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A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday admitted Clement Faboyede and Modupe Adetokunbo, chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party, to bail in the sum of N50 million each.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Benue chapter, says it has not given Gov. Samuel Ortom any red card contrary to claims by the governor.
The Kebbi State Government has approved immediate payment of July salaries to civil servants in the state.
The winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said that he will pay the backlog of salaries owed civil servants in the state within the first six months of his return to office.
The Ekiti State governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Sunday assured all the workers in the state that his administration would make their welfare a top priority and not pay lip service to it.
The newly elected governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has told Governor Ayodele Fayose and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday’s election, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, to accept the electoral defeat in good faith.
Professor Kolapo Olusola, the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in the last Saturday Governorship Election has rejected the results of the poll as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
A witness at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp at Geo-science, Angulu-D, Zawan, where Governor Simon Bako Lalong was attacked on Saturday afternoon, Mr Francis Pwajok, has revealed how the IDPs initially murmured at the governor’s behaviour before pelting his convoy with stones.
The Plateau State Government has condemned the attack on the convoy of Gov. Simon Lalong by some hoodlums.
The inability to pay June salaries of government workers is generating tension and agitation across the various states of the federation, the Nigeria Labour Congress has stated.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and the Department of Petroleum Resources might be heading for a showdown over the actual litres of refined petrol the nation consumes daily.
No fewer than five persons have been arrested by police in Ado Ekiti for allegedly distributing money to voters during the governorship election .
The Governorship Candidate of the Accord Party, Mr. Abiodun Aluko, has accused the Ekiti State Government of pre-election day vote buying for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prof. Kolapo Olusola.
There was jubilation in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, on Friday as civil servants in the state started receiving alerts for their July salaries despite the inability of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) to release both the June and July allocations to states.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said that his administration was able to pay the salaries of civil servants for June 2018 without releases from the Federal Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, because of careful financial engineering.
Officers and men of the Nigeria Police on Thursday vacated the gates to Ekiti State Government House they had occupied for two days.
A leading governorship aspirant in Osun State who is also the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Moshood Olalekan Adeoti, has withdrawn from the All Progressives Congress (APC) direct method of governorship primary election.
The authorities of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, have been queried over alleged irregular expenditure of over N3 billion.
Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar thinks Cristiano Ronaldo's move from Real Madrid to Juventus will restore Italian football to the level of the glory days he remembers watching as a child.
Alexis Sanchez "has to play" against San Jose Earthquakes this weekend even though his arrival in the United States has been delayed because of a visa issue, according to Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
Chelsea have confirmed the appointment of club legend Gianfranco Zola as assistant to new manager Maurizio Sarri.
Considered one of the most followed grassroots football tournaments in Secondary schools, this year’s finals will kick off with a match between the qualifying teams in the female category; Isale Eko Senior Grammar School, Lagos Island and Girls High School, Agege.
The Nigerian government will unveil the name and logo of the new national airline on Wednesday.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has warned Nigerians to shun fraudsters and Ponzi scheme managers that attract unsuspecting customers with huge, but unrealistic dividends.
Hundreds of thousands of French fans partied into the night on the Champs Elysees on Sunday to mark the country's World Cup victory, celebrating football and the power of the game to bring a tense and often fearful nation together.
The French team were not the only winners of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia as the curtains were drawn on Sunday in Moscow. Other winners included Luka Modric, the magical midfielder for runners up, Croatia.