 750 marginalised girls...

Osinbajo support group distributes educational materials to students

A group promoting the leadership virtues of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo began the distribution of educational materials to public secondary schools students in some states...

Student battery: Abdulrazaq sets up 10-man probe panel

Kwara Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has set up a probe panel to look into the circumstances surrounding the recent flogging of some pupils of an...

Foundation partners MDAs on children policy

Saffron Social Development Global Foundation (Saffron SDGF) is in partnership with government ministries, parastatals and agencies on developing National safeguarding children policy and Procedures. The...

Association seeks support for women in leadership positions

The Abuja and North chapter of the Queen’s College Old Girls Association (QCOGA) has called for more support for women vying for leadership position...

Envoys hail patriotic zeal of Nigerians in U.S.

The Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Amb. Lot Egopija and the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, have...

Nigeria‘ll emerge stronger from current challenges – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has expressed his optimism that Nigeria will emerge from its current challenges stronger. The minister made...

Youth Council says Buhari on track in STI development

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) says President Muhammadu Buhari is beginning to get it right in Science, Technology and Innovation. NYCN’s Organising Secretary...

Establishment of water users association critical to food security – Minister

The FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu has commended the Federal Ministry of Water Resources for the establishment of Water Users Association (WUA)...

Reps summon NNPC GMD over alleged award of costal shipping contract to foreigner

The House of Representatives has summoned the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, over alleged award of a...

Older persons are a blessing not a burden – Group

Ms May Ikokwu, the Chief Executive Officer of Save Our Heritage Initiative (SOHI), says older persons are a blessing and not a burden to...

Sokoto Govt to establish civil servants’ institute

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State says the State Government will establish a training institution for its civil servants to facilitate excellent service delivery...

Missions canvases Nigerians’ support in nation building of fatherland

The Nigerian Mission in South Africa has urged Nigerians to always complement the Federal Government’s efforts in the task of nation-building to achieve meaningful...

Experts review draft national safeguarding policy for children

Experts commissioned by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment have begun a review of the draft national safeguarding policy aimed at protecting children...

Union seeks end to killings, insecurity in Anambra

The Anambra union in the United Kingdom (UK) and Northern Ireland (ASUUK) has called for an end to the incessant killings and rising insecurity...

UNDP Africa Bureau Chief, Eziakonwa, visits Nigeria Oct. 7

The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, UN Development Programme’s Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Africa, Ms Ahunna Eziakonwa, will travel to...

Nigeria’s Bande bags Boston University Alumni Award in U.S.

The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Prof. Muhammad Bande, has been conferred with the Distinguished Alumni Award by Boston University (BU), Massachusetts,...

Nigerians in S/Africa urge compatriots to defend democracy, says association President

The Nigerian Citizens’ Association in South Africa (NICASA), on Sunday, stressed the need for Nigerians at home to defend the nation’s democracy, in spite...

Zenith Bank/Delta Headmasters’ Cup: Okowa, sponsor promise continuity

The Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has assured of his administration’s resolve to providing an enabling environment for youths and sports development in...
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