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The `Not too Young to Rule’ sponsor Samson Itodo on Sunday emerged the winner of 2018 Future Awards Young Person of the Year 2018.
The Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Zamfara State Governor, Mr. Abdulaziz Yari, has said that there is need for political decisions that will expand the Nigerian economy to generate funding for all tiers of government to develop human capital and address other sundry issues.
Hip hop artist Simisola Ogunleye, a.k.a. “Simi’’, ace rapper Folarin Falana (Falz) and Super Eagles Stand-in captain, Ahmed Musa, are among the nominees for the 2018 The Future Awards to be held in Lagos.
Malam Muhammad Usman, the Governorship Candidate of the Mega Party Nigeria (MPN) in Kaduna state, has vowed to revive moribund industries if elected in the 2019 poll.
As part of its efforts to give back to the communities where its operates, Lafarge Africa, manufacturer of cement located in Ewekoro, Ogun State, said it had spent a whooping sum of N168 million in aid of the various community projects, cutting across education, healthcare delivery service, economic empowerment, agricultural produce and elderly care support programmes.
Ogun State Africa Democratic Congress, governorship candidate, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka (GNI) has unveiled his manifesto which detailed how he will govern the state if elected governor in the 2019 general election.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for Imo, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, says he will pay special attention to the welfare of the people, if elected.
The Kano State All Progressives Congress caucus in the National Assembly has passed a vote of confidence on Governor Abdullahi Ganduje for his “exemplary leadership and performance in office”.
No fewer than 1,035 secondary school students and undergraduates on Tuesday received scholarships to pursue their academic dreams in Nigeria and abroad.
Worried by the deplorable state of education in Nigeria, stakeholders have called on the three tiers of government to jointly declare a state of emergency to address the rots in the sector.
The Presidential candidate of Accord Party, Mr. Babatunde Ositelu, Saturday disclosed that he would scrap the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) if elected in the presidential election scheduled to February 16.
Godwin Obaseki: Industrial Park, Benin River Port, modular refinery‘ll accelerate Africa’s industrialisation
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that his administration’s commitment to the development of an industrial park, a modular refinery and the Benin River Port in the state, will accelerate Africa’s industrialisation drive.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has raised concerns over the growing threat posed to humans by the deployment of robots and artificial intelligence in work places.
Gov. Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has appointed Dr Hadiza Balarabe, his running mate for the 2019 governorship election, as his new senior adviser-counsellor.
Ahead of the 2019 polls, traditional rulers in Ogun West senatorial district, comprising Yewa-Awori in Ogun State, have endorsed the governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, to succeed the incumbent Governor Ibikunle Amosun.
The Director General, Institute for National Transformation (INT), Abuja, Prof. Vincent Anigbogu, has predicted that Nigeria’s population by 2050 will be 350 million.
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has sworn in six new permanent secretaries with a charge to align with the policy objectives of his administration.
Also, as part of efforts to enthrone transparency in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the government disclosed that in the next few days, a new reporting template would be introduced for the corporation.
Bayelsa State government said it has formalised the employment of 904 casual staff in the various ministries, departments and agencies in the state.
All is now set for the 2019 Zenith Women Basketball League as the sponsor, Zenith Bank Plc, concluded final arrangement for a glamorous jump ball of the apex women league in the country.
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council AGOA Technical Workshop on Utilisation of AGOA Visa Stamp in Abuja.
Former Commissioner for Finance and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Olorogun Bernard Okumagba, has hailed the ministerial nomination of Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, by President Muhammadu Buhari.
National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Taraba state office says the association of Agro-Input dealers has handed over to it fake and substandard agro inputs worth millions of Naira.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has declared that mining activities will henceforth be regulated in Osun State.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a petition to Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), urging her to use her “good offices to investigate whether the problem of out-of-school children in Nigeria, and the failure of the Nigerian authorities over the years to address it amount to violence against children and crimes against humanity within the jurisdiction of the ICC.”
Cinema is not just for the sighted in Cuba, where the blind and visually impaired can also go to the movies thanks to a program called “Touching the Light.”
Griezmann left Atletico Madrid for Barca after the Spanish giants triggered the French World Cup winner's €120million release clause.
The left-back was part of the Atletico team that won the 2013-2014 LaLiga title, as well as the Europa League twice during two stints in the Spanish capital.