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Edo State’s Governor Godwin Obaseki has reiterated the call for the restructuring of the Niger Delta Development Commission, stressing that such would drive the development of the South-South region.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has expressed concern over new paediatric HIV infections in children aged 0-4 years.
The Minister of Women Affairs, Senator Pauline Tallen, has said 30 per cent of women and girls between the ages of 15-49 experience different forms of sexual abuse.
The wife of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Folu Adeboye, on Tuesday inaugurated a new Redeemer’s Health Centre (RHC) annexe in Ibadan.
The Kano State Fire Service says 12 lives were lost and property worth N17.6 million were destroyed in fire incidents recorded in the state in April.
A former lawmaker, representing Kaduna Central, Sen. Shehu Sani, has called for adequate security around schools in the country to check the spate of kidnapping.
Bayern Munich have confirmed that Javi Martinez will bring the curtain down on his trophy-laden nine-year career at Allianz Arena this summer.
A female aspirant in the Nov. 6 governorship in Anambra, Mrs Chidi Onyemelukwe, has urged the electorate to guard against monetary inducement in making their choice of candidates.
Borussia Dortmund will be adopting the same stance with Erling Haaland that they once took with Robert Lewandowski, with Hans-Joachim Watzke ruling out a summer sale.
Clarke, while reacting to questions on Channels TV on the Department of State Services, DSS, threat to haunt down those trying to tear Nigeria apart, said what is happening in the south east is degenerating to a civil war already.
The Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC), has expressed worry over the continuous increase in the prices of petroleum products in the country.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Abia State chapter, has charged the state government to clear the outstanding salaries of workers in the parastatals and agencies.
The Supreme Head of the Cherubim and Seraphim Unification Church of Nigeria, His Most Eminence, Prophet Dr Solomon Adegboyega Alao, has called on Christians and Moslems to pray against the disintegration of Nigeria.
A 40-year-old Nigerian man, Tunde Fadayomi, has been stabbed to death in London, in the presence of his son.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund has approved a grant of $31.2 million to the Ethiopia government to increase access to multi-sectoral nutritional services for children under-five years.
The United States has told its citizens to leave India as soon as possible as the country battles a devastating coronavirus wave.
The Lagos State Government says it has credited the Retirement Savings Account (RSA) of 358 retirees with more than N1 billion for the month of April.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday described calls for the disintegration of Nigeria as unmindful and insensitive to the plight of the minority groups in the country.
The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders has expressed delight over the recent re-organisation in the Nigeria Police Force.
Security operatives in the University of Calabar, UNICAL, have arrested two suspected cultists for being in possession of packs of 100mg of tramadol on campus.
Wife of Akwa Ibom State’s Governor Udom Emmanuel, Dr. Martha Emmanuel, on Wednesday led over 3,000 women from different walks of life on a solidarity march to protest the gruesome murder of Miss Iniubong Umoren.
The South African billionaire and president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe, on Tuesday in Abidjan announced that he will personally finance the pan-African inter-school football championship, which will be launched “between 2022 and 2023”, in collaboration with FIFA.
Iranian state television said on Sunday that Tehran would free four Americans accused of spying in exchange for four Iranians held in the United States and the release of $7 billion in frozen Iranian funds.
The Barcelona captain scored his 644th goal for the club in last year’s December 3-0 win over Real Valladolid. The goal broke past record by Pele, who had netted 643 times for Santos, and set Messi as the player to have scored the most goals for a single club.
The equipment, which comprised disinfectants, motorised sprayers, wheelbarrows, shovels, biosecurity kits and gloves among others, are aimed at preventing the spread of bird flu in the state.
Crude oil extended its gains at the weekend after closing at a six-week high with signs of strengthening demand in key markets, thereby piling more pressure on the ability of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to contribute to the Federation Account.
The federal government yesterday expressed its commitment to do all it could to save the remaining 16 students of Greenfield University, Kaduna, whose abductors have threatened to kill for the delay in ransoming them.