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The Deputy Governor of Edo, Philip Shaibu, on Monday led the state’s male football team to win the gold medal at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin.
Former Chief of Army Staff, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau has advised the military leadership to develop a new strategy in the counter-insurgency operations in the North-East.
The Federal Government says it is determined to do all it entails to lift the country out of poverty and unemployment.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to do more domestically to increase tax revenues and improve the quality of spending.
The strong cast of elite runners invited for the 2021 Lagos City Marathon are now in town for Saturday’s eagerly-anticipated race.
The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has expressed disappointment over the poor state of facilities at some States and Local Government Areas (LGAs) across the country.
Twitch will now ban users who harass members of its community — even when that harassment takes place off Twitch. The streaming platform announced a major expansion of its off-service misconduct policy today that allows it to take action against users who mistreat people regardless of where it happens, whether it’s offline or on another social platform.
Microfinance banks in Nigeria will not be able to meet up with recapitalisation requirement of the Central Bank of Nigeria, within the proposed time, because of the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy, an official has said.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians that the US has placed all alcohol-based hand sanitisers, manufactured in neighbouring Mexico, on its watch list.
The Governor of Delta State, Mr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has advocated that progressive taxation should be used to bring large percentage of tax evaders into the tax net.
The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Action (MOA) with the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to avert the union’s planned nationwide strike.
No fewer than 937 local contractors on Monday participated in an open bidding for the construction/renovation of public schools and other facilities recently advertised by the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (KWSUBEB).
Fourteen-year-old Seun Ogunsakin was the center of attraction at the 2021 Central Bank of Nigeria Junior Tennis Championship when he won the boys U-14 and U-16 titles in one day to pocket the sum of N100,000 education grant.
Nigeria’s total public debt portfolio as at December 31, 2020, stood at N32.92 trillion, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reveals.
The Lagos State Government says 127,885 persons have so far received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.
A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor of Kano State, Mr. Hassan Musa Fagge and made available to newsmen on yesterday, said the participants keenly contested in the six categories of the competition for both male and female right from 2 Hizb with practical Tajweed up to 60 Hizb with Tafsir.
Four years after Mohammed Salah was sold to Liverpool for £35m a die-hard Roma fan has hauled pebbles at the decision describing it as undue emphasis on money over quality.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Saturday gifted N10million to Grammy award winning Afrobeat artist, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy alongside other musicians.
The Adamawa State Governor, Rt. Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, says his administration is determined to change the ugly narrative of the poor state of the health sector in the State, to breathe fresh air on all health facilities in Adamawa State.
The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, through its Youth Participatory Platform, YPP, has empowered girls in marginalized communities with sexual reproductive health Information and Services.
The South-east zone have been urged to learn from the past, close ranks and present a formidable consensus candidate that will win the presidency in 2023.
One month into the national COVID-19 vaccination exercise in Nigeria, a total of 1,043,737 eligible Nigerians have so far been vaccinated with the first dose pf the vaccine, representing 51.9 per cent of the proportion vaccinated.
Newest entrant into Nigeria’s aviation industry, United Nigeria Airlines, has recorded about 25,000 passengers within four weeks of commencing operations on the local routes.
The Kano State Consumer Protection Council (KSCPC), has seized over N1 billion worth of fake drugs and unwholesome foods across the state in the past three months of the year.
The idea that Kylian Mbappe holds little interest in renewing his contract with Paris Saint-Germain is gathering pace as the weeks go by according to Diario AS.
The Co-conveners of African Women Conference have called on Dr Asabe Bashir, the new Director-General of National Centre for Women Development (NCWD) to focus...
The Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Alhaji Mele Kyari has said that the corporation will partner with Borno State Government to establish a Gas Power Plant following the vandalization of the national grid by insurgents which put the state almost three months into total blackout.
Management of Osun United Football Club of Osogbo has lifted the suspension placed on the team’s Head Coach, Bright Omokaro.
The State Department has announced that it will make it easier for US officials to meet Taiwanese representatives, defying pressure from China at a time of high tensions, and as the US Congress considers sweeping legislation to counter Beijing’s influence.