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President Muhammadu Buhari has named Dr Uzoma Emenike as Nigeria's new Ambassador-designate to the United States of America.
Ogun governor Dapo Abiodun on Tuesday banned fuel tankers and other articulated vehicles from plying flyover bridges in the state.
The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib, has dismissed reports that COVID-19 vaccines contain microchips and alter human genetic information.
It was learnt that the two suspects had earlier abducted two persons in Mangu Council Area of the state and fled before the police shot them dead in a gun battle and rescued the victims
For fear of being attacked by suspected hoodlums, some residents of Coca Cola, Leventis, Ajibade, Ajegunle, Oke-Itunu and other adjoining neighbourhoods in Ibadan North Local Government Area of Oyo State have reportedly deserted their homes and shops following the killing of a thief in the area.
A mother and her two children have been burnt to death in a fire disaster that occurred in Riban Garmu village, Dewu Ward in Kirfi Local Government Area of Bauchi State.A mother and her two children have been burnt to death in a fire disaster that occurred in Riban Garmu village, Dewu Ward in Kirfi Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
Five people were confirmed dead while 16 others sustained various degrees of injuries on Wednesday in an accident involving a Mazda bus and a truck at Danlitu community on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Mr Yusuf Abdullahi, the Bauchi state Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has said that 21 out of the 22 passengers involved in a road accident in Bauchi have died.
The Nigerian military on Tuesday said its troops have killed 10 suspected bandits in two separate gun battles with the armed brigands in Kastina State.
The Nigerian Army has said its troops of Operation Sahel Sanity, deployed to ward off banditry in the North-west, have killed 10 bandits and lost one soldier during a gun duel with the hoodlums in Garin Inu and Maigora villages of Batsari and Faskari Local Government Areas of the state.
The Commandant of Oyo State Security Network Agency, also known as Operation Amotekun, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (retd), has dismissed media reports that there was a bloody clash between operatives of the agency and some Fulani herdsmen on Saturday in Aiyete in Ibarapa North Local Government of the state.
Doctors in Ilesha-Baruba in Baruten Local Government of Kwara State are battling to save the lives of no less than five persons from gun wounds. The people sustained varying degrees of injuries on Friday during a fracas between commercial drivers and soldiers.
The Federal Government is lining up 50,000 people, including frontline health workers, the elderly, persons with comorbidity and targeted police and immigration officers as the first set of Nigerians to receive the awaited Covid-19 vaccines.
A 27-year-old mechanic, Friday Ogbu, who allegedly drove recklessly, causing the death of a four-year-old girl, on Thursday appeared in Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Edo Sector Command, says no fewer than 252 road traffic crashes (RTCs) were recorded in the state in 2020.
The European Union hailed Joe Biden’s inauguration later on Wednesday as U.S. president as a “new dawn” for Europe and the United States, while insisting U.S. technology companies should be regulated to stop the “dark forces” of hate speech online.
Britain said on Wednesday it was helping Kenya prepare to roll out the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Astrazeneca and Oxford University, as African nations race to ensure their populations are inoculated.
Local media are reporting low voter turnout in the local government council elections compared to last week’s presidential and parliamentary elections.
The Nigerian government spent N1.85 trillion on food imports in 2020 after it closed the country’s land borders, the chairman of the presidential economic advisory council, Doyin Salami, has said.
Frank Lampard said he is worried about Chelsea’s form after they were soundly beaten at Leicester, a fifth defeat in their past eight Premier League games.
The Commander, Ekiti Amotekun Corps, Brig. Gen. Joe Komolafe, on Saturday, warned residents against conniving with kidnappers to desist from such or face consequences.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 19 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods from Jan. 15 to Jan. 25.
The Ghana government has rejected the decision by British Airways to switch London-Accra-London route from Heathrow to Gatwick Airport.
The Kawankwasiyya faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kano state has insisted that it will not participate in the oncoming Local Government elections in the state even as the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission, KANSIEC has announced that the party is going to participate.
Lebanon’s top Christian cleric has urged President Michel Aoun to set up a reconciliation meeting with Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri to form a cabinet and end the country’s political deadlock.