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Two-time governorship candidate and a gubernatorial aspirant of African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ogun State, Gboyega Nasiru Isiaka, has called on the state government to set up a relief fund to mitigate the losses suffered by victims of the flood that ravaged Abeokuta metropolis last Friday
The outgoing French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Denys Gauer, has identified impunity and injustice as the factors driving the killings and bloodshed in Plateau, Benue, Kaduna States and other parts of the country.
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday appealed to the residents to bear with the government over the inconveniences they might be experiencing from the ongoing multiple infrastructural projects across the state.
The national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to deliver quality leadership and foster national unity.
No fewer than five persons were feared dead and property worth millions of naira destroyed on Friday night, as flood wreaked havoc in some parts of Abeokuta, Ogun state capital.
Leaders of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP said the closed door meeting they held with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Saturday was a success.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday apologised to former President Olusegun Obasanjo for ‘‘bad conduct and mistreatment,’’ Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo’s Media Aide, has said.
The National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has said if his party wins at the centre in 2019, the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration will be probed on the way it spent the $322m looted funds recovered from the late dictator, General Sani Abacha.
Scores of people, including a mother and child were missing Friday and properties worth billions of naira were destroyed after a massive flood ravaged parts of Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital, and its environs.
The Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, yesterday in Abuja said he met with President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa to thank him for dispatching a high profile delegation to the funeral of his mother penultimate weekend.
Also, it was gathered that some members of the Board of Trustees of the party like its Chairman, Senator Walid Jibrin, and a former Deputy National Chairman of the party, Chief Olabode George, would be part of the meeting.
The Presidency has said stories with insinuations are making the rounds that Pastor Tunde Bakare of Latter Rain Assembly and Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, met together with President Muhammadu Buhari at State House, Abuja, Friday, is far from the truth.
Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has disclosed that the federal government was indebted to the state government to the tune of a whopping sum of N195 billion spent to rehabilitate some of the trunk ‘A’ roads spread across the state.
Youths Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), on Monday insisted that announced result of Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti was correct.
The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has extended it scholarship programme to China, Germany and France to deepen capacity of Nigeria in the oil and gas sector.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced a community integration and stakeholders’ engagement to sensitise people in Cross River ahead the planned oil palm-based bio-diesel project.
Former Arsenal forward Thierry Henry has announced he is leaving Sky Sports to focus on his "long-term ambition to become a football manager".
Newspaper Vendors in Bauchi have lamented over the drop in sale of newspapers as a result of internet evolution.
Chris Akomas, a former deputy governor of Abia State, has formally declared his interest to run for the 2019 governorship race on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and solicited for the support of his party members.
Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic insisted fatigue will not be an issue for the biggest game of his career despite being pushed to three periods of extra-time to make Sunday’s World Cup final.
As part of measures to raise the consciousness of motorists on safety issues on the highways in Katsina, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in the state on Wednesday said it had apprehended 32 motorists for various offences ranging from overloading, violation of traffic rules and driver’s licence.
Thirty men suspected to be members of an unlawful society called “Black Axe” were on Wednesday arraigned in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has received a batch of 160 assisted voluntary returnees from Libya who were stranded in failed attempts to reach different European countries.