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A political economist and former presidential candidate, Prof. Pat Utomi, has described the calibre of people who became politicians in Nigeria as a terrible mistake for the country.
A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), yesterday, declared that an estimated six million illegal weapons are in circulation in the country.
Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Thursday, inaugurated the Governing Council of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, charging the Council to provide leadership that will take the institution to the acme of excellence in the world.
The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) has raised the alarm, saying terrorist groups are tactically expanding their activities and making incursions into other parts of the North.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has decried the level of corruption in the country’s political and economic environment, insisting that corruption is endemic in all the facets of the nation’s life.
Nigeria international Chibuzor Okonkwo has urged Enyimba duo John Noble, Anayo Iwuala and Abia Warriors defender Adekunle Adeleke to give a good account of themselves against the Republic of Benin.
In her response, to the report submitted by the committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which advised that the presidential ticket should be thrown open to all zones, the national coordinator of UBNi, Chief (Mrs.) Nkolika Mkparu-Okeke said the government of Nigeria led by a president of the southeast extraction has been long overdue.
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) will kick-start its 2021 governorship campaign at the uncompleted Anambra Cargo Airport, Umueri, Anambra.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai has charged the Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency (KADIPA), to redouble its efforts in making Kaduna State the topmost investment destination in Nigeria, by improving its Ease of Doing Business ranking.
President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that criminals who were terrorising the country should be dealt with accordingly, without resorting to ethnic profiling. He reiterated that government shall continue to deal with insurgents, bandits, kidnappers and other criminal elements who constitute threat to innocent citizens across the country.
A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress in Ogun State and Chief Executive Officer of Aerofield Homes, Prince ‘Tope Armstrong Akintunde has lauded the decision of the former governor of the State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel to dump his former party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying that the former two term governor remained an invaluable asset to the ruling party in the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oshimili North Local Government Area (LGA) of Delta on Monday inaugurated its campaign council for the March 6 council polls in the state.
A defence witness told the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday that a former spokesperson on public affairs for former President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, does not own a personal house in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
A fresh crisis is brewing in the All Progressives Congress (APC) as former state chairmen of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), one of the legacy parties that coalesced to form the ruling party, have formed a new political association, New Nigeria Movement.
In January 2017 Brazil international Oscar moved from Chelsea to Shanghai SIPG for an Asian-record 60 million euros, prompting a warning from Arsene Wenger that Chinese clubs were distorting the global transfer market.
Former governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso has exposed reasons Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje dethroned Muhammad Sanusi II as Emir of Kano.
A former governor of Bayelsa and now Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has been extolled for his immense contributions to the development of Bayelsa.
Three calibre mobile scanning machines belonging to the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, worth millions of dollars are currently rotting away at the Apapa port, a controller of customs, Mohammed Abba-Kura revealed on Wednesday.
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The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has frowned at the re-emergence of petrol queues across the country, assuring that the situation will normalize in hours.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Ikanade Agba, has dismissed a claim by a member of the Federal House of Representatives, representing Etsako Federal Constituency, Johnson Oghuma, that he appropriated some of his constituency projects.
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.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara Command, has disclosed that it had received a suspected rape case against one Muhammadu Mailemu.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has set up a N500 billion non-oil export stimulation facility with the Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM) to enable exporters process agriculture commodities into other markets in Africa and globally.
The men’s league of the Christ Church, Port-Harcourt (CCPH) has formally unveiled a platform – “Forum” with the mandate of addressing critical issues of national interest.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat has called on Nigerians, to come together in fighting insecurity.
The Presidency yesterday revisited the issue of the abducted students of Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Chibok, Borno State, saying it has not given up on getting the girls released.
At least 20 persons were killed on Thursday and Friday in reprisal attacks between vigilante group and bandits in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
Egyptian security forces have shot dead three suspected Islamist militants accused of targeting Coptic Christians and involvement in the execution-style killing of a 62-year-old man in North Sinai, the interior ministry said on Monday.