Labour unions in Ondo State have disagreed with Governor Rotimi Akeredolu over factional payment of their outstanding salaries after receiving N7.6 billion Paris Club Loan refunds.
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta on Sunday accused some leaders of the Pan Niger Delta Forum including Chief Edwin Clark and HRH, King Alfred Diete-Spiff, of using the forum to seek political relevance and bounce back to life financially.
The Jawuro Fulani of Oro-Ago land in the Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State, Alhaji Umaru Sori, on Sunday said no fewer than 74 people in the 15 Fulani settlements of the town had died of a strange illness.
The Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye, has said that the number of the people who had contact with a victim of Lassa fever in the state has increased from 66 to 106 as of last Friday.
The Federal Government says it has so far spent N6.2 billion under the National Homegrown School Feeding Programme, one of its four ongoing Social Investment Programmes (SIP).
Lagos-based lawyer and rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), yesterday, asked the Inspector General of Police to apologise to the members of Civil Societies, who were attacked by the police during a peaceful protest in Abuja against the long absence of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has condemned reports credited to the so-called Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators’ of its plan to attack oil facilities.
Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the Federal Government is prepared to give victims of the Ozubulu attack the best possible medical treatment wherever it is available.
The Director-General, Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Prof. Sani Mashi, says flooding in some parts of the country can impact negatively on crop production and the health of Nigerians.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) says it is partnering with telecommunication companies to provide meteorological services to about 50 million Nigerians through mobile phones.
The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) on Sunday condemned the quit notice issued to the Hausa and Yoruba in the Niger Delta by militants, saying the notice should be ignored.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has dispelled misinformation making the round in media, particularly online platforms, that there is an ongoing recruitment exercise in the Agency, labeling such recruitment exercise a scam.
Fifty out of eighty five medical students of the Osun State University (UNIOSUN), who were sponsored by the Osun State government to Ukraine in 2013 to complete their medical studies returned to Nigeria on Saturday evening after four and a half years of study overseas.
The Presidency on Sunday announced that the present administration is now close to its target of feeding three million primary school children this year under the National Homegrown School Feeding Programme.
Manchester United are targeting Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez again after losing out on Jadon Sancho, according to The Daily Star.
Arsenal are prepared to step up their pursuit of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey, a report from The Daily Star claims.
Borno State Government, says it has resettled 2,800 displaced persons at Ajiri community in Mafa Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) says it is partnering with All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) to insure over 40 million farmers across Nigeria against flooding and other disasters.
Bayern Munich midfielder Leon Goretzka says it was fun inflicting a humiliating defeat on Lionel Messi after Friday night’s 8-2 win over Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals.
The Senator Kabiru Marafa-led faction of the Zamfara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has urged the national leadership of the party to set up a caretaker committee to oversee the affairs of the party in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari and some state governors on Tuesday agreed that poverty and youth unemployment are the major causes of nationwide security challenges.
A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Southern Kaduna Indigenous Peace Practitioners (SOKIPEP), has tasked locals in the area to always provide genuine and credible information to troops deployed there to assist them in stopping the attacks and crisis.
The Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has directed the construction of a N400 million National Open University Study Centre in Gusau, just as he pledged to sponsor an initial 200 students into the university.
World Athletics has issued a reminder of the rule which reduces the maximum allowable height of soles in spiked track shoes.