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Russia will ask 10 U.S. diplomats to leave the country in retaliation for Washington’s expulsion of the same number of Russian diplomats over alleged malign activity, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.
As part of the Buhari administration’s efforts to transform agricultural productivity in the country, the Federal Government in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and other stakeholders are set to roll out a Special-Agro Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZ) programme aimed at concentrating agro-processing activities in demarcated areas to boost productivity and integrate production, processing and marketing of selected commodities.
Authorities of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State have given approval to two government-approved colleges of Education to award Bachelor’s Degree in education under its auspices.
Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has identified the need to invest in agricultural production, to solve the unemployment issues of Nigeria.
Team Kano, on Monday, defeated their Lagos counterpart to clinch gold medal in the male event of handball at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival in Edo.
Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Saturday, called on leaders in the country to shun partisanship and come together to mount a collective fight against insecurity in the country.
US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has arrived in Israel on the first visit by a senior representative of President Joe Biden’s administration, whose stance on Iran has worried Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has described his Borno State counterpart, Prof. Babagana Zulum, as a man of strong character and conviction who is determined to carry on despite the daunting security challenges in his domain.
Governor Babangana Zulum of Borno says Nigeria will continue to be united in spite of its many challenges.
The Deputy Governor of Kwara, Kayode Alabi, has described the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin as the best in Nigeria.
Myanmar troops stormed an anti-coup protest camp on Wednesday, a resident said, in a pre-dawn operation that local media said killed and wounded several demonstrators, as activists defied a bloody crackdown and internet blockade by the ruling junta.
Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday said major facilities needed for full take-off of the three newly-established universities in the state would be provided within the limit of available resources.
Tiv people of Benue State under the aegis of Tiv Rebirth Network has kicked against plans by their paramount ruler, the Tor Tiv, HRH James Ayatse, to honour Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike and his Sokoto State counterpart Aminu Waziri Tambuwal with Tiv titles.
It was a gathering of political heavyweights across the three senatorial districts of Edo state and country particularly of the All Progressives Congress (APC) stock including the deputy governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shiabu, when the former governor of Edo state and former National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, donated a multi-million naira church edifice for St Joseph Catholic Church in his Iyamho home town.
The team principal of Formula One racing unit Mercedes AMG, Toto Wolff, and his Red Bull counterpart, Christian Horner, touched on the tough calls they have had to make to stay in line with changing F1 regulations.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, and the new Speaker of the Ghanaian Parliament, Mr. Albert Bagbin, have agreed to strengthen parliamentary relations in a bid to find lasting solutions to challenges such as the trade dispute involving some Nigerian traders in Ghana.
People in Myanmar opposed to the military junta marched, observed strikes and scrambled to overcome a shutdown of the internet on Friday, undaunted by the generals’ bloody suppression of protests during the past two months.
U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Thursday spoke with his Ukrainian counterpart, Andrii Taran, and “condemned recent escalations of Russian aggressive and provocative actions in eastern Ukraine,” the Pentagon said.s
Speaking in a telephone conversation with Mahamadou Issoufou, his counterpart and outgoing President on the situation in Niger Republic, President Buhari according to a statement by his media aide, Garba Shehu warned that “the international community is hostile to the change of government by violent and unconstitutional means.”
Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Lai Mohammed, has said that the Federal Government has concluded plans to place Nasarawa State on the global tourism map.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, has tasked the Nigerian Army Officers Wives’ Association (NAOWA) to seek international collaboration with their counterparts in India, and other advanced nations with a view to helping the association actualize some of its cardinal objectives of empowering the wives and children of Army officers and soldiers.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the "fight is still on" to fix the broken economy, signaling out the financial industry for resisting the economic turnaround efforts.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has offered explanations for his support for the Boko Haram group.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christain Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has expressed concerns over the attack on monarchs in Ekiti State.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said Manchester United can still catch rivals Manchester City in this season’s Premier League title race as ‘stranger things have happened’ in football.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that the country’s active COVID-19 cases increased by 39, bringing the total number to 7,821.
Despite the nefarious activities of local informants who regularly tip the Islamic State of West Africa Province and Boko Haram Terrorists of troops’ operation, the Nigerian military has reinforced its ground troops with sophisticated equipment and the Air Task Force’s support to contain the insurgents terrorising Damasak axis of Borno State.
The daughter of the late vice president of Nigeria, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, Mrs. Chidi Onyemelukwe has said that she is fully prepared to serve as governor of Anambra State, having acquired the necessary experience in governance.
Zinedine Zidane admits Real Madrid head to Anfield for the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final “stretched to the limit” – but are ready for whatever Liverpool throw at them.
Chelsea have defeated Manchester City in the semi-final of the English FA Cup played at the Wembley Stadium in London on Saturday.
Following incessant armed robbery attacks at the off-campus hostels of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), a five-man security committee has been set up to tackle the menace.