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Edo State deputy governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, says the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival tagged ‘Edo 2020 Games’ is essentially an opportunity to relaunch the state’s rich sporting heritage.
Since the country returned to civilian rule on May, 29,1999, Ebonyi state has remained under the rule of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) until the incumbent governor, David Umahi, defected from the PDP to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2020.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Sunday received the festival torch of the 20th National Sports Festival.
The Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN) Osun State chapter has lauded Governor Gboyega Oyetola for the careful review of the education policy of the previous administration which has drastically reduced tension in public schools.
The minister of youth and sports development, Chief Sunday Dare and Bauchi State Football Association (BAFA) joined Nigerians all over the world in mourning the death of the erstwhile technical director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chief Pius Kashimawo Laloko.
The Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria on Saturday decried the spate of insecurity in Nigeria even as they advocated for community policing as a way out of the current security challenges bedeviling the country.
The Adamawa State Governor, Rt. Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, says his administration is determined to change the ugly narrative of the poor state of the health sector in the State, to breathe fresh air on all health facilities in Adamawa State.
The bill titled ‘A Bill for an Act to establish the National Agricultural Development Fund and matters connected therewith, 2020, is sponsored by Senator Abdullahi Adamu (APC, Nasarawa West).
Chairman of Federal Capital Territory Football Association, (FCT FA) Mohammed Muktar has tasked coaches from the six area councils on the need to discover and nurture talents at the grass roots.
No fewer than 50, 840 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines Wednesday arrived Calabar, the Cross River State capital to assist health workers tackle the spread of Coronavirus pandemic which has killed many around the globe.
The minister of communications and digital economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has officially presented President Muhammadu Buhari’s approved for the first ever Employee-centric Condition of Service and Scheme of Service to the Governing Board and management of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).
There will be more money for the 2021 budget implementation as the crude oil price on Monday hit $71/ barrel which doubles the $30 benchmark.
The Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning in conjunction with other international development partners is set to host an enlightenment webinar session billed to enable stakeholders effectively understand the provisions of the National Social Protection Policy and make their input in the planned process for its review.
The Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS) has commended the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity for granting recognition to the trade union in spite of an alleged deregistration plot against it by a rival union.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Olanrewaju Elegushi has urged the Intending Pilgrims for 2021 Hajj exercise to endeavor to take the COVID-19 vaccine.
There’s palpable fear in Delta State as the Eshanekpe Israel, a.k.a Akpodoro-led Sector ‘C’ Command of the Surveillance Team of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, Delta State battles oil thieves, product adulterators, impostors, who have allegedly established themselves in the oil-rich state.
Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna remains the only surviving African player at the first official World Table Tennis (WTT) Tournament taking place in Doha after he defeated Indian national champion Sathiyan Gnanasekaran 3-0 (11-7, 11-4, 11-8) to berth in the second round of the men’s singles.
The House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary is to engage the Nigerian Governor’s Forum and all relevant stakeholders with a view to ensuring judicial financial autonomy.
A windstorm which occurred on Wednesday in Umuejem Community in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo has killed a middle aged man and injured three others.
Safin De Coque, one of the sons of the late legendary highlife singer, Oliver De Coque, has expressed joy that people still celebrate his father who died on June 20, 2008, at the age of 61.
The Police Command in Rivers has deployed no fewer than 17,500 personnel for Saturday’s Local Government elections in the state.
The Senate yesterday amid disagreement by members, passed a bill seeking to establish the National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) following the consideration of the report of its Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.
Myanmar security forces arrested on Thursday one of the main leaders of the campaign against military rule after driving into him with a car as he led a motorbike protest rally, friends and colleagues said.
Subject to the ratification by the General Manager of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Yussuf Alli, Kenya’s Emmanuel Naibei has emerged as the new champion of the World Athletics Silver Label race.
A group known as Shangev-Tiev Assembly (STA) has condemned the military invasion of parts of Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State in which many lives have allegedly been lost and several property destroyed.
Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has said that his administration will provide the needed funds for accreditation of Departments at the Abia State University Teaching Hospital, ABSUTH, study the Act of the National Association of Resident Doctors for domestication as well as maintain regular payment of salaries of resident doctors in the state.
Tottenham's season will be classed as a "massive failure'" if they miss out on a top-four finish, according to Harry Redknapp.