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The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has said that the state cabinet will be formed in few days by Governor Godwin Obaseki, saying the delay was to ensure that the people who voted in the government are part of picking the commissioners.
A Myanmar military truck exploded in one of two blasts near an office of an army-backed political party in the country’s biggest city on Friday, local media reported, and a senior rescue official said two people were killed and six wounded.
The Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital Lafia (DASH) has resumed its Residency Training Programme five months after it was suspended .
Okowa who was the sole candidate for the position of President polled 41 votes (three voided) and was duly returned as the president of the AFN by the chairman of the of the AFN Electoral Commission, Mr Elias Gora, former General Secretary of the Nigeria Olympics Committee and former World Athletics lecturer and course director.
The Speaker of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, Sidie Mohammed Tunis, has enjoined members of the parliament to improve on avenues of achieving regional integration in their respective member state.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the Ondo State government to shelve its plans to build a new governor’s lodge at the cost of N2 billion in the interest of the state.
Morocco's foreign minister on Wednesday accused Spain of trying to turn a political crisis between the two countries into an EU problem by focusing on migration and ignoring the root causes.
Ahead of the 2021 governorship primaries in Anambra State, campaign posters of former vice president Atiku Abubakar and former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo have flooded the streets of Abuja.
Against the backdrop of debates and consultations by the National Assembly on whether to scrap or alter the 1999 Constitution, the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has made the case for the removal of Section (6)(6)c from the document, criticising it as anti-people.
A group known as the Stakeholders Alliance for Corporate Responsibility (SACA) has faulted the Federal Government and multinational oil companies operating in the Niger Delta over health hazards associated with oil exploitation and exploration.
James Rodriguez has been ruled out of Colombia's upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Peru and Argentina, and the subsequent Copa America this summer.
Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has vowed to shut the nation’s socio-economic activities without notice should the government increase the pump price of petrol with a cent of naira as clamoured by governors..
Timbuktu Global, a British clothing brand retailer, has come under fire for trademarking the word Yoruba – a name of an ethnic group in West Africa – for their business, igniting a debate on cultural appropriation.
Paul Onuachu has been announced the 2020-21 Belgian League Player of the Year and winner of the Golden Boot award.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has bursted a notorious child trafficking syndicate in the Federal Capital Territory and arrested a suspect.
It is an uncommon development in modern days for a sitting President to die on the battlefield. But that was what happened in the Republic of Chad recently.
The House of Representatives has called on the federal government to direct the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to rescind the decision of further increase of electricity tariff proposed for June 202l in view of the hard times Nigerians are currently going through.
Prof Kenneth Ofokanisi of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has called for improved funding for public universities in Nigeria to enable them meet up with the global standard.
Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.
A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.
The Super Falcons of Nigeria ended their participation in the 2021 WNT Summer Series with a loss to the United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) via two stoppage-time goals at the end of each half to leave the series without a win. They started with a loss to the Reggae Girlz of Jamaica, drew with the Seleccao das Quintas of Portugal before the tie against the USWNT.
Pogba has been linked with PSG, Real Madrid and Juventus, however, Le Parisien says Pogba is now warming to staying at Old Trafford.
Armed robbers on Tuesday night attacked commuters who were stuck in traffic on the three-kilometre bridge, popularly known as Long Bridge, linking Lagos State with Ogun.
The World Bank will partner with the African Union to help accelerate coronavirus vaccinations on the continent, the Washington-based lender said.
Hong Kong police charged the chief editor and chief executive of pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily on Friday with collusion with a foreign country, a national security case that has sent chills through the city’s media.