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Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has assured that the state government will ensure the full implementation of the proposed new minimum wage for workers in the state.
The Danish parliament on Thursday passed the 2019 budget, including a proposal to hold foreign criminals on a tiny island.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it was expecting delivery of new fighter aircraft from both the United States and Italy to intensify its aerial campaign against the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast.
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Monday tasked corps members on the need to acquire skills that would help add value to their lives and the country as a whole.
The South-East Governors’ Forum has called for thorough and unbiased investigation on alleged attempted assassination of Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu.
A Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova who had been reporting on alleged corruption linked to European Union funds was found raped and murdered on Saturday, authorities said.
Unified Payments (UP), Nigeria’s premier payments and financial technology company, yesterday announced it is now offering American Express (Amex) Card acceptance to merchants in Nigeria.
The National Emergency Management Agency on Wednesday urged humanitarian agencies and non-governmental organisations operating in the northeast to always follow due process while carrying out their activities.
A Sudan court Tuesday commuted the death sentence of a teenager for killing her husband who she said had raped her, instead imposing a five-year jail term, her lawyer said.
Less than 24 hours to President Muhammadu Buhari’s scheduled meeting with the United States of America (USA) president, Donald Trump, the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised anti-democratic issues and human rights abuse against the Nigerian leader.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has asked Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal to suspend the enforcement of the order for its proscription issued by the Federal High Court in Abuja in September 2017.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said the reason the federal government is unable to successfully plan and coordinate health service delivery has to do with its weak governance structures, poor human resource capacity and inefficient core processes.
Amnesty International says oil giant Shell has refused to hand over 100,000 documents on the arrest, detention, and execution of nine men by the military regime of late Sani Abacha.
Despite huge investment of over N1.7b in the last four years by Jigawa State government towards the provision of water supply to both Dutse vicinity and beyond, the metropolitan city capital is faced with acute shortage of water supply for years.
The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Federal Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti (FETHI), Prof. Kunle Ajayi, said the management has set machinery in motion to kick-start full automation of the hospital’s processes.
The recent deposition of Emir Lamido Sanusi II has thrown up many issues both locally within the Kano metropolis and nationally and surely will be a topic for discussion for some time to come.
President Muhammadu Buhari was presidential in his address to the nation on coronavirus (COVID-19) on Sunday. He got off his accustomed armchair; stood up and spoke to Nigerians like an unfeigned commander-in-chief. I could see the sense of urgency in his cadence and grimace.
The defence headquarters said the troops of Operation Hadarin Daji deployed in Zamfara has continued to close in on the bandits in the state.
Coronavirus cases in Nigeria have jumped to 46 on Wednesday morning as two new cases were confirmed.
A German army shipment of six million face masks needed to protect against the novel coronavirus has vanished in Kenya, the defence ministry in Berlin confirmed Tuesday.
Italy has also become the first western developed nation to idle most of its industry to halt the spread of the coronavirus, a potential cautionary tale for other governments, such as the Trump administration, that are resisting such drastic measures.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has directed the closure of all inter-state routes as part of precautionary measures to curtail the outbreak of Covid-19 in the state.
The governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has taken the rapid diagnostic test for the coronavirus 2019 and came out negative two weeks after rumours went viral that he may have contracted the virus while attending the National Economic Council meeting in Abuja.