His findings at the mortuaries include bribery and corruption among morgue attendants, indiscriminate stacking of corpses, decomposition of corpses, and unhealthy and substandard preservation of corpses.
While the Federal Ministry of Education will spend N205.8 million to purchase three exotic Toyota LC V8 2016 model at the rate of N68.6 million each, it will spend just N7.2 million for all the activities to improve early childhood education of about 30 million children who are five years old and below.
In 2016, only two states, Borno and Rivers states received their shares of the intervention funds while only 18 out of the 36 states of the federation and the FCT accessed the UBEC matching grant in 2015.
Section 154 of the National Road Traffic Regulation, NRTR, 2012, Part XIV states: “No person other than the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Vice President, President of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chief Justice of Nigeria, Deputy President of the Senate, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Governors and Deputy Governors of States shall drive a vehicle on any public road using sirens, flashers or beacon lights.”
Remittances to Nigeria from the diaspora rose every year over the last decade from $16.93 billion in 2006 to $20.83 billion in 2014. And in 2016, remittances by Nigerians abroad were over $35 billion, the highest in Africa and the third largest in the world.
In terms of the rate of women who die due to pregnancy-related causes, Nigeria has one of the worst maternal health outcomes, being in the same status with countries like Chad, Central Africa Republic, Sierra Leone, Somalia, and South Sudan.
By Dayo Aiyetan Youths from Eket in Akwa Ibom State have threatened to disrupt construction work at Section IV of the East West Road if the federal government continues…
A possible review of the contract between the Nigerian government and the company that produces travel document for Nigerians has led to a scarcity that has affected the issuance of passports by the Nigerian Immigration service, NIS.
This is the second and concluding part of the report on the Southern Kaduna clashes that have claimed hundreds of lives. The first part was published yesterday. By Augustine Agbo…
By Chikezie Omeje The hope of saving many Nigerian children suffering from hunger and malnourishment next year may have been dashed with no provision made for that purpose in the…