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The governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has increased the monthly allowance of corps members serving in Oyo State from N5,000 to N15,000.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi, and the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, have disagreed over the security challenge in the state.
There was jubilation on Saturday morning as the traditional ruler of Umueze Nguru autonomous community in the Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State, Eze Charles Iroegbu, his cabinet chiefs and palace guards regained freedom from kidnappers’ den.
The Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Alhaji Mele Kyari has said that the corporation will partner with Borno State Government to establish a Gas Power Plant following the vandalization of the national grid by insurgents which put the state almost three months into total blackout.
Rilwanu Mohammed Jangebe, father of two of the 279 abducted female students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Zamfara State, who regained their freedom in the early hours of Tuesday, has said that words cannot describe his happiness.
Residents and Internally Displaced Persons in Dikwa have expressed joy after Nigerian troops dislodged Boko Haram fighters and restored order in the town.
Niger state government has ruled out paying any ransom for 42 students and staff abducted from Government Science Secondary School, Kagara.
Jubilation at the Makala prison in Kinshasa Friday as Congolese president Felix Tshisekedi pardoned at least 26 men, who were convicted for planning the assassination of ex-president Laurent Kabila in 2001.
The Nigerian Communications Commission and the National Identity Management Commission have been ordered to remove the fee imposed on subscribers for National Identification Number retrieval requests.
Hajia Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, disclosed that President Buhari approved the reopening of the borders while briefing State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday asked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to deregister the All Progressives Congress, APC, over what it described as total failure, humongous corruption as well as the plagues of economic recession, violence, killings and hardship the party brought to the people.
Speaking to the Man City’s official website, he said: “Pep is really happy and we are really happy with his commitment to Man City for this next two years. He is already working hard as always, thinking how to beat the opponent. I am so happy to see him here…”
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Lagos (UNILAG) chapter, has lauded the Federal Government for what it said was “standing on the path of justice’’ by reinstating the institution’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe.
Lagos APC spokesman Seye Oladejo said this while reacting to calls by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to Sanwo-Olu to consider resignation in view of what PDP called “the collapse of good governance in the state, particularly in the last 10 days”.
Many Nigerians have expressed delight over the re-election of Dr Akinwumi Adesina as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB).
The police in Kano on Sunday freed a 35 years old man held captive allegedly by his biological father for 15 years at Skeka quarters within Kano metropolis.
A female police officer has suffered a serious head injury after bottles were thrown in chaotic scenes in Leeds city centre following the Whites’ promotion to the Premier League.
There was wild jubilation in Maje town, headquarters of Guda Ward in Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi State on Thursday as Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Abubakar Suleiman, provided a 33KVA transformer to restore electricity in the community after three years of darkness.
Jubilation has taken over the political atmosphere of Imo state, after the supreme court declared Senator Hope Uzodinma, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, authentic winner of the 2019 governorship election.
There was wild jubilation in Sagamu on Saturday night after Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles by defeating Andy Ruiz Jr.
Total Companies in Nigeria has unveiled its corporate vision in line with the change of the Total Group to TotalEnergies.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the constitution of the Board of Federal Housing Authority (FHA) for a period of three years, reappointing Sen. Lawal Shuaibu, from Zamfara State, as Chairman.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Oyo State Chapter, says it is very proud of the good governance and rare virtues in the late former Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, even in death.
The country director of Amnesty International (AI) Nigeria, Osai Ojigho, says the federal government is “highly sensitive to criticism” and only focuses on appearances.
The executive director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, says 1,005,234 people have received the second dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
Conservative judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi is clearly in the lead with most of the votes counted in Iran’s presidential election, an Interior Ministry spokesman said on Saturday.
Heavily armed bandits, on Monday, released photographs showing some of the abducted students and staff members of the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri in Kebbi State.
The Nigerian Press Organisation (NPO), comprising the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN), the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) and the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), yesterday called on the House of Representatives to step down a bill seeking to amend the Nigerian Press Council Act as the matter is sub judice.
A friend of Nollywood actress, Mbong Amata, has urged everyone to ignore the claims by her ex-husband, Jeta Amata, about her being missing.
The Lagos State House of Assembly yesterday amended a portion of the law, which created the state Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC).