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The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a 124.2 million dollars loan to finance the urban water sector reform and Akure water supply and sanitation projects in Nigeria.
Rwandan and Ugandan officials will on Friday meet in Kampala to discuss the implementation of a pact aimed at ending tensions between the two countries.
The Niger state government says it will commence sensitisation of stakeholders in communities across the 25 local government areas as part of preparation for the development of the state urban policy.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has called for the handover of constituency projects to local government authorities after completion.
The Senate on Wednesday expressed its displeasure at the poor living conditions in border communities, citing the insufficient funding of the Border Community Development Agency (BCDA) to provide basic amenities.
To foster bilateral relationship between China and Nigeria, as well as contribute to the healthcare system in Ogun State, the umbrella body of Chinese businesses under the auspices of Ogun-Guangdong Free Trade Zone in Igbesa area of Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State has donated a medical facility to the host community.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has inaugurated the collapsed pedestrian bridge at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University and new accommodation for soldiers at School of Armoury Bauchi.
Lebanon was marking 76 years of self-rule on Friday, but protesters say that only this year are its people experiencing “real independence”.
Four agrarian communities in Akoko, the Northern Senatorial Districts in Ondo State are on collision course with the state government for allegedly covertly ceding their land for RUGA without any consultation and their consent.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on security agencies and communities under threats of bandits’ attacks and kidnappings to be more vigilant and alert in the light of the latest incidents in Enugu, Zamfara, Adamawa, Katsina and Kaduna States.
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Wednesday revealed that over 60 per cent of adolescents and young people across the country do not have significant knowledge about HIV and adequate sexual education about the disease.
The figure was contained in the document of a campaign tagged, ‘Driving political will to end cholera in Bauchi State’, released by the Society for Water and Sanitation supported by WaterAid Nigeria in commemoration of the 2019 World Toilet Day in Bauchi on Tuesday.
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN, has raised the alarm that the clean-up exercise in Ogoni land on oil pollution may take longer time, alleging that the body saddled with the responsibility lacks the capacity to carry out the huge assignment.
About N3tn would be required to curb and respond to disasters across Nigeria by 2020, the National Emergency Management Agency announced on Friday.
The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Central Zone, has called on security agencies to investigate the pre-election violence that rocked Nembe Local Government Area in Bayelsa State and left some persons dead and others injured.
Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
Lagos State Government has once again reiterated the need for citizens to maintain high standard of personal and environmental hygiene at all times as part of the measures to prevent the outbreak of epidemics, especially the spread of gastroenteritis-vomiting and diarrhoea which has been reported in the State.
Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says a fight with Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder “has to happen in 2020”.
A middle aged woman whose name was given as Agnes Okekpe has been raped to comma by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ebenebe community, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Onoriode “Godzilla” Ehwariemi of Nigeria has vowed to defeat his Argentine opponent, Argentina’s Ariel “Chiquito” Baracamonte, when they clash for the World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental heavyweight title at GOtv Boxing Night 20.
UN humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria Mr Edward Kallon said in a statement at the weekend that the international community was saddened by the killing of the four aid workers.
Eni Aluko has spoken openly about the way she was treated during her time in Italy at Juventus due to the colour of her skin.
Arsenal need to follow the lead of arch-rivals Tottenham and get a proven manager in place, says John Hartson, with the Gunners in no position to take “a chance” on Freddie Ljungberg.
Former junior international football sensation Philip Osondu has been reported dead today in his base in Belgium.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has described the President as a “General” who jails the corrupt and loves the poor people in Nigeria.
Chairman of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema, was at the weekend bestowed with a prestigious honour of Most Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, as one of the best persons to work with.