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NGO Urges Focus On Goal 4 Of SDGS To Address Out Of School Children

3 days ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

A non Governmental organisation that caters for the needs of the less privileged in the society, Ebiajo Paragon Foundation says there is a need to address the goal four objective of the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGS which is providing basic education for all.

South African Rand Edges Higher

3 days ago /
Business and Economy  

South Africa’s rand edged higher on Tuesday, recovering from a slide the session before as traders bet on a favourable environment for emerging markets.

Media Accreditation For Okpekpe Road Race Opens

3 days ago /
Sports  

The media accreditation for the IAAF Silver Label, Okpekpe International 10 kilometre road race scheduled for Saturday May 25 will begin on Wednesday, April 17.

U – 17 AFCON: Golden Eaglets Seek Semi-Final Ticket

3 days ago /
Sports  

The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria will return to the field on Wednesday when they seek to consolidate their quest for a place in the 2019 FIFA under 17 World Cup billed for Brazil.

CJN Tanko Tells Judges To Apply The Criminal Justice Act Strictly

3 days ago /
Judiciary 

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko has urged judges to always apply the Administration Of Criminal Justice Act, (ACJA), 2015.

INEC Presents Certificate Of Return To Wike

3 days ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Tuesday presented certificates of return to re-elected Governor Of River State, Nyesom Wike, his Deputy Dr. Ipalibo Harry-Banigo and 32 members-elect of the states House of Assembly.

Nigeria To Produce 13 Million New ECOWAS Travel Certificates

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government is to produce over thirteen million new ECOWAS travel certificates within a period of ten years.

House Of Reps To Probe Licences For Fish Importation

3 days ago /
Business and Economy  

Nigeria’s House of Representatives is to investigate alleged issuance of licenses for fish importation within the last one year.

Lagos PDP Opposes Supplementary Election In Ajeromi/Ihelodun Fed Constituency

3 days ago /
Politics 

The People’s Democratic Party in Lagos State has opposed the supplementary election planned for Ajeromi/Ifelodun federal constituency. 

Buhari Sympathises With Macron Over Notre Same Cathedral Fire

3 days ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has sympathised with President Emmanuel Macron of France and all citizens over the tragic fire incident that gutted parts of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.  

FCT Indigenes Storm National Assembly, Protest Alleged Takeover Of Their Ancestral Land

3 days ago /
Politics 

Protesters under the umbrella of coalition of FCT indigenes on Tuesday stormed the National Assembly complex asking Senate President, Bukola Saraki to prevail on the Nigerian Army to stop the forceful take over their ancestral land.

INEC Set To Conduct Supplementary Poll In Ajeromi/Ifelodun Federal Constituency

3 days ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) in Lagos State is set to conduct supplementary election in seventy-one polling units spread across eight wards in Ajeromi/Ifelodun federal constituency.

NYSC Policy Forbids Rejection Of Corps Members – FCT Minister

3 days ago /
Education 

Ministries, departments and Agencies, (MDAS) that reject youth corps members posted to them for primary assignment are acting against an existing policy of the Nigerian government.

EFCC Arrests Justice Ajumogobia

3 days ago /
Judiciary 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on Tuesday arrested a former federal high court judge, Justice Rita Ofili Ajumogobia, shortly after an Ikeja high court struck out a thirty count charge bordering on corruption against her.

Reconstruction Of The Burnt Jos Main Market Begins

3 days ago /
Security 

Reconstruction of the burnt Jos main market begins. Residents of Jos have called on the state government to keep to it's promise of reconstructing the burnt Jos main market in other to boost the economic fortunes of the state.

Aisha Buhari Donates To IDPs In Zamfara

3 days ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has donated relief materials to the internally displaced persons (IDPS) in Zamfara State.  

Court Of Appeal Sacks APC House Of Reps Candidate In Edo

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin City, the Edo State Capital, has declared Kabiru Adjoto as the winner of the October  19 primaries of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for Akoko Edo Federal Constituency in the state.

National Grid Collapses Again

4 days ago /
Nation 

Electricity consumers connected to the national grid have been thrown into darkness due to the grid system outage that occurred Monday night.

Notre-Dame Cathedral: Fire-fighters Tackle Blaze In Paris

4 days ago /
International News 

A fire has broken out at the famous Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris and has spread rapidly across the building.

Open Government Partnership As A Tool For Transparent Governance

4 days ago /
Politics 

Civil Society Groups in Nigeria have been urged to take advantage of the opportunities inherent in the open government initiative OGP to promote reforms of the political system.