Nigeria Has the Highest Record of Out of School Children – Global Rights

  By Samuel Oyejola   The Country Director of the Global Rights in Nigeria, Abiodun Baiyewu-Teru has revealed that Nigeria has the highest number of out of school children globally following the wreck of Boko Haram in the country.   She said this at the Young Journalist Forum (YJF) event in Abuja. According to the […]

80Million Nigerians Lack Access to Electricity – World Bank

    By Samuel Oyejola   The Country Director of the World Bank in Nigeria, Mr. Rachid Benmessaoud has revealed that 80 million Nigerians lack access to electricity while millions more suffer from poor service.   Benmessaoud revealed this at the ongoing World Bank-Rural Electrification Agency summit in Abuja on Tuesday.   At the summit […]

S/Korea, US Condemn North Korea’s Missile Launch

By Samuel Oyejola   The President of South Korea, Moon Jae-in and his counterpart from the United States Donald Trump have shared strong condemnation for North Korea’s recent long-range ballistic missile provocation.   The two leaders during a 20 minute interview discussed how to handle North Korea’s action despite already firm sanctions and pressure on […]

USADF Calls for Increased Farming to End Poverty in Africa

By Paul Efiong   The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) has called on the government at all levels to map out workable strategies for farmers in order to increase food production and make hunger and poverty history in the country.   Speaking in an event to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Diamond Development Initiative […]

British Government to Assist Nigeria on Stolen Money Recovery – Deputy High Commissioner

  From Abdulazeez Kayode, Ilorin   The deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laure Beaufils has reiterated the readiness of British government to give necessary support to Buhari led administration in fighting against and most importantly in getting stolen money stocked in various British banks back to Nigeria.   She urged Nigeria government to always […]