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A Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of 40 persons reportedly in the detention of the Nigerian Navy.
The Ogun State governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has reiterated his determination to develop the Ogun West Senatorial District by addressing the problem of infrastructural deficit as well as harnessing the potentials of the area in order to improve the socio-economic condition of the people of the area and the State at large.
Institutions and individuals on Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria’s (AMCON’s) debtors’ list are to be blacklisted. They will no longer be allowed to do business with the government henceforth, it was learnt at the weekend.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has called on its members to remain united ahead of the July 27 and November 2, 2019 local council and governorship elections.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on Saturday said he defeated and retired four political godfathers in Kaduna State, saying the feat could be replicated anywhere, including Lagos State.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Benue State Council, has said it voted Governor Samuel Ortom for a second term because he best understands the issues of unpaid salaries in the state.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has reacted to the release of Zainab Aliyu by Saudi Arabia.
Engr. Naimot Salako-Oyedele, Deputy Governor-Elect of Ogun State, who is the head of Dapo Abiodun Transition Committee, has expressed satisfaction at the handover plan by the outgoing government of Senator Ibikunle Amosun.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, a delegation from the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) led by its President, Amaju Pinnick, and the representative of Femi Otedola, Founder of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd, Philip Akinola, on Wednesday paid a get- well visit to former Green Eagles’ Captain and Coach of Super Eagles, Christian Chukwu, at his Enugu residence.
Senator-elect of Kogi East Senatorial District, Alhaji Jibrin Isah, has backed the second term ambition of the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved and directed the Enugu State Universal Basic Education Board (ENSUBEB) to recruit additional 1,500 primary school teachers to enhance basic education in the state.
Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State says National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted to the state are safe while serving in the state.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Friday called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to go beyond party politics and embrace all Nigerians irrespective of party ideology.
A group, the International Agency for Anti-corruption in conjunction with its Nigerian affiliate, the Global Society for Anti-Corruption of Nigeria (GSAC) has declared that the on-going fight against corruption would only be sustained if the process is owned by Nigerians.
A group, Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) has urged former President Olusegun Obasanjo, to accept the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the recently held presidential elections.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has declared Friday, March 8, a public holiday in the state ahead of Saturday’s governorship and State House of Assembly elections.
The Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd)-led National Peace Committee members on Friday held a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, admitted that unemployment in the country was now very severe, promising to focus squarely on the economy in his second term in office.
A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Oyo State Chapter, has lauded Gov. Abiola Ajimobi for naming some roads and institutions after late former governor, Lam Adesina, and other prominent indigenes..
The Delta State University, Abraka will on Saturday hold its 13th convocation for 4,252 graduating students with 68 of them bagging first class in various academic disciplines.
National secondary exams in Somalia have been cancelled by authorities after papers were leaked on social media platforms, the Minister of Education confirmed late Monday.
Former Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has paid a glowing tribute to departing Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri ahead of his final game in charge.
A student of Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU), Ikot Akpaden, has been suspended “indefinitely” from the school for allegedly calling the university vice chancellor ‘foolish’ on Facebook.