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World Bank Approves $500 million Credit for Girls Empowerment in Six Northern States, Ekiti

Mukaila Ola The World Bank has approved a $500 million credit for the Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and Empowerment towards improving secondary education opportunities for girls in seven states in Nigeria. The credit, approved from the bank’s International Development Association that provides grant to developing countries, is with low to zero-interest

CAN’s 10-point prayers to Buhari over killings, Leah Sharibu

Below is the full speech by the Northern States' Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) that contains the 10-point prayers presented by the Chairman, Rev. Yakubu Pam, during a courtesy visit to President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. We are the Executive Members of the

Minister calls for domestication of Child Rights Act in Northern Nigeria

•Says Nigerian child still not safe •National Children Parliament resuscitated, inaugurated Jude Johnson, Ngozi Onyedinefu and Oluwatosin Komolafe The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Sen. Aisha Alhassan, has called on Northern states to domesticate the child right Act in order to effectively tackle the persisting violence faced by the Nigerian child. Alhassan

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