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The U.S. has advised its citizens against travelling to Russia where the FIFA World Cup is currently taking place with 32 countries participating, raising the threat level to 3.
The Peoples Democratic Party has said it is alarmed by the revelation of Obasanjo that the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government is plotting to arrest him on alleged trumped up charges in order to detain him indefinitely.
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for officially announcing June 12 as the new Democracy Day in the country.
The Presidency has maintained sealed lips over Tuesday’s impeachment threats by the National Assembly after its joint session.
The Peoples Democratic Party has declared that the All Progressives Congress, “by its manifest retrogressive, violent and despotic proclivities, has proven to be the clog in our collective quest for national cohesion, happiness and economic prosperity as a people”.
The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says none of its members was involved in an auto crash over the weekend in Benin City.
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Thursday accused the police of harassment and disturbance.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) linked with the violent attack and invasion of a High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, last Friday.
Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues.
Governments across the world continue to suppress media through censorship or even arrests of journalists on dubious grounds, a prominent human rights watchdog said on Thursday on occasion of the World Press Freedom Day.
The United States is denouncing "violence, intimidation, and harassment" in Burundi against people thought to oppose a referendum this month that would allow the president to stay in power for another 14 years.
A former governor of Katsina State, Shehu Shema, was on Tuesday arraigned before a Federal High Court over alleged misappropriation of N5.7 billion under the then Subsidy Reinvestment Programme (SURE-P), but his aide insists his trial is politically motivated.
Vendors under the aegis of the Newspaper Distributors Association of Nigeria, Rivers State Chapter, have embarked on strike over alleged incessant harassment, unwarranted arrest and detention by the police.
Super Eagles failure to win the 2018 World Cup opening match against Croatia meant the entire team [players and backroom staff] missed out on huge bonuses – at least $20,000) [7.2 Million Naira] each and this was outside the $50,000 from Aiteo for every unreplied goals.
Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has expressed his fears for the Albiceleste, stating they will have serious problems against Nigeria if they replicate the performance which saw them draw 1-1 with debutants Iceland in their opening Group D game at the 2018 World Cup on Saturday.
The Bauchi State Government has apologised to civil servants whose their names were omitted during the payment of the last month’s salaries in the state.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has joked that Iceland are such a physically strong team because they ate meat for breakfast as babies.
Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa is close to joining Turkish champions Galatasaray on loan from English club, Leicester City.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday tendered an apology on behalf of the Federal Government to the family of late business mogul, MKO Abiola, over the annulment of the June 12 presidential election.
No fewer than 240 men in Enugu, on Saturday, stage a walk against prostate cancer in order to create awareness about the disease and its fatality among residents.
Carlos Queiroz hailed a "beautiful" World Cup win for Iran as a stoppage-time own goal from Aziz Bouhaddouz gave them a Group B victory over Morocco.
The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said the effort by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to cause disaffection within the PDP will always fail because the people of the state won’t join a sinking ship the APC has become.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures inflation for May, decreased to 11.61 per cent (year-on-year) from 13.34 per cent recorded in April.