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Samson Itodo wins Future Awards Young Person of the Year

The `Not too Young to Rule’ sponsor Samson Itodo on Sunday emerged the winner of 2018 Future Awards Young Person of the Year 2018.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Governors demand more funding for all tiers of government

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.
Left, The Future Awards Nominee for on-Air Personality, Awazi Angbalagba; Nominee for Music, Niniola Apata; Nominee for Fashion, Tosin Ogundadegbe; Board of Trustee member, The Future Award Africa, Mrs Osayi Alile and Nominee for on-Air Personality, Tonike Alayande, at The Future Awards Africa 2018 Nominees Reception, at the British Council in Lagos on Wednesday (12/12/18) DAP/NAN.

Simi, Falz, Ahmed Musa headline nominees for 2018 The Future Awards

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.

Mega Party promises to revive moribund industries in Kaduna

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.
Lafarge SA

Lafarge commits N168 million to community projects in Ogun

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.

Ogun guber: ADC’s Gboyega Isiaka unveils manifesto

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.

2019: Hope Uzodinma pledges welfare for Imo people if elected governor

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.

APC passes vote of confidence on Abdullahi Ganduje

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”.

Shell awards scholarships to 1,035 students, undergraduates in Rivers

No fewer than 1,035 secondary school students and undergraduates on Tuesday received scholarships to pursue their academic dreams in Nigeria and abroad.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Stakeholders call for declaration of state of emergency in education

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.
Babatunde Ositelu

Babatunde Ositelu: I’ll scrap EFCC, ICPC, if elected president

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.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

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

Yemi Osinbajo raises concerns over threat of robots, AI

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.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has announced the Executive Secretary of Kaduna State Primary Health Care Agency, Dr Hadiza Abubakar-Balarabe, as his running mate for the 2019 elections.

Nasir el-Rufai appoints running mate as senior adviser-counsellor

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.
Gboyega Nasiru Isiaka

2019: Ogun West monarchs declare support for Nasir Isiaka

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.

Institute: Nigeria population to hit 350 million by 2050

The Director General, Institute for National Transformation (INT), Abuja, Prof. Vincent Anigbogu, has predicted that Nigeria’s population by 2050 will be 350 million.

Kwara’s Abdulfatah Ahmed swears in new permanent secretaries

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.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

$72 billion debt: Federal government allays fears over borrowing

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.

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Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa government employs fresh 904 workers

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.

Zenith Women Basketball League starts Friday

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.

NEPC, ATRC sensitise exporters on AGOA visa stamp

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council AGOA Technical Workshop on Utilisation of AGOA Visa Stamp in Abuja.

Olorogun Okumagba congratulates Festus Keyamo on nomination as minister

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.

Association hands over fake, substandard agro products to NAFDAC

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.