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The Bayelsa Government on Friday imposed a curfew on Twon Brass in the Brass Local Government Area of the state, where three were killed on Aug. 15.
Edo State Deputy Governor, Honourable Philip Shuaibu, has called for systematic overhaul of the banking sector in Nigeria that will redirect their focus on the development of small businesses (SMEs) in the country, inline with present economic realities.
Some ex-militants in Ondo State on Wednesday lamented that the state government has failed to fulfil its promise of including them into the amnesty programme of the Federal government after they had surrendered their arms.
Former Head of state, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has said the 2019 general elections would be a test case that Nigeria democracy has come of age.
The Bayelsa State Government has reiterated its assurance that it would adhere strictly to merit in the recruitment of the 1,000 jobs Governor Seriake Dickson announced for the state civil service.
The Enugu State Government said as part of its deliberate policy to integrate the youths in the governance, it has appointed more than 1000 youths into political positions at the various levels of government in the state.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, should no longer be trusted by Nigerians to conduct the 2019 general election because “he has become a very dangerous threat to our democracy”, a legal practitioner and civil rights activist, Ugochukwu Osuagwu, warned on Saturday.
The International Republican Institute (IRI) has urged women to participate actively in the various political activities in the country.
The Kano State Government has explained that the defection of the immediate-past Deputy Governor of the state, Prof. Hafiz Abubakar, to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was as an exercise that was long overdue, adding that his exit to the All Progressives Congress (APC) was a good omen.
Akwa Ibom State deputy governor, Mr. Moses Ekpo, has vehemently refuted the rumours that he has resigned or been sacked from the Udom Emmanuel administration following the rumoured planned defection of Sen. Godswill Akpabio to All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ado Ekiti on Monday granted the prayers of the All Progressives Congress to inspect election materials and results of the July 14 governorship election in the state.
Following the resignation of the erstwhile Deputy Governor of Kano state, Prof. Hafiz Abubakar, on Sunday, many contestants have expressed their interest in replacing him.
The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday approved the recruitment of additional 1,200 teachers for the Junior and Senior Secondary schools in the State.
Despite the court order restraining parties from further action in the impending impeachment of the Imo State Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere, the State Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galandachi, has withdrawn all the security details attached to him.
The Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria (TOAN), Edo State chapter, on Wednesday, ousted its executives for disrespecting the office of the deputy governor of the state.
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has claimed full responsibility for the botched swearing-in of the new deputy governor of the state, Sir Calistus Ekenze, on Tuesday.
Impeached Deputy Governor of Imo state, Eze Madumere, has accused Governor Rochas Okorocha, of being the brain behind his “illegal” impeachment by the state House of Assembly on Monday.
A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has joined the Presidential race on the platform of the Young People’s Party (YPP) where he hoped to emerge the next president of the country.
Farouq Yahaya, a major general, on Friday took over as the new Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Friday constituted a nine-member palliative committee on COVID-19 to deliberate and make recommendations to the government on how to cushion the harsh economic impact of the lockdown on residents.
The Federal Government has said that 18 Chinese medical experts are on their way to Nigeria with medical supplies including ventilators, to assist in overcoming the COVID-19 global pandemic.
The United Kingdom says it is working round the clock to airlift its citizens in Nigeria amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Face masks could help limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to researchers who studied the effect of surgical masks on the transmission of other corona and flu viruses.
Italy’s record death toll from the novel coronavirus grew by more than 700 on Wednesday, as a top official said that social restrictions were getting harder to bear for the population.
Former Inter coach José Mourinho, currently in charge of Premier League side Tottenham, named his dream starting eleven, but only included one Inter player, according to a report from today’s paper edition of the Spanish newspaper Marca.
The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Tuesday assured its customers of steady power supply in spite of shutting its offices outlets in Lagos and Ogun state. =
Google says it will publish users’ location data around the world from Friday to allow governments to gauge the effectiveness of social distancing measures, brought in to stem the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, and human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday, faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s restriction of movement order pronounced on Lagos and Ogun States saying Nigeria is not at war.