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The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has said the failure of the centralised police to respond to numerous distress calls informed the formation of the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Amotekun.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the attack against it by the Presidency in defence of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was a confirmation that President Muhammadu Buhari had abandoned governance to engage in threnody for the APC.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has responded to the attack launched at it by the Presidency on Thursday, where it suggested that the main opposition party was the greatest obstacle to Nigeria’s development, with the PDP saying now that President Muhammadu Buhari was ill-equipped for governance.
Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has said not fewer than four million Nigerians have benefitted from the National Social Investment Programme, so far.
The National Biotechnology Development Agency, NBDA, assured that the newly approved PBR Cowpea will bridge the nation’s demand deficit of 500, 000 tonnes in the agricultural sector.
The Senate on Tuesday commenced legislative action to address the country’s food security problems when it considered a Bill to that effect.
The Founder, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), Chief Afe Babalola (SAN) has implored Nigerians to endure the economic hardship brought by the partial closure of land borders in the country’s interest.
Youths from Nigeria, Tanzania and Kenya have been awarded first prize for a youth video competition they researched on nuclear energy technology, a statement from ROSATOM Central and Southern Africa says.
Nigerians have never had it so bad as in the past four years of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration which has witnessed the worst of insecurity, poverty, hunger coupled with multiple taxations that have made nonsense of its acclaimed poverty alleviation programmes.
A social cultural organisation of the Igala people of Kogi state, Ojuju Agbadufu Igala, has asked the Ata Igala and Chairman of the Kogi state Council of Chiefs, Dr. Michael Oboni, to suspend the planned conferment of a chieftaincy title on Governor Yahaya Bello.
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina, has awarded 1.1 million dollars to 10 young African agro-entrepreneurs to boost food production in the region
Oyo State Government has reiterated its determination to use agricultural business and potentials to empower citizens and banish hunger as the world celebrated 2019 World Food Day.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said that five Boko Haram fighters belonging to the Al-Barnawi faction have surrendered to troops of the 3 Battalion following sustained bombardment of the insurgents’ hideout in the Northeast.
Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), has called on the government institutions to give priority attention to entrepreneurship development programmes and implementation of comprehensive poverty reduction strategy to stem the tide of youths’ migration to other countries.
Dani Olmo has been linked with some of Europe’s biggest clubs over the past few months but it is RB Leipzig who have won the race to sign him.
The Gunners have been searching for a new centre-back throughout the transfer window and are now close to landing Mari on loan following successful talks with Brazilian side Flamengo over the past 24 hours.
France is appealing to President Donald Trump not to cut off U.S. military support to French forces fighting Islamist militants in Africa, warning that it could undermine efforts to counter a growing terrorist threat in the Sahel region.
Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has written an open letter to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, over the controversial issues arising from the creation of Operation Amotekun.
The Saturday legislative re-run election has commenced peacefully in Sokoto with a high turnout of voters in Sokoto South and Sokoto North Local Government Areas of the state.
An election observer group, YIAGA Africa, has announced the deployment of 114 local observers to four states ahead of the rerun elections.
Coco Gauff is still learning to drive and was scared when she went on a highway — but the 15-year-old warned Naomi Osaka she will not be overawed when they clash Friday at the Australian Open.
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa is remembering his late mother a year after her departure from the world.
The Minister of State, Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki, on Monday reaffirmed Federal Government’s commitment to utilising local content in the construction of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Thursday cautioned commuters against unsafe conducts, especially riding on the roof of a moving train.