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Pakistan's interior minister Ahsan Iqbal has been shot in a suspected assassination attempt ahead of nationwide elections due this year, but will survive, officials said Sunday.
Chairman, board of Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust newspaper, Kabiru Yusuf, has said that electronics and digital platforms held the ace for the future of newspaper business in Nigeria.
The Human and Environmental Developmental Agenda (HEDA Resource Center) has urged the National Assembly to commence the confirmation process of nominees submitted by the executive to it, saying the delay is incapacitating many government agencies.
The publisher of Daily Times, Fidelis Anosike, says he cannot remember selling the newspaper to anyone.
Killings have continued to take place in some communities in Nasarawa State unabated following selective attacks on some villages in Awe, Keana and Doma local government areas of the state.
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has called on the Federal Government to end the current fuel scarcity in the country rather than buying time and passing blame.
Adamawa state queen, Mildred Ehiguese, has emerged as the new Miss Nigeria at the beauty pageant concluded on early on Friday at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island in Lagos State.
As Nigerians await the crowing of the new Miss Nigeria, the pageant’s organiser and publisher of The Daily Times of Nigeria, Mr Fidelis Anosike, says he is using the show to define the Nigerian woman.
The organisation urged Mr. Buhari to “reform the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) to remove opportunities for corruption in privatisation process, and to instruct the EFCC and ICPC to ensure the recovery of proceeds of corruption.
The principals have chosen to speak as there were concerns that Volpi’s press release implied that they, Whitmore Limited, had a total indebtedness of $680 million.
National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Sunday said the election of Dr Kayode Fayemi in Saturday’s gubernatorial poll was a victory for the people.
Femi Kuti has spent his life railing in song against the ills holding back Africa. But these days he is feeling some optimism.
Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has described the victory of Dr. Kayode Fayemi in the just-concluded gubernatorial election in Ekiti State as a demonstration of the people’s trust in the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a party that has the capacity to liberate the state from mis-governance and gross under-development.
The Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), held a victory rally to celebrate the success of the party’s candidate in Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, who has been announced winner of the polls.
Kingsley Moghalu, a presidential aspirant of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), says what Nigerians need is a generational shift in governance and not allegiance to “same old career politicians”.
This was disclosed by the minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, after the federal executive council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the spiritual leader of the world’s Anglicans, will lead the service at the Chapel Royal with close friends and family in attendance.
Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA AFRICA) has said it is employing parallel vote tabulation (PVT) methodology to complement the efforts of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Nigeria Police Force has assured electorates in Ekiti State ahead of the July 14 election that the police will ensure adequate security noting that the force does not belong to any political party.