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Pakistan’s National Accountability Bureau on Friday arrested former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in connection with the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case, Dawn reported. Sharif’s family allegedly laundered money under the guise of sale or purchase of shares of the sugar mill, according to officials.
A coalition of self-determination groups in the South-West zone has described the security summit held in Ibadan by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, as a charade.
The chairman of the South-West Governors Forum and Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, on Monday, disclosed that all the Southwest governors have agreed to engage the services of local vigilante groups to tackle insecurity in the zone.
A faction of the Oodua Peoples Congress and the Harnonised Vigilante Group in the South-West have said majority of those being recruited into the planned Western Nigeria Security Network are political thugs and hoodlums.
The National Archives of Nigeria, especially those in Ibadan, Enugu and Kaduna, are currently in a very sorry state, foremost historians in Nigeria have told the Federal Government.
Governors in the six Southwest states are putting finishing touches to the inauguration of a joint regional security outfit codenamed Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN).
Dapo Abiodun, the Ogun State governor, has said that his administration would not allow the Tongeji Island, an island that exists close to Nigeria’s boundary with the Republic of Benin, to be taken away by the neighbouring country.
The governors of the six South-west states have vowed to put their political affiliations aside to confront the security challenges facing their region.
The six governors of the Southwest states are to meet in Tuesday with the Inspector General of Police (IGP), heads of other security agencies and security experts for a security summit being organized by the governors.
Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has emerged chairman of the South West Governors’ Forum.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has urged Southwest leaders to to jettison party politics in the interest of the region for the sustainable development.
Mr Seye Oyeleye, Director-General, Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) and other Pan-Yoruba groups have called on the newly elected political leaders in the South-West to make regional integration their focus.
Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be fully prepared to conduct the rescheduled elections to be adjudged as seamless and efficient.
A Yoruba socio-cultural group, Majeobaje Movement, has called for support to enable the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) commission achieve its vision for the region.
Margaret Thatcher was famously not for turning, but Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan has declared U-turns to be a "hallmark of great leadership", in comments provoking criticism from opponents and a slew of jokes from Pakistanis.
As the Gabonese people demand for tangible proof that president Ali Bongo has ‘greatly improved’ as claimed by the presidency on Sunday, an opposition party has accused the government of peddling a “lie” over the president’s health.
A Gabonese opposition party on Tuesday accused the government of peddling a "lie" over the health of President Ali Bongo after he was hospitalised in Saudi Arabia nearly three weeks ago.
The Heads of Service of the South West states have converge in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, for a strategic meeting aimed at aiding rapid development in the region through collaboration and integration.
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Lille manager Christophe Gatlier has absolved Victor Osimhen of any blame after the forward failed to score for the fifth consecutive away game in the French Ligue 1 this season.
The remains of Francisco Franco, Spain’s former right-wing dictator, will be exhumed on Thursday.
Floods in southeast Niger have forced 23 000 people to flee their homes since early October, officials said, threatening a new humanitarian crisis in a region already wracked by Boko Haram Islamist violence.
The Jigawa State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has sacked Director of Government Unity Secondary School, Maigatari from his post over stealing of E-Learning equipment.
Gideon Para-Mallam, a Jos-based cleric, says President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to reach out to Nathan Sharibu, Leah’s father.
Abdullahi Osanga, the Chairman of Nasarawa United Football Club of Lafia, on Monday said the club would issue identification cards to its team’s supporters for the upcoming season.
The Federal Government is cooperating with the International Criminal Court on the preliminary examination into issues related to insurgency in the North-East, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday.
South Africa was hit by rolling blackouts on Wednesday in a blow for the continent’s most developed economy as it shows signs of rebounding.
The Super Eagles retired ace midfield maestro, Mutiu Adepoju, on Monday called on Nigerians to get behind the national team, the Super Eagles toward a better team performance.
Three US soldiers were killed and three others injured after the armed vehicle they were in rolled into water during a training exercise in the US state of Georgia.