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Former governor of Cross River State, Sen. Liyel Imoke, on Saturday said that he joined politics without connections and a political background when he was elected as a senator in 1992 at the age of 30.
Municipal Workers in Western Japan struggled on Friday to restore water supplies, a week after floods caused by a record downpour killed more than 200 people in the worst such disaster in 36 years.
An aspirant for the 2019 presidential poll, under the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Prof. Jerry Gana, has warned that Nigeria is facing an existential threat in the proportion comparable to the end of Biafra war.
The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulazeez Yari, Thursday said the menace of banditry is an internal problem that requires collaborative efforts by northern governors to tackle.
Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, a former governor of Delta State, has said he was still a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) but that he was weighing the options between remaining in the party or joining the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The North South Power Station (NSP) in Niger, has warned host communities of an impending risk of flood in communities living in the upstream and downstream of the hydro-electric power station plant.
Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has thrown his weight behind the advocacy for the protection of the rights of women and children, especially the girl-child.
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said the police will provide security for all stakeholders and ensure that the forthcoming July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State is held without hitches.
President Muhammadu Buhari said that he was elected to protect lives and properties that he must do.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the minister of defence and service chiefs to investigate military officers allegedly converting to personal use, lands donated by communities.
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has expressed its commitment to steady supply of petroleum products in all parts of the Southwest during the Eid-el-Fitr holiday.
The Senator representing Anambra North in the National Assembly, Senator Stella Oduah, has officially declared to run for a second term under the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA).
The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, Thursday commended the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, for his professional conduct, saying he is doing an excellent job.
The Adamawa Commissioner for Health, Dr Fatima Atiku, says the fatality rate of recent Cholera outbreak in Mubi North and Mubi South Local Government Areas of the state, has dropped from 17 to 1.8 per cent.
Communities in Bayelsa State received a total of N21.71 billion from the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) Ltd. for development projects between 2006 and 2017.
The House of Representatives on Thursday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to set up a committee to rehabilitate individuals, communities and public infrastructure affected by crisis in Plateau.
About 200 Southern Kaduna stakeholders who are members of the Southern Kaduna Peace and Reconciliation Committee working with the Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Nigeria for peace in Southern Kaduna held a Dialogue Forum with security agencies on May 10 in Kafanchan.
The Nigerian government will unveil the name and logo of the new national airline on Wednesday.
Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday used a tribute to Nelson Mandela to warn of “strange and uncertain times”, a day after Donald Trump refused to challenge Vladimir Putin over interference in US elections.
Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson stepped down on Tuesday, a few weeks after leading the tiny nation at its first World Cup.
The Lagos headquarters of ExxonMobil has been shut down by the company’s workers’ unions over the alleged dismissal of 860 security personnel without entitlement.
“It’s a total and complete mess”: Former prime minister Tony Blair does not hold back when asked in an interview with AFP what he makes of the British government’s approach to Brexit.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the Abuja Light Rail Project and commended the Chinese Government for its investment in Nigeria’s economy.
Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) has said the information being peddled by those opposed to the use and consumption of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) has no scientific base.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has received a batch of 160 assisted voluntary returnees from Libya who were stranded in failed attempts to reach different European countries.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ebonyi chapter, has commended Gov. Dave Umahi for paying June and July workers’ salaries even without receiving May federal allocation.
Flood caused by downpour during the weekend washed away property worth N8 million in Dandume Local Government Area of Katsina State, the acting Chairman of the Local Government, Alhaji Hassan Musa, said on Monday.