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A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Asiwaju Rotimi Ajanaku, has explained the rationale behind the opposition of local government autonomy by some state governors.
As part of it’s resolve to end the long-standing misunderstanding occasioning clashes between supporters of Katsina United and Kano Pillars, the League Management Company, LMC, on Thursday brought the two sides together towards working out a truce between regional rivals.
The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, in Akwa Ibom state, has expressed disappointment over the disruptions reported in Ukana West (Ward 11), Units 5, 8, and 9 as well as Ikpe Annang (Ward 5), Unit 12 in Essien Udim local government Council during Saturday re-run election.
The 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army said it would commence a field training exercise code named “Exercise Crocodile Smile IV” in Ondo State on Wednesday.
The Imo State Government has announced the compulsory teaching and learning of Igbo Language in all primary, post-primary schools as well as tertiary institutions in the state.
A Bulgarian teenager was indicted for “grave hooliganism” while four others were fined and received stadium bans over racist abuse at a Euro 2020 qualifier against England, officials said Thursday.
Indonesia’s national football association has been fined by FIFA over crowd trouble during a World Cup qualifier against Malaysia, the organisation said Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will provide vibrant policies that will provide allowances and initiate annual retention benefits for teachers in order to attract them to rural communities.
Following his penalty miss against Liberia in Sunday’s 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifying clash, Umaru Bangura’s house in Freetown, Sierra Leone, was attacked by enraged fans.
Angry fans of Sierra Leone’s national football team have attacked a player’s house after he missed a decisive penalty.
The Federation of Ekiti State Students’ Union (FESSU), Ekiti State University (EKSU) chapter, has appealed to the governor of the state, Kayode Fayemi, to provide adequate security for the students within and outside the campus.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD-West Africa) on Wednesday said Nigerians want President Muhammadu Buhari to focus on job creation, economy and security in his second tenure.
Shina Olukolu, the Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, sais 29 members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), have been arrested for hooliganism and attempted forceful take-over of the leadership of the union.
The United Labour Congress (ULC), has called on the Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, to prioritize workers’ welfare and clear salary backlog.
Labour and Employment Minister, Dr Chris Ngige, vowed on Thursday never to allow a former labour leader, Mr Frank Kokori, to head the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has accused the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of disrupting the inauguration of the new board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states of the federation covering seven senatorial districts and 24 federal constituencies.
The National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP) in Ondo State has directed its members to withdraw their services from the state’s Infectious Disease Centre with immediate effect.
The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, says that Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, are ready for recommencement of domestic flights.
Donald Trump’s niece will release her unflattering book on the US president on July 14, her publisher announced Monday, after a judge lifted a temporary ban on publication.
Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has predicted that 2022 will be tough for Nigeria’s senior national football team because of the loaded qualifiers his team would have to negotiate to qualify for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations and the FIFA World Cup.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the confession by the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate in the September 19 Edo governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, is a vindication of the position of the APC former national chairman, that he is unfit to hold office as governor of the state.
Ondo state government Saturday said it has uncovered a plot hatched to blackmail governor Rotimi Akeredolu with the production of a customized whisky.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praises Nemanja Matic’s ‘invaluable’ experience and leadership following three year extension
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has highlighted the importance of Nemanja Matic’s ‘experience, professionalism and leadership’ within his squad after handing the veteran a new three-year deal.
Barcelona president, Josep Bartomeu, has insisted Lionel Messi will not be leaving the club any time soon.
Riyad Mahrez has taken to social media to express the joy of Manchester City’s 4-0 win over Liverpool on Thursday, although he wished it was by a bigger margin.
Alhaji Muhuyi Rimin-Gado, the Chairman, Kano State Public Complaints and Anti- Corruption Commission, has urged the Federal Government to checkmate fraud in rice production policy.