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The Economic Confidential has released the Annual States Viability Index (ASVI) which shows that seventeen (17) States are insolvent as their Internally Generated Revenues (IGR) in 2018 were far below 10% of their receipts from the Federation Account Allocations (FAA) in the same year.
The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide on Wednesday urged the Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to reconcile with Niger Delta Leader, Asari Dokubo.
Armed men killed nine villagers, including children, and torched homes in northern Nigeria Saturday, official sources said, the latest attack in a surge of violence in the Kaduna region.
At least 12 people were killed in election-day clashes in Bangladesh Sunday, after a bloody campaign overshadowed by a crackdown on the opposition by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who is expected to win a historic but controversial fourth term.
Armed bandits operating along Birnin Gwari–Funtua road killed a soldier and injured two others on Tuesday when troops of 1 Division under Operation Whirl Punch responded to a distress call about an armed robbery along the road.
The United States started arming drones in the West African nation of Niger earlier this year, according to the US Africa Command.
Malian troops killed 11 jihadists who had ambushed them in the centre of the country, in clashes that also left one soldier dead, the defence ministry said.
The Yandang Community in Taraba State on Wednesday condemned the brutal killing of their people in Iware cattle market and called on security agencies to fish out the perpetrators of the wicked act.
Many people were feared killed following a night attack on five predominantly Fulani communities in southern part of Adamawa state, residents and security sources have said.
Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, says the army has made “giant strides” in the last one year in combating security challenges. He also said the security outlook of the country “is very positive.”
A photograph of a man with an assault rifle in front of cattle is frequently used to illustrate Nigerian media stories about bloody clashes between farmers and herders.
The person representing Kogi East in the Senate, Atai Aidoko, has reported an onslaught by suspected ‘Fulani herdsmen’ which, he said, claimed 32 lives in two local governments in Kogi State to the Senate.
Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Anglican Communion, has appealed to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to leave legacies that posterity would remember him for.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has expressed worry over prevalent cases of drug abuse among youths in the country.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bank of Industry (BoI), have disclosed plans to partner with the Edo State Government to ease access to finance to creators at the Edo Creative Hub.
The police in Lagos said a 42-year-old man, Enifeh Omomo, allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and their six-year-old son at their Ikorodu residence.
The Federal Government’s withdrawal of the Nigerian Navy and other military formations from controlling traffic at the Apapa Port has been lauded as a welcome development by some truck owners.
Odia Ofeimun, a renowned Nigerian poet, on Saturday in Abuja urged writers to keep on writing for the betterment of Nigeria.
A Nursing Expert, Mrs Victoria Opakunle, says regular medical checkup is critical to the prevention of depression, a mental disorder that can lead to mental illness and even suicide.
The Plateau Local Government Elections Tribunal on Saturday, dismissed the petition filed by the PDP, challenging the victory of the APC in Langtang-North Local Government Area.
The Paris Saint-Germain forward has had another injury-hit campaign but has returned to fitness in time for this year's tournament.
Michael Hunter intends to earn his world title shot at Anthony Joshua after coming close to being confirmed as a replacement opponent for the British star’s US debut.