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President of the United Nations General Assembly, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, says poverty is beyond lack of access to food, shelter, healthcare and sanitation.
An international non governmental organisation (NGO), Search for Common Ground, working on peace building and conflict transformation, has held a two-day workshop for 30 media practitioners and social media influencers in Kogi State ahead of the November governorship election.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Bayelsa Command, on Wednesday commenced free eye checkup and treatment for all category of drivers in the state.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, has said the biggest challenge facing Nigeria’s economy is unemployment.
Ahead of the September 13 judgement of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said Nigerians are now anxiously looking up to the judiciary to have the courage to do justice in the petition brought before the tribunal by its candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
The naira is tipped to appreciate this month, next month and within the next 12 months, a business expectations report released on Wednesday by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has shown.
A panel set up by the Defence Headquarters to investigate the killing of three policemen and a civilian by soldiers in Taraba state has arrested two policemen.
Portuguese police escorted fuel trucks on Monday to supply petrol stations at the start of a tanker drivers’ strike, an AFP reporter said.
Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has hailed the arrest of the policeman, who killed a commercial bus driver along Kaduna-Abuja highway on Friday which led to protest by drivers.
Thousands of motorists have been trapped for hours as drivers of articulated vehicles block both lanes of the Abuja-Kaduna highway.
Mr Olayinka Adeniyi, a cab operator under the Airport Car Hire Association of Nigeria (ACHAN), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, has returned 2,400 US dollars, (about N888,000), and an international passport forgotten by a passenger.
Vehicles, commuters and other road users were on Wednesday morning stuck on the long bridge linking Warewa with OPIC on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway following the spillage of diesel by a fallen tanker.
One Action Against Hunger staff member, two drivers and three other health workers are missing after an attack on a convoy in northeast Nigeria in which one driver was killed, the aid organisation said in a statement on Friday.
The Lagos State Government says it is set to stamp out illegal health facilities to safeguard the health of residents by training staff of the Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA),
Two drivers have been arrested by the police for allegedly stealing a car belonging to their master in Onitsha, Anambra state.
The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force Thursday arraigned 13 workers of ‘Seven-Up Bottling Company’ for allegedly assaulting Officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA).
Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force have concluded arrangements to prosecute 10 arrested vehicles owners/drivers for driving against on-coming vehicles (one-way) over the weekend in Lagos.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.
Markson Fefegha, the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Mineral Resources, has resigned his appointment in the administration of Governor Seriake Dickson ahead of the governorship election slated for November 16.
Participants at a Focus Group Discussion on the trends and challenges in election coverage in Nigeria have asked the media to support ongoing advocacy on the administrative independence of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by actively collaborating with the Civil Society and other stakeholders to bring the issue to the front burner at the National Assembly.
Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State on Thursday said its candidate in the November 16 election, Senator Douye Diri, is ready to face the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Chief David Lyon, in a debate.
Fugitive former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has turned himself in to Belgian justice authorities after Spain issued a new warrant for his arrest following the sentencing of 12 of his former colleagues.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said a total of 2.37 million voters will have access to voting during the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi states.
Super Eagles stand-in captain William Troost-Ekong has hailed the display of the team in their draw against Brazil in Singapore on Sunday.
Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has attributed the poor socio-economic and political situation in Nigeria to the inadequate participation of women in active politics.
The Ekiti State Government has finally expressed its readiness to build an airport facility as part of efforts to attract investors to the state and make it the economic hub in all facets.
Popular Nigerian singer, Wizkid has said that he was spending between $300 (N108, 300) and $400 (N144, 400) on food every day, while he was residing in Los Angeles, US.