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President Muhammadu Buhari has been called upon to prevail on international oil and gas companies in the Niger Delta to commit funds for the accelerated human and physical development of the region.
Over 200,000 small holding farmers in 29 states of the country, cultivating eight different commodities have gotten N43 billion so far disbursed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) under its Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) which was launched in November 2015, Governor of CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has disclosed.
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide, yesterday called on the Federal Government to replicate its plan to compel operators in the oil and gas companies to send funds to Internally Displaced Persons in the North East and the Niger Delta region.
The Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar, on Friday said the military had successfully stabilised and secured the North-east from Boko Haram insurgents.
Troops of the Nigerian army have in different operations in parts of Borno state killed four Boko Haram fighters plotting to carry out suicide bombing attacks on camps for internally displaced persons, IDPs, officials have said.
The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington, has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration to treat Nigerians as equals irrespective of their ethnic back ground so as to ensure peace and unity of the nation.
A Federal High Court in Yola has ordered the remand of former Adamawa PDP Chairman, Abdurrahman Bobboi, in prison for allegedly diverting food meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
Workers in Kogi have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to rescue them from their current hardship resulting from non-payment of their salaries, by sending them food, drugs and other materials.
The Borno state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has called for the immediate release of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) arrested in the state.
The Yobe State Fadama III Additional Financing (AF) ll project has distributed food assistance, Irrigation support, livestock and animal feeds to 520 households in the state.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has cdisclosed that the state government has spent not less than N50m to take care of the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in the state.
Bill Gates, world’s richest man, says the health situation in northern Nigeria is “very challenging”.
The Federal Government on Friday inaugurated the first Infectious Disease Centre (IDC), in the Federal Capital Territory, and handed it over to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH).
The 21-year-old impressed with his performances in the Champions League last season, most notably against Atletico Madrid.
The Premier League side are yet to find an agreement with the German club for the England international but latest reports claim that the Red Devils believe a deal can be done before the transfer window closes next month.
The reigning African women Long Jump champion, Ese Brume, recorded an impressive outing at the Doha Diamond League on Friday.
The Court of Appeal on Friday reserved judgment in Bayelsa deputy governor’s alleged certificate forgery suit.
Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) in partnership with the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) has concluded plans to rebrand the nation’s legislative arm.
A coalition of over 70 human rights organizations, under the aegis of Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, on Monday raised fears over alleged commercialisation of votes in Nigeria, describing it as threat to electoral system.
Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has described the victory of Godwin Obaseki in the just concluded gubernatorial election as the end of godfatherism in Edo State.
Chelsea defender Davide Zappacosta joined Italian side Genoa on a season-long loan on Saturday.
Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, housemate Dorathy has disclosed why she and Lucy stopped being close friends in the house.