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The Edo State House of Assembly on Monday in Benin City, passed into law, a N10,874,000,000 Supplementary Budget for year 2018 fiscal year, and not ‘N160 extra budget’ billion as erroneously reported by some of Nigeria’s newspapers on Tuesday November 6, 2018.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with the Executive Council of the Church of Christ in Nation (COCIN).
The Nigeria Union of Teachers in Niger on Monday demanded an increment of retirement age for teachers in the state government’s employ from 60 to 65 years.
Wife of the Vice President, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, yesterday, called on women in the country to push for better representation in organisations.
Worried over the inability of farmers in Ebonyi State to repay the 2016 Central Bank of Nigeria Agricultural loan under its Conditional Agricultural Credit Scheme amounting to N2 billion, the State Government has set up a Commission of Inquiry to investigate all issues pertaining to the handling of the scheme.
In its efforts to further boost Agro inputs for farmers in the State and beyond, the Ebonyi State Government has launched an additional 40 Metric Tonnes per hour fertilizer plant to complement the existing one in the State at the cost $140,000.
Commissioner for Health, Dr. Fintan Ekochin, who addressed newsmen after a meeting of the state Executive Council, last week, said the Health Sector Reform Act will bring a lot of positive changes to the health sector and will comprehensively address health-related issues.
The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has directed members of the State Executive Council who have obtained nomination forms to contest for political offices in the 2019 general elections to resign.
The Niger State Government has obtained N675 million loan from a commercial bank to fund the state’s House of Assembly community social service projects across the 27 constituencies in the state.
The Reformed All Progressive Congress (r-APC) on Thursday asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to sack the Adams Oshiomole-led National Executive for not being lawfully elected to lead the party.
Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State on Tuesday submitted the list of 19 commissioner-nominees to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation by the legislature.
The Nigerian Gas Association (NGA) has called for nomination for election to fill its Executive Council positions scheduled to hold on June 5.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo delivered a lecture at the 14th Annual Lecture of Women in Management, Business, and Public Service (WIMBIZ), a non-governmental organisation, in Lagos.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on Sunday ordered the reinstatement of state commissioners and council administrators barely an hour after announcing the termination of their appointments.
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Senate President Bukola Saraki says People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has all it takes to win next year’s general elections
Cross River governorship candidate John Owan-Enoh says the party will sweep polls in 2019 general elections in the state
Cross River government invites all presidential candidates of political parties for 2019 general elections to take a week-long vacation from campaigns and participate in 2018 Calabar Carnival
China summons US ambassador Terry Branstad to protest “extremely bad” arrest of telecom giant Huawei’s chief Meng Wanzhou in Canada
Saudi Arabia rejects demands to extradite suspects connected to murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi as sought by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
The former National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has dismissed reports suggesting that he plans to leave the party.
A 44-year-old truck driver, Iliya Yahaya, along with three others were on Friday docked at an Iyaganku Senior Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan for allegedly stealing truck tyres and receiving stolen items.
Comedian Kevin Hart, who has long said that he would like to one day host the Academy Awards, will serve as M.C. for the 91st Oscars ceremony on Feb. 24.
Kano Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has been named the 2018 Sports Loving Governor by the Arewa Sports Personality Award Association (ASPAA)
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has launched a new framework to coordinate efforts across the peace and security, humanitarian, human rights and sustainable development sectors.