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The Federal Government has called for urgent intervention of Ebonyi Government in addressing issues bordering on resettlement of original allottees of the land provided for National Housing Programme (NHP) in the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Anyim, for allegedly collecting N520m from the embattled former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), on the eve of the 2015 presidential election.
Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
“To start with, how many times will the former minister forfeit exactly the same properties? It is a well known fact that between his arraignment which was widely reported and today, the matter is yet to run its full course.”
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday dismissed a suit seeking an order quashing the House of Representatives’ report which indicted the immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Anyim, and others, over their roles in the Centenary City project in Abuja.
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has commended Federal Government efforts at the return of 105 abducted Dapchi school girls in Yobe.
The Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria on Thursday commended the Federal Government for facilitating the timely release of students of Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe.
Andres Iniesta is confident of playing in Barcelona's starting XI for another two years and only plans to leave if his body prevents him from giving 100 per cent.
Alexis Sanchez has joined Chile's squad for Saturday's game in Sweden despite asking to be excused from international duty following a "difficult" start to his Manchester United career.
The dollar extended losses in Asia on Thursday after the Federal Reserve stuck to its target for interest rate hikes this year, but fresh fears of a trade war hit equity markets as Donald Trump prepared new sanctions on China.
The Faculty of Communication of the Bayero University Kano has admitted 140 Students for social media training in its newly introduced Department of Information and Media Studies in the last two years.
The Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has commended students of the institution for conducting themselves well while the national strike by the non-teaching staff lasted.
The Nigerian Medical Association says doctors will commence full use of doctors’ stamp with effect from April 1 to curb quackery in the medical profession.
The Niger State Government on Monday commenced the disbursement of the N1 billion Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (MSMEDF) to 11, 578 beneficiaries.
Thousands of civilians poured out of Eastern Ghouta on Thursday as the capture of a key town brought Syria's government even closer to retaking the devastated rebel enclave outside Damascus.