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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received Vice President Yemi Osinbajo alongside service chiefs and an FCT delegation, who paid him the traditional Sallah homage.
A comedian with no political experience has won the most votes in the first round of Ukraine’s presidential elections, early results indicate.
The Bank of Industry (BOI) has said that the micro credit scheme of the Federal Government, TraderMoni was not conceived as a political product to induce voters ahead of 2019 elections.
Prof. Bamitale Omole, former Vice-Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, on Monday urged Nigerian youths to move against political alienation as envisaged in the “Not Too Young To Run Law.”
The police authorities said they have put security measures in place to identify, isolate and neutralise all possible security threats.
The Traditional Ruler of Amurri Kingdom in Nkanu in Enugu State, Igwe Charles Nwoye, on Tuesday urged the INEC to ensure that the 2019 general elections are credible, free and fair.
On this year’s Eid-el Maulud, marking the birthday of the Holy Prophet of Islam Muhammad (PBUH), Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has called on all Nigerians to remain prayerful and committed in their abiding faith in God for the sustenance of peace, unity and progress of the country.
Muslims in Ekiti State, yesterday, staged a protest over the appointments made by Governor Kayode Fayemi, so far, and described them as “lopsided and marginalisation of the Muslim community in the state.”
Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday insisted that Nigeria needed a president with a sound knowledge of the economy to make headway.
Actress Joke Silva actor Segun Arinze and a female pilot, Mrs Enitan Dan-Faparusi, on Tuesday led other mentors to chart a path for students toward building careers and realising life ambitions.
The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday urged more women to show interest and participate in partisan politics.
Pope Francis has declared the death penalty "inadmissible" in an update of Catholic believers' most important guide to Church teaching, the catechism, the Vatican announced Thursday.
Turkey and the United States were on Thursday locked in the most serious diplomatic crisis between the NATO allies in years after Washington slapped sanctions on two senior Turkish ministers and Ankara vowed to retaliate.
A 41-year-old mother of seven, Rachael Olayiwola, on Tuesday in Lagos had her 21-year-old marriage dissolved on religious grounds.
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Eighteen states in Nigeria will benefit from the Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP), a Word Bank Programme in Nigeria by 2020.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Monday called on the U.S. to take part in oil and gas exploration in Lebanon, the Presidency’s website reported.
Rafael Nadal took sole ownership of one record when he claimed a 12th French Open on Sunday, but says matching Roger Federer’s 20 Grand Slams haul will not become an obsession.
French head coach Corentin Martins has called-up experienced forwards Moulaye Ahmed Khalil and Ismael Diakhite as well as youngsters Mohamed Dellah Yali and El Hacen El Id who plays for Real Valladolid in Spain for the competition.
The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress met with governors and members of the National Assembly elected on the platform of the party on Monday in Abuja to endorse candidates for positions of the Senate President, Speaker and their deputies.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction at the conduct of peaceful elections in Nigeria, despite what he called “doomsday predictions of social disharmony.”
Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, on Thursday commended the Central Bank Governor, Mr Godwin Emiefele, for developing a Creative Industry Financing Initiative.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Tuesday pledged to dissolve KCM, the country's largest copper producer, in a deepening dispute with foreign mining companies over tax and employment.
China launched a space rocket from sea for the first time on Wednesday, its space agency announced, the latest step in Beijing’s push to become a major space power.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for accepting the voluntary retirement of the immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.