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The Nigerian Stockfish Dealers Association has raised an alarm over the growing challenges faced in the stockfish business in the country.
A coconut refining factory in Akwa Ibom State will create 1,300 direct jobs when completed in September, the state governor, Udom Emmanuel, has said.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amechi met in Ibadan on Friday and agreed to resolve all issues delaying the take-off of Ibadan Inland Dry Port.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko ordered a Ryanair flight from Greece to Lithuania to land on Sunday in Minsk, where a Belarusian opposition activist on board was detained, prompting international condemnation.
Youths of Kaltungo/Shongom Federal Constituency in Gombe State have called for the recall of Simon Karu, who represents the constituency at the House of Representatives.
Many residents of Ibadan defied the restriction of movement ordered by the Oyo State government during the local government election on Saturday, newsmen report.
Taiwan reported another rise in domestic COVID-19 cases on Saturday, but the health minister said the trend remained stable with new infections concentrated in the northern part of the island in and around Taipei.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), yesterday came under fire for criticising the open grazing ban by the 17 Southern governors at their recent meeting in Asaba, Delta State.
The Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) has recorded a 343 per cent growth in Total Comprehensive Income totalling N160.06 billion in 2020 compared to N36.15 billion in the previous year and 33 per cent growth in Net Assets, rising up to N772.75 billion from the previous N579.54 billion.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is to meet soon with representatives of state governors, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, and the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, in an attempt to resolve the disagreement over the repayment of the budget support facility obtained by the states.
Street sweepers in Ekiti State have appealed to Governor Kayode Fayemi to come to their rescue by paying a living wage to them.
Abia State Elders Consultative Forum has raised an alarm over an alleged plot of ethnic cleansing of the Igbo nation by security agencies.
Akwa Ibom State chapter of the Civil Liberties Organisation on Monday commended the resolutions of the southern governors in Asaba and advised that each governor should back the decision with the law in their respective state.
In an unexpected twist of circumstances, the highly-anticipated unification bout between British heavyweight boxers Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury has been called off after American boxer, Deontay Wilder, won his legal case for a contractual trilogy bout against the ‘Gypsy King,’ Fury.
Some Lagos-based lawyers on Monday expressed concern over the effect of the ongoing strike by the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), on police stations across the nation.
Sheikh Ahmed Gumi, cleric and a major negotiator in the release of abducted students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, has said that the Federal Government’s shoot on sight order has been impeding negotiation to have the bandits lay down arms, even though he admitted that no ransom was paid for the release of the students.
Biodun Olujimi has called on the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to reconcile contending groups in Ekiti State or risk losing the 2022 Governorship election.
Sensing the negative reactions that greeted his recent meeting with some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to allegedly dissolve the leadership of the party from the ward to the state level in order to accommodate his loyalists who came from the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has reportedly beaten a retreat.
The attorney-general of the federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, says a suit instituted by James Ibori, a former governor of Delta state, against the UK is delaying the repatriation of additional looted funds worth more than £80 million.
The prime minister of Italy has called for the Euro 2020 final to be moved from Wembley due to coronavirus concerns. Mario Draghi says the level of infection in the United Kingdom means alternative venues must be considered.
Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo filed for divorce on Monday from his wife of three decades, his lawyer said, days after his highly anticipated return to the country.
The President of the Court of Appeal, Hon Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has organised a special court sitting in Jos where about 270 Motions and Appeals would be addressed for quick dispensation of justice.
MTN Nigeria plans to invest N640 billion (approximately US$1.5 billion) over the next three years to expand broadband access across the continent’s most populous country, in line with the federal government’s 2020-2025 National Broadband Plan and in support of MTN Group’s strategy, Ambition 2025: Leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress.
The three survivors of Sunday’s sporadic shooting by a police operative in Enugu have regained consciousness, a medical doctor at the Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Parklane, has said.
NADECO: President Buhari’s ‘Fulanisation’ policy, disregard for constitution fueling secessionist agitations
The National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) has said it has no option but to join those insisting that there should be no more elections under the 1999 constitution, while also demanding the return to the 1960 and 1963 Federal Constitutions which were in operation in the First Republic.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Akure has dismissed the petition filed by Barrister Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), the Governorship Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the October 2020 election in Ondo State, against the election of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC).
The England camp have confirmed the news in an official statement, which reads: "Aaron Ramsdale has replaced Dean Henderson in England’s UEFA EURO 2020 squad.
Dr Taiwo Aderemi, Community coordinator, Sickle Cell Hope Alive Foundation (SCHAF) in Nigeria , has called on Nigerian Government and all the federal and state teaching hospitals in the country to give more attention to people living with sickle cell disease by investing in research and facility to do bone marrow transplant in Nigeria and to make same available and assessable to every sickle cell patients in the country.
A former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau, has urged the All Progressive Congress (APC) to field a southerner as its presidential candidate in 2023.