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The Ondo State government has criticised the Buhari administration’s response to its decision to order herdsmen out of the state’s forest reserves.
Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has said that his government has directed Fulani herdsmen not registered with the state government to vacate the forests in the state.
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented that the nation’s ranks of dedicated and resourceful patriotic leaders have been depleted by the dreaded Covid-19 pandemic.
A legal battle continued Tuesday to decide the fate of a US woman that the government of Donald Trump intends to execute before leaving power, despite doubts about her mental state.
Democrat Raphael Warnock has won one U.S. Senate seat in Georgia, the Associated Press reported early Wednesday, leaving control of the chamber in question until the result of the state’s other runoff election is decided.
Karima Mehtab Baloch received several death threats before she went missing on Monday and was found dead a day later.
After failing in his legal efforts to overturn his Nov. 3 election loss to Democrat Joe Biden, who on Monday won the state-by-state Electoral College vote that formally determines the U.S. presidency, Trump will re-enter private life on Jan. 20 with an array of opportunities
In commemoration of the International Human Rights Day, the National Human Rights Commission, Ebonyi State Chapter, Thursday, called on all citizens to join hands to put an end to all forms of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, SGBV.
An international organization, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, Wednesday, joined the commemoration of 16 Days of Activism to end Gender-Based Violence, GBV, and officially launched the Women-Led Integrated Protection Action Against Gender-Based Violence (Wipe-GBV) Project.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River on Wednesday told women in the state that being married was not a special qualification in womanhood as believed in some quarters.
An international organization, ActionAid, has ranked Edo, Niger, Adamawa States highest in gender based violence, particularly against women and girls, adding that the social vice was exacerbated by conflicts and COVID-19 pandemic.
Centre for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) has said that huge sums lost to corruption in Africa was enough to provide 24 hours uninterrupted power supply for three years.
Nasarawa state First Lady, Hajiya Silifat Abdullahi Sule, on Monday, stressed the need for the public to participate in the fight against Gender-Based Violence in the state.
President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has selected Xavier Becerra, the Democratic attorney general of California, as his nominee for secretary of health and human services, tapping a former congressman who would be the first Latino to run the department as it battles the surging coronavirus pandemic.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it will continue to deepen partnership with the UN Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) to fight trafficking in person in the country.
However, the 22-year-old has played just five minutes in the last six games and earlier today, reports in the Spanish press indicated that the player had told Zinedine Zidane of his intention to leave on loan during the window.
Pope Francis told U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday that he was praying that God would guide his efforts to bring reconciliation in the United States, while the nation’s bishops condemned Biden’s pro-choice stand on abortion.
A Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), DCG John Mrabure, has been appointed as acting Comptroller General of the Service.
The Jigawa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a 29-member reconciliation committee to unite and bring back its lost glory in the state.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny flew home to Russia on Sunday despite Russian authorities’ stated desire to arrest him and potentially jail him for years, his plane from Berlin landing at a different Moscow airport from the one it was meant to fly to.
The “Hunter” is back auf Schalke! After leaving the club for Ajax Amsterdam back in 2017, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has rejoined FC Schalke 04. The Dutch striker signed a contract until the end of the season on Tuesday (19/1) and he will wear the number 21. Both clubs agreed to keep the details of the deal undisclosed.
A member of House of Representatives from Delta State, Hon. Nicholas Mutu, has urged politicians especially appointees of the government in the state to stop falling heads over on who succeeds Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
Less than a week of the commencement of e-ticketing on the Abuja-Kaduna rail line, over 8,000 passengers have accessed the portal, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said.
Harley and Rainbow Laboratories, which has been licenced and accredited by the Lagos State Government and Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has been approved to offer specialised laboratory tests, including COVID-19 PCR tests to the public, especially travellers.