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Some members of the House of Representatives, numbering about 160 have rejected its leadership’s offer to provide them with official cars.
The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Mohammed Danmalam, has said that over 5,000 security personnel will be deployed for the Enugu State Local Government polls on Nov. 4. He said that the personnel would be drawn from the various security agencies working in the state.
Less than twelve months to the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State, critical stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State have adopted the Deputy Governor, Prof Kolapo Olusola, from Ekiti South Senatorial District, as the preferred candidate of the party.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has approved the release of about six hundred and eighty million (N680m) for the settlement of accumulated pensions for teachers, local government staff and severance gratuity for former Councillors in Sokoto State.
Sacked councillors in Plateau have given Gov. Simon Lalong 30 days ultimatum to pay their N1.57 billion accrued salaries and allowances or face another court action.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and Rev. Supo Ayokunle, the President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have called on Nigerians to embrace peaceful co-existence and attitudinal change for the development of the country.
President of the Republic of Malawi, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, has declared a state of disaster in all districts affected by fall army worms.
An official of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Nasarawa State Chapter, Yakubu Mama, has been killed by some unknown gunmen.
The candidate of the United Progressive Party (UPP) in the November 18, 2017 Anambra State governorship election, Chief Osita Chidoka, on Sunday, said he would contest the position again.
A Former President of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr Dozie Ikedife, yesterday advised Igbo politicians planning to contest for the presidency in 2019 to perish the thought.
The National Youth Service Corps has appealed to the Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, to start paying allowances to corps members deployed to the state in order to ease their transport problems.
The head of the US Africa Command on Thursday ordered a new investigation of claims that US troops massacred 10 civilians in an August raid on a farm in central Somalia.
Nationwide demonstrations were held yesterday for and against proscription of the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) over which opinion is divided.
The Chairman of the Northern Senators Forum, Abdullahi Adamu, has argued that it is unfair to expect President Muhammadu Buhari to implement the recommendations of the national reform conference convened by former President Goodluck Jonathan in 2014.
Eddie Howe insists he did not call Wilfried Zaha a diver after Saturday’s 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace but says Bournemouth are awaiting clarification from the FA on two controversial penalties.