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Following the listing of Bauchi among high-risk states for the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Governor Bala Mohammed has said that he would welcome a federal lockdown if it becomes necessary.
The House of Representatives has commenced investigations to identify and block revenue leakages that cost Nigeria in excess of $30 billion annually.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, on Saturday told the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association, NECA, that the suspension of the Managing Director of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, Adebayo Somefun, and other top management staff followed due process.
Adidas’ Executive board member for global human resources, Karen Parkin, on Wednesday stepped down after being accused of racism.
Anambra senator, Ifeanyi Ubah, had described the outburst of the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, at the National Assembly on Tuesday, as a display of rascality.
The Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo (SAN), says members of the National Assembly cannot stop the selection process of the 774,000 Special Public Works Programme jobs.
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Gubernatorial Aspirant in Ondo State, Sen. Boluwaji Kunlere, has pledged to address issues of multiple taxation, if elected governor of the state.
Members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly has denied harbouring ill-feelings against Governor Kayode Fayemi, saying their relationship with the governor remains strong and cordial.
The House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs says Ghana must face the consequences of its actions and inactions as a bulldozer invade and demolished Nigerian Embassy staff quarters in Accra.
The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has congratulated Prof. Benedict Oramah on his re-appointment as President, African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) for a second term in office.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, has recommended the expulsion of Governor Godwin Obaseki, and the Chairman of the party, Anselm Ojezua, as well as the state women leader, Dr Aisosa Amadasun, from the party.
Chief Charles Idahosa, a former Commissioner for Information and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state, has said Governor Godwin Obaseki will not chicken out from the governorship election despite his disqualification from the primaries by the APC screening committee last week.
The Presidential Implementation Committee on Financial Autonomy for Judiciary and Legislature has urged governors to comply with the Executive Order 10.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that the State Security Council takes all decisions regarding the management of COVID-19 in the state.
The former spokesman for Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mr Ime Okon has described the Executive Order 10 recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari to grant financial autonomy to the state legislature as “surplusage” since there already exists a constitutional provision for the said autonomy.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) said Tuesday that it is reviewing the responses of some power distribution companies (Discos) to its queries on the flouting of capping order issued by the commission.
As the clamour for a President of Igbo extraction in 2023 continues to gather momentum, the Minister of State, Education, Hon Emeka Nwajiuba, has urged the South East to exercise caution in its quest or campaign for the “Igbo Presidency”.
A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Port Harcourt has remanded four dismissed police officers in the custody of Port Harcourt Correctional facility over the death of an auto mechanic, Chima Ikwunador, while in police custody.
The Benue State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the recovery of a total of 14 bodies from River Benue following last Sunday’s tragic boat mishap that claimed the lives of 26 youths in Makurdi.
The Lagos State Government says it has kicked off the “Jobs Initiative Lagos Programme” for youths in eight Lagos-based tertiary institutions.
Former Nigerian International Odion Ighalo says he is a different kind of striker to Manchester United teammates Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford.
India on Sunday became the third worst virus-hit country in the number of coronavirus cases after the US and Brazil.
Heritage Bank Plc said it has closed down an Experience Centre- EC (branch) at Allen Avenue; Ikeja over “unconfirmed case” of Coronavirus for deep hygiene clean up after an employee took ill last week.
Armed political thugs on Wednesday invaded the Federal Medical Centre in Lokoja, carting away cash, laptops, and telephone handsets, among others.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced new appointments and redeployments in the National Oil Company, as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen and reposition NNPC for greater efficiency, transparency and profitability in line with the Next Level Agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.