As Nigeria joins the rest of the global community to celebrates World Children's Day (WCD) 2020, the National Human Rights Commission has blamed the falling standard of living and general well-being of children on inadequate budgeting and insecurity in some parts of the country.
A former governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji, has argued that there was need for the federal government to dialogue with the leadership of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to avoid further trouble in the country.
Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Sunday as part of [...]
Former President George W Bush has joined the growing list of those urging President Donald Trump to concede defeat to his main challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden.
Mr Bush, who congratulated Trump on a "hard-fought" campaign and said: "President Trump has the right to re [...]
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State is under fire by the political and traditional establishments over the carnage that happened in Calabar in the wake of the #EndSARS protest that saw the destruction of public and private property and businesses.
As part of its commitment towards HIV/AIDS control, water provision and peace building, the U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID, has pledged additional development assistance of $136.5 million (N52 billion) to continue its support to Nigeria under a bilateral Development Objectives Assist [...]
The United States Government has announced that it was supporting Nigeria to conduct a household survey to determine the extent of COVID-19 transmission in the states of Gombe, Enugu, and Nasarawa.
The assistance is through the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, and aim [...]
Most residents of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, have concluded that the coronavirus pandemic was no more in the territory as protocols put in place by the Nigerian Center for Disease Control, NCDC, and the FCT administration are now largely observed in the breach.
Findings by The Abuja [...]
Two of Nigeria’s top banks, Zenith and Fidelity, have posted impressive half year results for 2020.
Zenith Bank in its audited results for the half-year ended June 30 2020 saw gross earnings rose by 4% from N332 billion in June 2019 to N346 billion, with an interim dividend of 30k per sha [...]
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