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Education Ministry tackles UBEC, UNICEF over data on out-of-school children

THE Federal Ministry of Education has tackled the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for presenting 18.5 million...

Over 10 million girls out of school in Nigeria – UNICEF 

THE United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said over ten million Nigerian girls are out of school. This was disclosed by the Chief of Field...

How Nigeria got over $1 billion from donors in four years to fight malaria

NIGERIA received at least $1.147.5 billion in foreign aid to fight malaria between 2014 and 2017 as the country sought to achieve its National...
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Data show how Nigeria moves at snail pace towards achieving SDGs

GLOBALLY-ENDORSED data have shown how Nigeria struggles to join the rest of the world to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The country faces crises in many...

72% of Nigeria’s health budget spent on salaries, running offices in 11 years

NIGERIA has spent 72 per cent of its health sector budgets to pay salaries and run offices in the past 11 years. Data from the Budget...

Open defecation, leading cause of death among under-five children

A GROUP under the aegis of the Centre For Environmental Sustainability and Development Awareness (CESDA), on Monday, identified open defecation as one of the...
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How we keep our children, others from HIV – Survivors 

SOME persons living with HIV/AIDS in Cross River State have said they were proud because they live with the virus without infecting their children,...

Handwashing: How Nigeria squandered success before COVID-19 struck – UNICEF

NIGERIA blew away a chance to make at least 30 per cent of its citizens have access to handwashing facilities in 2019, months before...

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‘African economy needs annual GDP of 7% for 40 years to grow’

Africa needs to achieve an annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth of seven per cent for three to four...

2023: Peter Obi dumps PDP, silent on next move

PETER Obi, a presidential aspirant and former governor of Anambra State, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), three...

CBN debunks reports of Emefiele’s alleged sack

THE head, corporate communications, at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Osita Nwanisobi, has described the reported sack of...

AIB releases reports on Max Air incident, two others

THE Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N), has released three final reports on serious incidents involving aircraft owned and operated...

AEDC to enforce maximum punishment for vandals, confirms conviction of arrested staff

FOLLOWING concerns of frequent vandalisation of power infrastructure, the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) is set to enforce the...
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