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President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the new board of Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) to henceforth keep an eye on ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) of government with high tendency for corruption.
The Sisters of Jannah (SOJ), a Muslim women humanitarian Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has empowered 2,000 widows and indigent women with N100,000 each to invest in small-scale businesses.
Twenty people have been detained over the abduction of an Italian woman from a village in southeast Kenya, the east African country’s police chief said on Friday.
On this year’s Eid-el Maulud, marking the birthday of the Holy Prophet of Islam Muhammad (PBUH), Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has called on all Nigerians to remain prayerful and committed in their abiding faith in God for the sustenance of peace, unity and progress of the country.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has congratulated the Muslims in the country on the commemoration of this year’s Eid-el-Maulud.
The Federal Government has declared Tuesday as Public Holiday to mark the Eid-el Maulud.
As Muslims all over the world mark the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has admonished Islamic faithful in particular to commit themselves to the Holy Prophet’s injunctions of piety, honesty and charity to the less privileged.
An Indian charity founded by Mother Teresa expressed outrage and regret Friday after a nun and an employee were arrested for allegedly selling infants for adoption for potentially thousands of dollars.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged Muslims to use the Ramadan period to pray for unity in the country.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has pointed out that the problems bedevilling Nigeria have no ethnic or religious colourations.
Ex-Nigeria skipper Nwankwo Kanu is expected to be named in an all star cast of former Arsenal players versus legendary players of Spanish giants Real Madrid.
Most Reverend Akin Oyejola, Catholic Bishop of Osogbo Diocese, has warned Nigerians against selling their voter’s cards, describing it as mortal sin against God and humanity.
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Shanghai Shenhua new signing Odion Ighalo has described the chance to be coached again by coach Quique Sanchez Flores as a ‘great opportunity’.
Former Madrid Manager Zinedine Zidane is reportedly prepared to take over at Chelsea FC as long as the club can match his ambition in the transfer market, according to reports in the British media.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied that the former Director-General of the service, Mr Lawal Daura, is still in control of its affairs.
The Nigeria Customs Service says its officers involved in the shooting of a man along Ijebu Ode road on Sunday are being interrogated.
Rangers International F.C manager Gbenga Ogunbote says his side’s NPFL matchday-10 clash with Wikki Tourist at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu on Wednesday is a ‘must win’ game for the ‘Flying Antelopes’.
The Nigerian Army has condemned circulation of pictures and videos of gory images on social media, saying it is misinformation and propaganda by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged that the late called-off of the election boycott declared by its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, forced the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Federal government to postpone the scheduled election.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja advised Nigerians to see the forthcoming general election as an opportunity to strengthen the country’s unity.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday India "leveled allegations against Pakistan without any evidence" after New Delhi accused Pakistani spy agency of involvement in last week's deadly attack on security forces in the disputed region of Kashmir.
The Oyo State Resident Commissioner of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Barrister Mutiu Agboke, has warned all political parties in the state not to embark on fresh presidential and National Assembly campaigns.