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Borno Women Demand Campaign Promises

Borno Women Demand Campaign Promises

Patrons of the Borno State chapter of the Nigerian League of Women Voters have charged the league to, as a matter of priority, fight for the fulfillment of all electioneering campaign promises by politicians to women and children in the state. They also charged the league to, in spite of the predicaments the persistent security […]

Nigeria Announces Plan To Enrol 10.2 Million Out-of-School Children

Nigeria Announces Plan To Enrol 10.2 Million Out-of-School Children

The Nigerian government says it has committed N10 billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from streets in the next five years. The governments said it hopes to achieve the target by enrolling two million children yearly in the next five years. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said this during the unveiling of “Education […]

AW Gist : The Change Agents(Can We Castrate These Men?)

AW  Gist : The Change Agents(Can We Castrate These Men?)

This is about picturing the realities in our society. Just before you begin : This is a discussion between three social agents, three women involved in different social innovations who’ve been brought together to discuss the different issues they’ve solved, the different stories they’ve heard and how we all can become good influencers, good change […]

SA, Nigeria Begin Bi-National Discussions

SA, Nigeria Begin Bi-National Discussions

Two of Africa’s largest economies, South Africa and Nigeria, are today expected to renew longstanding bilateral ties during the ninth Session of the Bi-National Commission (BNC). International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor is hosting her Nigerian counterpart Geoffrey Onyeama ahead of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s state visit on Thursday. In her opening remarks on […]

Happy Independence Day, Nigeria!

Happy Independence Day, Nigeria!

  Oh God of creation Direct our noble cause Guide our leaders right Help our youths the truth to know In love and honesty to grow and living just and true Great lofty heights attain To build the nation where Peace and Justice shall reign!!! God bless Nigeria

U.S. Consulate Launches Academy for Women Entrepreneurs in Nigeria

U.S. Consulate Launches Academy for Women Entrepreneurs in Nigeria

United States Consulate General in Lagos has launched an Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) in Nigeria. The Academy, the US State Department-led initiative, would support women entrepreneurs around the world. During a week-long programme, a diverse group of 100 women selected from a pool of over 6,000 applicants, would receive lessons on business management, network […]

Nigeria, Russia To Resuscitate Ajaokuta Steel Company

Nigeria, Russia To Resuscitate Ajaokuta Steel Company

The Federal Government and Russia, Tuesday, agreed to partner in resuscitating the comatose multi-billion Dollar Ajaokuta Steel Company. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Press and Public Relation Unit of the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, where the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, during a courtesy visit of […]

Human Rights Watch Accuses Nigeria Of Abusing Children’s Rights

Human Rights Watch Accuses Nigeria Of Abusing Children’s Rights

The NGO’s latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in “inhuman conditions.” Allegedly, the minors collaborated with Boko Haram. The report called “‘They Didn’t Know if I Was Alive or Dead”: Military Detention of Children for Suspected Boko Haram Involvement in Northeast Nigeria,” says many children are “held without charge […]

Samson Siasia Appeals To CAS Over His Life Ban By FIFA

Samson Siasia Appeals To CAS Over His Life Ban By FIFA

Former Super Eagles coach and Olympic medallist Samson Siasia has appealed the life ban slammed on him last month by FIFA to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) in Switzerland. Siasia who is battling to free his mother from kidnappers who are demanding a ransom fee of N50 million was banned for life by […]

Nigeria Retains Leadership Of Africa’s Mobile Phone Market

Nigeria Retains Leadership Of Africa’s Mobile Phone Market

Nigeria has remained Africa’s largest smartphone market in Q2 2019 followed by South Africa and Egypt, the latest figures by International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed. Nigeria and South Africa saw smartphone shipments increase 3.6 per cent and 0.2 per cent respectively, while Egypt had 18.0 per cent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) growth after the market shrunk […]

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