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The upper chamber of the National Assembly has exposed how the officials of Ministry of Defence paid N968.8 million for the production and supply of medals and ribbons for Independence Anniversary for the Armed Forces without approval from Federal Executive Council and Ministerial Tender Board.
In commemoration of the independence anniversary of Nigeria and China on October 1, the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Nigeria honoured on Monday 49 employees of Chinese companies in Nigeria.
The Catholic Archbishop of Owerri, Most Rev. Anthony Obinna, has commended Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State for his pro-people programmes, despite the teething challenges the government faced in the early days of the administration.
Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has said the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari had put the country on a path of growth and greatness.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday depart Abuja for Bissau to attend ceremonies celebrating the National Day of the Republic of Guinea Bissau.
The Federal Government has said only 12 out of 36 States are testing for COVID-19 despite support from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the Coalition against COVID-19 (CACOVID), the World Bank and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and other bodies.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation (NIDO), Ghana chapter, said on Saturday, that it would organise a webinar as part of events to celebrate Nigeria’s sixtieth independence anniversary.
Ahead of Nigeria’s independence anniversary slated for first October next month, a member of the House of Representatives, Honourable Teejay Yusuf, has faulted the Federal Government’s timing of the increase in the price of petrol and electricity tariff.
The Federal Government will on Wednesday officially engage the services of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) and other bodies towards fighting corruption in its Social Investment Programmes (SIP).
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has said.
As the nation celebrated its 59 years of independence on Tuesday, Asha Raphael Nnabuife, the transitional chairman of Idemili North Local Government Area in Anambra state admonished Nigerian youths to shuns vices like cultism, drugs addiction, cyber crimes and criminalities.
A good governance advocacy group, the Unity House Foundation (UHF) has called on Nigerian youths to participate actively in governance by asking questions on the day to day activities of the government.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Tuesday declared that the development of the nation was not negotiable, noting that there were no more excuses for underdevelopment after 59 years of Independence.
Two Nigerian players died on Tuesday after being hit by a car in Uyo, when Nigerians were celebrating their 59th Independence anniversary.
The 36-year-old defender confirmed the news that his career, which saw him play across all levels of English football, has now come to an end.
The products, according to SON in a statement was seized while they were being off-loaded into a warehouse at the Ikoku Motor Spare Parts Market in Port Harcourt and was sequel to an alert provided by a patriotic Nigerian to officials of the SON who moved to the site with the support of security agents.
Sunday Adeyemo, well known as Sunday Igboho, has said he had no transaction with Babafemi Ojudu, who is the Special Adviser on Political Matters to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Inter boss Antonio Conte will be forced to watch from the stands when the Serie A side take on Benevento and Fiorentina.
Climate Change poses sever threats to economic and financial stability, the Director General of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, has said.
The Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, has stated that the aim of the Federal Government Extended Special Public Works Programme, ESPW, was to shield the most vulnerable from the ravaging effects of Covid-19 pandemic which include but not limited to, pervasive hunger, poverty, environmental degradation and joblessness.
Corriere dello Sport claimed on Friday that Inter are struggling financially and have yet to pay the first instalment, which Real Madrid have since denied.
Justice Sule Hassan of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has fixed continuation of trial of a lawyer, Mr Olumide Gbadamoshi, and his sister, Kehinde Gbadamoshi, who are both facing charges of conspiracy, forgery and unlawful disposal of a N40 million property, until Mar 17 and 18.
A former member of the House of Representatives and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Moshood Adegoke Salvador, at the weekend came hard on the federal government for its plan to build oxygen plants in 38 locations in the country at cost of N6.8 billion.
A member of the House of Representatives, Mrs Tolulope Akande-Sadipe, yesterday, made her first public appearance at the Oyo Central Senatorial District Meeting since testing positive to COVID-19 early December last year.