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Bayelsa/Kogi elections: APC governors welcome David Lyon, pledge further cooperation with Yahaya Bello
The Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF) has welcomed the Bayelsa State governor-elect, Chief David Lyon, into its fold, congratulating him on his victory during last Saturday’s election.
Ahead of the rerun election for the Ikot Ekpene Senatorial seat, Senator Godswill Akpabio and Dr. Chris Ekpenyong, have once again engaged in a war of words over the coveted seat.
Uganda’s Irene Nakalembe, winner of the 2019 Nigeria Ladies Golf Open Championship, on Saturday in Abuja explained the reasons behind her success and that of Ugandan ladies in golf in Nigeria.
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), has raised concerns over the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) directive to banks on lending, saying it could pose a risk to financial stability.
Prof. Babatunde Salako, Director General of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (MIMR), has urged African governments to adopt multidisciplinary approach in combating infectious diseases such as Ebola, Lassa fever, and monkey pox in order to improve global health security.
About N3tn would be required to curb and respond to disasters across Nigeria by 2020, the National Emergency Management Agency announced on Friday.
Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Chief Olusegun Runsewe, on Friday said no fewer than 30 countries would participate in the International Arts and Crafts Expo slated to hold in Abuja.
The Director-General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), Salihu Moh Lukman, on Thursday, said the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been running the party illegally.
The Federal Government has inaugurated a 14-man ministerial committee focused on closing leakages, tackling illegal mining and enhancing generated revenue from the mining sector.
Director general of National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Dr. Nasir Argungu, has declared that the intention of Federal Government in establishing Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS) is to boost food production in order to reduce hunger in the country.
The Progressives Governors Forum has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman Adams Oshiomhole to convene a National Executive Council (NEC) meeting to address the party’s challenges or resign his position.
The Director-General of the Debt Management Office (DMO), Mrs Patience Oniha, has lauded Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State for his prudent borrowing habit.
There were indications on Tuesday that paucity of funds available to the Federal Government to meet infrastructural needs, especially the implementation of the 2020 budget when passed, may compel the government to channel most of the funds so far recovered through its anti-graft policy into the budget.
Former Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has said that the restoration of the governing system of the National Sport Commission (NSC) remains the best way of managing sports in Nigeria.
Senator Mao Ohuabunwa has described his loss at the Court of Appeal as “a miscarriage of justice.”
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it would ensure that 60 per cent of the drugs being imported into the country were manufactured locally.
Over two months after the Federal Ministry of Interior announced a reduction in the cost of Nigerian visas for American citizens, the United States Embassy in Nigeria has continued to charge Nigerians a reciprocity fee.
Former Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has commended the people of Bayelsa State for changing their destiny by voting the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday election.
YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation (CSO), says there are indications that the results of the Bayelsa state gubernatorial election were manipulated.
Manchester United’s failure to qualify for the Champions League is beginning to erode the club’s finances, but increased commercial income helped the English giants post revenues of £135.4 million ($174 million) for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 season on Monday.
Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.
Cost of used and new imported vehicles is set to drop if the Ministry of Finance approves the proposal of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) which recommended a reduction of the levy from 35% to 5 or 10%.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed the crash-landing of its helicopter on Thursday at its base in Enugu.
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says the trans-Saharan Road linking Abuja with Algiers in Algeria will be completed in three years.
Bringing Neymar back to Catalunya from Paris Saint Germain "will always be an option" for Barcelona, according to Eric Abidal.
At least eight persons were confirmed dead in a ghastly accident that occurred in the early hours of Monday in Lokoja, Kogi State.
The Federal Government has made provision for special funding to the reconstruction of Trans-Saharan African highway linking Lagos with Algiers, the Algerian capital.