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Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, yesterday, said over 50 million Nigerians of northern extraction live in poverty.
Dr Terhemba Wuam of Kaduna State University (KASU), on Monday advised the Federal Government to institute economic policies with human face to quell the spate of agitations across the country.
Kogi State government, through the office of the Special Adviser to the governor on Sustainable Development Goals has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Development Programmes in the area of rural infrastructure development.
Catalonia's overwhelming vote for independence looked set to increase tensions between Madrid and the powerful region after a defiant referendum marred by violence.
Spanish riot police used batons and rubber bullets to storm polling stations in Catalonia on Sunday, triggering clashes as thousands turned out to vote in an independence referendum banned by Madrid.
As members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) resumed duty in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), they have called for public understanding.
Spain's public prosecutor on Wednesday ordered a criminal probe of over 700 Catalan mayors who are cooperating with an October 1 independence referendum deemed illegal by Madrid.
Medical doctors in Osun state have given the state government a 21-day ultimatum to accede to their demands or risk total withdrawal of their services.
Sokoto state government said it has paid the sum of N1.8 billion as counterpart funding in various initiatives entered into with UNICEF to boost basic education, healthcare delivery and sanitation in the state.
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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.
Donald Trump is set to meet US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen this week to discuss a potential renomination to head the central bank, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
The trial of former FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed was, on Tuesday, stalled at an FCT High Court Gudu, due to his ill-health.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday in Asaba said that peace remained the lifeline of every economy.
Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to call Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, and Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, to order over their public exchanges on the running of the country’s petroleum affairs.
The US-based newspaper Wall Street Journal has denounced a jail sentence handed to one of its reporters by a Turkish court.
The Presidential Investigation Panel to Review Compliance of the Armed Forces with Human Rights Obligations and Rules of Engagement concluded its sittings in the South-East zone on Tuesday.