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The minister of youth and sports development, Chief Sunday Dare, believed the ongoing Edo 2020 National Sports Festival has lived up to expectation in forging ‘national unity and discovery of talents’.
The house of representatives committee on health care services has set up three panels to address the issues raised by the striking resident doctors.
Two accreditation panels from the National Universities Commission (NUC) on Friday began accreditation of courses at Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos.
The coach of Bayelsa’s swimming team, Gentle Offoin, says the team has surpassed its expectations at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF), Edo 2020.
A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), yesterday, declared that an estimated six million illegal weapons are in circulation in the country.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola knew their Champions League quarterfinal against Borussia Dortmund would be no walk in the park, despite the recent form of both clubs, so he was pleased to come out of Tuesday’s first leg with a 2-1 advantage.
All party members and leaders should prioritise ensuring that the Caretaker Committee is able to complete the task of organising a National Convention where new leaders of the party will be elected. The first test therefore is whether the challenges leading to the dissolution of the Comrade Oshiomhole-led NWC are being resolved by the Caretaker Committee. To what extent, are the resolution of challenges facing the party conforming to both democratic principles and progressive ideals?
The OPEC+ grouping of oil producers will hold its third ministerial summit of the year via videoconference Thursday to discuss output cuts in the face of fresh price volatility.
The federal government has traced the failure of previous national economic plans partly to inadequate cooperation and buy-in by sub-national governments.
As Nigerians continue to grapple with a high level of insecurity, Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, on Friday, opposed alleged payment of ransom by the government to bandits and kidnappers to free victims.
Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Mohamed Tunis, has pleaded for prompt payment of Community Levy by Member States to finance projects across the sub-region.
The stock market swung back into positive territory yesterday following the retention of the Monetary Policy Rate, MPR, at 11.5 per cent by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, in its second Monetary Policy Committee, MPC, meeting of the year.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it plans to double the Targeted Credit Facility (TCF) from the initial N149.21 billion to N300 billion following the resounding success recorded in the disbursement of the Covid-19 loans to the applicants.
The Federal Government, yesterday, vowed to go tough on recovering N100 million debt owed by lottery operators in the country.
The ranks of aspirants that have declared interest in the Ekiti State governorship election coming up in 2022 swelled on Wednesday, as former Deputy Governor, Dr Sikiru Lawal, unveiled his intent for the coveted seat.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the integration of artisanal and modular refinery operators into the mainstream oil and gas sector will boost local content in the industry.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, says the integration of artisanal and modular refinery operators into mainstream oil and gas sector will promote the inclusion of more local content in the industry and advance the use of home-grown technology in the refining of petroleum products.
The Naira depreciated by 1.04 per cent to N485 per dollar as the new Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN’s) Naira for Dollar Scheme failed to incentivise the foreign exchange (forex) market.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to work towards harness the nation’s huge population for the desired progress and development of the country.
The Federal Government has pledged to hasten the clean up of Ogoniland as it inaugurated the Second Governing Council of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project and the Board of Trustees of Ogoni Trust Fund on Friday.
Tom Dele-Bashiru has revealed he is doing everything possible to ensure he returns for Watford after a long injury layoff.
The Police Command in Rivers has deployed no fewer than 17,500 personnel for Saturday’s Local Government elections in the state.
The Senate yesterday amid disagreement by members, passed a bill seeking to establish the National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) following the consideration of the report of its Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.
More migrants are crossing the U.S.-Mexico border near Del Rio, Texas than Martinez recalls in his 13 years as Val Verde County Sheriff. They wade across the Rio Grande river and into residents’ yards.
Lagos State First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu has called on Nigerians to pay close attention to their mental health as much as they do...
The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, through its Youth Participatory Platform, YPP, has empowered girls in marginalized communities with sexual reproductive health Information and Services.
The Youth Governance for Change Forum (YOGOC) has called on government at all levels to include youths in the governance of the country for national development.
Police in Plateau on Tuesday, refuted rumours doing the rounds that three female students of Plateau State University, Bokkos, were kidnapped by bandits on Monday.
Following his appointment as the Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, Prof. Mansur Bako Matazu, has been appointed the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the World Meteorological Organization, WMO.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed that it supplied 1.44 billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit, petrol, in the month of January 2021, amounting to an average daily supply of 46.30million.
Sudan has reiterated keenness to reach a deal over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) that satisfies all stakeholders.