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First Lady of Ekiti State, Bisi Fayemi, former the Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division and former minister under-Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration, Obiageli Ezekwesili, Minister for Women Affairs, Hon Paulen Tallen, are among the 2,000 women expected at the National Women’s Dialogue 2019, with the theme: ‘The Nigeria We Want: Nigerian Women-A National Conversation’.
As part of reforms by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration to deepen transparency, accountability and inclusive governance in Edo State, the Edo State Public Procurement Agency (EDPPA) has launched an online project monitoring application, ‘EdoMonitor Me’.
The National Association of Seadogs (NAS), also known as Pyrates Confraternity, has urged the Federal Government to register Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps and ensure basic needs are made available to them.
Security experts have called for preventive and proactive measure through state policing, effective judicial system amongst others as solutions to tackling corruption and insecurity in Nigeria.
Senator Ajibola Basiru, Chairman, Senate Committee on the Diaspora, has warned that violence against Nigerians in South Africa would no longer be tolerated.
The Nigeria Prisons Service plans to establish Borstal homes in Enugu and Bayelsa States, to serve the South East and South regions of the country.
The United Kingdom says it will deploy more than 100 observers across 15 states for Saturday’s presidential election in Nigeria.
Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) in Kwara state has raised an objection to an alleged plan to deploy Commissioner of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, to take charge of the state Police Command.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says it urgently requires 50 million dollars from the 840 million dollar humanitarian response appeal to tackle new cases of displacement.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said it will commence an indefinite nationwide strike after the expiration of the 14-day ultimatum given to the federal government which will elapse on September 26.
The Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP), an NGO, on Friday urged Nigerians to initiate and drive actions to significantly address the issues of climate change in their various communities.
A former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has called for synergy and collaboration between government, civil societies, Nigerians and the media to ensure the success of the current fight against corruption.
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, says the anti-graft agency will probe all the abandoned projects by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
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Gunmen have reportedly abducted two Catholic priests, Rev Fr Joseph Nweke and Rev Fr Felix Efobi from Awka Catholic Diocese.
Yobe State governor Mai Mala Buni has directed the suspension of the district Head of Fannami Ward, Lawan Mari from Bade Local Government for alleged sodomy with a six year-old-boy.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the newly elected chairmen and councillors of the 16 local government councils, following official announcement of Saturday’s council election results by the State Independent Electoral Commission.
A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), said on Sunday that the leader of the Department of State Service (DSS) team that invaded the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday apologized to Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu over the incident
The police in Ogun State have arrested three suspects over the death of a 27-year-old man who was stabbed in the chest.
Former WBC heavyweight champion Samuel Peter halted in first-round by heavyweight prospect Arslanbek Makhmudov in their bouts on Saturday night at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Concerned mothers protesting half-clothed over the continued detention of convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, at the federal high court in Abuja.
The Akwa Ibom State Police Command said it arrested three herdsmen for allegedly killing one Peter Edem Asuquo, farmer.
Nigeria legends Nwankwo Kanu, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Sunday Oliseh, and Mutiu Adepoju have joined fans across the world to celebrate Anthony Joshua after he reclaimed the heavyweight titles in Saudi Arabia.
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo won’t appear at the Ballon d’Or ceremony in Paris this evening as Lionel Messi is set to win his sixth gong.