As Heads of State in West Africa converge in Abuja for Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, summit, Nigerian rural women have charged them to enforce major reforms in land rights for women at regional level and in each country under ECOWAS.
The warrant of arrest issued against a former Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning and Urban Development in Osun State, Mr Muyiwa Ige, by the state House of Assembly over an alleged land matter at Ilobu has been revoked.
Distressed states may not be able to pay their workers from the Paris Club refund before Christmas as originally planned as the refund had been stalled by a Consultant over unpaid fees.
A South Africa-based socio-cultural organisation, Igbo Union, says it will build a cultural centre in Johannesburg to promote Igbo language and culture.
Mike Okiro, chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), says although the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) has been bastardised, it cannot be scrapped.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday disclosed his plan to train no fewer than 200 children orphaned due to the Boko Haram insurgency in the North East.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) wants the federal government to take immediate steps to recover the several billions of dollars in crude oil revenue reported missing by the Nigeria Extractive Industry and Transparency Initiative from the sale of crude oil.
The Inspector–General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris Kpotum, has approved the appointment of Mr. Ahmed Bello as new Commissioner of Police in Nasarawa State.
The Ogun State Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, says it has seized 500 used cars smuggled into the country from the neighbouring Republic of Benin through Idiroko border and its axis, between January and November 2017.
Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, under the leadership of Mr Uchenna Madu has berated the British High Commissioner, Mr Paul Arkwright, for a statement credited to him that British Government will not support secession or break up of Nigeria.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly to investigate the approval by the National Economic Council for the release of one billion dollars to the Federal Government to fight insurgency in the North East.
As a prominent country in a highly competitive world in which advances and application of Science and Technology Innovation (STI) determine national wealth and affect the livelihood of citizens, Nigeria cannot afford to be left behind, Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, stated yesterday.
The Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has proposed N1.2 billion for the building of 300 bed space hospital.
Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr. Ahmad Ali, has said that, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) since its inception in the year 2000 in the country was the worst thing that would happen to the people of the country.
Further withdrawals from the Paris Club refund by the states government has been stalled as a consultant has dragged the 36 state governors and the Federal Government to court.
The Council of Chiefs of Koniju Town in Okrika local government area of Rivers State, have condemned what they described as derogatory statement against the Paramount Ruler of Okochiri community, King Ateke Michael Tom by the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Thirty-one persons have reportedly died in floods across the country as torrential rains continue to pour.
Wilfred Ndidi could miss ‘six to 12 weeks’ of action after picking up an abductor injury, according to Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers.
A South Korean ministry official who has been missing since Monday was shot dead by North Korea, the Defence Ministry in Seoul said on Thursday.
The Group General Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has advised indigenous companies operating in the oil and gas sector to upscale their capacity for global competitiveness.
A former Lagos State governor, Sen. Bola Tinubu, has commiserated with former Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, over the death of his elder sister, Mrs Moji Ladeji.
Nengi, who insists on a platonic relationship with Ozo, had told him to let her be and never talk to her again.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will soon resume its continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise, aborted few months ago by the outbreak of COVID-19.
The governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress, Mabel Oboh, in the Edo State election has expressed disappointment over her inability to vote due to ill-health.
A tanker accident on Wednesday morning has claimed several lives in Lokoja, Kogi State.
The thirty-six State Governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, will on Thursday engage in a marathon meeting, with a view to nipping in the bud, the planned nation wide strike and mass protest by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC.