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As part of steps to boost Science and Technology development in the country, the Presidency has directed the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, to remit the statutory deductions accruable to the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI.
AC Milan chief Paolo Maldini has affirmed that the Rossoneri want to discuss a permanent deal for Fikayo Tomori with his parent club Chelsea.
A former Head of the Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Communication and Information Science at the University of Ilorin, Adesina Azeez, has been promoted to the position of a professor.
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has tasked the Kogi State Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello on the need to sustain his current onslaught against criminality in the state.
The federal government has urged state governments to domesticate the Fiscal Responsibility Act (FRA) to enhance prudence and eliminate wastes and corruption in public finance management.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced June 15 as the deadline for the 2020 admissions into Nigerian tertiary institutions.
Former Gov. Segun Oni of Ekiti has called on members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to unite and embrace political harmony in order to achieve the desired success in the coming Ekiti East Constituency by-election.
Gernot Rohr will release the list of Super Eagles players next week ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho.
A civil society in Osun state, Transparency and Accountability Group, (TAG) has dragged the state government before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, as well as the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences, (ICPC) seeking the probe the award the flyover in the state to a contractor without any bidding process.
Watford defender William Troost-Ekong insists automatic promotion to the Premier League remains the club’s main target this season.
With a population of over 40 million people, the South West Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is estimated to be worth over $80 billion.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday cautioned against ethnic profiling in the battle against insecurity in the country, vowing to deal with insurgents, bandits, kidnappers and other criminals threatening national security.
The federal government plans to hire an asset manager for its new Infrastructure Development Company (Infraco), designed to raise as much as N15 trillion ($36.7 billion) for infrastructural projects and to accelerate growth.
Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Thursday, asked the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party to call its National Legal Adviser to order to ensure rancour-free zonal congresses in the party.
Nasarawa State Government said it has spent over 15 billion Naira for construction and remodelling of classroom blocks in primary and junior secondary schools in the state in the last 8 years.
Leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West Zone held a zonal caucus meeting in Ibadan on Tuesday, where they stressed the need for a united front ahead of the zonal congresses of the party slated for March 6.
The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) reconciliation committee in the South West, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola has assured members of the party that his committee would find a lasting solution to the lingering crises in Lagos State.
The Rapid Response Squad has arrested a pickpocket who disclosed that he has stolen over 240 mobile phones from Lagos commuters.
Authorities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Monday evening identified rebels of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) movement as being responsible for an ambush that killed Italian Ambassador to the country Luca Attanasio.
Fifteen members of a contingent of Ethiopian peacekeepers in South Sudan, originally from the Tigray region, refused to return to Ethiopia on Monday, the UN said, citing their right to seek asylum if they fear for their lives.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has explained that the new Hisbah Commission in the state should not be perceived as a legalistic gimmick intent on fostering anything other than the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on residents of the State.
Unrest broke out late on Sunday in a southern Algerian town after a blogger and activist was handed a seven-year jail sentence for condoning acts of terrorism, a news website reported.
She was previously charged with breaches of the country’s emergency management law, connected with the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, and a violation of import and export laws for possession of walkie talkies.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State, Chief Charles Idahosa, has advised a former governor; Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, not to panic over moves by the Edo State government to probe the N30 billion Edo stormwater project.
The Australian National University’s Chinese Investment in Australia Database (CHIIA) recorded just over $780m (A$1bn ; £550m) in investment.
Donald Trump says he has no plans to launch a new political party, telling a conservative conference in Florida that it would split the Republican vote.
Golf superstar Tiger Woods has been transferred to a Los Angeles medical facility for further treatment, according to a statement Thursday from the hospital where he underwent surgery for serious leg injuries after his car crash.
“This development does not mean that this variant is going to become the most prevalent, or the dominant strain in Northern Ireland. However, it does underline once again the very real need for continuing caution,” Northern Ireland Health Minister Robin Swann said in a statement.
A former Scotland, Manchester United and Leeds defender Gordon McQueen, who was capped 30 times for the Scottish football team, has been diagnosed with vascular dementia. Confirming this through a statement, his family asked that attention be paid to the occurrence of this amongst today’s crop of players.
The FCT Administration Task Force on Enforcement of COVID-19 Protocols has sealed two commercial outlets in Karu, an Abuja suburb, over violation of COVID-19 protocols.
Saudi Arabia has ‘completely’ rejected the U.S. intelligence report released on Friday implicating Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.