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Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration will make massive investment in Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma to make the Ivory Tower one of the best in the country.
The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has urged university lecturers to stop “smearing the Ivory Tower with political faeces”.
Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Maikanti Baru, has stated that funding remained a major constraint to the corporation.
Freed lecturers of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), who were in Boko Haram captivity for about eight months, have expressed their willingness to resume oil exploration in the Chad Basin.
An officer of the Nigerian Customs reportedly shot an executive member of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers, Lateef Aboki, in the chest on Friday at Iseyin-Moniya park in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State.
Eyitayo Jegede, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, has sought the support of former president Olusegun Obasanjo ahead of the October 10 poll.
A former Minister of Communication and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, has rejected the reconciliation committee set up by the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Late Senator Abiola Ajimobi, to reconcile the aggrieved members of the party in the state.
Chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress in Ondo State, Ade Adetimehin, has said that the various developmental projects scattered across the state would speak for the governor Rotimi Akeredolu during the October 10 governorship election.
Leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign States of Biafra (MASSOB), Uchenna Madu, has countered the utterance made by the leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Abdullahi Bodejo, that their vigilante outfit is already existing in the 36 States of the federation.
The police in Katsina State, have arrested two nurses for allegedly stealing a newborn baby girl in Katsina.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reiterated that there is no specific cure for COVID-19, adding however that some trial drugs showed promising results, but were yet to be validated for use.
Indications have emerged that the All Progressives Congress, Akwa Ibom State Chapter, would not participate in the forthcoming local government polls billed for October 31, 2020.
A new video said to have been released by Boko Haram on Wednesday surfaced online showing about 100 of its members observing the Eid Al-Adha prayer in an undisclosed bushy area in Niger State.
Mrs Precious Joseph, the wife of a police officer, will spend two years in jail for violently abusing Miss Agatha Emmanuel, her 9 years old housemaid, a Magistrate Court in Delta State, has rule.