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At the disbursement centre in Idi-Agba Titun, Akure, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu said the scheme was to assist the unemployed but productive poor in the state to become self-reliant.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State said that the state would implement the Ruga settlemnt scheme in spite of its suspension by the Federal Government.
Thousands of Workers gathered at the Agege Stadium to join there counterparts around the world for the May 1st International Workers Day celebration.
Ahead of the supplementary elections in Kano on Saturday, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state says that his government will not tolerate any breach of peace by any group or person in the state.
The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, says Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo lost at his polling unit at Victoria Garden City, Lagos, because he was the victim of an elite conspiracy and tribalism.
UEFA will fast-track the implementation of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) for the knockout stages of its Champions League this season, its president, Aleksander Ceferin, said on Monday.
No fewer than 50,000 Nigerians are to receive free screening for HIV/AIDS and 300,000 packets of condoms to be distributed by AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF).
The inauguration of the 27 sports associations in Kwara State will hold Nov. 29. Kwara State Director of Sports, Tunde Kazeem said the inauguration would be performed by the State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed.
UEFA has announced it will increase the amount of funding it supplies towards women’s soccer in a bid to continue its rise in popularity.
Mr Oluseyi Olusunde, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Health Officer in Bauchi said on Thursday that the rate of neonatal deaths in the state was alarming and called for urgent action.
Ahead of 2019 elections, Senator Monsurat Sunmonu (ADC-Oyo Central) has said the African Democratic Congress in Oyo State, has gained 80 per cent of voting population.
Ahead of 2019 general elections, Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mr. Abiodun Odude, has warned politicians and their followers in the state against possession of firearms.
As political parties continue to strategise towards 2019, the Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has added one more governorship aspirant to its array of gubernatorial hopefuls as the former acting governor of the state, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has declared to challenge Governor Jibrilla Bindow, in 2019 elections.
Ahead of 2019 general elections, a former senate president of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Michael Sunday Emaluji, on Saturday formally declares to contest Cross River State House of Assembly seat to represent Yala 1 constituency.
The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) has budgeted N3.4 million under its 2018 PIND Media Solution Journalism Innovative Grant for Peace Building and Economic Development to encourage media personnel and organisations to develop innovative ideas that could help change the Niger Delta narrative, an official said.
Prof. James Apam, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kogi, on Thursday urged voters in the country to always turn out en masse in elections, saying it would discourage vote-buying.
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President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to Japan on Sunday to attend the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development, the Presidency has said.
Governor Zulum who briefed State House correspondents after the meeting attributed the continuous attacks on Borno communities by the insurgents to the porous nature of Nigeria borders.
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has suspended all leaves and travels for all workers of the ministry because of the urgent need to get the budget ready on time.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo has denied allegation that it received N6.2 billion from President Buhari for RUGA settlement plan
Zinedine Zidane has challenged Gareth Bale to show why he is still one of the world's best players as he continues his reintegration at Real Madrid.
Returning Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama, says he will focus attention on ensuring the security of Nigerians living abroad and attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to the country.g
A Benin based lawyer and Notary Public, Barr. Olayiwola Afolabi, yesterday made a cash donation to the family of late Sergeant Mark Ediale, one of the policemen killed by soldiers in Taraba State while on official assignment.
Fransisca Ordega's assist helped Shanghai secure a 1-1 draw against Changchun Zhuoyue in a Chinese Women's Super League encounter on Monday.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Wednesday, admitted the U. S.-based businesswoman, Isabella Oshodin, bail in the sum of N250 million.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja presided over a two-day presidential retreat, with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, some state governors and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha in attendance.