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The African Action Congress (AAC) on Tuesday said it would contest only three councillorship seats in two local government councils at the July 24 council polls in Lagos State.
No fewer than 244 suspects have been arrested and a total of 21 convicted for drug related offences between July 2020 and June 2021, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Akwa Ibom State has disclosed.
How time flies. It is already one year since the death of Ibidunni Ighodalo, businesswoman, philanthropist and wife of 13 years to the Senior Pastor of Trinity House Church, Ituah Ighodalo. On Sunday, June 13, the first phase of a memorial service was held in her honour at the Trinity House, Zion Centre. There were special song ministrations, prayers and tributes. A documentary chronicling her good deeds was broadcasted to members of the church during the memorial service.
Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has disclosed that Nigeria currently has the highest burden of sickle cell disease in the world ahead of Democratic Republic of Congo and India, with an estimated 25% of her adult population being carriers of defective S-gene.
The Federal Government on Thursday called for increased awareness on violence against women and girls aimed at ending the scourge.
The Nigerian Ports Authority has blacklisted six truck parks for non-compliance with the guidelines for the electronic call-up system, according to a report.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau on Wednesday advised people of the state not to attack firefighters but assist them to save lives.
Scaling Up Nutrition Business Network (SBN), an NGO, has organised a two-day training for food processors in Kebbi State on basic nutrition and food safety.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said around seven million patients require blood to safe their lives annually on the African continent.
The former Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, has launched a campaign to educate and enlighten school children on their sexual rights and other Sexual Gender-Based Violence (SGBV).
The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) has reaffirmed its commitment to environmental sustainability, pledging to entrench positive practices in its operations and among its stakeholders.
Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) and the Nigeria Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) have expressed dissent over plans to privatise the water, energy, and waste management sector.
No fewer than three Non-governmental organizations (NGO) yesterday played for charity in a football tournament as they geared to take 100 girl children to school.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has commenced the process of carrying out fraud risk assessment on Federal Government agencies as part of efforts to fight corruption in the country.
World Environment Day: FCMB restates commitment to environmental sustainability; expands support to renewable energy...
First City Monument Bank (FCMB), has re-assured that it will continue to champion, execute and support initiatives that would enhance the ecosystem, as well as tackle some of the adverse effects of climate change and other challenges facing the environment. According to the Bank, this is in recognition of the fact that a cleaner and more sustainable environment is key to building a better world for present and future generations.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday, June 10, perform the official launch of the assets under the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, also known as the Deep Blue Project in Lagos.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, has acknowledged the good work of International Federation of women Lawyers (FIDA) in tackling the problems of women and children in the areas of abuse and manipulation of human right.
Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.
A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.
Ibrahim Farinloye, the acting zonal coordinator, south-west zonal office, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), confirmed the development to newsmen.
The Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the 2021 Wimbledon tournament, citing her struggle with depression and anxiety as the cause.
The police in Lagos have arrested one Emmanuel Madueke, the 62-year-old proprietor of Megland Comprehensive School, Lekki, for allegedly sexually assaulting and harassing a 14-year-old student of his school.
Turkish Super Lig side Hatayspor have announced the signing of Nigerian-Canadian Samuel Adekugbe.
Police in eSwatini on Saturday clashed with a rural demonstration demanding democratic reforms in Africa's last absolute monarchy, an AFP reporter said.