Makanjuola, a veteran journalist, made the call at the unveiling of a Gender Mainstream Training Manual for Higher Institutions in Nigeria, held in Abuja.
They also urged government to live up to its international treaty obligation to guarantee the safety of journalists and other media practitioners, by preventing attacks on them whenever possible and ensuring that all attacks on journalists and other media workers are investigated and perpetrators of the attack are prosecuted and punished.
UNESCO, who collaborated with Tony International Gymnastics (TIG) club, Abuja. engaged children in gymnastics, basketball, tennis and badminton, on Saturday.
Ulla Mueller, UNFPA Nigeria Resident Representative, made the call in a statement to commemorate the International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM marked every February 6.
On average over the past decade, one journalist has lost their life every four days, according to the UN Educational, Scientific Cultural Organization in a statement on Wednesday.
UNICEF Global Chief of Education, Robert Jenkins, said in a statement that 320 million children were locked out of school at the start of December.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Durbar festival is an annual religious and equestrian celebration in several cities of Nigeria, including Kano, Katsina, Sokoto, Zazzau, Bauchi and Bida.
The British Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism, Helen Whately, made the pledge on Thursday in London when the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, paid her a visit in her office
Mera said this when he paid a courtesy visit to Otunba Segun Runsewe, the Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture in Abuja.
The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, has said the state is currently creating a database of theatre and arts practitioners with a view to creating mutual working relationship and giving them the necessary support as a government.
A recipient of national award, Prof. Omolewa is a member of the Governing Council of the International African Institute in the United Kingdom and Chairman of Committee of Deans of Faculties of Education of Nigerian Universities.
The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO, which made the announcement at its 43rd meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan, based its decision on “extensive restorative work on Bethlehem’s Nativity Church, in Palestine”.
The Regional Director of UNESCO, Yao Ydo, made the call in Abuja at a two-day technical regional workshop on National Qualification Frameworks in the ECOWAS region.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres, in a video message for the “International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists,” marked annually on November 2, called the killing of journalists “outrageous”.
NAUS Deputy Secretary General, Isioma Ogochukwu, gave the warning while delivering a lecture entitled: “If Education Cannot Be Free, It Should Be Affordable,” at a Student Leaders’ Symposium held in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
The decision was reached at the just-concluded NEC meeting in Abuja chaired by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.
Okebukola disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on the sidelines of the 8th Convocation and honorary award of doctorate degree of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos.
The unionists made the plea in interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos.
The Minister of Interior, Retired Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau, while receiving the Award from the Controller-General of Prisons, Ahmed Ja’afaru, in Abuja, stated that the award was part of the positive results of the Prisons Reforms embarked upon by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Administration.
Elebu-Ibon made the call while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria on the sidelines of the grand finale of the festival on Friday in Osogbo.