Anambra flags off farming season

Anambra flags off farming season

By Stanley Nwako   GOVERNOR Willie Obiano yesterday flagged off a new farming in the state, making it the fifth time such ceremonies were held under...

Govt increases maternity leave to four months

FEDERAL government has increased the duration of maternity leave to four months. Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, announced the extension while addressing the...

Govt scraps award of HND certificates

HIGHER National Diploma (HND) certificates will no longer be awarded by Nigerian Polytechnics. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu said this yesterday while briefing newsmen after...

Herdsmen killings: Danjuma takes protest to United States

From Godwin Obi with Agency Report   FORMER Minister of Defence, General T.Y Danjuma (Rtd) has taken his protest against killing of Christians in the North...
Danger looms in N-Power

Danger looms in N-Power

By Nedum Noble   ONE of the recent flagship programmes introduced by President Muhammadu Buhari's administration, N-Power Teach, has come under criticism. Scores of Batch 'A' beneficiaries...
june 12 public holyday

FG recognises June 12 as Democracy Day

Confers posthumous national honours on M. K. O Abiola, Fawehinmi   FEDERAL Government yesterday recognised June 12 as a national public holiday. The date now...

Okowa urges parents to pay more attention to children

By Chike Ifedi   AS Children's Day was celebrated in Nigeria on Sunday, Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has called on parents to devote greater time...
Children's Life in Edo

Edo promises to improve on children’s quality of life

From Chika Nnadozie, Benin-City   EDO State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has said the gamut of reforms and initiatives was to improve the quality of life of...

Almajiri, cultism, drug addiction threat to Nigerian children – Group

From Chioma Umenzekwe, Kaduna   THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has observed that almajiri children, cultists, area boys and drug addiction constitute a major threat to...
Child rights

Children, our pride and future – Osodieme

WIFE of Governor of Anambra State and founder of Caring Family Enhancement Initiative (CAFE), Chief (Mrs.) Ebelechukwu Obiano (Osodieme), has described children as the...
Child right

Oyo reiterates commitment to child rights

From Stella Obi, Ibadan   CHILDREN across Oyo State were on Sunday celebrated by the government and other organisations in commemoration of the annual Children's Day...
Child right

Anambra children seek access to justice, rehabilitation of correction centers

By Chikaodi Chukwuleta, Chigozie Anueyiagu, Vivian Onwuka and Michael Ezenwata   SECURITY agencies have been directed to improve efforts at protecting children from danger and violence...

Towards protecting, promoting children’s rights

From Adaeze Onuora, Abakaliki   Children's Day is an international celebration intended to bring Nations together to promote child's welfare. More often than not, parents and...

Nigeria to hoist two more satellites in space

By Chuka Nnabuife   NIGERIA is planning to hoist two new communication satellites soon. The two new satellites will back up the country's sole satellite in...
Shell Active in Niger Delta

We’re active in Delta – Shell

... targets youths, communities in robust devp.   From Godwin Obi, Lagos   SHELL Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the SPDC Joint Venture,...
EU rejects Nigeria’s beans, yam

Agric exports suffer setback as EU rejects Nigeria’s beans, yam

From Godwin Obi, Lagos   NIGERIA'S bid to earn more revenue from agricultural exports has been serially halted, as the European Community has extended ban in...
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2019 polls: NBC to wield big hammer against defaulting broadcasters

By Chuka Nnabuife   AGAINST the background of approaching 2019 general elections and increasing anxiety over hate speech and Nigeria's unity, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has...
Herbal remedies for eye problem

Herbal remedies for eye problem

MACULAR degeneration happens when the macula, an oval-shaped depression in the central area of the retina begins to deteriorate. Symptoms can include blurred vision...

Communities in Edo partner Police to fight crime

Chika Nnadozie, Benin City COMMISSIONER of Police, Edo State, CP Johnson Kokumo has commended community partnership in the fight, prevention and control of crime and...

Bonga achieves first 763 million oil barrels production in 13yrs

Amaka Obiefuna, Lagos SHELL Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has delivered a total of 763 million barrels of oil from the Bonga field between...

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FG recoups N416b from companies’ income tax in Q3

FEDERAL government's revenue from Company Income Tax (CIT) rose slightly to N416.01 billion as of the end of the third quartre of...

66% of rural Nigerian children illiterate – FG

FEDERAL government yesterday, disclosed that 66 per cent of Nigerian children in rural areas could neither read nor write.

Senate seeks extra N9b for Nigeria railway

THE Senate yesterday, demanded additional N9 billion for Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) in 2021 budget.   Chairman of Senate...

APGA names Obiano as Ojukwu’s successor

ALL Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) yesterday, nominated Gov. Willie Obiano to be the late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu's successor.

Obiano tasks church leaders on COVID -19 protocols

... Condoles Ekwegbalu, Adinike families ANAMBRA State Governor, Willie Obiano has called on church leaders and managers of...

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