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The management of the University College Hospital (UCH), the foremost teaching hospital in Nigeria, has beefed up security around the medical facility over intelligence received that some hoodlums planned to burn the facility.
Zinedine Zidane has warned Real Madrid not to underestimate Barcelona in the first El Clásico of the season on Saturday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, and the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, have both spoken on the need for the government to pay attention to education, saying that a nation’s development is directly proportional to the level of educational investment in the nation.
Collations of results are underway in the 18 local government areas of Edo State after a relatively peaceful governorship election. Attention is expected to shift to the state collation centre in Benin later in day where the standings of the 14 candidates that participated in the election in each of the local governments will be declared and consequently, the overall winner of the poll.
Osimhen has been making headlines beyond the Campania capital following his big-money move from Lille. So much attention has been placed on the 21-year-old such that he has been tipped in some quarters to walk in the shoes of club greats like Diego Maradona, Edinson Cavani and Gonzalo Higuain.
Nigeria Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association, NLPGA, has kicked against moves by the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, to impose administrative levy, despite the deregulation of the LPG sector.
The sacked Chairman of Oyo State Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Prince Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye, has debunked the rumours making the rounds that he was planning to dump the All Progressives Party (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Edo State Governor and candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, said yesterday that the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, deceived the 12 members-elect of the state’s Assembly who refused to present themselves for inauguration and two others whose seats were declared vacant, denying their constituents representation.
Nigeria’s First Lady, Dr. Aisha Buhari has noted that Nigeria may not have competent young adults to run the government, business and academia in the future if the problem of malnutrition is not solved.
The President of Takete Ide Progressive Union (TIPU) in Mopamuro Local Government Area (LGA) of Kogi State, Prince Richard Dare Fiki, has called on the government, corporate organisations and well-meaning individuals to create enabling environment for the youths to actualise their God-given potentials.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), FCT Command, says it seized 3,546.632 kilograms of hard drugs from January to July.
The Vice-Chairman of the Media and Publicity Committee of APC National Campaign Council, Hon Patrick Obahiagbon on Wednesday, accused Governor Godwin Obaseki of abandoning governance and rather spending time to plot the rigging of the coming September 19th election.
A magistrate court in Zuba, Abuja, has dismissed the assault case filed by the Nigerian Police against the Adamawa senator, Elisha Abbo.
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has asked Tosin Ojaomo, the counsel for the embattled former acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, to direct the request for his client’s bail to the Presidential panel investigating his activities in office.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, said contrary to what is in circulation, he never poured acid on a fellow student as an undergraduate but rather drew the attention of the school security and took the victim for first aid treatment.
The Ekiti State Government has established a Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) where victims of rape and other molestations will receive medical and psychological attention, rather than being abandoned to suffer.
A bug in Android means that setting a certain image as your phone’s wallpaper could be enough to crash it. The issue gained widespread attention over the weekend after leaker Ice Universe tweeted the image that causes the issue, and the bug has since been verified by 9to5Google and Android Authority. Ice Universe says that the bug affects Samsung handsets in particular, but it’s also been replicated on Google Pixel phones, among others.
The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and other African leaders, not to allow US President Donald Trump to frustrate Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s bid to emerge as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation.
Everton winger Theo Walcott wants to stay at Southampton permanently.
Barcelona presidential candidate Victor Font is eager for more the club's icons to be involved in his project.
Liverpool are having serious concerns about the fitness of midfielder Fabinho.
“Till date, 62,521 cases have been confirmed, 58, 249 cases have been discharged and 1141 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory”, the agency reported on its microsite Thursday night.
The South East leaders on Thursday called on their youths to shun the destruction of government and private property and embrace peace.
An Enugu State House of Assembly member, Hon Emma Ugwuerua, representing Nsukka West, has warned youths in the State against violent protests and vandalising public and private property.
Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has claimed the club are €1 billion ($1.2 billion) in debt and slammed the decision to sell Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus as “lunacy.”
The Speaker, Ogun House of Assembly, on Wednesday, said that the lawmakers had yet to be paid their constituency project allowance since the commencement of the Ninth Assembly.
A Nigerian senator has explained that some of the items stolen from his house were bought with public funds by a government agency which handed it over to him for distribution.