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Joe Utomi, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources in Delta, has said that the dwindling fortunes in the global oil market has forced many oil-producing nations to turn to agriculture as alternative source of revenue.
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has charged chairmen of the local government councils and local council development areas (LCDAs) to seek independent funding sources to develop their councils.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has raised the alarm over the current state of disunity in the country, stressing that Nigeria was not as divided as this during the civil war in comparison to the worst situation of things as they are now.
Youths in Damaturu have urged Yobe governor-elect, Alhaji MaiMala Buni, to give priority to his proposed Farmer Anchor Borrowers programme to facilitate economic rehabilitation and empowerment of youths in the state.
Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on Thursday told the Senate Committee on Finance that some slight adjustments had been effected on the 2019 Medium Term Fiscal Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP) between when it was approved by the Federal Executive Council and the finalization of the 2019 Budget Proposals.
The House of Representatives member elect for Ohaozara, Onicha and Ivo Federal Constituency, Ebonyi State, Engr. Livinus Makwe, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for the smooth conduct of elections in Ebonyi state.
A head of the formal inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, a committee to aid the administration deliver on fresh mandates and policy have been constituted and has commenced work.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of two Executive Directors to the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) Board.
Osun State Governor Isiaka Oyetola has declared that the victory recorded by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state will fast track development of the state.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has promised to interface with the police to ensure that those implicated in Offa robbery were promptly prosecuted.
Emeka Ojukwu Jnr, son of the late Igbo leader, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to be magnanimous in victory and appoint Igbos in strategic positions during his second term.
Some ambassadors have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Feb. 23 presidential election, saying his re-election portends a positive image for Nigeria in the international community.
Seventy political parties under the aegis of Coalition of Registered Political Parties (CRPP) have adopted Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, as their consensus candidate for the March 9 governorship election in Enugu State.
Mr Yusuf Buba, Member, Representing Hong/Gombi Federal Constituency, Adamawa, has expressed desire to vie for the position of speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara in the ninth assembly.
Dangote increases cement export to $600 million annually, targets $4.6 billion investment in consumables
President of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, has disclosed plans of the company to increase cement exports to $600million.
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has said that the Federal Government is willing to set up a National Savings Committee that will make recommendations to the government on the best ways to mobilise savings that would lead to economic growth.
Sokoto State chapter of the People Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will not accept anything short of free, fair and credible polls in tomorrow’s supplementary poll in the state.
The People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ) has hailed the verdict of the Osun State Governorship election tribunal, which upheld the victory of its candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, describing the judgement as a victory for democracy and triumph of the will of the people.
A group, Bauchi Youth Awareness Ambassadors, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of causing political confusion in the state due to the way it handled governorship election.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has hailed the tribunal declaration of Sen. Ademola Adeleke as governor of Osun State, saying it is hope awakening.
The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has ordered INEC to issue Certificate of Return as duly elected governor to Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2018 election.
Disgraced former England international Adam Johnson is believed to have been released from prison after serving three years for child sex offences.
No fewer than 58 people have been killed in flash floods in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua.
President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the Chartered Institute of Training and Development of Nigeria Bill and the Nigerian Aeronautic Research Rescue Bill.
The deposed leader of an IS-backed faction of Boko Haram has been detained by more radical elements who seized control of the group, the AFP has reported, quoting three different sources.
A total of 450 students on Thursday matriculated at Edo University, Iyamho, for the 2018/2019 academic session of the University.