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The immediate past Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University of Ibadan (UI), Professor Idowu Olayinka, said the UI VC selection process had always been marred with conflicts of interest that had made the process tough and competitive from time immemorial.
Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, leading indigenous energy company, has identified its fast-growing gas business as a strong catalyst for sustainable development in Nigeria.
After a seven-month closure, the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, has announced the reopening of the Third Mainland Bridge to vehicular traffic.
The Honourable Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, has described the death of the seven Nigerian Air Force personnel who lost their lives in an air crash involving a NAF Beechcraft King Air B350i in Abuja , as a great loss, not only to the NAF but the entire Nation.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), earlier today, 21 February 2021, confirmed that one of its aircraft, a Beechcraft KingAir B350i (NAF 201), crashed while returning to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja after reporting engine failure enroute Minna, where it was scheduled to conduct surveillance missions over Niger State and its environs in connection with the concerted efforts to secure the release of the students/staff abducted from the Government Science College Kagara, Niger State.
Teachers in the secondary schools in Nigeria have been advised to disregard claims by the splinter group, Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS), that the Supreme Court, on January 15, 2021, delivered judgment granting it autonomy as a new trade union.
Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has charged Officers and Men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, to come up with strategies that could help in boosting the Agro rangers squad towards securing farms and agro allied investments as well as critical national assets.
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday, disclosed that the late former governor of Lagos State, Alh. Lateef Jakande served the country principally through journalism and through newspaper management before becoming an active politician.
Ebun Adegboruwa, representative of civil society on the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry investigating the shooting of EndSARS protesters at Lekki tollgate, says the panel has not received the camera the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, found at the tollgate.
President Buhari has approved the appointment of Mrs. Folashade Joseph as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) for another term of four years.
The President of the National Industrial Court, (NIC) Justice B.B. Kanyip has appointed Mr Monday Ubani as public trustee to manage the affairs of the Nigeria Civil Service Union.
Rural women in the six area councils of the FCT, are to benefit from the disbursement under the government’s National Social Investment Programme. Speaking at the event, Farouq explained that the grant was aimed at increasing the income and productive assets of target beneficiaries.
The Gambian government announced in Banjul on Wednesday that it signed a Cooperation Agreement on Tuesday, 12 January, 2021, on migration matters with the government of Switzerland in Berne.
The proposed relocation of the administrative offices of the ECOWAS Court of Justice to Gudu area of Abuja has been smeared by allegations of graft and abuse of power.
Diplomats can now obtain the National Identity Number (NIN) from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from January 19, the Nigerian government has said.
Following the ongoing forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), many contractors have returned to sites to complete abandoned projects with their personal fund, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has said.
The Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouk, has pledged Federal Government’s resolve to continously provide necessary support and resources to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in a bid to adequately address the issue of human trafficking and other associated humanitarian crisis in the Country.
The President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, Engineer Habu Gumel Ahmed says all hands are on deck to ensure that Nigerian athletes excel and win medals at the Tokyo Olympics this July as they await the vaccines for all athletes and officials to be able to withstand the ravaging Covid-19 pandemic.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has said those opportunists, who benefited from the contracts racketeering that dotted the past administration in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, were behind the fake video being circulated in the social media against him.
Twitter introduced a limited version of the Clubhouse competitor on iOS in January. While any users of Twitter’s iOS app can join and listen to Spaces, only a few can host them at the moment.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday, brokered a truce between the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom and Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed in Port Harcourt.
FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will have to cut down the costs of their squads by more than 35 million euros ($42.14 million) following new salary limits imposed by La Liga on Tuesday to cope with the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa on Tuesday proposed that 10 per cent of derived oil revenue be provided in the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) for the host communities.
Police in Nasarawa state Tuesday announced the arrest of two suspected notorious armed robbers who have been terrorising Nasarawa and its environs and recovered fire arms from them.
The Anambra House of Assembly has expressed worry over the increasing rate of crimes in the state and called for urgent measures to address the menace.
First against sixth pitches Atletico against Villarreal on Sunday night before second-placed Real Madrid host Real Sociedad in fifth. Before both of those, Barcelona travel to Sevilla on Saturday in a contest of third against fourth.
There was a mild drama on Friday when security operatives intercepted the convoy of self-acclaimed Yoruba Youth leader, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
The United Nations (UN) has condemned the attacks by Boko Haram against civilians and aid facilities in Dikwa, Borno State.
As Islamic State fighters advanced across northern Iraq in 2014, Mazen Shemes’ nine-year-old son was killed by a mortar. The family had to bury him quickly before fleeing the same night, along with thousands of other Christian families.