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The Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Abubakar Rasheed, has revealed that the Commission is currently processing about 270 applications for the establishment of more new private universities in Nigeria.
The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, John Odigie-Oyegun, has said that the party will do everything possible to win the governorship elections this year in Ekiti and Osun states.
The National Economic Council Committee on Farmers and Herdsmen clashes on Saturday visited Zamfara on a fact-finding mission over security challenges in the state.
Zamfara House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of five new special advisers to Gov. Abdul’aziz Yari.
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the claim by Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, that security agencies failed to respond to the alert given them to prevent the massacre of people in Zamfara has vindicated him.
The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has condemned the habit of state governors visiting President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Villa while their states are in crisis.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari has claimed that his administration gave security agencies a 24 hour ‘head-start’ to alert them on the impending invasion of communities in Zamfara by bandits.
President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to meet All Progressives Congress chieftains at his country home in Daura, Katsina state today, a day after he received the party’s governors.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has accused security agencies in the country of failing to prevent killings in his state despite alerting them about an impending attack 24 hours before the recent invasion of communities in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state, which resulted in the death of 39 persons.
Nigerian governors have resolved to introduce smart and uniform standard vehicle registration as one strategy to improve revenue generation.
Imo All Progressive Congress, APC, Restoration Coalition, yesterday, said it would not accept a local government election, aimed at boosting the 2019 gubernatorial ambition of Okorocha’s son-in-law, Mr. Uche Nwosu.
The President Muhammadu Buhari administration has invested N2.5 trillion in infrastructure since coming into power in 2015, Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, disclosed this in an interview, weekend.
A powerful tropical storm which swept through Madagascar has left 17 people dead and affected thousands of others, according to an official toll published on Sunday.
This is just as Standard and Poor’s (S&P) has affirmed its ‘B/B’ long and short-term sovereign credit ratings on Nigeria. The agency also assigned a “stable outlook” on the country.
Police Imo State have arrested a couple, Mr. Damian and Mrs. Prisca David, who are indigenes of Taraba State, for allegedly killing their 13-year-old step daughter, identified as Veronica David.
The last batch of 108 Nigerian police officers has been withdrawn from the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) after five years of service.
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi says he has become less selfish and has evolved into more of a team player.
Angry China has lodged “stern representation’’ with the U.S. condemning the President Donald Trump’s signed legislation which encourages the U.S. to send senior officials to Taiwan to meet Taiwanese counterparts and vice versa.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted partly cloudy to cloudy weather conditions over the central States of the country on Tuesday morning.
An upholstery maker, Taiwo Opasina, 29, who is facing a three-count charge of incest, has been remanded in prison by an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court.