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The Minister of Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, says the Nigerian Customs Service has intercepted elephant tusks and pangolin, worth about N1.2 billion, between Feb.15 and March 22.
The Minister of Environment, Malam Ibrahim Jibril, on Friday called on wood and allied dealers to protect the wild flora and fauna in the country, for a sustainable environment.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has announced the cut-off of power supply to Nsukka town in Enugu State as a result of damage done to the Oji River-Nsukka transmission line by activities of wood loggers in Ukana town, Nineth Mile-Nsukka road, Enugu.
The Chairman of the South East Governors forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi, yesterday described the death of the foremost Nigerian and former Vice President of Nigeria, Dr Alex Ekwueme, as a great loss to Ndigbo in particular and Nigeria in general.
Bala Na’Allah, deputy senate leader, says the World Bank rated Nigeria among the top 10 most improved economies in 2016/17 in its latest Doing Business report because of two bills passed by the upper legislative chamber.
Voters at some polling units in Ajibode area of Ibadan waited for hours for voting in the presidential and National Assembly to begin but the adhoc staff of INEC, mostly corps members, failed to show up.
The gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has expressed his dissatisfaction the malfunctioning of card readers during voting at his polling unit in Apapa on Saturday.
Kebbi State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of the state, Ramatu, Adamu Gulma, has attributed the large turnout of voters especially women for the presidential and National Assembly elections to house-to-house campaign embarked upon by the APC in the state.
Voters at the Kugbo Primary School on Karu axis, near Abuja, have alleged that card reader machines malfunctioned for some hours in some polling units in the area before voting on Saturday.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has lauded what he considered an encouraging turnout of voters at his polling unit during Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections.
France’s Defence Minister Florence Parly on Friday said French troops fighting Islamist militants in Mali have killed one of the Sahel region’s leading jihadists.
President Muhamamdu Buhari says he is not afraid to lose the presidential election rescheduled early Saturday morning to February 23.
Franck Kessie has described AC Milan's 3-1 win over his former side Atalanta in Saturday's Serie A encounter as a very important result.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has raised the alarm over the circulation of fake Dollar notes ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.
Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court, Lagos, Thursday, sentenced a former Managing Director of the defunct Integrated Microfinance Bank Ltd, Simon Akinteye, to four years in prison over a $166.9 million fraud.