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Ohaneze Ndigbo, the apex socio-cultural organisation of the Igbo speaking part of Nigeria, has tasked the federal government over timely completion of the second Niger Bridge project.
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday said it would review the Lagos State Traffic Law, following the June 28 tanker explosion which claimed lives in the state.
UNAIDS Country Director for Nigeria, Dr Erasmus Morah, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to increase the funds allocated to HIV treatment in the 2018 budget from N1.5 billion to the required N7.5 billion.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday accused Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress and Ministers of sponsoring protests against the National Assembly.
Over 90.6 percent of the 6,529 new projects inserted into the 2018 budget by the National Assembly do not align with the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, ERGP.
The Senate on Tuesday said it would revisit calls for State Police and design framework for mopping up 350 million light weapons suspected to be in circulation within Nigeria.
Thousands of protesters have besieged the main entrance of the National Assembly to protest against the increase and introduction of new projects into the 2018 budget by the legislature.
In 2011, a brilliant, fine gentleman from the south-south was elected into the Nigerian senate. He was full of hopes and dreams. At a dinner with journalist friends, he outlined his vision and spoke enthusiastically about pursuing “developmental legislative agenda”.
The Presidency on Friday insisted that members of the National Assembly deliberately distorted the 2018 Budget presented to them by President Muhammadu Buhari in order to increase their allocation for constituency projects.
Two days after President Muhammadu Buhari expressed reservations over some alterations in the 2018 budget, both chambers of the national assembly have sent a response to the president.
The South East Senate Caucus has expressed shock over reported cut in the 2018 budget allocation for the Enugu Airport Terminal.
Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, on Thursday, says 2018 budget projections are achievable with cooperation from the National Assembly and other stakeholders.
Prof. Olusegun Ajibola, immediate past president, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), on Thursday criticised the National Assembly for tampering with provisions for critical projects in the 2018 budget.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Ecology and Climate Change, Sen. Bukar Ibrahim, on Thursday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure adequate implementation of the N9.12 trillion 2018 Budget.
The Federal Government says it is determined to ensure effective implementation of the 2018 Budget notwithstanding the delay it encountered before it was signed into law.
A member of the National Assembly, Senator Bukar Ibrahim, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari should not be blamed if the 2018 budget is not fully implemented.
France's World Cup win was the "supreme coronation" after the "hurt" of losing in the last European Championship final, said coach Didier Deschamps.
The Nigerian community in South Africa has expressed shock over the killing of another Nigerian, Mr Martin Ebuzoeme by unknown assailant in that country.
Many passengers were on Sunday feared dead when a commercial bus reportedly plunged into the Ovia River in the Ovia North-East Local Government Area of Edo State.
Hundreds of Nigerian troops are missing after Boko Haram jihadists overran a military base in the remote northeast, security sources said on Sunday, in the second major assault on the armed forces in two days.
Cristiano Ronaldo has landed in Turin ahead of his official unveiling as Juventus’ superstar summer signing on Monday afternoon, the Serie A champions announced on Sunday.
Some stakeholders in Nembe, Bayelsa State have pledged more support to the operations of Nigeria Police Force in the area, stating that all hands must be on deck in crime control and prevention processes.
Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has revealed that the Serie A club were offered Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo before he joined Juventus, but decided against signing him because such a mega money transaction would render the club bankrupt.
Cameroon’s 85-year-old president, Paul Biya, announced Friday that he plans to run for a seventh consecutive term in office in the October election.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the people of Ekiti State have demonstrated their trust in the party’s candidate, Kayode Fayemi’s ability to deliver on his campaign promises.
The complainant told the Magajin Gari Sharia Court II in Kaduna that the girl, Janet Baru had professed love to him and promised to convert to Islam so that they could get married, but later denied him after collecting a huge amount of money from him.