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Lagos State Controller of Prison, Mr Tunde Ladipo, on Tuesday said that Nigeria prisons were no longer a punishment institution rather a reformative and correctional centre
National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says Nigeria’s economy grew 1.81 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from a year earlier
The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has once again appealed to the people of the state to embrace his administration and reject the opposition.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday unveiled terms for long-term credits to key sectors of the economy to boost real sector growth.
Also, it stressed that refinancing of existing loans is prohibited for funding under the programme, saying that any attempt to falsify information would also attract severe sanctions.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has upgraded the growth rate forecast for Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2019 to 2.3 per cent while retaining 2.1 per cent for 2018.
Members of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in South-East have resolved crisis rocking the party in the zone.
A total of N9 billion has been earmarked for the rehabilitation of 403 kilometers of rural roads in Niger under the second phase of Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP), the state coordinator of the project, Malam Hassan Etsu, has said.
A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Gudu, Abuja, on Thursday remanded a debarred lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye, who runs a popular Facebook page, “Due Process Advocate”, in prison following his arraignment by the police.
Outsourced staff of the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, on Thursday protested against 30-month salaries arrears the federal government is owing some workers of the organisation.
Mr Omoyele Sowore, Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), has protested against his non-inclusion in the planned Presidential Debate being organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG).
A founding member of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) and elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has tacitly endorsed the candidature of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Mr Peter Obi, ahead of 2091 presidential election.
Julius Opetunsin, Assistant Controller-General, Federal Capital Territory Fire Service, has decried the non-payment of Fire Safety Certificate by managers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Plants and filling stations in Abuja to the service.
The Police in Enugu State says it has started investigation into the incident involving one Chibuzor Okonkwo, who killed his lover, Nkemakonam Onovo.
Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Wednesday said Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo can represent President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential debate slated for January 19 2019 if that is what the Federal Government wants.
Suspected cultists on Monday killed three members of a rival cult group in Wurukum, a suburb of Makurdi, the Benue state capital.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is to liase with the International Trade Union Congress (ITUC) to place names of governors in the states where workers are being owed salaries and pensions for several months on a “watch list”.
The Law Graduates Forum of the National Open University of Nigeria on Saturday praised President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the NOUN Amendment Act.