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The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has set up a Focal Group on the newly approved Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF). The Focal Group is an assemblage of youth leaders and groups from diverse fields, entrepreneurial experts and individuals with youth development and finance experience.
The crisis rocking Edo House of Assembly is not about to end as the 17 lawmakers opposed to Governor Godwin Obaseki vowed to sit next Wednesday.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as a nullity the directive by the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to provide security for some individuals who controversially took oath of office as member-elect of the Edo State House of Assembly earlier in the week.
A Clinical Psychologist with the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Mrs Ijeoma Laluwoye, says family issues and crises could predispose individuals, especially adolescents and youths, to drug abuse.
Borno State governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has reiterated that the war on insurgency would have been over but for sabotage.
The Deputy Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Hon. Ifeanyi Uchendu, has insisted that he does not have interest to run for gubernatorial seat of Abia in 2023.
The Federal Government has deregistered frontline socio-cultural groups in Nigeria as the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has withdrawn the registration certificate of Ohanaeze Ndigbo General Assembly, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), among others.
The National Agricultural Land Development Authority, NALDA, Monday, disclosed of engaging young people in mechanized agriculture and modern technology in farming.
The Zamfara Government has began the distribution of 5,667 rams and 993 cows as Eid-el-Kabir (Sallah) palliatives to various categories of people in the state.
Nigerian banks plan to reduce the amount customers can spend abroad using debit cards on Monday, two lenders said, as banks try to limit foreign currency settlement risk.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has described the death of Bode Oyewole, former Chairman, Shooting Stars Football Club of Ibadan, and Henrietta Ukaigwe, former Board member, Women Football League, as a huge loss to Nigerian Football.
In furtherance of the commitment to mitigate the negative effect of COVID-19 pandemic on individuals and businesses, Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has commenced the implementation of additional reliefs and measures to further ease the impact of the pandemic on taxpayers in Lagos State starting from Thursday, July 16, 2020.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has predicted that the fight against corruption will continue to get more difficult daily and would get to a point that many people would become discouraged to stand up against corruption.
A California judge on Monday granted the state’s request for a preliminary injunction blocking Uber and Lyft from classifying their drivers as independent contractors rather than employees.
Barcelona have confirmed one positive Covid-19 test, but their upcoming Champions League clash with Bayern Munich is not in doubt.
The Office of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is not under investigation in the ongoing probe of National Home Grown School Feeding Programme by the House of Representatives, the House Committee on Public Accounts has said.
The Chairman of Onigbongbo Local Council Development Area, Babatunde Oke, is dead.
Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has vowed to send the former president Olusegun Obasanjo back to prison for all his alleged grievous infractions committed against Nigeria if he becomes president.
Chairman of the APC Interim Management Committee and Governor of Yobe state, Mallam Mai Bala Buni, on Saturday charged supporters of the party in Edo state to shun violence during campaigns and during the September 19 governorship election.
Court restrains Edo government from publishing defamatory materials against Idahosa Okunbo, Adams Oshiomhole
An FCT High Court on Tuesday restrained the Edo government from publishing any defamatory materials against businessman, Capt. Idahosa Okunbo, and former National Chairman, All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole.
Juventus have relieved Maurizio Sarri of his position at the club following their Champions League exit at the hands of Lyon, Goal reports, with official confirmation expected to be released by the Bianconeri on Saturday.
The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, is to share 10,000 to each of the 10,126 eligible young lawyers in the country as palliatives.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, revealed that Nigeria is also sadly approaching the symbolic 1,000 number of Covid-19 case fatalities, a grim reality that should be a wake up call for us.