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Nineteen members of the Ogun State House of Assembly, on Thursday, impeached the Deputy Speaker, Dare Kadiri, for alleged gross misconduct.
With her emergence yesterday as the first African and first female to be the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, unveiled her agenda, which include working with other members of the organisation in reforming and rebranding the global trade body.
The Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Mai Mala Buni, will today in Abuja meet the two factions in the leadership crisis rocking the party in Kwara State.
Italy on Thursday saw a massive return to class of 5.8 million kindergartens, primary and middle school kids as the country pressed ahead with its ongoing national vaccination campaign.
A group, the Concerned Indigenes of Lagos State (CILS) yesterday rebuked a former Minister of Communications, Maj. Gen. Tajudeen Olarenwaju (rtd) over what its members described as “clannish remarks” on the current contest for the headship of the Lagos State University (LASU).
Nine bandits were reportedly killed by troops in Kaduna State in a gun battle while attempting to cross over from the eastern part of the Kaduna-Abuja road to the western part, with a large herd of rustled cattle, yesterday.
Controversy has erupted in Akwa Ibom State after a senior government official was found apparently diverting food aid donated nationwide to cushion the impact of the COVID-19, and later handing them out as Christmas gifts.
Senior Pastor of the Kingsway International Christian Centre, KICC, has revealed that he was one of those that signed the petition against #EndSARS, but charged Nigerian youth not to wait for the government to get things done.
A total of 11 kidnap victims were on Saturday night rescued from their abductors by officials of the Zamfara government, a statement issued by Jamilu Iliyasu, the Press Secretary to Gov. Bello Matawalle, has said.
The use of child labour has risen in cocoa farms in Ghana and Ivory Coast over the past decade despite industry promises to reduce it, academics said on Monday, largely supporting earlier findings that were questioned by both states.
Energy giant Saudi Aramco said on Sunday its second-quarter profits plunged a massive 73 percent due to sharply lower oil prices as the coronavirus crisis undercuts global demand.
Saudi Arabia has imposed fines between 5,000 riyals (1,333 dollars) and 100,000 riyals for large gatherings, in a bid to control the spread of the coronavirus inside the kingdom.
The number of people facing acute food insecurity could nearly double this year to 265 million due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday threw his weight behind calls for an international inquiry into China’s initial response to the coronavirus and its origins.
Saudi authorities have seized more than five million medical masks that were illegally stockpiled amid the coronavirus outbreak, state media reported on Sunday.
Billions of locusts swarming through East Africa could prove disastrous for a region still reeling from drought and deadly floods, experts have warned, amid increasing calls for international help.
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A coalition of political groups in Oyo State has vowed to resist attempts by Gov. Seyi Makinde to join the All Progressives Congress (APC).
In its bid to ensure eradication of fake/adulterated drugs in Anambra State, the state branch of Nigerian Association of Patent and Proprietary Medicine Dealers (NAPPMED), Friday vowed to assist the state government in the fight against fake drugs and their dealers.
Prince Muvi Unagha has been reportedly shot dead at Evwreni community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State in a renew attack by gunmen suspected to be members of the disbanded community vigilante.
The Lagos State Prominent Indigenes Group has urged Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to immediately disband all activities of the Nigerian Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Lagos State.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has given 24-hour ultimatum to the police and the Amotekun Corps to comb the forests in Ikole Local Government Area and fish out those who killed two farmers in the council area.
The Central Bank of Nigeria has explained that its new “Naira 4 Dollar Scheme” seeks to make remittance through formal bank channels cheaper and more convenient for Nigerians in the diaspora.
The South American World Cup qualifiers scheduled for later this month have been cancelled after a number of Premier League teams said they would refuse to allow their players to travel.
At least seven soldiers were killed when fighters of the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab stormed a jail in the semi-autonomous state of Puntland early on Friday, police and the group said.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has vowed that the killers of Chief Terkura Suswam, elder brother to the Senator representing Benue North East, Senator Gabriel Suswam will be apprehended and brought to justice.
President Muhammadu Buhari says with females forming about half of the country’s population, any “government which neglects such a crucial component of its demographic asset stands the risk of stunted growth and likely failure”.