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Several houses have been submerged and many people rendered homeless following flood from rainfall in the early hours of Saturday in Minna township, Niger State.
Former Nigeria Aviation Minister and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Femi Fani-Kayode, Sunday drums support for Femi Gbajabiamila’s speakership race.
Coach Abubakar Bala, Head Coach, Kwara United FC of Ilorin has said that his resignation from the club was for personal reasons which he would not disclose for now.
The Niger State government has said it will renovate six technical, and science colleges across the three senatorial zones of the state this fiscal year.
Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
Gov. Abubakar Sani Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has so far won the Niger Gubernatorial election in 14 Local Government Areas (LGAs), received at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) collation Centre in Minna.
Voter apathy and open vote buying were the hallmark of the governorship and House of Assembly election in Niger State.
Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari in Niger have described his victory at the polls as a right step towards the continued development of the country.
Senate spokesperson, Senator Ibrahim Aliyu Sabi of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Niger North (Zone C) has staged a come-back to the National Assembly having defeated his closest opponent, Mohammed Garba Duba of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last Saturday’s elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari records 100 percent victory in Niger State, sweeps all 25 local government areas of the state.
The federal government is presently providing free medical services to residents of Niger State, with no fewer than 1,500 people being attended to by medical personnel in Minna, the state capital.
The police in Niger State have arrested a 20-year-old housewife, Habiba Usman, for being the mastermind of her own kidnap.
Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has signed about four hundred Certificates of Occupancy since assumption of office on May 29th.
The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.
French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.
At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.
Alexis Sanchez has “been a disaster” for Manchester United, admits Gary Neville, with the Red Devils legend looking for the Chile international to be moved on before transfer windows close across Europe.
Following the commissioning of the maritime security surveillance portal by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Mr Gambo Ahmed, Executive Director in charge of Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services at the agency, has said that freight rate for Nigeria bound cargoes are expected to take a plunge anytime soon.
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, on Wednesday said the embattled Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor Abiodun Fatoyinbo, who is enmeshed in a rape allegation has failed to meet with the 5-man fact-finding panel set up by the body to wade into the matter.
Portuguese Primeira Liga side Benfica have confirmed defender Tyronne Ebuehi out of Nigeria’s September 10 international friendly against Ukraine at the 31,000-capacity Dnipro Arena in Kyiv, Ukraine, following a muscle injury copped by the former ADO Den Haag of Holland righ back last week in training.
Adapting to life as the holding midfielder in an ultra-attacking Manchester City side is no easy task, according to the club's record signing Rodri.