The speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, during an interactive session/technical roundtable on the NGO regulatory bill has accused civil society organisations of abusing the mandate of their establishments
That I can stand to be counted among citizens of Nigeria who can sacrifice their lives to protect and defend the territorial integrity and sovereignty of my country confers on me an infinite feeling of fulfillment and heroism.
Notably, however, Nigeria has a mixed enterprise economic system; consequently, Government does not require gigantic budgets in order to create the conducive environment that facilitates participation by the much larger private sector in delivering basic projects and essential services.
The signing of the Bill into law by Governor Ortom before enthusiastic stakeholders marked a historic turning point in the years of unprovoked attacks by violent herdsmen against some farming communities in the State.
In the last week of July 2017, both chambers of Nigeria’s National Assembly voted on a slate of 33 amendments to the 1999 Constitution. The proposals under consideration were extensive but way short of the 116 amendments proposed in a similar but unsuccessful exercise in 2006.
There is no question at all that great leadership comes from some sort of self-sacrifice, great leadership comes from some sort of compassion. I want to thank General Yakubu Gowon for playing that role at a crucial moment in our history.
Just how popular is President Muhammadu Buhari and how has the public perception of him changed in the past two years? The answer depends on who you ask, which political group such a respondent aligns with and what other side of the divide the person belongs
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has tasked officers and commanders of Nigerian Army units and formations to ensure improvement on current operational successes in 2020.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his predecessor, Sen. Umaru Al-Makura, have denied rumours of a rift between them over alleged inherited debt.
Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, the Rivers State Deputy Governor, has condemned the criminal acts and the backdrop of incessant attacks on Seafarers on the Port Harcourt-Onne-Bonny route leading to the loss of lives, properties and the raping of women by sea pirates in the coastal waters.
Joe Aribo says his decision to represent Nigeria on the international scene was inspired by the legendary duo, Austin Okocha and Osaze Odemwingie.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) may open investigations into alleged rights abuses in the decade-long Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, Netsanet Belay, Amnesty International’s Research and Advocacy Director, has said.
Anthony Martial is eager to prove that he is "one of the best strikers in the Premier League" after entering his fifth full season at Manchester United.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Malabo, said leaders of neighbouring countries would work together and provide all necessary assistance to secure the Gulf of Guinea.
Three policemen from the Bayelsa State Police Command and four operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps have been arrested over an alleged theft of N40 million missing from a safe in Bayelsa Government House.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow Movement.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law requiring all smartphones and computers sold in the country to come pre-installed with Russian software.