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An Igbosere High Court in Lagos yesterday heard that Linus Okpara, one of the men on trial alongside suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, had allegedly undergone a failed surgery.
Edo State Government has called Nigerians to disregard the schemes of a few greedy individuals who have been angling to corner the state’s resources for themselves through the dissemination of fake news and rumours in the media.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Wednesday jokingly thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for not converting him to Islam, saying he was misunderstood and criticised for associating with the president.
Ghana striker, Asamoah Gyan, has bowed to a presidential request to make himself available for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations, just 48 hours after announcing his international retirement.
A Presidential directive has been issued for the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order to Apapa and its environs within 2 weeks.
The Niger Government has warned people living and farming around flood-prone areas to move away from such places, to avoid flooding.
The Lagos State Government says it has uncovered plot by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) by administering harmful vaccines to children to disrupt the ongoing Polio vaccination in the state.
Wife of Edo Governor, Mrs Betsy Obaseki, has identified man-made poverty, greed and bad governance by past administrations in Nigeria as the root causes of irregular migration.
The Managing Director of Jigawa Water Board, Zayyan Rabiu, on Monday said that the state government has released N192 million for the improvement of water supply in Dutse metropolis.
The Enugu State Government has designated 12 courts, three in each senatorial zone, for the hearing of juvenile cases in the state.
Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Monday says the dialogue method adopted by the state government between herders and farmers had resulted in the recovery of over 32,672 animals from rustlers from 2015 to date.
The Daura Local Government Council in Katsina State has appealed to the State Government to reconstruct the Daura central market to boost its economic activities and revenue base.
The Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed-led Kwara State Government has denied moving State-owned property out of the Government House.
The Kebbi State Government on Sunday confirmed one death from six cases of Lassa Fever in the state.
The Ondo State Government has said it is not yet legal to cultivate cannabis, popularly known as Indian hemp, in the state.
Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against corruption is driven by political will.
Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has congratulated Governor Kayode Fayemi over his election as the chairman of Nigeria’s Governor’s Forum.
Two migrants who hid inside an empty fuel truck have died after being hospitalised in northern Serbia, hospital staff said Thursday.
Civil Society Organisation, Niger Delta Transformation Forum, has called on the National Assembly (NASS), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other law enforcement agencies of government to probe the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, for corrupt activities.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the total investment in the Nigerian telecom industry is currently estimated at $70 billion.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Gombe zonal office, has secured the conviction of one Adamu Mudi, at the state High Court 2, on one count bordering on cheating and forgery.
Red-faced bank bosses in Australia admitted to an embarrassing error on Thursday, revealing their state-of-the-art $50 note had a typo.
The leadership the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo, says it will organise transparent primaries to ensure emergence of credible and popular candidate for the 2020 governorship election in the state.
The League Management Company (LMC) has announced changes in the dates for the last set of fixtures in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) abridged season.
Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri has been inducted into the Italian Football Hall of Fame.