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The Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Galadima, on Monday said bandits killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the area, adding that the council pays the hoodlums ransoms daily.
Ondo State Government in collaboration with National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to persons affected by 2018 flood, windstorm and ocean surge in the state.
The Nigerian Army said on Tuesday that troops of 115 Task Force Battalion and 143 Battalion in two front coordinated attacks have successfully repelled Boko Haram terrorists in Michika, Adamawa State.
The Nigerian Army has said that its soldiers on counterinsurgency insurgency operations in the north east have killed scores of terrorists who attempted to carry out their attack on Michika village in Adamawa State.
The World Health Organisation, on Sunday, said it has increased its efforts to support West African countries, in the ongoing Lassa fever outbreak.
The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons on Thursday commenced the distribution of relief materials to victims of bandits attacks in Sokoto state.
The organised labour on Friday said it had started mobilisation of members ahead of the Jan. 8 strike over payment of the agreed N30,000 New Minimum Wage.
SEMA’s Executive Secretary Ben Kure who flagged off the relief Materials distribution at Kajuru Local Government Secretariat urged the people in the area to live in peace and harmony.
The Kogi Government on Thursday donated foodstuffs and other relief items to victims of flood disaster at Itobe, in Ofu Local Government Area.
The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has asked those residing in flood-prone communities of the state to relocate.
Tomi Salami, the 2012 Ex-Miss Tourism Nigeria, on Monday, said that organising charitable events was a good way of attracting investors and developing the tourism sector in the country.
Contrary to reports that about 30 soldiers were killed by Boko Haram at Zari village in Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State on Friday, the Nigerian Army on Sunday said none of such happened.
Over 29 Borno Youth coalition comprising 19 youth forum and 10 Borno tertiary institutions students forum have endorsed senator Mohammed Ali Ndume’s re-election bid in the upcoming 2019 election for southern Borno senatorial district on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
A non-governmental organisation, Ekiti Development Front (EDF), has said it decided to embark on aggressive empowerment of Ekiti indigenes to break the hard-biting poverty and culture of beggary brought by Governor Ayodele Fayose to the state.
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Eighteen states in Nigeria will benefit from the Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP), a Word Bank Programme in Nigeria by 2020.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Monday called on the U.S. to take part in oil and gas exploration in Lebanon, the Presidency’s website reported.
Rafael Nadal took sole ownership of one record when he claimed a 12th French Open on Sunday, but says matching Roger Federer’s 20 Grand Slams haul will not become an obsession.
French head coach Corentin Martins has called-up experienced forwards Moulaye Ahmed Khalil and Ismael Diakhite as well as youngsters Mohamed Dellah Yali and El Hacen El Id who plays for Real Valladolid in Spain for the competition.
The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress met with governors and members of the National Assembly elected on the platform of the party on Monday in Abuja to endorse candidates for positions of the Senate President, Speaker and their deputies.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction at the conduct of peaceful elections in Nigeria, despite what he called “doomsday predictions of social disharmony.”
Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, on Thursday commended the Central Bank Governor, Mr Godwin Emiefele, for developing a Creative Industry Financing Initiative.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Tuesday pledged to dissolve KCM, the country's largest copper producer, in a deepening dispute with foreign mining companies over tax and employment.
China launched a space rocket from sea for the first time on Wednesday, its space agency announced, the latest step in Beijing’s push to become a major space power.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for accepting the voluntary retirement of the immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.