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The Kogi State Economic Council under the Chairmanship of Governor Yahaya Bello has eked out a deal with the Central Bank of Nigeria for Kogi to be included among States with special intervention funds for Palm oil Production. This is contained in a statement signed by Kingsley Fanwo, Director-General Media and Public Affairs to the governor.
Senator Oluremi Tinubu says men have a role to play to adequately entrench the rights of women, abrogate gender-based violence and ensure equal opportunities for all.
Ahead saturday’s gubernatorial election, Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade’s support base received a boost with his endorsement Tuesday by the leaderships of Social Democratic Party, SDP and Labour Party, LP in the state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has promised that the Federal Government will pay special security attention to Delta State during the March 9 governorship and House of Assembly elections, stressing that nothing would be left to chance in preparation for the polls.
Former Ogun State Governor Olusegun Osoba has begged members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to vote for Governor Ibikunle Amosun and put behind the attacks on the party’s campaign rally in the state
US President Donald Trump has demanded that Europe take in hundreds of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) fighters captured in Syria, threatening that the United States would otherwise be forced to release them.
The postponement of the general election, which was to start with the Presidential and National Assembly polls on Saturday as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was greeted by residents in Bauchi with mixed reactions.
Detectives at the Central Police Station, Nnewi, Anambra State, have arrested one 35-year-old Dorothy Sunday, who allegedly stole a five-day-old twin baby boy.
A powerful winter storm has already hammered parts of the western US with heavy snow and will continue tracking east, bringing more snow, ice and wind into the midwest, Ohio River Valley and northeast this holiday weekend.
The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to inaugurate its gubernatorial campaign committees.
Prince Azubuike Iloh, former factional chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra State, has boasted that Chief Victor Umeh, the incumbent senator representing Anambra-Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, is no match for Senator Uche Ekwunife in the forthcoming 2019 electoral contest.
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has donated N7 million to 11 churches in support of their projects with N2 million of the amount going to Christ the King Catholic Church, Okene and N500, 000 each to other churches in Central Senatorial district of the state.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted partly cloudy to sunny and hazy atmosphere over most parts of the country with prospects of scattered thunderstorms over the Southern part on Monday.
The leaders of France and Germany met in Berlin on Sunday to jointly remember the victims of European wars, presenting also a united front in countering global turmoil stoked by the mercurial US President Donald Trump.
A medical practitioner, Dr. Sunday Adepoju, has berated the perpetrators of Female Genital Mutilation, describing the practice as evil and unscientific.
Chief Jude Emecheta, Managing Director of Anambra State Advertising Agency (ANSAA), says the agency is targeting revenue generation of about N500 million for 2019.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Danladi Chiya, winner of the supplementary poll for Kwali Area Council, FCT.
Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.
The Centre for Democracy and Development’s (CDD) Election Analysis Centre (EAC) has said that despite repeated assurances from the authorities, Saturday’s supplementary elections in parts of the country were marred by attacks against journalists, observers and voters apart from widespread vote buying and selling.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the PDP Candidate Timothy Anderifun, Winner of the just concluded supplementary state constituency rerun election in Ussa local government area of Taraba state.
Nigeria’s effort at ensuring local sufficiency in refined petroleum products was bolstered Thursday with the formal commencement of the first phase of the rehabilitation of the 210,000 barrels per day capacity Port Harcourt Refinery complex that comprises the 60,000 barrels per day old Refinery built in 1965 and the 150,000 barrels per day, new Refinery, commissioned in 1989.
The emergency National Executive Committee meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party has started in Abuja.
Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed they will play the first game in their new stadium against Crystal Palace on Wednesday, 3 April.
The Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State said since the All Progressives Congress has vowed to appeal the tribunal ruling declaring Ademola Adeleke winner of the 2018 governorship election, it would await the appellate court’s final verdict.
The police in Bayelsa State have arrested some suspected armed robbers, who specialised in robbing residents in Yenagoa, the state capital, using a commercial tricycle.