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The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom State Council, has hailed the appointment of Mr. Ini Ememobong as the new Commissioner for Information & Strategy in the State.
The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has directed all schools to communicate their specific reopening dates to parents and students to avoid chaos.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State will on Monday, August 3, 2020, swear-in eight new members of the State Executive Council recently cleared by the State assembly for Commissioner and Special Adviser posts.
Anambra State House of Assembly has called on the State Sector Command, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to prosecute defaulters over unauthorised use of number plate of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) in the state.
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has denied receiving $100 million grant given by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) clarifying that the body did not receive that sum as a palliative grant from the Committee.
The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has received the Comprehensive Audit Report of the tenanted facilities at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
Members of the House of Representatives have reached a resolution to immortalise the deceased Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile.
First Bank of Nigeria Limited will this week hold a Business Clinic to promote the growth and sustainability of the educational sector, especially in the light of the coronavirus which is having an adverse effect on the operations of school across the world.
Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state, Captain (Dr) Idahosa Wells Okunbo (JP), has written an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari over Governor Godwin Obaseki.
Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, will be buried next Thursday, July 23, the Nigerian Air Force said on Friday.
Abubakar Malami, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation has denied buying a house worth N300m for his son in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Committee on Basic Education and Services, Hon. Julius Ihonvbere, has warned the Federal Government to rescind its decision on the cancellation of this year’s West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
A proposal that women working in the public sector be granted six months maternity leave at full pay has been thrown up, on the floor of the Oyo State House of Assembly.
Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo, SAN, will appear before the National Assembly Joint Committee on Labour on Tuesday to defend the 774,000 job recruitment across the country.
A member of the House of Representatives, Honourable Adedeji Olajide, on Saturday, clarified the role he played in the exiting of some journalists from the venue of a public hearing organised by the House Ad hoc Committee on COVID-19 on Friday.
A group called Civil Society Coalition for Transparency, CSCT, Friday, kicked against the alleged suspension of Managing Director, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, Bayo Somefun, and other Senior Staff of the Fund by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige.
Bare 48 hours after opening the recruitment platform for N-Power batch C beneficiaries, the Nigerian Government said it has received over a million applications.
Members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly has denied harbouring ill-feelings against Governor Kayode Fayemi, saying their relationship with the governor remains strong and cordial.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to commission a 29-kilometre road linking Ogbia community to Nembe in Bayelsa State.
To this end, the government has recommended early initiation of breastfeeding within an hour of birth, exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life, continued breastfeeding up to two years of age or beyond, and introduction of appropriate complementary food as from six months.
The Police Command in Enugu State on Tuesday says it arrested 10 suspects in July for various criminal offences within the state.
Nigeria winger Henry Onyekuru rejoined Ligue 1 club Monaco on Tuesday ahead of the new season.
Petroleum dealers in Anambra have threatened to shut down operations in 21 days over alleged government multiple levies and indebtedness.
Inter coach Antonio Conte has reportedly sounded out the possibility of returning to Juventus this summer, having asked players and managers about the future of Maurizio Sarri.
Nigerian youths of northern extraction have canvassed for the emergence of a southern president and kicked against the position canvassed by Mamman Daura, a nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari that the country should embrace competence in determining her next President in 2023 instead of resorting to zoning.
The Federal Government on Wednesday released the schedule for various national examinations for exit classes from August 17 to November 18, 2020.
The Nikkei index in Tokyo finished Monday’s trading session with a 2.2% gain. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index is down 0.7% in late afternoon trading, while Shanghai’s Composite index is up 1.4% after a private survey showed Chinese manufacturing activity rose in July.
Two men were on Friday evening abducted by gunmen along Ugwogo-Isi-Uzo road and taken to an unknown destination.