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Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno State on Monday confirmed that Senator Ahmad Lawan is President Muhammadu Buhari’s choice for the position of Senate President in the 9th Assembly.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said no Nigerian vice president acted in the stead of his principal as much as former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday swore in Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola as the 21st Head of Service (HOS) of the State, with a charge on him to inject fresh ideas, vibrancy and new energy that will take the public service to new heights and make Lagos a globally recognized City-State with a commitment to efficiency, effectiveness, innovation and creativity in service delivery.
The Olu of Warri, His Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli, has enjoined stakeholders in forth-coming general elections to ensure an hitch-free electioneering campaign devoid of hate speeches, bias or sentiments capable of truncating the peaceful co-existence in the kingdom and its environs.
Exposure to toxic air both indoors and out kills some 600,000 children under the age of 15 each year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned Monday.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has endorsed his former deputy, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, for President.
Medical and health experts have warned Nigerians against using chemicals to ripen fruits, saying substances like carbide are responsible for the rising cases of liver, kidney and cancer in the country.
An expert on hearing loss, Dr Bolajoko Olusanya, on Friday identified generators, some prescription drugs, and exposure to loud noise as major causes of hearing loss in the country.
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has charged corps members to serve as change agents and mobilise their host communities toward a better Nigeria.
Prof. Olayinka Omigbodun, a Consultant Psychiatrist and Head of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Department at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, says more than 1,680 cases of mental illness were treated in the facility in the last one year.
Researchers say they have located the wreckage of a World War II-era US warship that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being struck by Japanese torpedoes.
Former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, on Wednesday said the United Nations Security Council had “failed to live up to its responsibilities” in conflict prevention.
Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has urged African governments to work towards the elimination of non-tariff barriers in the region.
Nigeria, Africa’s top oil producer, earned a total of $236.15bn from petroleum exports over the last five years, a new report by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries has shown.
Sen. Bode Ola, a lawmaker in the 6th Assembly and Chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti, has urged President Muhammad Buhari to order the immediate release of the June 12,1993 election results annulled by the military government.
France are “outsiders” for the Women’s World Cup, according to boss Corinne Diacre, despite the hosts all but securing a place in the knockout stage with victory over Norway.
The Pramatic Shareholders Association of Nigeria (PSAN) has condemned the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) suspension of the 42rd Annual General Meeting of Oando Plc which was scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
Germany eased past hosts Belarus 2-0 with goals from Leroy Sane and Marco Reus on Saturday to make it two wins from their first two Euro 2020 Group C qualifiers.
Adrien Rabiot has not played for Paris Saint-Germain since December after insisting he would not extend his contract with the club.
The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), organisers of ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF), has announced that the 2019 edition of the film fiesta will hold on Dec. 1 to Dec. 7 in Abuja.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter resumed teaching Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia, on Sunday after recovering from hip surgery, a spokeswoman for the Carter Center said.