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Thirty-One (31) communities in Ideator, North Local Government Area of Imo state publicly denounced the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the area.
Former Inspector General of Police and former Chairman Police Service Commission, Mike Okiro, has alleged that his ethnic nationality, Egbema, was being marginalised and relegated in the scheme of things.
Ex-militants from Akwa Ibom State under an umbrella name “Unyekisong” have called for immediate restructuring of the Niger Delta Presidential Amnesty programme to reflect its original mandate.
Prices of cement has increased by 67 per cent in the South East states of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo, newsmen report.
As part of the Buhari administration’s efforts to transform agricultural productivity in the country, the Federal Government in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and other stakeholders are set to roll out a Special-Agro Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZ) programme aimed at concentrating agro-processing activities in demarcated areas to boost productivity and integrate production, processing and marketing of selected commodities.
The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) generated N1.31 trillion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in 2020 compared to N1.33 trillion recorded in 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says.
One month into the national COVID-19 vaccination exercise in Nigeria, a total of 1,043,737 eligible Nigerians have so far been vaccinated with the first dose pf the vaccine, representing 51.9 per cent of the proportion vaccinated.
The curtain was drawn on the 20th National Sports Festival tagged ‘Edo 2020’ yesterday with the defending champions, Team Delta, amassing an astonishing 384 medals, comprising 158 gold, 116 silver, 110 bronze to beat Host Edo State and other participating states to the number one position for the sixth consecutive time.
Director General of the centre, Mrs. Mary Ekpere-Eta who said this in Abuja during the official launch of the Nigerian women for Liquefied Petroleum Gas project, said this was in a bid to improve women’s livelihoods, survival, clean environment, as well as pulling millions of households out of poverty.
For the first since its take-off last year, the $2.8 billion Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project received a boost at the weekend when a Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC)-operated train delivered 96 pipes from Warri, Delta State to Itakpe in Kogi State.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan has decried recent attacks on Police formations and Correctional facilities in Imo.
The Rivers State Government has stopped a planned meeting of some Igbo residents in the Oyigbo Local Government Area, citing fears that the gathering could spark fresh unrest in the area.
The kingmakers and members of the ruling houses of an ancient Egba community of Imo town in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government area of Ogun state has petitioned the state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun over alleged plans to install an unqualified candidate as the next monarch of the town.
No fewer than five inmates and two officers of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) in Bauchi State have been injured following a riot in the male section of the facility.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Monday blocked the entrance of the National Assembly in their bid to take their protest against the non-implementation of financial autonomy of the Judiciary to the leadership of the Senate.
Access Bank Plc on Monday disclosed that it had entered into a definitive and binding agreement with ABC Holdings Limited to acquire 78.15 per cent shareholding in African Banking Corporation of Botswana Limited (BancABC Botswana).
The Niger State Government at the weekend blamed the non-operation of the Baro Port in Katcha Local Government Area of the state on the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.
Nigeria’s Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, on Sunday, led the service chiefs on an assessment visit to Operation Lafiya Dole in Borno State.
Pets can easily bond with humans, but when a wild octopus befriends a diver and becomes his life coach, that true story scores a best documentary nomination for this Sunday’s Oscars.
Kelechi Nwakali got on the score sheet again as he helped Alcorcon boost their survival chance with a 3-1 win at Lugo, in the Spanish second division on Saturday.
The Jigawa government has approved the reduction of work hours for civil servants in the state during the period of Ramadan.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday commended Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, over the launching of Ogun Digital Economy Infrastructure Project in the state.
Israeli warplanes have carried out air raids at several locations after midnight on Friday in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket fired from the besieged Palestinian enclave that hit southern Israel.
Governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde, has ordered the immediate suspension of Michael Ologunde, the Vice Chancellor of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH).