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Lagos state government says it disbursed N939.98 million to 1,835 beneficiaries under its micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) recovery fund.
The wife of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Folu Adeboye, on Tuesday inaugurated a new Redeemer’s Health Centre (RHC) annexe in Ibadan.
‘Those who live by the sword die by the sword’, goes a popular saying. That turned out to be story of Auwal Daudawal, a bandit leader that returned to his vomit after he presumably turned a new leaf.
First City Monument Bank, in partnership with Tulsi Chanrai Foundation (TCF) of India, has so far carried out free eye surgeries, correctional testing services and provided glasses to over 300,000 Nigerians under the Bank's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, tagged Priceless Gift of Sight.
Virtual Trip: Antony Blinken to discuss Nigeria-US bilateral relations with President Buhari, Geoffrey Onyeama
The United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, will be discussing with President Muhammadu Buhari and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, Nigeria-US bilateral relations and issues of shared importance between the two countries during a virtual trip to Nigeria Tuesday.
The ESP, approved by the Federal Executive Council on June 24, 2020 was developed by the Economic Sustainability Committee chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to respond to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, yesterday, inaugurated the newly asphalted 22.443km Neke-Mbu-Ogbodu Abba-Obollo Etti road which was awarded under the Phase one roads of the Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP-2) in the state.
Some government primary and secondary school teachers in Rivers State, yesterday, protested non-payment of their five years salaries by the state government.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has donated assorted food items worth 1.1 million dollars for distribution to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno, Yobe and Zamfara States.
A plan to deliver electricity to about 25m Nigerians whose communities are off the grid has commenced in Jigawa State flagged off by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, who restated the determination of the Buhari administration to ensure that millions more will now have access to cheap and environmentally friendly renewable power.
Zamfara State governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle has empowered youths and women in the State with over N81 million to boost food production amidst insecurity.
Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, Mr. Tony Ojukwu, has commended the joint afford of the European and United Nations Spotlight Initiative On its various programs, tailored towards ending violence against women and the girl child in Nigeria.
The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts, yesterday quizzed the new interim administration of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) led by Col. M. Dixon Dikio (rtd) over the N3.7 billion that was allegedly paid to ex-agitators and contractors.
Ahead of next week’s House of Representatives by-election for the vacant seat of Aba North/South federal constituency, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State has stepped up its campaign for its candidate, Hon Mascot Uzor Kalu, the party also resolving to centre its campaign on infrastructure and social welfare, stating that it won’t be distracted by what it described as a ‘campaign of calumny’ by its main rival, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in the state.
The Middle Belt Journalists Forum (MBJF) has passed a vote of no confidence on the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Ahmed Idris Wase.
Eight students of the University of Abuja, Gwagwalada, FCT, on Wednesday, received the sum of N2.2 million for undergraduate research in various disciplines.
Launching the programme, the Minister of Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq said that “we gather to provide support to citizens of our beloved country. I am delighted to have you all converge on this venue for purpose of flagging off the Federal Government’s cash grant for rural women, which is a significant social protection programme of President Muhammadu Buhari’s government, aimed at uplifting the most vulnerable groups out of poverty”.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is receiving applications for its N50 billion targeted credit facility (TCF) aimed at supporting households and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Senate Committee on Public Account on Wednesday uncovered a differential of N120 billion in the payment of subsidy to the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria by the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulators in 2016.
In continuation of a three-nation tour by Dr. Patrice Motsepe, President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), which newsmen reported on recently, a joint CAF and FIFA delegation arrived in Liberia on Thursday, to hold meetings in Monrovia with the Liberian Football Association and government officials.
Legendary Real Madrid and Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas has suffered a new suspected heart attack that landed him in the emergency room.
The Chairman, Board of Commissioners of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Adeolu Akande, has stated that the full deployment of 5G technology in the country would have positive impact on Nigeria’s digital economy.
Nigeria has vaccinated 1,266,742 persons against COVID-19, two months after nationwide rollout commenced on March 5.
Zambia’s Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has not been temporarily or permanently shuttered, the state-appointed provisional liquidator of the copper mine previously owned by Vedanta Resources said on Wednesday, denying a Bloomberg report.
Tanzania has suspended flights to and from India amid the COVID-19 surge in the Southeast Asian nation, the country's health ministry said, the latest sign of its increasingly active approach to tackling the pandemic under its new president.
Colombia's defense minister on Monday blamed illegal armed groups for looting and vandalism during five days of street protests but would not confirm how many demonstrators have died.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has revealed that the team will give Man City a run for their money in next season’s Premier League.
The market capitalisation of the Nigerian Stock (NGX) recorded a growth of N419 billion in April due to impressive first quarter results declared by some companies.
The police in Enugu State said they have gunned down one armed robbery suspect, arrested two and recovered firearms and ammunition in operations carried out within seven days in the state.