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Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, otherwise called Shi’ites has blocked all the major highways in Kaduna metropolis in protest, requesting the Federal Government to release their leader, Shiekh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, or kill all of them.
The Katsina State Government, in collaboration with a coalition of civil society groups campaigning for the domestication of the Child Rights Act, has proposed death sentence for any person confirmed by a competent court of law to have raped or sexually abused a child.
The President-General of Igbo Community in Kaduna and Vice President of Igbo Delegate Assembly for the 19 Northern States, Mr. Chris Nnoli, has called on government to regulate social media usage in the country.
Plans are underway by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and its Trade Union Congress (TUC) counterpart to stage rallies in states that are allegedly diverting the bailout fund into other uses apart from payment of salaries, gratuities and pensions of workers.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has secured 1.55 billion dollars from multilateral corporations to finance its transmission expansion projects in the country.
A cross section of people belonging to pro-Buhari groups, on Monday, said that President Muhammadu Buhari has not violated any section of the constitution due to his prolonged medical vacation in London.
Youths in their hundred, Monday, staged a peaceful procession in support of President Muhammadu Buhari who has been in the United Kingdom for more than 90 days on medical vacation.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Monday called on Nigerians to focus on devolution of economy rather than restructuring the country.
Stakeholders in the education sector in some states of the North West and North East have expressed divergent views on the teaching of Sexuality Education in schools and at home.
The Federal Government says it has so far spent N6.2 billion under the National Homegrown School Feeding Programme, one of its four ongoing Social Investment Programmes (SIP).
On the economic front, he said his government provided focused leadership through institutional reforms which he said impacted positively on the fundamentals for growth, especially in the last four years of his time in power.
The New Nigeria Development Company, NNDC, says it will invest $15 million through a partnership with a Turkish firm to reactivate the collapsed Kaduna Textile company.
The Presidency on Sunday announced that the present administration is now close to its target of feeding three million primary school children this year under the National Homegrown School Feeding Programme.
Former Nigerian Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says she remains positive of becoming the first African and first female director-general of the World Trade Organisation despite United States opposition to her candidacy.
Hackers reportedly stole $2.3 million from the Wisconsin Republican Party just weeks before the election using a scheme involving manipulated invoices, the Associated Press reports. The group noted the theft on October 22nd; Wisconsin Republican Party Chairman Andrew Hitt says that the FBI is currently investigating the case.
The Kano State government has approved the promotion of 249 civil servants in various ministries, departments and agencies in the state.
The Benue Police Command on Thursday said unknown gunmen killed a Police Officer and a motorcyclist in Ado Local Government Area of the State.
Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has called up Captain Ahmed Musa, defender William Troot-Ekong and 21 others for next month’s 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying quick-fire double against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.
President Donald Trump has cut the number of refugees allowed into the United States to historic low of 15,000 in the current fiscal year.
The Taraba Government has imposed a curfew on Jalingo, the State capital, following the invasion of government warehouses by hoodlums on Saturday.
According to The Athletic, United are intending to employ a data scientist in the coming weeks in a move that would see them emulating bitter rival Liverpool.
Former Germany international Andre Schurrle has labelled Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho “a brutal guy” and recalled how the Portuguese manager's approach to coaching destroyed his confidence while at Chelsea.
Manchester City winger Riyadh Mahrez has distanced himself from a move to Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain.