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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that only two political parties field candidates in the Saturday’s bye-election for Toro Federal Constituency of Bauchi State.
The Commissioner of Police in Plateau, Mr Austin Agbonlahor, on Friday, has sought the cooperation of journalists to reduce criminal activities to the barest minimum in the state.
The Lagos State University (LASU) has been selected as a Centre of Excellence for Innovative and Transformative STEM Education (CITSE) by the World Bank, among other 16 universities across Nigeria.
The National leadership of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has expressed support for the Anambra chapter of the party over the suspension of three lawmakers in the state legislature.
Dr Usani Uguru Usani, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, has expressed concern over the negative impacts of environmental damage in Niger Delta region.
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and members of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council have met in Abuja to strategise ahead of the commencement of the party’s presidential campaign.
Prof. Abednego Ekoko, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Exam Ethics Marshal International, has called for continued advocacy by stakeholders to end exam malpractice in the country.
The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu has cautioned Bureau de Change operators in the country against aiding corrupt practices of some politicians.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has uncovered 340 million Tramadol tablets in 12 containers at the Apapa port in Lagos.
Mr Bashiru Adeniji, Chairman, Ado Odo/Ota Local Government, on Thursday said the council generated over N48.6 million revenue between January and August 2018.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has proposed total budgetary outlay of N670.718 billion for the 2019 financial year as against the approved provision of N 646.649 billion of 2018.
Members of the Senate Committee on Works on Wednesday inspected some ongoing federal road projects in Osun and called for their speedy completion.
Solomon Eke, Chairman, Obio/Akpor Local Government Council, Rivers, has blamed the flooding at Nkpolu-Rumuigbo on the activities of illegal property developers.
Traditional rulers in Cross River Shave cautioned the Igbos resident in the state against creating the position of Eze Ndi Igbo (the king of the Igbos) in the state, as that would amount to “creating a kingdom where they are not empowered by the law to do so.”
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has said those who forcefully annexed ancestral homes and villages of the people would soon be forced out.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday night declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal constituency bye-election in Kwara state.
A Presidential Reconciliatory Committee, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with the aggrieved candidates of the All Proressives Congress loyal to the Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in Abeokuta.
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election into Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency as a contest between the Peoples Democratic Party and security agents rather than among political parties, even as he expressed confidence of the party’s victory.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said various air interdiction missions conducted by the troops had substantially degraded Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast and Lake Chad regions.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as a preacher, should “search his soul, seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in corruption and sharp practices, instead of his lame effort at concealment in the N5.8 billion Northeast Intervention Fund scandal.”
The Senator representing the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe has warned politicians not to plunge Rivers State into the kind of violence and mayhem that characterized the 2015 general elections.
Thais have reacted with shock and anger after a 13-year-old boxer died during a charity bout, reviving calls for a ban on fights between children in the brutal Muay Thai martial art.
Barcelona’s experienced defender Jordi Alba on Tuesday denied any fall-out between himself and Spain coach Luis Enrique after he left Alba out of two consecutive national squads.
As part of efforts to boost its internally generated revenue, the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, has established a world-class ICT and Prometric centre for corporate services, as well as to promote information technology in the country.
Jigawa Government has partnered with “Save the Children’’ a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) to train rural women on how to grow and process food crops with nutritional values for their children.