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Nigeria records 89 new COVID-19 infections, total now 164,000

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 89 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 164,000. x The NCDC disclosed this on its official...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

UBEC decries slow pace of accessing N41bn funds by states

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The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has disclosed that about N41.06 billion matching grant has remained unaccessed by the 36 states and Federal Capital Territory. Executive Secretary...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

UNICEF, experts move to identify gaps in sexual violence cases

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UNICEF office United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), justice stakeholders and health providers have moved to identify gaps hindering prosecution of cases of sexual violence against women...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Osinbajo meets Duke in Aso Rock

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, met with former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Duke, who arrived the State House around 4:30pm, proceeded...

Wed Apr 14th, 2021     Read More →

SGBV: Only 11 of over 3,000 cases prosecuted — Minister

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The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, says only 11 out of over 3,000 reported cases of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in six states have been prosecuted. Tallen revealed this...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

NHRC Advocates victims support and empowerment as panacea for sexual violence

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National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has advocated sufficient attention to issues of victims support and empowerment as panacea for sexual-based violence, SGBV in the country. x Executive...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

Farmers demand more as CBN announces N554bn spending on Anchor Borrowers scheme

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Farmers and their association have called on the Federal Government to use the Central Bank of Nigeria-managed Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) to deepen food production in the southern...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria can generate over $15b from rice export yearly —Bagudu

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Nigeria can generate over $15b from rice export yearly if the states complement each other in cultivation and processing and at the same time, mobilise farmers to improve production...

Sun Apr 11th, 2021     Read More →

Peace returns to Cross River community after World Bank project impasse

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Peace has finally returned to Ikot Nkebre community in Cross River State, following disagreement over N3b World Bank erosion project Last week, a section of the community living in the lower part...

Sun Apr 11th, 2021     Read More →

Insecurity, strikes persist as Buhari’s ‘short rest’ continues

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Nigerians across the country have expressed dissatisfaction with the state of affairs in the nation. From ongoing strike actions by public sector labour unions to insecurity, banditry,...

Sat Apr 10th, 2021     Read More →

Team Delta in slim lead over Bayelsa on swimming medals table

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Team Delta have as at Friday been dominating the medals table of the swimming event at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) tagged “Edo 2020”. The News Agency of Nigeria...

Fri Apr 9th, 2021     Read More →

Guardian Publisher tasks Buhari on nation building

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The event attracted high net-worth guests such as, the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo; Aremo Olusegun Osoba, former Governor of Ogun State, who was chairman of the occasion; former governor of...

Fri Apr 9th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria needs more varsities, 197 not enough, says minister

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Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has said that the number of universities in the country is too small, given the nation’s population. He made the comment, yesterday, at the...

Fri Apr 9th, 2021     Read More →

Council officials, political appointees pledge to leave PDP with Ayade

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As plots thicken over Governor Benedict Ayade’s alleged moves to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), council chairmen, councilors and political appointees have resolved to go...

Fri Apr 9th, 2021     Read More →

NUC issues provisional licenses to 20 new private varsities

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The National Universities Commission (NUC) on Thursday presented provisional licenses to 20 newly approved private universities in Nigeria. x The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, at the...

Thu Apr 8th, 2021     Read More →