Business & Finance

School closures triple in Central and Western Africa as education comes under fire

A surge in deliberate attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling in school closures in the last year and left almost two million youngsters robbed of an education, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) sai…

Former PTAD boss pledges continued advocacy for pensioners

Commission to link Small, Medium Enterprises to larger companies

Ondo government pledges support to market women

Medical/Health Care

‘Epidemic’ of Rape Assailed in Nigeria

One in four boys and one in 10 girls under age 18 are victims of sexual violence, the U.N. children’s fund has said. Health experts say more children and young women are coming forward to talk about the problem as the stigma attached to discussing it s…

Nigeria on Course to Becoming Polio-Free

Nigerian Refugees Start Voluntary Return from Cameroon

We can’t afford to fail on account of lawless acts – Malami

General

FG To License Online Radio, TV Stations

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved wide ranging reforms in the broadcasting industry, including the licensing of online radio and television stations.The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who disclosed this in Abuja on Frid…

LEGISLATORS WANT GOVERNMENT TO PREVAIL ON LANDLORDS TO CONSTRUCT PITS TO ABSORB FLOODWATERS

ANAMBRA FLAGS-OFF TREE PLANTING CAMPAIGNS

MOVE INTO HOLDING CENTRES WHEN FLOOD COMES — SEMA DIRECTS

Technology

Unilag students invent flood level caution device to save road users

Three University of Lagos students have invented a vehicular road advance electronic flood level caution device for detection of water levels on major roads.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the inventors are postgraduate students of the Ph…

UK government to train Gombe youths in skills acquisition

Kano state to integrate Almajiri system into western education

Education: We won’t Rest Until We Deliver on Our Commitments – President Buhari