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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved renewal of the appointments of 12 non-career ambassadors, assuring Nigerians of fairness in representation and inclusiveness in all matters of governance.
FIFA is now budgeting for this year’s revenues to come in a little more than half of its original projections, as a consequence of coronavirus.
Former chairman of the old Ilaje Ese-Odo local government area of Ondo State, Olusola Ebiseni, has promised to maximize available natural resources to transform the state if elected governor.
Stakeholders in the aviation industry on Monday kicked against the continuous use of foreign airlines by the Federal Government for the evacuation of Nigerians in spite of domestic capacity to carry out the exercise.
Measuring performance indices in education, health, infrastructure, agriculture, security and good governance, Adelabu posited that Makinde has shown that he was ill-prepared for the position given his poor handling of the core areas of development in the last one year.
The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, says Nigeria needs a national debate to address the issues around the size of government and cost of governance in Nigeria.
All Progressives Congress (APC) is on the cusp of an implosion. The crisis in the party has reached a frightening crescendo. It has been a gradual but steady plummet for the party since its 2015 unanticipated triumph. I believe, the APC is in the thrall of a curse – the success curse.
The ACUF Board Chairman, Dr Chiwuike Uba, who stated this in a statement on Tuesday, commended the Federal Government for conceptualising a policy response needed to jumpstart Nigeria’s economy after COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has decried the shooting and security breach which took place at the Presidential Villa during week.
South Africa will allow most economic sectors including mining and manufacturing to fully resume operations from next month as the country further eases coronavirus lockdown regulations, the government said on Thursday.
Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has faulted a demand by the United States Treasury to probe the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwunmi Adesina, who had earlier been cleared of all allegations by an investigative body.
South African state asset manager the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has submitted a proposal to government on converting bonds it holds in struggling state utility Eskom into equity, PIC chairman Reuel Khoza told Reuters in an interview.
Oyo Deputy Governor Rauf Olaniyan has put to rest the speculations of rift between him and Governor Seyi Makinde.
An activist, Mr Ebubeagu Ekenulo, on Saturday lauded Gov. Hope Uzodimma for repealing the pension and gratuity law that provided for payment of pensions to former Imo governors.
The main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has called on security agencies in the country to pay special attention to development in Rivers State focusing on possible security challenge of disturbing dimension.
Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has given aviation agencies under the Ministry 45 days to relocate their corporate headquarters to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) recorded a profit of about N36.15 billion from its investments in the 2019 financial year but fears worse returns this year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its markets.
Arsenal have confirmed that Gabriel Martinelli has signed a new long-term contract with the club.
The Peoples Democratic Party screening panel for the party’s primary election in Ondo State on Friday disqualified two of the nine aspirants jostling to clinch the party’s ticket for the October 10 governorship election.
Ahead of the resumption of academic activities in schools for graduating pupils, the Nigeria Labour Congress has called for the immediate release of intervention funds to all institutions to enable them to provide necessary safety measures.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has reportedly demanded a new three-year deal worth £250,000-a-week to extend his stay at Arsenal.
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will agree a deal to fill the giant Blue Nile dam in two to three weeks, following mediation by the African Union to broker a deal to end a decade-long dispute over water supplies.
Coming barely 24 hours after the discovery of 17 cases, the Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu, noted that government might be forced to impose another lockdown on the state if residents and citizens continued to flout the lockdown relaxation guidelines.
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.
Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, Friday, raised the alarm that a total of 40 million women in Nigeria from the age of 15 years and above were at risk of developing Cervical Cancer.
Google today brought SmartReply, its AI technology that suggests responses to messages, to YouTube. In YouTube Studio, creators can now use SmartReply to respond to users who comment on their videos in English and Spanish. SmartReply will only make suggestions when it’s likely to be useful, Google says.