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Some Civil Society Organisations on Wednesday said the National Assembly’s delay in confirming the 60 nominees for leadership positions across various agencies was undermining governance and the fight against corruption in the country.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State said at the weekend that the state has, over the years, emerged as a viable gateway for honest and genuine businessmen and women to invest and make good return on their investments.
Italian premier Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday boasted of the “robust” Italian economy during a visit to Moscow as his government is crossing swords with Brussels over Rome’s 2019 budget.
Journalists and civil servants, trapped by the imposition of an emergency 24-hour curfew by the Kaduna state government on Sunday, have recounted their ordeal.
Some Nigerians residing in India have appealed to the Indian government to review its visa policy for students and businessmen to facilitate trade and education for foreigners.
Many Nigerians are familiar with the notorious statement, “Ghana must go”. But it seems the reverse is the case now given the consistent cry by some Nigerians living in Ghana over the treatment being meted out on them by some citizens of the host country.
The Department of State Services, DSS, on Tuesday detained Mr. Baba-Inna, who is the Aide De Camp, ADC, to the wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari over an allegation of N2.5 billion fraud.
The United Kingdom says it is working with Nigeria to fight corruption through the provision of technical assistance and equipment to key agencies fighting financial and economic crimes.
Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant has said that he remains the best presidential choice for the South Easterners, saying he supported many Igbo businessmen to become billionaires.
Brazil legend Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima, is reportedly close to to taking over the ownership of Spanish LaLiga Santander club, Real Volladolid.
A group of professionals, businessmen and technocrats from Abia State have thrown their weights behind Dr. Alex Otti, following his declaration last week to re-run for the governorship election in 2019.
Vote counting began in Mali on Sunday evening after an election to determine whether President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita will win a second term, amid ethnic and jihadist violence that has dramatically worsened since he came to power five years ago.
Elders from the Yangdang and the Miyeti Allah in Taraba State have condemned Tuesday’s market attack on traders that led to the death of six persons.
Hoodlums, at the weekend, kidnapped two siblings identified as Alhaji Busari Olusa and Saka Olusa who were both successful businessmen in Ajowa-Akoko in Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The conflict has also been marked by the disruption of essential utility services, especially the supply of electricity and network interruptions to telecommunication services. Internet services were cut off for 136 days between October 2017 and February this year
The Debt Management Office says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription bonds worth N70 billion on December 19.
Borussia Dortmund is hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday.
CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.
Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.
The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.
Police have arrested five suspected kidnappers of 14-year-old son of Bauchi politician, Alhaji Bashir Bukar Rimin Zayam, and the daughter of the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Toro Local Government Area, Alhaji Sha’aban.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the leadership of the party’s campaign council are currently holding an emergency meeting with members of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP).
President, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr Frances Faduyile, has commended the Oyo State government over the establishment of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Teaching Hospital (LTH) in Ogbomoso.
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, has called for the replacement of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu.
A man accused of hijacking a plane more than two years ago and diverting it to Cyprus will face trial on a string of charges, Egypt's public prosecutor said on Wednesday.