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Nigerian filmmaker Francesca Tilley-Gyado has been selected for the prestigious Short Film Competition at the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival scheduled to be held from 14 to 25 May 2019.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alh. Lai Mohammed, said on Thursday that the Federal Government had stepped up its youths and voter education campaigns to check electoral violence.
Abuja 2018 National Sport Festival 100m deaf athletics gold medalist Assurance Omoria has vowed to win a medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Monday, received the Torch of Unity to herald the forthcoming 19th National Sports Festival coming up in Abuja next month, saying that sports remains a veritable tool to engender the unity and cohesion the nation actually needs.
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah, has said that no president of any country in the world can be as irresponsible in the usage of power as a Nigerian president.
The Dreamville Festival in which Davido was expected to perform has been postponed indefinitely due to Hurricane Florence.
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after celebrating the Muslim festival of Eid-el-Kabir in Daura, his hometown.
The police deployed two armour personnel carriers at the entrance of the grove with Police Anti-Bomb Squad aside scores of armed policemen scattered everywhere inside the grove to ensure that there is adequate security for thousands of tourists and worshippers who are celebrating the goddess.
The Nigeria Scrabble Federation (NSF) on Tuesday in Abuja insisted that scrabble should not be listed as an optional sport at the 2018 National Sports Festival (NSF).
Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala is proud of Barcelona Ladies display against Olympic Lyon in Saturday’s UEFA Women’s Champions League final despite their 4-1 defeat to the French side.
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called on people of the state to support the incoming administration of Mr Seyi Makinde to succeed for the good of all.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service ((FIRS) plans to extend Value Added Tax (VAT) to online transactions soon, according to the chairman of the agency, Babatunde Fowler.
Zainab Aliyu, a Nigerian who was detained in Saudi Arabia for alleged drug trafficking, says she learnt “pure Arabic” and memorised half of the Qur’an during her 124-day stay in prison.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is already planning his assault on next season, claiming his collection of superstars will have to push the 100-point barrier again to keep Liverpool’s clutches off their Premier League title.
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.
Anti-corruption advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has urged the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, not to assent to a bill seeking life pension, luxury vehicles and foreign medical trips for members of the Kano State House of Assembly.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.
Trade Union Congress on Tuesday said that despite the attack on its members, it would not be deterred in picketing the Transmission Company of Nigeria over a prolonged industrial dispute with the management of the company.
The Nigerian Police Force Special crack team of Ebrumede Division Saturday night gun down two suspected armed robbers during a gun duel.