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As the celebration of Nigerian 59th Independence anniversary continues both in home and abroad, thousands of Nigerians and well-wishers hit the streets of Manhattan in New York on Saturday to participate in the 2019 Independence Day Parade.
At the disbursement centre in Idi-Agba Titun, Akure, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu said the scheme was to assist the unemployed but productive poor in the state to become self-reliant.
Groups loyal to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, and the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Monday said the peace move by a foremost businessman, Aliko Dangote, and others was still ongoing.
An investigation by The Washington Post has uncovered a dozen accounts, pages, and groups across Facebook and Instagram which misleadingly claim to be official hubs for Libra, Facebook’s proposed digital currency. In some cases these pages, which were only removed after WaPo reported them to Facebook, offered to sell Libra at a discount through third-party websites.
The Centre for Atmospheric Research (CAR), has promised to support one Government Technical College in Kogi State, with modern laboratory equipment and teaching materials.
The Nigerian Army has raised concern about efforts by some unpatriotic individuals, groups and foreign interests determined to cause mischief and exacerbate the security situation in this country in particular and West African sub-region.
Crowds of Sudanese protesters chanting “it will fall again, it will fall again” flocked to the army headquarters Friday where thousands prepared to hunker down for another night defying an army curfew, witnesses said.
As the Governorship and House of Assembly elections approach, an eleventh-hour attempt to gather votes and solicit the support of the electorates have been embarked upon by the various Governorship candidates in Niger state.
A non-governmental organisation, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), has called on government to ban the importation of Genetically Modified (GM) food products and crops into Nigeria due to their health risks.
Groups of “yellow vest” protesters across France responded scathingly to the “crumbs” offered by President Emmanuel Macron in a speech intended to defuse their revolt, but others acknowledged his efforts.
A report conducted by Clean-Up Nigeria, an organisation championing the protection of the environment, has revealed that Kogi, Osun and Nasarawa States remained “the three dirtiest states in the country.”
Leading players in infrastructural development, top government functionaries, industry leaders, eminent personalities, development experts, technocrats and diverse economy sectorial leaders both in the public and private sectors of the economy will gather in Lagos to celebrate the best of Nigeria’s icons and catalysts of infrastructural development.
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The European Union is concerned that the democratic space in Zimbabwe has deteriorated since it opened talks with Harare in June for the first time since 2001 in a bid to turn the page on years of hostile relations.
Pope Francis led an impassioned mass for tens of thousands of emotional worshippers at a packed Bangkok stadium yesterday, urging respect for prostitutes and trafficking victims in a part of the world where sex work is rampant.
After scoring the opener and putting in an excellent shift in El Granada‘s fine 2-0 defeat of Ernesto Valverde’s side at the Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes, in late September, Super Eagles’ midfielder, Ramon Azeez, has revealed that he received mixed reactions from Nigeria for his performance.
The 66-year-old recently handed call-ups to Maduka Okoye, Josh Maja, Dennis Bonaventure and Joe Aribo in the international friendly against Ukraine in September.
Former Nigerian international, Emmanuel Amuneke and Garba Lawal, has urged Nigerians not to compare the latest Super Eagles’ scoring sensation, Victor Osimhen to late Rashidi Yekini who scored 37 goals in 58 appearances for the country.
National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has warned Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) candidates for 2020 to be wary of fraudsters while obtaining their National Identity Number (NIN).
Sunshine Stars midfielder Anthony Omaka is happy to score his side’s all important goal against Enyimba international of Aba at the Ondo State Sports Complex on Wednesday.
The Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick says there are no ghost workers on their payroll.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday blasted the U.S. Navy's handling of a U.S. Navy SEAL whose rank he recently restored following a court martial, saying he would not allow the service to remove his SEALS status.
The youth wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, says it will not abandon Governor Godwin Obaseki in his quest to get the party’s ticket for a second term in office.