Thursday, 29th February 2024

Nigeria’s out-of-school children

19 Jun 2023
UK charity, IA-Foundation is to establish skills acquisition centres in each of the six geo-political zones in Nigeria, to empower millions of out-of-school children in the country.


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Wildfires raging across north Texas reportedly killed at least one person on Wednesday, as firefighters struggled to control one of the largest blazes in state history which has destroyed property and prompted evacuations.
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Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen matched the late Diego Maradona's scoring achievement at Napoli after scoring a hat-trick in a 6-1 win at Sassuolo on Wednesday. It was Osimhen's second hat-trick in the Serie A. Osimhen's second goal against Sassuolo which put Napoli 3-1 up, took his league goals for the season to 10. According to…
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Norway's King Harald V, aged 87 and in poor health, is "improving" from an infection that forced him to be hospitalised while on holiday in Malaysia, according to his office.
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Kylian Mbappe will face former club Monaco for the final time as a Paris Saint-Germain player on Friday, provided coach Luis Enrique selects his star player.
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The US Supreme Court agreed on Wednesday to hear Donald Trump's claim that, as a former president, he is immune from prosecution, further delaying his trial on charges of conspiring to overturn the 2020 election.
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Ghana's parliament voted to pass a controversial bill to severely restrict LGBTQ rights on Wednesday in a move condemned by activists.
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A "general search" of vehicles and passersby was underway late Wednesday in Chad's capital after gunfire erupted near an opposition party's headquarters. The sound of automatic weapons fire earlier in the day prompted people to leave the area in the centre of N'Djamena where the Socialist Party Without Borders' (PSF) main office had been surrounded…
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At least over 50 per cent of what Nigeria earns from the sale of crude oil and gas is going into crude production. That translates to an average of $1.7 billion monthly for a country that is in economic mess. 
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After taking the wind off the sail of a well-mobilised protest with an abrupt suspension, president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero, yesterday said that they could not proceed with the two-day nationwide protest due to intimidation and threats.
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The deadline for the linkage of subscribers Identification module (SIM) cards to National Identification Number (NIN) ended yesterday as directed by the Federal Government through the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).