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The 36 states governors, through their respective Attorneys General and Commissioners for Justice, have dragged the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, before the Supreme Court over the failure of the Federal Government to fund the courts in the country with recurrent expenditure since May 5, 2009.
Barcelona have no interest in signing Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger despite reports he is an option for them this transfer window.
A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo state capital has remanded seven suspected political thugs arrested in Ifon, Ose council area of the state during a political campaign for being in possession of unlawful firearms.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) observed on Monday in Awka, Anambra State capital, that the birth of about 57 per cent of Nigerian children under five years of age was not registered and, therefore, do not have birth certificates.
The Polytechnic, Ibadan, in the Oyo State capital, has dismissed one of its lecturers for alleged sexual misconduct.
A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Act for Positive Transformation Initiative, has again raised alarm over alleged illegally expenditures in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has warned the ruling All Progressive Congress against rigging the Edo and Ondo state elections fixed for September 19 and October 10 this year to avoid the wrath of God.
The West African regional bloc ECOWAS called on Mali's new military government that seized power last month to appoint a civilian to head a transition government by 15 September.
All Progressives Congress chieftains including former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; and former Osun State Governor, Chief Bisi Akande, on Saturday, arrived in Akure, the Ondo State capital, for the flag-off rally of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu re-election campaign.
Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who spent last season on loan at AS Roma, is to stay with the Italian capital after both clubs agreed a permanent move, he announced on social media.
In Montenegro, pollster CEMI forecast that the pro-Western Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) of President Milo Djukanovic is narrowly ahead of the pro-Serbian and pro-Russian alliance For the Future of Montenegro after Sunday’s parliamentary election.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says plans are underway to resuscitate the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
Mali’s West African neighbours on Friday told the military junta which seized control 10 days ago that it must transfer power to a civilian-led transitional government immediately and hold elections within a year.
The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Polaris Bank Limited, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru, has announced his retirement from the service of Polaris Bank, effective August 31, 2020, having successfully completed his second two-year tenure at the helm of the Bank.
Reigning African champions Algeria have replaced Cote d’Ivoire as the opponents of the Super Eagles in the first of two international friendly matches arranged by the Nigeria Football Federation to be played in Austria in October.
The Selma actor took to his verified Instagram page to announce the death of his father. Eulogizing his father, the actor simply said, “My brothers and I knew him as our protector, guardian, hero, encourager and our lovely Daddy.”
No fewer than nine people in Kwara United FC of Ilorin have tested positive to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his single desire is to make sure that innocent Nigerians don’t suffer regardless of party affiliation.
The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, through her pet project, ”Future Assured”, has empowered farmers and women in Kogi, to cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on them.
Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, said top-bottom approach in the state budgeting process had over the years resulted in duplication of projects in communities.
The President of Ghana and Chairperson of the ECOWAS Authority, Nana Akufo-Addo, has described the activities of Al-Qaeda and the Boko Haram sect in the Lake Chad basin as worrying.
The Commissioners of Education in the 19 Northern States, say they may reopen schools before October 30, but subject to approval of their respective state governors.
Borno State Governor Babagana Umara Zulum on Tuesday announced a donation of a befitting house and 20 million Naira to the widow and orphans left behind by late Col. Dahiru Chiroma Bako who died from wounds sustained while battling boko haram. Insurgents ambushed the Commander’s troop on Sunday morning.
A 90-year-old man, Obong Ene Iso has slammed a suit against some police officers over alleged extortion amounting to the sum of #300,000 and unlawful detention.