The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has advised the Federal Inland Revenue Board (FIRS), to embark on sensitisation campaign on the need for Nigerians to pay tax.
The Palestinians will seek United Nations General Assembly support if the US vetoes a Security Council resolution against its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a minister said Monday.
The Ogun State Government says it will spend N203.3 million to control gully erosion in 2018.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday declared victory for his party in two state elections, including a closely-fought race in his stronghold of Gujarat where the charismatic leader fronted the campaign.
The Kano State Government said on Monday that it had destroyed illicit drugs worth N4.1 billion confiscated in the state this year.
The T. Y. Danjuma Foundation, on Monday, donated an ultra-modern maternity health facility built by the Foundation to Takum community, in Taraba State, to check the prevalence of child and maternal mortality in the state.
The European Commission is to ban seven new psychoactive drugs, a local media reported.
An Ado-Ekiti High Court on Monday found Michael Adams and Abass Mutiu guilty of armed robbery and murder and sentenced them to death by hanging.
The police in Bayelsa State say they have arrested no fewer than 625 persons in the state in connection with suspected murder, rape, armed robbery, kidnapping and unlawful possession of firearms.
The Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has confirmed receiving the sum of N4.76 billion as the last tranche of Paris Club refund.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad called US-backed Kurdish fighters "traitors" Monday, ramping up the rhetoric against the forces controlling more than a quarter of the country.
The Anambra State House of Assembly has been told of the alleged rampaging activities of herdsmen in some communities in the state.
An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Monday remanded a 54-year-old man, Gbenga Ibuoye, in prison over an alleged attempt to kidnap a family.
Suspected gunmen on Sunday allegedly killed a senior military officer who was said to be in transit along Katsina Ala/Takum highway in Benue State.
Suspended president of the Spanish football federation Angel Maria Villar blamed Spain’s government for a FIFA threat that could lead to the country being thrown out of next year’s World Cup in Russia.
Lagos residents on Monday saw the return of long queues at petrol filling stations, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Monday signed the Delta State 2018 Appropriation Bill of N308 billion into law, with an assurance that his administration will ensure full implementation of the budget.
Oil workers under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria have called off a planned nationwide strike.
Yields on Nigeria’s mid-dated treasury bills rose nearly 1 percentage point to 12 percent on Friday, extending a three-day rally as a sell-off which started this week continued, traders said.
Israeli war jets used air-to-surface missiles to strike two Hamas military posts in the northern Gaza Strip early Monday in retaliation for an earlier rocket strike from Gaza, the Israel Defense Force (IDF) said.
Lagos State Government pledged to give out cash prizes to talented youths in the areas of music, dance and comedy at the forthcoming “One Lagos Fiesta” scheduled to hold from Dec. 24 to Jan. 1, 2018.
The overuse of antibiotics in farming has been highlighted as one of the biggest emerging threats to human health, spreading resistance to vital drugs and endangering millions of lives.
South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) is preparing to choose a new party leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma.