Tag: Global

The Global COVID-19 Death Figures

Tanimu- May 5, 2020

The worldwide death toll from the novel coronavirus passed 250,000 on Friday – increasing by over 100,000 deaths since April 17 – according to data ... Read More

UNICEF Holds Global Meeting on Open Defecation

Henry Solomon- November 14, 2018

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is meeting with key players in sanitation, among other stakeholders in West Africa, to strengthen local sanitation markets, its Supply ... Read More

Kaspersky Lab: “93℅ Nigerian Children Visit Communication Sites With Parental Controls”

Henry Solomon- June 15, 2018

About 93 percent of Nigerian children visit communication sites such as social media, messengers or e-mails with computers that have parental controls switched on, a global cybersecurity ... Read More

Global Warning: 1 Out of World’s 6,000 Languages Disappears in Every 2 Weeks

Henry Solomon- February 22, 2018

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), has warned that at least one out of the world’s estimated 6,000 languages disappears every two weeks. ... Read More

Dogara Chairs African Political Summit, Challenges Nigeria to Key into Global Changes

Tanimu- February 13, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara has stressed the need for Nigeria to key into democratic changes taking place ... Read More

WHO Says Complacency Stalls Global Fight Against Malaria

Henry Solomon- November 29, 2017

Progress in the global fight against malaria has stalled amid signs of flat-lining funding and complacency that the mosquito-borne disease is less of a threat, ... Read More

President Buhari Calls For Stronger Global Ties To Edge Out Terrorism

Tanimu- October 12, 2017

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja called on world leaders to strengthen relationships across borders, and be more forthright in intelligence sharing ... Read More

Nigeria Reiterates To The Global Community Return Of Its Stolen Funds

Henry Solomon- June 1, 2017

Nigeria has renewed calls for the international community to ensure the return of stolen funds and assets illicitly stashed abroad in order for the country ... Read More

Full Speech Of PMB At The Opening Of The 2016 Annual Meeting Of The Association Of African Central Banks

Abdul Jimoh- August 18, 2016

1.     It is my great pleasure to welcome you all to our capital city of Abuja, on the occasion of the 2016 Governors Symposium and ... Read More

UN Adopts SDGs Global Education Action Plan Agenda

Tanimu- June 3, 2016

NAN/UN: A global education action agenda affirming the importance of Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) 4, was adopted on Thursday in Gyeongju, South Korea. Gyeongju Action ... Read More

Pidgin English Limits Comedians Global Reach And Popularity – Basketmouth

Henry Solomon- April 26, 2016

Nigerian comedian, Bright Okpocha, popularly known as Basketmouth, says that the use of Pidgin English by Nigerian comedians on stage limits their reach and popularity. ... Read More

#WorldHealthDay 2016: Over 1.5M Cases Of Diabetes In Nigeria, Get Involved In The Fight

Henry Solomon- April 7, 2016

Every year, the World Health Organization selects a priority area of global public health concern as the theme for World Health Day, which falls on ... Read More

IMF Tasks Nigeria To Increase Non Oil Revenues To Boost GDP

Henry Solomon- April 1, 2016

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has emphasised the critical need for Nigeria to raise non oil revenues to ensure fiscal sustainability while maintaining infrastructure and ... Read More

Global Movement Of Mosquitoes Poses Threat Beyond Zika – Mosquito Experts

Henry Solomon- March 14, 2016

Experts have warned that the Zika virus was just one of a growing number of continent-jumping diseases carried by mosquitoes threatening swathes of humanity. Anna-Bella ... Read More

77,000 Australia vehicles had emissions cheating software Says Volkswagen

Henry Solomon- October 7, 2015

Volkswagen Front Logo (Photo: Internet) The Australian unit of Volkswagen said on Wednesday some 77,000 vehicles sold in the country had been fitted with devices ... Read More

UNICEF Declares 2014 A Devastating Year For Children Across The World

Henry Solomon- December 10, 2014

The year 2014 has been one of horror, fear and despair for millions of children, as worsening conflicts across the world saw them exposed to ... Read More