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The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, on Wednesday said the Economic Growth and Recovery Plan (EGRP) is targeted towards creating an average of 3.7 million jobs yearly.
Barack Obama is to deliver the annual Nelson Mandela lecture in South Africa in a rare public appearance since he stepped down as US president.
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos is the richest man in modern history with a fortune of $150bn (£113bn).
Warren Buffett has donated roughly 3.4 billion dollars of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to five charities, the billionaire’s largest contribution in his longstanding plan to give away his fortune.
South Africa celebrates the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth this week with a flagship speech by former US president Barack Obama and an outpouring of memories and tributes to the late anti-apartheid leader.
The Kaduna State Agricultural Development Agency, on Friday said it would train 270,000 Rice, Soya beans and Maize farmers in the state over the next three years on best farming practices for enhanced production.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now the third richest man in the world, overtaking Warren Buffett on Bloomberg’s list of the world’s richest people.
The Federal Government on Thursday said it would mobilise civil servants to drive the national campaign for integrated Primary Health Care (PHC) services.
Billionaire Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates on Wednesday backed technologies in the fight to end malaria.
Heads of States, global business leaders, philanthropists, scientists and civil society are convening in London, United Kingdom, to announce new and expanded commitments towards ending malaria.
Bill Gates and Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie have been declared the world’s most admired man and woman by YouGov’s latest annual study.
The Peoples Democratic Party has described what it called the recent stage-managed political endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari by some northern pastors as an exercise in futility.
Many are disappointed with the ruling party. The opposition has been presented a ridiculous opportunity. But a bleary-eyed, voluble, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has allowed beer-parlor habits distract it from diligent purposeful oppositional politics.
Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, has blamed the nation’s challenges on poor parenting, which, according to him, is a reflection of our leadership.
The Federal Government has set up an in-house committee to investigate the activities of the data-mining firm, Cambridge Analytica, during the nation’s general elections in 2007 and 2015.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its federal government are chasing shadows in their “desperate” plot to implicate the opposition in the alleged hacking into the personal record of its then Presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari.
Education Secretaries in Plateau local governments are to organise teaching and counseling lessons for school children in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to cover grounds lost because of their displacement.
Two teenagers were killed and property worth several millions of naira were destroyed when flood last weekend sacked Suleja town of Niger State.
In line with its commitment to ‘building a financially savvy generation, the Nigerian Stock Exchange has announced the commencement of the 2018 edition of NSE Essay Competition for students in Senior Secondary Schools in all states of the Federation.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday, began a five-day training programme for its personnel ahead of the 2019 elections.
The factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Delta State, Prophet Jones Erue, has alleged that thugs, sponsored by his opponents had, last Friday, barricaded the state secretariat of the party and prevented him from performing the inauguration of the state executive committee.
Nigeria and Arsenal striker Alex Iwobi believes the Super Eagles will learn from their disappointing 2018 FIFA World Cup showing.
Days after a widely slammed summit with his Russian counterpart, President Donald Trump drew fresh scorn Wednesday for questioning NATO's undergirding principle and for attacking "tiny" Montenegro, whose accession to the alliance enraged Moscow.
The last updated figure of 44 deaths was given by the Governor of the State, Alhaji Aminu Masari.
Aduana Stars of Ghana and Enyimba of Nigeria became CAF Confederation Cup group leaders Wednesday after match day 3 home victories.
A member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Husain Kangiwa, says the All Progressives Congress victory in Saturday’s Ekiti governorship election is a testimony of the party’s popularity in the country.