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Gov. Wike assigns portfolios to 20 commissioners

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Wednesday assigned portfolios to commissioners in Rivers State.

Fed govt withdrew N359.39bn from ECA for fuel subsidy – FRC

The Federal Government withdrew the sum of N359.39bn from the Excess Crude Account in 2015 to fund the payment of petroleum products subsidy in 2015, the Fiscal Responsibility Commission has said.

‎Fayose re-appoints six sacked commissioners

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has recalled six out of the remaining 10 sacked commissioners.

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NAF has eradicated Boko Haram frontline leadership, logistics bases – CAS

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Vice Marshal Sadique Abubakar, saturday said the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has eradicated Boko Haram frontline leadership and several of the terrorist group’s logistics bases.

Those seeking to scrap NGOs are enemies of democracy – Group

The Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants, a justice reform and human rights organisation, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to shun the proposed Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, regulation bill in the works at the National Assembly, describing it as “draconian, wicked and dangerous.”

Ohanaeze visits Northern leaders, calls for tolerance

The National President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nwodo, has appealed to Nigerians to promote peace and tolerance, irrespective of differences in ethnicity, religion or region.

Hurricane-hit Dominica to get £5m in UK aid to assist recovery

The hurricane-hit island of Dominica is to receive £5m in UK aid to help the recovery effort, it has been announced.

Aiteo Cup is Akwa United’s second chance to play int’l football – Maikaba

Coach Abdu Maikaba has said that Akwa United are now gunning to win the Aiteo Cup so as to play international football next year after they failed to achieve that through the league.

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Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’ now most streamed song on Spotify

Ed Sheeran's dance pop track "Shape of You" has become the most played song ever on Spotify, ending the 11-month reign of Drake's "One Dance."

NEMA begins massive food distribution to 40,000 households in Adamawa

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday commenced distribution of assorted food items to over 40,000 households in seven liberated local government areas of Adamawa State.

Oando Foundation supports ‘girl child’ education in Nigeria

The Foundation was selected as the first beneficiary from Africa to receive proceeds fromThe Dream: Fall 2017 Benefit Fashion Show and Silent Auction where it successfully raised N43,800,000  for the girl child education.

Gynaecologist lists causes of premature birth

Dr. Chris Abumchi, a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, says violence among couples can predispose pregnant women to preterm births.

Nigeria’s democracy under threat – NADECO

The National Democratic Coalition has called on the Federal Government to be cautious in the way it handles agitations in the country, just as it urged Nigerians to rise and defend the nation’s democracy.