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Kano State governor, Dr Umar Ganduje, has described RUGA settlement project as a programme that should be initiated by any interested state and not be imposed.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has assured that States where Fulani are not indigenes will not be required to implement the RUGA settlement initiative.
Some senators on Wednesday advocated for the protection of Nigerian airlines from what they described as unfair competition from their foreign counterparts.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan and former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar have been nominated for the 2019 edition of the National Peace Awards (NPA).
Barely two weeks after the emergence of presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly, the battle for principal officers’ seats has reached its peak with Senator Orji Kalu and Senator Abdullahi Adamu contesting for the coveted seat of Senate Leader.
National Assembly leadership: Endorsement of Senator Omo-Agege can cause disharmony within APC – Senator-elect Kalu
“Come tomorrow by the special grace of God and to the admiration of APC members and Nigerians at large, I will emerge as Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly,” Kalu expressed optimism.
The coast got clearer for Dr. Ahmed Lawan on Saturday in his quest to become the next Senate President following his endorsement for the race by no fewer than 61 Senators-elect .
Sen. Kabiru Gaya, has urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to zone the Deputy Senate President of the 9th Senate to the North West so it can consolidate on the votes it got from the area.
The Senate on Thursday asked the Federal Government to stop the planned downgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The Chairman Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has denied a report accusing some foreign airlines of running drug cartels in the country.
Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has distanced herself from reports indicting EgyptAir and Ethiopian Airlines of facilitating drug running into Nigeria.
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said on Wednesday that many of the scanners at the country’s airports were not functioning.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday issued a Certificate of Return for the House of Representatives seat in Sumaila/Takai Federal Constituency of Kano to Shamsuddeen Dambazau, son of the Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau.
Five out of the 64 senators-elect of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have signified their intention to run for the position of Deputy Senate President (DSP) of the ninth National Assembly ahead of its inauguration in June.
The Senate said on Tuesday that Nigerians felt great relief when Zainab Aliyu and Mr Ibrahim Abubakar returned from Saudi Arabia where she was detained for four months by that country’s authorities.
The President of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives and their deputies in the ninth National Assembly, may be elected through secret ballot.
The Senate Committee on Works says plans are underway to invite the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) in the coming week over lingering Apapa gridlock.
D’Tigress forward Evelyn Akhator has revealed that it was her D’Tigress teammates that convinced her to come to Spain.
Nigeria U23 goalie Abubakar Adamu welcomes Theophilus Afelokhai, Ikechukwu Ezenwa CHAN Eagles competition
Nigeria U23 team, first choice goalkeeper Abubakar Adamu, has downplayed the rivalry among the invited goalkeepers in the Eagles B camp, ahead of this weekend’s CHAN 2020 qualifier against Togo.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed allegations that its minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, refused to appear before the House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The Initiative to Save Democracy, a pressure group, says that the relationship between President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo remains mutually respectful.
Following a meeting with Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States supports Riyadh’s “right to defend itself” and said Washington would not tolerate Iran’s “threatening behavior.”
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Femi Fani-Kayode, has revealed the man that can save South Africa at this moment.
The actor Felicity Huffman was sentenced on Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 (N5.4 million)) to rig her daughter’s SAT scores in the college admissions scandal that ensnared dozens of wealthy and well-connected parents.
Stakeholders and former ward chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have condemned verbal attacks on Senator Lawrence Ewrujakpo following his earlier choice by Governor Seriake Dickson as the running mate to the party’s candidate, Senator Douye Diri.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, to attend the ECOWAS Extraordinary Summit on Counter Terrosism.
The Enugu Assembly Committee on Rural Development, Community and Social Development programme (CSDP), has advised Enugu State Rural Electrification Board to form a rural vigilante management committee to monitor transformer.