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Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation, says that he will try to implement the proposal made to retire the Jersey number six in honour of Samuel Sochukwuma Okwaraji, whose 31st anniversary of his death was marked on August 12. The soccer star died on active duty in 1989.
Wikimedia Nigeria Foundation has said that the Hausa language topped the list of articles created by language category on Wikipedia women writing contest.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has assured the people of the state that he will not disappoint them if re-elected, as he has laid the foundation for greater development in the state.
A US-based philanthropist, Mr Afamefuna Atu, on Sunday, launched an empowerment foundation to cater for the needs of the indigent in Enugu State.
The Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Mojisola Adeyeye, has criticised the overdependence on importation in Nigeria.
Rosula Foundation, an NGO, on Friday distributed palliatives to some residents of Lugbe community in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), to mark Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
As part of its commitment to complement the Federal Government efforts in combatting coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic in the country, the private sector-led Coalition against COVID-19 (CACOVID), yesterday donated testing equipment worth N1.4 billion to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
The distribution of farm inputs was made by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Muhammad Nanono, at the Ministry’s Warehouse at Okene road, Lokoja in Kogi State as contained in a statement signed by the Director, Information, Theodore Ogaziechi, which include a variety of seeds; cashew, sesame, soybeans, and tomatoes.
Helpline Foundation for the Needy, an NGO, has urged Nigerian women to beware of internet scammers and criminal elements who may want to take advantage of them.
Akwa Ibom state government has said that it has received only little support from the Presidential Task Force and Nigeria Center for Disease Control in the fight against the spread of deadly coronavirus in the state.
Emeka Offor, a prominent businessman, has donated 100 hospital beds and medical equipment worth $380,000 to the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), as part of his contribution towards the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The move is to assist in the promotion of primary health care system in the country.
Gloria Diri Foundation, a non-governmental organization of the wife of the Bayelsa state governor, Mrs Gloria Diri, distributed food items, hand sanitizers and other preventive items to the people of Igbedi community in Kolokuma/Opokuma local government.
A 74-year-old immigrant who had pleaded to be released from a detention facility in California for fear of contracting COVID-19 died by suicide at the weekend, officials said on Monday.
As the people and residents of Ebonyi State await both federal and state relief to cushion the hardships of the COVID-19 lockdown, an NGO, Golden-Julius Foundation (GJF) has stepped in to distribute over 2,000 bags of rice and other food items worth millions of naira to the indigent and disadvantaged people in the Nguzu and Ebiri communities of Afikpo South local government area.
The Lagos State House of Assembly says a bill that will make operators of lottery, pools and betting in the state to pay N20 million as licence fees to the state government is underway.
Facebook is launching a new digital platform that will let event organizers create paid online events to try to fill the gap created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the social media giant announced on Friday.
The Managing Director of Cross River Basin Development Authority has been suspended from office by the board of the agency.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), acting on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC), has reconstituted the Kaduna State Caretaker Committee.
American singer and songwriter, Miley Cyrus, says she lost her virginity to her ex-husband, actor Liam Hemsworth at the age of 16.
Manchester United’s list of Jadon Sancho alternatives includes Gareth Bale and Douglas Costa, according to The Athletic.
The National Examinations Council has released the date and guidelines for the conduct of its 2020 examinations.
The Ogun State Government says it will sanction the management of private or public school that fail to abide by directives on COVID-19 protocol.
The Peoples Democratic Party, Lagos State chapter, has cautioned the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu against spending funds belonging to the state on the upcoming governorship elections in Ondo and Edo states.
The Interim Management Committee of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), has written a formal letter was written to Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu over alleged criminal conspiracy and impersonation against the association.