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Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, did not sack Nsima Ekere as the managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), an aide to the president has said.
The Osun State Governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, on Thursday signed a total of N154, 406,541, 400 as budget for the 2019 fiscal year.
There is rumble in the Nigerian Armed Forces, following the retirement from service of over 130, officers of the Nigerian Army.
Federal Capital Territory will be virtually shut down on Wednesday with political activities following Peoples Democratic Party’s decision to reschedule its presidential mega rally to Wednesday after it was denied approval to use the Old Parade Ground Abuja on Saturday.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Wednesday acknowledged that a controversial public order law and the country's deteriorating economic situation had fuelled anger among youths leading protests calling for him to step down.
The federal government on Tuesday gave further impetus to childhood immunisation with the signing of a $75 million financing agreement between it and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe, has insisted that the struggle to enthrone equal rights and justice among members of the APC in Rivers State will continue no matter the threat and intimidation.
The lack of women in finance is unfair to women and bad for banks, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde has said.
A group, Igbo Reawakening Forum (IRF) has distanced itself from the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, by the Ohaneze Ndigbo.
Kenya is planning to launch its third sovereign bond worth $2.5 billion, but the East African country requires the assistance of a financial consultant to advice on the timing, pricing and viability.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has advised Nigerians against the use of bleaching or “skin whitening” chemicals because they could lead to cancer and kidney malfunction.
Managing Director, Sephia Jewelries, Mrs. Sofiat Abimbola, has attributed government policies and exchange rate volatility in the economy as major challenges in jewelries business in Nigeria.
Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.
The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.
The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.
Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.
An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.
Senior figures at Chelsea have held discussions over Maurizio Sarri's future as head coach, according to a report.
PBOC’s Vice Governor, Pan Gongsheng, said on Tuesday that China would provide further support for banks’ perpetual bond issuance, including examining ways to broaden the investor base for such bonds, to help boost lending in the economy.
MFM FC forward Kabir Adewole Adeniji has expressed his appreciation to the coach of the team, Fidelis Ilechukwu, for giving him the opportunity after scoring his fourth goal of the season in their 2-0 victory over Sunshine Stars in a South-West derby at the Agege Stadium on Wednesday.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday confirmed 37 new cases of Lassa fever recorded between February 4 and February 10.
A former commissioner in the first term of Governor Kayode Fayemi in Ekiti State, Mrs Funke Owoseeni, on Thursday escaped death by a whisker as suspected assassins besieged her house located at Ijesa Isu in Ikole Local Government area of the state.