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The federal executive council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja approved N185.2billion for the rehabilitation, repairs and reconstruction of 14 road projects across the country.
In addition to the $322 million recovered from Switzerland, Nigeria will soon repatriate another $500 million which late Sani Abacha looted and locked up in other countries.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue said on Tuesday that his administration had built no fewer than 40 healthcare centres in the state in the last three years.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has released the list of 58 illegal universities in Nigeria.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said he was prepared to step down from his position at anytime since he did not solicit to become Vice President, noting the position meant nothing to him.
Christians across the country yesterday protested against the killings of their fellow believers and other innocent citizens in Benue State.
The Tiv Area Traditional Council, on Friday, called on President Buhari to declare suspected killer herdsmen as terrorists and treat them accordingly.
The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja urged Nigerians to value and patronise Nigeria products and services.
Mr Oise Ofala, the Benue Coordinator of Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB), has assured candidates writing the Unified Tertiary Examinations (UMTE) in the state of hitch-free examination.
The Chairman of Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, on Monday urged the people of Benue to unite in the face of the security challenges in the state.
A civil society group, the Sanctity Transparency Peace Initiative, has alleged that the Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has been flouting a directive of President Muhammadu Buhari asking the police chief to relocate to Benue to stem the tide of killings in the state.
In the heart of Gboko's main market, in Benue state, central Nigeria, stains still darken the dusty corners of the car park, where seven men were burned alive in broad daylight.
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has denied sending his Assistant Commissioner of Police, ASP, and Commander of the Police X-Squad in Benue, Olukayode Ayilara, to collect N10 million from the Benue State Board of Internal Revenue Service, BIRS.
The draft “expresses deep concern about the continued stationing of the Operational Group of Russian Forces and its armaments on the territory of the Republic of Moldova without the consent of that State Member of the United Nations’’.
Former Green Eagles Goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okala, has urged the Super Eagles not to lose focus, notwithstanding the team’s 2–0 win against Iceland.
Police in Nyamira area of Kenya are looking for a man who allegedly attempted to kill his wife over what he termed his wife’s failure to give birth to boys.
Heimir Hallgrimsson, the coach of Iceland, on Friday in Volgograd blamed fate for his team’s 0-2 loss to Nigeria in Group D of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Former Chairman of Nigeria Football Association, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, has commended Super Eagles for their 2-0 win over Iceland.
At the parent-teacher session in a school, a mother was told that her son didn’t always pay attention in class. “For example, he’ll do the wrong page in the workbook”, explained the teacher, “he will not submit assignments on due dates and I have even found him sitting in the wrong desk.”
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, where he will likely brief Chinese President Xi Jinping on his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump on June 12, as Washington and Seoul agreed to suspend a major joint military exercise.
Paolo Guerrero was left out of Peru's starting line-up against Denmark in their opening World Cup match on Saturday as Jefferson Farfan was preferred as striker.
Former Argentina striker Hernan Crespo has jumped to the defence of Lionel Messi, saying he needs help from his team-mates to win the World Cup in Russia.
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has reacted to the team’s 2-0 loss to Croatia in their Group D opening in World Cup 2018.