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The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Sunday restated the ministry’s commitment to host the 16th edition of the National Council on Transportation (NCT) before the end of 2018.
Jide Sanwo-Olu, a governorship aspirant in Lagos state, has appointed coordinators for his campaign ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in the state.
The fate of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State hung in the balance last night as President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, were locked in a meeting in Abuja over the national leader’s withdrawal of support for the second term aspiration of the governor.
The Osun State Government has paid N19.8 billion for the payment of salaries and pensions emoluments to all categories of workers in the state.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has disclosed that about 5000 houses were ravaged by flood in Zamfara State and two other northwest states of Sokoto and Kebbi during the current raining season.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says that over 5,000 households in 16 local governments of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States have been affected by flood in this year’s rainy season.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Beijing, China, assured existing and prospective Chinese investors of high-level support for their investment plans in Nigeria.
“The entire projects meant for over five years will cost us over N6.071 trillion and we believe that if this funding is done, if the plans are implemented faithfully, we will achieve a 31 per cent reduction in maternal mortality,” he said.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said the slow growth in agriculture in the second quarter (Q2) of the year was largely due to the fact that it was a dry season, adding that lack of adequate irrigation also affected the sector.
The Police Service Commission on Friday in Abuja inaugurated eight standing committees and a management retreat planning committee.
The Bank of Agriculture on Wednesday disclosed that the Federal Government has saved about 800 million dollars by encouraging local production of rice in the country.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is partnering with the Nasarawa State Government on Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria.
China has been Africa’s largest trading partner for nine years in a row as major cooperation programs boosted bilateral trade, official data showed.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, said his administration was repositioning the nation’s maritime sector as the country’s main economic driver and fulcrum for diversification.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has warned youths against political violence before, during and after the Osun gubernatorial election coming up on Saturday.
Frontline presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar has named Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu and 58 other persons as members of his presidential nomination council ahead of the PDP presidential primaries.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has called for enhancement of the nation’s strategic reserve following fears of food shortage owing to the spate of flooding in the country.
The Federal Government on Thursday redeemed its pledge to donate a house to the family of late Minister of State for Labour and Employment, James Ocholi.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen expressed outrage Thursday after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for tweeting pictures of atrocities committed by the Islamic State group.
The head of the Catholic Church told a crowd of 100,000 in the Sicilian city of Palermo on Saturday that he does not believe one can be a member of the Mafia and also a devout Christian.
Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has approved 64 million dollars budget for immediate fight against cholera outbreak that killed at least 30 people in the capital Harare, a cabinet minister said.
The Federal Government has described Labour 14-day ultimatum as “a subtle blackmail” to stampede the Tripartite Committee on the new National Minimum Wage.
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil says he's "very happy" to play under Unai Emery and insists "we have a good relationship."
In its bid to continually empower Small and Medium scale entrepreneurs (SMEs) with practical skills to implement effective digital marketing strategies, over 40 SMEs recently benefited from the digital marketing training provided by MTN Nigeria in collaboration with Google.