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10 Oct
Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), in Abuja, yesterday, said mismanagement of extractive revenues and other infractions in the country’s extractive sector is a violation of human rights.
8 Aug 2022
Traditional rulers and youth groups in Niger Delta have urged the Federal Government and International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in the region to release the accumulated monies
3 Jun 2022
Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), in collaboration with other Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), and faith-based organisations, has called on Shell Petroleum Development
14 Apr 2022
The International Olympics Committee (IOC) has captured eight Nigerian athletes in its scholarship scheme ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
24 Feb 2022
The International Olympic Committee harshly criticised Russia Thursday for violating an "Olympic Truce" with its attack on Ukraine and said it was coordinating humanitarian assistance to Ukrainian athletes where possible.
18 Feb 2022
The IOC called an immediate meeting with Chinese organisers to remind them to keep politics out of the Beijing Olympics, president Thomas Bach said Friday, after a local spokeswoman hit back at "lies" about Xinjiang.
7 Feb 2022
Peng Shuai has met Olympic chief Thomas Bach at the Beijing Winter Games, the IOC said Monday, while US ski star Mikaela Shiffrin suffered a bitter disappointment in her first attempt at gold in China.
3 Feb 2022
The IOC would support an inquiry into the allegation of sexual assault made by Peng Shuai against a top-ranking Chinese politician -- if she calls for one, its president Thomas Bach said Thursday.
2 Dec 2021
The International Olympic Committee said Thursday it had held a second video conference call with Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, who has accused a former Communist Party leader of sexual assault.
25 Oct 2021
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has accepted the application of the Technical Director of Bobsled and Skeleton Federation of Nigeria, Dr. Seun Adigun, to contest election into the IOC Athletes’ Commission
19 Aug 2021
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has said that International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in the Niger Delta region were indebted to the Niger Delta Development Commission....
8 Aug 2021
The Tokyo 2020 Games were declared closed on Sunday by IOC chief Thomas Bach, who said it had been the "most challenging Olympic journey" after a year's pandemic delay and threats...


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As Nigerians grapple with the multidimensional hardship in daily lives occasioned by the persistent Naira scarcity, financial experts have encouraged them to brace up for more difficult times as the crises might not abate soon.
1 hour ago
There seems to be no respite yet for the poultry industry, as farmers across the country have continued to count their losses due to the impact of the naira redesign policy.
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Recently, when the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ward executives at Igyorov ward in Gboko Local Government Area of Benue State suspended the party’s national chairman, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, it followed a predictable pattern: impunity has always defined the party’s leadership methodology.
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Education plays a crucial role in a child’s development, shaping their abilities, attitudes, and behaviors that contribute to society’s overall well being.
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Statutorily, Nigeria is seven years behind in the conduct of its Population and Housing census. Ideally, a census should be conducted every 10 years, but since the last exercise held in 2006, multiple factors have prevented Nigeria from conducting the exercise as at when due.