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The Appeal Court in Ilorin has sacked member of the Kwara State House of Assembly representing Ilorin South State Constituency, Abdulazeez Oluwanilo, from office.
The Primate, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Nicholas Okoh, has attributed the upsurge in crime, immorality and other social vices in Nigeria to “loose” families produced loose children.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has presented a 2020 appropriation bill of N124.7 billion to the Ekiti State House of Assembly.
SING Nigeria, a pro-democracy team advocating good governance and promotion of democratic tenets in the Niger Delta, has urged all stakeholders in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State to shun violence during and after the poll.
The Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Kikuta Yutaka, has commended the Federal Government for Nigeria’s improvement in the recently released World Bank’s 2020 Doing Business Index (DBI).
President Muhammadu Buhari says poverty is one of the enormous challenges facing Nigeria’s democracy, urging leaders at all levels to work hard to address the issue because of its direct bearing on criminality in the country.
A human rights and good governance advocacy group, Make A Difference Initiative (MAD), has applauded Justice Sybil Nwaka for imposing a 60-year jail term on a paedophile, Adegboyea Adekan, who raped a two-year-old girl.
The Igbo Youth Assembly (IYA) Worldwide, has described as too early calls for zoning of 2023 presidency by some elder statesmen in the country.
Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, is contemplating dumping the ruling party.
A former governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has asked organised labour in the country to always hold government accountable rather than fighting for “money, money.”
The Ekiti State Government has said the state’s socioeconomic growth is hinged on a diversified economy driven by skilled and healthy workforce.
The Presidential Support Committee (PSC), on Wednesday, took a swipe at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for criticising the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly, saying the opposition party was only venting its frustration and regret of nonperformance in 16 years.
A group, Ondo for Good Governance, Accountability and Transparency (OGGAT) has hailed the Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu over the construction of the Ore interchange bridge.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said a partnership between State Governors and the National Assembly would redefine good governance in the interest of Nigerians.
Oby Ezekwesili, former Minister of Education, has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to work towards ensuring the release of Leah Sharibu and the remaining Chibok girls still in the den of Boko Haram.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday congratulated Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal for his well-deserved victory at the Sokoto Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, which upheld his election.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has decried the faulty electoral system in the last 20 years of the nation’s democracy, declaring that it is responsible for the poor leadership selection process.
A 19-year-old student in Russia’s Far East opened fire in his college Thursday morning, killing one classmate and injuring three other people before shooting himself, investigators said.
A Court of Appeal in Sweden has found former Premier League star Dickson Etuhu guilty of attempted match-fixing in the Allsvenskan.
The Ivory Coast international became one of Europe’s most sought-after talents last term thanks to 22 goals for Lille, but he has made a sluggish start to life at the Emirates Stadium following a £72 million ($93m) summer transfer.
Real Madrid star Luka Modric has hinted a move to Serie A, according to report.
A Lagos businessman, Ifeanyi Okoli, alleged to have imported into Nigeria 120,000 brands of substandard electric cables in 13 containers have been arraigned before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos south west Nigeria by Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on a three-count criminal charge of conspiracy and importation of substandard goods.
Nigeria’s National Seed Council (NSC) has now emerged the dominant force in the West Africa seed industry, controlling about 70 percent of the agricultural seeds used in the sub-region.
Despite Aruna Quadri’s spirited effort to ignite Nigeria’s comeback against star-studded Chinese Taipei, the Nigerian team lost 3-1 to exit the 2019 ITTF Team World Cup holding in Tokyo, Japan
President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the appointment of Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama as the Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja by the Holy Father, Pope Francis.
A ground-breaking report on family planning has shown Nigeria as the second slowest growing country, after Mali in West Africa when it comes to the uptake of modern contraception.
The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Christopher Ochor Ochor, has described appeal court judgment in Benin City yesterday, as victory for people of Ukwuani and democracy.