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No fewer than 43 buildings under construction collapsed in Nigeria in 2019, according to the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB).
The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare 11, has promised to partner with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) through advocacy and empowerment in the fight against human trafficking.
An Environmental and Health Expert, Dr. Omogbohun Patrick, has advised Lagos residents to display a positive attitude toward the environment to prevent health and environmental hazards.
The Professor Ango Abdullahi-led Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has risen from its meeting in Zaria on Sunday with a verdict that President Muhammadu Buhari has failed Nigeria.
Admist controversies trailing the purported increase in electricity tariff, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has stated that the transition to cost-reflective tariff will take effect by the of 2021
The Founder, Women Empowerment and Legal Aid, WELA, Mrs. Funmi Falana, who made the call in Lagos, admonished Nigerians to stand up for human rights for everyone, everywhere and at all times.
The Federal Government is making moves to rescue Nigerians trapped in various mining areas in Mali.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) may open investigations into alleged rights abuses in the decade-long Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, Netsanet Belay, Amnesty International’s Research and Advocacy Director, has said.
The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has established a joint committee to execute the recommendations contained in its audit reports.
The Lagos State Government has warned the general public, particularly unrepentant noise polluters, to desist from attacking its officials on duty or face the full wrath of the law.
The National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS - Nigeria’s Premier think Tank, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently repeal the National Health Insurance, NHIS Act and replace it with the National Health Insurance Commission Bill to make healthcare delivery in Nigeria more flexible, accommodating of all citizens.
Former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, said that improving the integrity of elections is key to the democratic development of any nation.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Local Governments and Community Affairs, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke, has admonished public officials working in the 57 Local Governments/Local Council Development Areas of the State to rise above the traditional constraints and old ways of doing things and begin to think globally, but act locally to facilitate the achievement of the developmental agenda and blueprint of the State Government in all sectors of the State’s economy.
This was emphasised by the wife of the Ekiti State Governor, Bisi Fayemi, on Tuesday while on an advocacy and women empowerment tour in the state.
The Minister, Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Muhammed Bello, has said the influx of too many vehicles has increased crime rate in Abuja and its environs.
Rev Peter Ujomu, Executive Director, Health Matters Incorporated,(HMI) a development NGO has stressed the need for community advocacy expansion to enhance well being of Nigerians and national development.
A human rights and good governance advocacy group, Make A Difference Initiative (MAD), has applauded Justice Sybil Nwaka for imposing a 60-year jail term on a paedophile, Adegboyea Adekan, who raped a two-year-old girl.
The Minister for Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has charged civil society and Non-Governmental Organisations in the country to encourage youths to see education as key to development and campaign against drug addiction.
Alexandre Lacazette has told Bukayo Saka to commit his future to the club, in a message on social media.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says Nigerians will soon enjoy hourly train services on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line.
Victor Mbaoma has told newsmen that he has fulfilled one of his essential objectives that influenced his decision to join Enyimba of Aba last year.
The Jigawa Police Command, has confirmed that its patrol vehicle hit and killed a pedestrian, Hauwa Danladi-Turis, and injured four others in Malammadori Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
Asisat Oshoala netted her second hat-trick of the season for Barcelona and made an assist in their 6-0 win over Logrono in the Spanish Primera Iberdrola encounter on Saturday.
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has suspended sponsorship of conference attendance for Nigerian lecturers over allegations of fraudulent practices by many the beneficiaries.
Jamilu Collins scored an unfortunate own goal that condemned Paderborn to a 2-1 Bundesliga defeat to Hertha Berlin at the Benteler-Arena on Saturday afternoon.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) volunteered last year at the last meeting in Morocco to host the Third African Medicine Quality Forum (AMQF) meeting. The meeting will take place at the Transcorp Hilton Abuja from the 24th – 28th February, 2020.
Amid speculations that the ruling All Progressives Congress may collapse after the exit of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023, the Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, has said the much speculated presidential ambitions of Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State and that of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, cannot break the party.
Following several hours of unsuccessful search for the body of a man, identified as Mr Daibo Toju Davies, 22, who committed suicide by jumping into the Lagoon from Third Mainland Bridge inward Adeniji Adele Road, Lagos Island, on Saturday, men of the Lagos State Emergency Agency, LASEMA, and other rescue team have suspend further search for the next 48 hours.