Nigerian Passport With 10-Year Validity Effective December – Official

Nigerian Passport With 10-Year Validity Effective December – Official   Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Mohammed Babandede, has said that the issuance of Nigerian Passport with 10 years…

Sudanese President Promises To Achieve Nationwide Health Coverage

Sudanese President Promises To Achieve Nationwide Health Coverage   Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Monday reiterated the country’s commitment to nationwide health coverage as part of its sustainable…

Germany Deports Associate Of September 11 Hijackers To Morocco

Germany Deports Associate Of September 11 Hijackers To Morocco   Germany has deported a Moroccan associate of the Sept. 11 hijackers after he served most of a 15-year jail…

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Nigeria: Stable Exchange Rate Best Choice For The Country – Central Bank

Nigeria: Stable Exchange Rate Best Choice For The Country – Central Bank

  Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says maintaining stable exchange rate to avoid depreciation of the Naira is better than building foreign reserve buffers. Governor of the CBN, Godwin Emefiele, told newsmen on Sunday that this was part of the outcome of the Nigerian delegation’s…

Obasanjo, Sachs, Afreximbank To Launch Education Fund For Africa

Obasanjo, Sachs, Afreximbank To Launch Education Fund For Africa

  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Prof. Jeffrey Sachs and the African Export Import Bank (AFREXIMBANK) have committed to launch the Education Fund for Africa to ensure free education for children on the continent. They made the pledge on Saturday at the second Babacar Ndiaye Lecture…

Rwanda: Kigali To Host 2018 International Conference On Family Planning

Rwanda: Kigali To Host 2018 International Conference On Family Planning   By Iliya Kure   Thousands of policymakers, researchers, young people, faith leaders and family…

Nigeria: Bakare Seeks Presidential Order To Commence Restructuring

Nigeria: Bakare Seeks Presidential Order To Commence Restructuring   The Convener of Save Nigeria Group, Tunde Bakare, told President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday…

Nigeria: Disburses N210 Million To 10, 490 Poor People In Kaduna

Nigeria: Disburses N210 Million To 10, 490 Poor People In Kaduna   The Federal Government has disbursed N210 million to 10, 490 poorest and most vulnerable…

Nigeria: Ogun Records 25,728 Births In 6 Months – Official

Nigeria: Ogun Records 25,728 Births In 6 Months – Official   The National Population Commission (NPC) says the commission has registered 25, 728 births in…

Obasanjo, Sachs, Afreximbank To Launch Education Fund For Africa

Obasanjo, Sachs, Afreximbank To Launch Education Fund For Africa

  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Prof. Jeffrey Sachs and the African Export Import Bank (AFREXIMBANK) have committed to launch the Education Fund for Africa to ensure free education for children on the continent. They made the pledge on Saturday at the second Babacar Ndiaye Lecture…

Nigeria: Kaduna Students Split Over Non Payment of Scholarship

Nigeria: Kaduna Students Split Over Non Payment of Scholarship   The National Association of Kaduna State Students (NAKASS) has split over the alleged non-payment…

Out Of School Children In Nigeria Increases From 10.5m To 13.2m – Official

Out Of School Children In Nigeria Increases From 10.5m To 13.2m – Official   Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Mr Hamid Bobboyi, has said that the number…

Talent Hunt For Next Generation Leaders Kicks-Off In Nigerian University

Talent Hunt For Next Generation Leaders Kicks-Off In Nigerian University

    By Oshio Joy   Theatre and Performing Arts Department of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, in northern Nigeria, is supporting other partners to hold an Inter-faculty Talent Hunt Series – the 3rd in a series of the activity.   This is aimed at discovering…

Drug Abuse: Pharmacist Urges Nigerian Youths To Channel Energy Into Arts

Drug Abuse: Pharmacist Urges Nigerian Youths To Channel Energy Into Arts   Pharmacist and Founder of Livingstream Foundation, Grace Ahmed, has called on Nigerian youths to channel…

Slaughterhouses, Highest Pollutants Of Environment In Nigeria

Slaughterhouses, Highest Pollutants Of Environment In Nigeria

  By Ibrahima Yakubu/Mike Odeh James/Mayen Etim A slaughterhouse or abattoir is a facility where animals are slaughtered for consumption as food. Slaughterhouse in Nigeria is more than a facility where animals are processed for human consumption; it also serves as market where people gathered…

Jasmine: Nigerian Lady Who Continues Living With Alopecia Disease

Jasmine: Nigerian Lady Who Continues Living With Alopecia Disease

  By Ibrahima Yakubu Jasmine Tolulope is a young Nigerian who chose to show courage in the face of stigmatization which thousands of Nigerians face due to alopecia. Alopecia is an auto-immune condition which results in unpredictable loss of hair in its victims. It means…