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Lolade Shebanjo, Project Planning & Controls Engineer, Oando said; “I felt fortunate to be surrounded by future female scientists. I was reminded of the fact that when you wear a helmet, it doesn’t matter if you are a woman or a man; your mission is to keep achieving.”
The federal government has inaugurated a six-member special investigative panel to unravel the circumstances and masterminds of the recent looting of virtually all movable assets in the state-of-the-art Presidential Amnesty Programme’s Training Centre in Kaiama, Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government of Bayelsa State.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has advised the people not to abandon their farm work and other agricultural ventures because of the general elections.
With barely 24 hours to the Presidential and National Assembly elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Sokoto state has received no fewer than 100,000 defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
President Muhammadu Buhari, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) led-administration is sincerely laying solid foundation for prosperity of all Nigerians and the future generations.
Prof. Alex Akpa, acting director-general/chief executive officer, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), has said that the agency through the Bio Resources Development Centres (BIODEC) was poised to complement Federal Government’s efforts towards effective diversification of the economy into agriculture for food security.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has pledged to increase the funding of the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) due to the success of the programme in the North-east.
A Kano based Islamic group, Sharifai Unity Forum, has held a one-month special prayer session for President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje’s victory in the forthcoming general elections.
The Coalition of Fulani Associations from across the country on Sunday called for a better deal for Fulani herdsmen, saying they remained the most marginalized people in Nigeria.
Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Prof. Charles Dokubo, has warned contractors who have been awarded jobs for the Presidential Amnesty Programme to implement the contracts in line with the terms of agreement or risk losing them.
Edo State government has partnered with non-governmental organisations to explore ways of empowering women so that they can contribute more to the development of their immediate and extended communities.
The Lagos State All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his Peoples Democratic Party counterpart, Jimi Agbaje, on Friday differed on infrastructure, health and other issues that would spur the development of the state.
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Ovia Federal Constituency, Mr Dennis Idahosa, has pledged 50 per cent of his salary to the empowerment of his constituents if elected.
In a calculated effort to ameliorate the sufferings of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), especially those in the Northeast, the Federal Government has unveiled Targeted Grant Transfer (TGT), a scheme that aims to help them to gradually vacate the IDPs camps and resettle in safe communities.
A former National President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayodele Joseph Oritsejafor, in collaboration with Word of Life Bible Church-owned Eagle Flight Micro Finance Bank, has empowered 1,074 people with various forms of lifeline.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has presented the 2019 Appropriation Bill of N480 billion to the State House of Assembly for consideration and approval.
Jose Mourinho has said that he believes Zinedine Zidane is the right man for the Real Madrid managerial position.
Studying England ahead of Monday's European Championship qualifier was a hard watch for Montenegro coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic, who says the Three Lions have no weaknesses.
Boko Haram jihadists killed at least seven villagers in a series of attacks in South-Eastern Niger near the border with Nigeria, a local official and an NGO said Sunday.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Paikoro local government of Niger state has suspended the state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Barrister Amina Musa Gua’ar.
Mr Issa Aremu, a former Governorship candidate in Kwara State on Sunday called on Nigerian leaders to promote the values and legacies of late Maj.-Gen. Babatunde Idiagbon.
A tropical cyclone that struck southern Africa has caused widespread destruction believed to have affected as many as 1.5 million people in three countries. Aid agencies have called it the worst natural disaster in the region in two decades, and warned that the death toll could climb past 1,000.
A policeman who allegedly raped a woman at an ATM gallery at night in a bank in Awka, Anambra State, has been arrested.
The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has commenced the execution of vegetation control and silt removal on six federal roads in Abia.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has said that the party will retrieve its presidential mandate from President Muhammadu Buhari.
The People Democratic party (PDP) in Kano has vowed not to endorse the results of Saturday’s supplementary election.