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The federal government has unveiled the Warri-Itakpe standards gauge railway 30 years after it started constructing the rail line designed to transport iron ore from Itakpe to Ajaokuta and Aladja Steel Rolling Mills in Delta.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received a former Head of State retired General Abdulsalami Abubakar at the State House, Abuja.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has enlisted the support of other ex-presidents and Prime Ministers in West Africa to mitigate elections-related conflicts to promote peace in the region.
The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has called for the sacking of the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, as the Secretary of National Peace Committee chaired by former Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar.
A civil society organization, Centre for Liberty, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for conducting the Edo state governorship election “in a mostly civilized and less disruptive manner across the state.”
Ahead of the October 10 gubernatorial election in Ondo State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday in Abuja said despite the fire incident that destroyed Card Readers meant for the election, the governorship poll will still go ahead as planned.
Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has vowed to ensure that officers and men of the force deployed for the election uphold the standard requirements for a peaceful and credible election.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Office on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, secured a seven years prison term of one Sadiq Mustapha without option of fine, before Justice Mallong Peter of the Federal High Court, Kaduna for obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N6,100, 000 (Six Million One Hundred Thousand) and operating illegal bureau de change.
VP Osinbajo, Governor Oyetola, Generals Gowon, Abdulsalami task Nigerians on selfless service to humanity
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo; Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola; former Heads of State, General Yakubu Gowon and General Abdulsalami Abubakir, have charged Nigerians on selfless service to humanity, describing it as ultimate to national development and nation building.
This is despite a Federal High Court in Abuja urging that all parties stay action over the recruitment exercise until the matter brought against the Police by the Police Service Commission over the recruitment is determined.
General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (Retd), a former military president, has returned to his country home and embrace of family members and well wishers in Minna, Niger State, after three months on a medical vacation abroad.
National Chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, said Thursday accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of misleading the Southeast into investing almost 100 percent of their political capital into the party in sixteen years without anything to show for their support.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja hailed his predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, for voluntarily conceding defeat at the 2015 general elections, describing him as a true democrat.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently attending the interfaith conference on Religious Harmony in Nigeria.
The Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees panel set up to discuss the possibility of having a consensus presidential candidate among the aspirants will meet with them (the aspirants) and also screen them on Thursday, it has been gathered.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has challenged Nigerians to take ownership of the fight against corruption for a better society.
Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has called on the old generation to give up power and give the younger ones the opportunity to steer the affairs of the nation.
Former military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), has for the first time come out to corroborate the statement issued by his spokesman, Mr. Kassim Afegbua, which pitted him with the police high command in the country.
The Africa’s richest man and business mogul, Aliko Dangote, yesterday, gave out the hand of his daughter, Fatima in marriage to Jamil, son of former Inspector-General of police, Mohammed Abubakar.
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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will represent Nigeria at the sixth inauguration of President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had recovered more than N50 million from parties involved in illegal real estate transaction activities.
The state’s Deputy Governor, Manassah Jatau, made the declaration in Gombe on Tuesday when a Presidential Visitation Panel, led by Prof. Kenneth Okiongbo, visited the school.
The Bauchi State Road Traffic Agency (BAROTA), on Tuesday, reiterated that activities of commercial motorcycle riders, popularly known as ‘Okada’ or ‘Achaba’, remained banned in the state.
An African regional organisation said about 60 per cent of people from South Sudan are facing “their worst food security” and nutrition crisis since the country became independent a decade ago.
The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen has called on Nigerian women to sustain and build on the political and empowerment legacies established left by late Aisha Alhassan.
Istanbul’s status as the host city for this month’s Champions League Final between Manchester City and Chelsea is in major doubt after Turkey was added to the Government’s list of coronavirus “red list” countries for travel, with the UK ready to step in and host the game instead.
The Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) in Oyo State, has lauded the Supreme Court verdict on sacked council executives, describing it as victory for democracy.
Two of the Abia State University students who were abducted on Wednesday evening have escaped from their abductors, the Commissioner for Information in the state, John Kalu, has said.
Britain's ruling Conservative Party won a new seat in parliament on Friday, sweeping aside the incumbent Labour Party with a victory in the northern English town of Hartlepool that tightens its grip on traditional Labour-voting areas.