Victims and landlords of last week fire disaster in Onitsha, Anambra State, have cried out that they have not received any money or donation from th numerous Nigerians who visited the scene to commiserate with them. This was made known to newsmen when victims who disclosed this when they stormed the office of Chairman of … Continue reading No Donation Has Come To Us, Onitsha Fire Victims Lament
Dressed in all-black, the retirees bemoaned that the state government had abandoned them to die in hundreds, after serving the state with their lives. In a release made available to newsmen during the protest, the retirees led by Deacon Amaugo Daniel (chairman) and Chief Okezie Emeka (secretary) for the Concerned Abia Pensioners, they also alleged … Continue reading Abia pensioners protest non payment of 32 months pension
THE Dean of Dangote Business School, Bayero University Kano, Prof. Murtala Sagagi, says there are currently over four million jobless people in Kano due to poor development agenda of successive governments. The Dean disclosed this in a paper he presented at a forum organised by Kano Concerned Citizens Innitiative (KCCI) on Saturday in Kano.
About 12,000 farmers in India’s southwestern state of Maharashtra committed suicide between 2015 and 2018, a 91-percent jump compared with 2011-2014. The new figures were revealed in a report quoting a letter to the National Human Rights Commission by the Maharashtra government.
Nigeria’s transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi, has been heard in an audio recording to be expressing shocking pessimistic views about Nigeria and the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, whose re-election bid he leads. The recording was shared with PREMIUM TIMES by Phrank Shaibu, a spokesperson for the Atiku Abubakar campaign.
A survey conducted by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) indicates there's been a marked rise of Nigerian children who are not attending school: from 10.5 million to 13.2 million - the highest in the world. Most of these children are in Nigeria's northern states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, where violence and insecurity caused by the extremist group, Boko Haram, have disrupted academic activities.
THE rate of change globally had accelerated several hundred fold since Whitehead wrote his observation.
Nigeria’s minister for budget and national planning Udoma Udo Udoma said all 774 local government areas in the country will have internet connectivity in the next four years.
Nigeria ranked bottom of the index for the second consecutive year.
Africa's population is growing rapidly and is set to double by 2050
Tech giants Microsoft, Amazon and Google are joining forces with international organizations to help identify and head off famines
Girls as young as five in southern Nigeria are still being sold to settle their parents' debt as part of a tradition known as "money marriages".
The United Nations wants to put an end to extreme poverty by 2030