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Operators of businesses near court premises on Lagos Island have decried harsh effects of the ongoing nationwide strike by judicial workers.
The military has managed to retake territory and dislodged the fighters from some of their hideouts. But a recent spike in deadly violence, focused in the north-east, where the Islamist group began its insurgency in 2009, has led many to ask what is at the root of the authorities’ failure.
The Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Oru in Imo State, Rt. Rev. Godffrey Chukwunenye has hit out at those criticising the southern governors’ ban on open grazing and support for restructuring, saying that such criticisms were selfish and primitive.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ekiti Command, on Friday paraded 11 suspects for alleged theft, burglary, cyber bullying, rape and conspiracy.
The spokesman of the Sokoto State Police Command, ASP Sanusi Abubakar, said the girl was rescued on Thursday while the suspects were arrested and detained at the Dadin Kowa police station.
Some concerned parties in the agriculture sector have appealed to the federal government to intensify efforts in curbing banditry, kidnapping and terrorism, as these can threaten food security.
President Muhammadu Buhari has stressed the readiness of his administration to vehemently resist the threat by bandits to disrupt food production in the coming growing season.
Following the havoc bandits have wreaked on many communities in Niger State, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Thursday said that it has commenced direct distribution of relief materials to 24,925 household of displaced persons affected by banditry in the state.
Nigerian troops repelled an incursion by Boko Haram jihadists into the northeastern city of Maiduguri late on Tuesday, killing five insurgents, military sources and residents told AFP.
The Catholic Bishops of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province weekend, rose from an emergency meeting in Owerri, expressing deep worry that every part of the country is bleeding, as the level of insecurity escalates.
Manchester United plan to keep Edinson Cavani at Old Trafford for the 2021-22 season by offering the striker a wage increase of £50,000, according to reports.
The Lagos State Government says its two upgraded Food Production Centres at Badagry and Araga, would help boost the state’s food self-sufficiency status while reducing its dependence on other states for food.
“The PDP describes as wicked and completely unacceptable that APC leaders could go after workers’ salaries even after their party, the APC, had endorsed the increase in the cost of fuel, electricity and other tariffs, leading to the steeply rise in the cost of food and other essential commodities beyond the reach of millions of Nigerians,” the statement partly read.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused Governor Nyesom Wike of implementing what it described as ‘lopsided development policy’ in Rivers State.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, said the central bank had disbursed over N83.9 billion to pharmaceutical and healthcare practitioners in the country since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged stakeholders in the public and private sectors to collaborate to build a more healthy and robust healthcare infrastructure in Nigeria.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied releasing timetable for its Congresses and National Convention.
Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Monday inaugurated the state governing board of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
The dearth of learning spaces and other facilities in Government Secondary School, GSS, Wokkos, Pankshin local government area of Plateau State is worsened further as a rainstorm on Saturday destroyed classrooms and staff offices in the school.
Thailand hit a new daily record with the discovery of nearly 10,000 new coronavirus cases on Monday.
Fritz Keller has resigned as president of the German Football Association (DFB) following controversial comments.
Barcelona have reportedly assured the signing of Sergio Aguero for the 2021-22 season. In order to sign for Barca, the Argentine has had to considerably reduce his salary. 'The Sun' talks of a 40% reduction compared to what he gets right now at Man City.
Argentine striker Sergio Aguero set a new record after Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Tuesday night.
Antonio Conte will meet Inter chairman Steven Zhang “as soon as possible” as the Scudetto winners look to keep the coach at San Siro, it was revealed on Saturday.
The Pan Yoruba Socio-Political Group, Afenifere has said that if President Muhammad Buhari has self-respect, he should have resigned or step aside.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the late former Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Joshua Dogonyaro, as a thoroughbred soldier who had professionally distinguished himself in the course of his military career.