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The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide, yesterday called on the people of the Niger Delta to take advantage of the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) for small scale farmers in Nigeria or lose out on its many benefits.
Youth farmers in Kebbi State, on Thursday, staged a peaceful protest across major streets in the state capital, to express their dismay over alleged irregularities and high rate of interests given to them under the Anchor Borrowers programme of Federal Government.
The Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has announced that its members were already working round the clock “in order to force President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election in 2019.”
The All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, in Kano State has expressed concern over the refusal of most of its members to repay their Anchor Borrowers loans.
The Founder/Group Managing Director of Emzor Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Stella Okoli, has called on all Nigerians to work together in combating the rising problem of drug abuse among youths.
His grilling by the heads of the parliament’s political groups at around 1630 GMT comes three days before the EU introduces sweeping new personal data protection rules, which the Facebook chief has now welcomed.
The Kwara State Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development says it has closed no fewer than 40 schools operating illegally across the three senatorial districts of the state.
Dozens of people are feared to have died in a heatwave gripping Pakistan's largest city Karachi this week, a charity in the sprawling metropolis said Tuesday, as temperatures hit 42 degrees Celsius (108 degrees Fahrenheit).
Manuel Pellegrini has targeted four or five signings to launch a blueprint of attacking football at West Ham United.
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan has been left out of Belgium's World Cup squad for this summer's tournament.
The Federal Government has accepted a letter by the Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) to discontinue the handling of the Enugu State’ 9th Mile corner-82 Division roundabout road construction.
The Nigerian military says the Tuesday attack that claimed the lives of at least three operatives of the Civilian-JTF in Konduga town of Borno State was possible because Boko Haram used an aged man who disguised as a weak and feeble traveller.
The Assistant Inspector-General of police, Zone 5, Rasheed Akintunde, has ordered the arrest of three policemen who were allegedly involved in the death of one Samson Omonuwa in Warri, Delta State.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone is wary of the threat posed by Marseille’s Dimitri Payet but believes his team’s extra experience will count for something in Wednesday’s Europa League final.