Home Topics Correspondents
The Saturday legislative re-run election has commenced peacefully in Sokoto with a high turnout of voters in Sokoto South and Sokoto North Local Government Areas of the state.
The Newly sworn in Imo Governor, Chief Hope Uzodinma, says he feels excited and encouraged being part of the National Economic Council (NEC).
It re-emphasised that government had not taken a definite action on the operations of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles, popularly known as Keke Marwa on some routes across the State.
The federal government has taken delivery of two fighter helicopters to boost the ongoing fight against insurgency and banditry in the country.
Speaking to State House correspondents after meeting behind closed doors with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State said he had narrated his ordeal to President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has said a similar security outfit to “Operation Amotekun” for the North was already in the works.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that the security situation in the country has improved tremendously just as he argued that there has been a significant reduction in the proliferation of small arms in the country.
The Federal Government has achieved 50 percent budget performance in 2019 with the release of N1.2 trillion capital expenditure.
Nigeria’s recent border closure drill has been linked to the recent rise in headline inflation which is currently at 11.61 per cent as of October 2019.
The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, approved additional investment of $250 million into the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA).
The Speakers of the 36 state Houses of Assembly have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to issue an Executive Order on the implementation of full autonomy for state legislatures.
President Muhammadu Buhari has explained that the ongoing reorganization at the Presidential Villa is aimed at enhancing service delivery to Nigerians.
Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has reacted to fake news being circulated on some social media platforms accusing him of advocating the throwing of eggs and sachet (‘pure’) water at poor-performing leaders.
Sen. Kabiru Gaya (APC-Kano South) has said that Nigerians need to respect the elders like President Muhammadu Buhari and vice president Yemi Osinbajo.
Some State chapters of the Organised Labour have said that that they would not accept adjustments to the minimum wage, which would be lower than what the Federal Government is offering its workers.
The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itsey Sagay, says the Federal Government has recovered billions from corrupt Nigerians in the past four and half years.
The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay, on Thursday disclosed that so far about N1 trillion has been recovered locally from proceeds of corruption perpetuated by Nigerians.
12Page 1 of 2
Super Eagles and Lobi stars defender Ebube Duru has stated that the Makurdi based NPFL side are out and motivated by the desire to prove that the league title won by the club after sudden end to the league at Week 24 back in 2018 was no fluke and hence determined to ensure they stay top for as long as possible following Sunday’s 2-1 win over Nasarawa united.
Nigerian Afro-fusion singer, Damini Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy, has lost the Best World Music Album trophy to Beninese ace singer, Angélique Kidjo, at the 62nd Grammy Award.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says 700,000 candidates have so far been registered for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) nationwide in two weeks.
Jurgen Klopp has blamed his Liverpool defenders after their shocking 2-2 draw at Shrewsbury Town in the FA Cup on Sunday.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly to upon resumption on Tuesday urgently use its legislative instruments to intervene in the deteriorating security situation in the country.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has expressed readiness to support Kano State Government to ensure that the six targeted local government areas of the state become Open Defecation Free (ODF) by March.
Fifteen members of Mali’s security forces died in a jihadist assault on Sunday at a camp in the centre of the country, military and local sources said.
According to the publicity secretary of IPOB, Emma Powerful who disclosed this in a press statement he made available to Daily Sun, said that the reason for the shutdown was as a result of its widely used by those he said were determined to expose the ills of the present administration.
A Pharmacist, Mrs. Esther Samuel of the Department of Pharmacy, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), has cautioned healthcare workers in the country on effective handling of cytotoxic drugs for cancer patients.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.