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A stalwart and national delegate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, High Chief Higgins Oko Peter, has said the senator representing the Cross River North in the 9th Assembly, Senator Dr Stephen Odey, will deliver effectively with his intellectual capacity and experience.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has denied any plan to clamp down on Baptist Girls Academy, Lagos, in its preparation for the conduct of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), contrary to reports making the round.
Senior Special Assistant to Governor Samuel Ortom on Animal Husbandry, Alhaji Shehu Tambaya, has again stressed that Benue would not repeal its grazing law no matter the intimidation.
Mr Terver Akase, the Chief Press Secretary to the Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom, Friday said the failure of Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, to reproach the armed herdsmen militia responsible for the killings in Benue state smacks of complicity and tacit support for the killer herders.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Segun Runsewe as Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), for another term of four years.
A former President of Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide, Udengs Eradiri, has appealed to Ijaw youths from to drop their ongoing plans to shut down the Niger Delta region in a protest designed to compel President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate a substantive board for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The Kwara State Government has reiterated its commitment to the development of local content in various trades, including agricultural produce.
About 200 residential houses in six communities of Cross River State have been washed into the ravines by flood water from gully erosion in the last five years.
The Special Adviser to the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Inter-party affairs, Hon. Jonathan Chukwuma, has condemned the attack on Enugu police divisionby unknown gunmen.
India’s capital New Delhi recorded 25,500 coronavirus cases in a 24-hour period, with about one in three people tested returning a positive result, its chief minister said, urging the federal government to provide more hospital beds to tackle the crisis.
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has commended her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari, for appointing one of her aides, Dr Hajo Sani, as Nigeria’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to UNESCO.
Former presidential aide, Doyin Okupe, has said now is the time for Nigeria to have a national summit to profer solutions to insecurity in the country.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has faulted former governor of Ekiti State, Mr Peter Fayose, for describing him as “deadly”.
The Biden administration has secured agreements for Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala to place more troops on their borders, a White House official told Reuters on Monday amid the growing number of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexican border.
As delegates from Oyo State are being accredited for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Congress, armed men numbering more than 150 have invaded the hotel where former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, was lodged.
An aspirant in the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State, Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo, has explained why he chose to run for the poll on the party’s platform.
A former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, has said the outcome of the zonal congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West will be negative and may affect the future of the party in the zone.
Former President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has denied a claim that the 8th Senate he led rejected request of $1 billion from President Muhammadu Buhari to purchase arms to fight insecurity in the country.
Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned unregistered investment-tech platforms to desist from offering foreign securities to Nigerians.
Hama Amadou, a leading opposition figure in Niger, has been allowed out of prison to fly to France for medical care, a top aide said on Thursday.
Legendary Real Madrid and Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas has suffered a new suspected heart attack that landed him in the emergency room.
The Chairman, Board of Commissioners of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Adeolu Akande, has stated that the full deployment of 5G technology in the country would have positive impact on Nigeria’s digital economy.
Nigeria has vaccinated 1,266,742 persons against COVID-19, two months after nationwide rollout commenced on March 5.
Zambia’s Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has not been temporarily or permanently shuttered, the state-appointed provisional liquidator of the copper mine previously owned by Vedanta Resources said on Wednesday, denying a Bloomberg report.
Tottenham are yet to identify a ‘leading candidate’ for their vacant managerial position with the club mulling over a number of ‘options’.
Former Nigerian midfielder Henry Nwosu has advised Super Eagles striker, Simy Nwankwo to look beyond Crotone and join a better club next season.
Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has directed the Head of Service to convene a meeting with the negotiation Council for the signing of final agreement and consequential adjustment on the N30,000 new minimum wage in the state.
The campaign posters of former Senate president Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki for 2023 presidency have surfaced in many parts of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have expressed their commitment to work with African leaders to redouble efforts at strengthening food security in the continent.
An energy expert, Prince Mustapha Audu, has accused the federal government of mishandling the issue of subsidy on petrol instead of solving the problem.