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Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has cancelled an earlier approved trip to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for local government chairmen.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Nigerians to use the occasion of the Easter celebrations to pray for national rebirth.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday assured the nation will overcome kidnappers, bandits and agents of insecurity.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday urged Nigerians not to despair in the midst of rising insecurity across the nation, noting that these challenges will be surmounted.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, who spearheaded the electoral victory of the gubernatorial election of the PDP in Bauchi State has declared that “Bauchi state has been emancipated from forces of darkness and retrogression, never will it bend its back again for an oppressor”.
Thousands of Venezuelans are expected to protest once again Saturday as opposition leader Juan Guaido cranks up the pressure on beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro in the midst of a sweeping electricity blackout that has crippled the crisis-wracked country.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has berated President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), for trying to give a mistaken impression that they are popular when the hand writing on the wall is clear that the people have outrightly rejected them.
SERAP said: “The revelation by Alhaji Atiku is entirely consistent with SERAP’s recent report titled: From Darkness to Darkness: How Nigerians are Paying the Price for Corruption in the Electricity Sector, which also revealed how over N11 trillion meant to provide regular electricity supply was allegedly squandered by politicians and contractors under successive governments.”
The Ebonyi State contingent to the just concluded Nigeria Union of Journalists Triennial Delegates Conference in Abeokuta, Ogun State were on Saturday night attacked by hoodlums on their way back along Nkalagu axis of Enugu-Abakaliki Expressway.
$16bn power projects: SERAP urges President Buhari to refer ex-Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan to EFCC
Human rights advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to refer the alleged $16bn spending on electricity between 1999 and 2007 to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Some stakeholders in the power sector have expressed concern over the slow progress in the energy sector.
The daughter of late Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, Vimbai Tsvangirai-Java, 36, died on Monday following a car crash about a month ago.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented traditional rulers’ aiding and abetting of banditry in Zamfara State.
Senator Victor Umeh, who contested the February National Assembly election on the platform of All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, said yesterday that Senator Uche Ekwunife of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who was declared winner for Anambra Central senatorial zone by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was not eligible to contest the election.
An aviation and tourism expert, Mr Ikechi Uko, on Tuesday said Nigeria should develop an Aviation Masterplan so as to maximise the abundant opportunities in the sector.
An official of the Petroleum Authority of Uganda has commended the management of Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR)’s professional conducts in carryout its regulatory activities in the oil and gas industry.
A cashew nursery based in Kobape under Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun has been razed by fire, destroying 130,000 seedlings and eco-friendly nursery structure said to worth N200 million.
The Police Command in Enugu State said it had arrested two suspects in connection with alleged murder of a man in Agbani area of the state.
Former Real Madrid star Alvaro Morata was robbed while on international duty with Spain against Faroe Island in their 2020 European qualifying match.
A group, Concerned Abia Leaders and Human Rights Lawyers, has asked a former governor of the state, Chief Orji Kalu, to forget his ambition to become the Deputy President of the Senate in the Ninth National Assembly, describing it (the ambition) as “dead on arrival.”
The Kano State House of Assembly has elected the member representing Ajingi Constituency, Alhaji Abdulaziz Garba-Gafasa, as the new Speaker of the 9th Assembly.