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More than 7,000 people including women and children have benefited from the Nigerian Army’s free medical services in ten villages across Cross River State of the southern region of the country.
The police in Cross River on Monday said that six residents of Danare community in Boki Local Government Area were shot by gendarmes from Bodam community during an invasion on the Nigerian territory by Cameroonians.
The Zone 6 Command of the Nigeria Police in Calabar on Monday commenced training of 200 senior officers within the zone on counter-terrorism.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has announced plans to construct a 14.5 kilometres dual carriage way from Calabar to link the proposed Bakassi Deep Seaport, as well as facilitate the realisation of the 275 kilometres Super Highway to link the proposed seaport and Katsina-Ala in Benue State.
The Board and management of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has indicated its interest to partner Cross River in the creation of 14.5km access way from Calabar to the Bakassi Deep seaport.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted partly cloudy weather condition over central states of the country on Saturday morning.
The Oyo State Police Command on Thursday paraded 42 suspects, including a soldier, Abubakar Isiaka, a student of Oke Ogun Polytechnic, Saki, Adedigba Elisha and another 50 year old suspected ritualist, Mr. Mukaila Adewale.
BudgIT has warned Cross River State Government to halt the proposed Superhighway considering the poor environmental and financial appraisal of the project as well as the debt burden it places on the state.
The United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) and the Cross River State Government have concluded arrangement to adopt a new contraceptive method for family planning in the state.
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday unveiled the second phase of a special operation code named ‘Operation Crocodile Smile II‘ in Cross River State.
A 64-year-old man, Zebulus Chiekezie, from Umukegwu-Akokwa in the Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State has been arrested by the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad for allegedly selling guns and bullets to armed robbers in the state.
The Federal Government has earmarked N66bn to further boost its four social welfare programmes namely Home Grown School Feeding, N-Power, Conditional Cash Transfer and Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme.
The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Tuesday attributed the power outage in Orile and Surulere areas of Lagos to a multiple fault on 11 KV feeder covering the area.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday said he called for an international conference on the Northeast and the Boko Haram so as to raise funds for rehabilitation of the region.
The Police Command in Enugu says a cleric, Bishop Ginika Obi, recently arrested over his alleged advance fee fraud involving over N500m, has been remanded in Enugu Maximum Prison.
Governor Muhammed Umaru Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State has called on stakeholders in human capacity development, in the state, to support government’s effort at eradicating extreme poverty in the state.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned on Monday that Africa's Sahel region was descending into all-out violence and said the United Nations must help the region confront the threat from Islamist militants.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Monday re-echoed the determination of the National Assembly to work towards strengthening trade relations between Nigeria and Ghana as well as other African countries.
The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) said it has seized uncensored, unclassified and pirated films worth about N150 million in Edo, Kaduna and Lagos States.
Justice Olujumoke Aiki, the presiding judge in the suit instituted by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, against Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and 21 new Obas in the state has adjourned till November 6 hearing of the preliminary objections raised by Kunle Sobaloju, the counsel to the 12th-24th defendants.
Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has denied the ”false reports on the social media” that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) visited his residence in Lagos and recovered huge sums of money.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said it was "important" that Cristiano Ronaldo ended his La Liga scoring drought this season with a late winner in Saturday afternoon's 2-1 victory at Getafe.