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Ohanaeze Ndigbo has commended the Federal government for commemorating June 12 and making it a Democracy Day as well as a public holiday.
More than 1,500 concerned Nigerians, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), BudgIT and Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE) have filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court to “restrain, prevent and stop the National Assembly Service Commission from paying the incoming members of the 9th National Assembly individually and/or collectively over N4.68 billion as ‘welcome package’.”
The two factions in Zamfara State All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday announced counter-expulsions of their key leaders.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has issued a License to Establish (LTE) for the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility in Ajaokuta, Kogi State.
The Federal Government has urged the benefiting states of Kebbi and Zamfara to take ownership of the newly installed Centre Pivot Irrigation systems to turn around the agricultural sector and promote food security.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday urged the Federal High Court, Abuja, to dismiss the suit filed by the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, challenging the commission’s refusal to issue him a certificate of return.
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has warned that Nigeria could lose $145 billion by 2025 over its failure to key into the global legal marijuana market.
A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday adjourned the case instituted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, and his company, Spotless Ltd.
A group, Yoruba Youth Democratic Movement (YYDM), has condemned what it called blackmail by some people who are against the re-appointment of the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Godwin Emefiele.
The Presidency says Mr Austin Enejamo-Isire is the authentic Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), and will be inaugurated at Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the longest meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in the history of his administration.
Activist lauds federal government’s decision to grant financial autonomy to local government councils
Mr Ambrose Ikenna, a human rights activist, has commended the Federal Government’s directive to send local governments’ allocations direct to their accounts with effect from June 1.
Arrangements have been concluded to honour the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and three others with special media awards.
A former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, has alleged that governors have been cashing on the growing spate of insecurity across the Nigeria to inflate their security votes.
The police in Plateau have confirmed the killing of three persons and 319 cattle in separate attacks on some villages in Bassa Local Government Area.
The Election Tribunal sitting in Kano State has struck out a fresh application by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Abba Kabiru Yusuf, seeking to extend inspection of election materials.
Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), says it has restored normal bulk transmission of electricity to its Apo transmission substation after a fire outbreak on one of its 45MVA 132/33kV power transformers on Sunday.
Australia have rallied from two goals down to seal a stunning 3-2 win over Brazil in their second group match at the Women's World Cup.
Kwara Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has assured the people of the state of his administration’s commitment to create enabling environment for businesses to thrive in the state.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has reinstated its support for the struggle of the Western Sahara people against the colonial grip of Morocco.
The Ondo State House of Assembly has sacked 18 caretaker chairmen and 23 supervising Councilors in the Interim Management Committee of the Local Governments & Members.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday defended himself from criticism after saying he would take campaign help from foreign powers on his political rivals.
A renowned broadcast journalist in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Kofi Bartels, has recounted his ordeal in the hands of officials of the Federal-Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS).
An estimated 1,204 convictions have been secured since 2015, Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said on Tuesday.
The retired army general from Kogi East said he is in the race following calls from his people to deliver them from bad leadership being perpetuated by the present administration.
Is it sexism? Women’s Tennis Association boss Steve Simon is wondering why French Open organizers have scheduled both of the women’s semi-finals away from centre court, while the men are allowed to play there.
Zamfara State Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle has approved the suspension of Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Cika Ibrahim and District Head of Kanoma Alhaji Yahaya Mohammed.