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The celebration of the 2020 Commonwealth Day was disrupted on Monday by a power outage at the Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja.
Two retired professors of Lincoln University of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Iz Osayimwese of the university’s Business & Economics department and Levi Akalazu Nwachuku of the History department died after some illness on February 22 and 28 respectively.
The University College Hospital, Ibadan is currently running on a total of 75 generators to carry out its wide range of medical services.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the federal government to “disclose within 7 days of the receipt and/or publication of our Freedom of Information requests the exact amount of public funds stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha, and details of spending of about $5 billion recovered loot since the return of democracy in 1999.”
His Eminence, Samuel Chukwuemeka Kanu Uche, 67, has declared that Nigeria is in dire need of visionary and good leaders in all sectors, describing Nigerian politicians as rogues and thieves who have no other mission for aspiring for public office other than to loot the nation’s commonwealth.
President, Christian Association of Nigeria, Dr Olasupo Ayokunle, has said the body will not keep quiet against the killings of Christians in the country until such wicked acts stop.
Africa and Commonwealth wrestling champion in the 68kg category Blessing Oborududu has stated her readiness for a successful title defence after the Nigerian wrestling contingent landed in Algiers on Thursday for the Africa wrestling championship.
With the expected exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union having taken place, the stage is set for a new trade regime between the UK and its old partners as well as an alignment with new trading partners.
The Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), says it has officially appointed Mrs Bolatito Akande as its substantive Bursar.
The Nigeria Wrestling Federation President, Daniel Igali, has applauded the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, for his timely financial intervention which ensured Team Nigeria participated at the recently-concluded Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series tournament in Rome, Italy.
Nine-time African champion Blessing Oborududu has moved up to a career high as the world number three in the women’s 68kg after her bronze medal feat at the just concluded Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series tournament in Rome, Italy.
Britain’s Prince Harry expressed “great sadness” on Sunday at the way he and his wife Meghan had to give up their royal titles as part of separation settlement with the Queen.
The United Kingdom’s exit of the European Union is now all but certain. Only the passage of time will reveal what their new relationship shall be. But with this new arrangement, I – like many other Commonwealth leaders – also seek a new settlement: not only of closer relations between the UK and my own nation, but of unleashing trade within the club in which we together shall remain.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to stop using their HRH titles (His/Her Royal Highness) and repay millions of pounds spent renovating their Berkshire home, the couple have announced.
Wrestling sensation Odunayo Adekuoroye did not only win the country’s only gold medal at the 2020 Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series tournament in the Italian city of Rome, the Ondo State-born wrestler also saved the President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali from losing substantial amount of money on a bet placed on the wrestler.
Akwa Ibom governent has enacted a law to establish the state’s official symbols and other other related matters just it’s celebrates the 33rd anniversary of its creation.
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have vowed to embark on a nationwide protest on Monday, September 28 to protest recent hikes in fuel prices and power tariff.
West Ham have confirmed that manager David Moyes has tested positive for coronavirus, alongside players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today docked for fraud Pius Ugochukwu Ezeokafor, a former Director of Physical Planning, and now Senior Lecturer in the Department of Architecture, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State.
Former Emir of Kano and one-time Managing Director of First Bank, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has lamented that the nation’s economy has not been diversified, over 60 years after the discovery of oil in Nigeria.
Vice President Yemi Osibanjo has stressed the need to harness and deploy technology and innovation to address emerging challenges crucial to Nigeria’s recovery from the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kogi State government has kicked against the recent visa ban imposed on politicians alleged to have rigged the November 2019 election in the state by the United States of America.
Ahead of its primaries for aspirants for the coming local government elections in Delta state executive members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have been warned against campaigning with aspirants for the party’s ticket.
Over 30 persons were feared dead in a road accident along Akaeze-Ishiagu highway in Akaeze Development Centre, Ivo local government area of Ebonyi state.
A prominent Lebanese footballer has died of a bullet wound sustained last month during a funeral for one of the victims of the Beirut port blast, his club said Friday.