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A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Gwagwalada, Abuja has ordered that Mrs. Ann Igwe Olachi, an ex-Secretary to former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, be remanded in Suleja prison, Niger State.
The Senate has mandated its Committees on Special Duties, Ecology and Climate Change and Environment to investigate the effectiveness of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in its disaster response activities in 2019.
More than 141 communities were hit by the floods that swept through various parts of Adamawa State in October, says Dr Muhammadu Sulaiman, Executive Secretary, Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency.
Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has forwarded a list of 23 commissioner-nominees to the state House of Assembly for screening and confirmation as commissioners.
Following the conduct of primary election to pick chairmanship candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the local council elections scheduled for November in Adamawa State, the party has announced results for 18 of the 21 local government areas.
The federal government has commenced aerial spray of pesticides to control the invasion of Quelea birds in North-east Nigeria, an official of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has confirmed.
Felicia Nzomisaki, the Permanent Secretary, Adamawa State Ministry of Agriculture says Quelea birds have attacked farms in seven local government areas in the state.
The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Yola on Thursday dismissed the suit challenging the emergence of Elisha Cliff Abbo as the senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the governorship supplementary election scheduled on March 23, would be conducted in 14 local government areas of the state.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have each won 11 seats of the 23 constituency results that have so far been released.
Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Adamawa State election, Hon Umaru Fintiri, has said that he regards as victory postponed the declaration of the election as inconclusive and the subsequent decision to conduct a rerun in certain places.
The candidate of the People Democratic Party in Saturday’s election, Ahmadu Fintiri, is leading in the governorship election in Adamawa State with over 20,000 votes advantage in 18 local government areas declared yet.
The Police Command in Adamawa said it would deploy 5,550 police officers for the March 9 governorship and state Assembly elections in the state.
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The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Chief Bode George and other disgruntled chieftains of the party in Lagos state to put aside their personal and parochial differences and work with the executive committee in the state chapter.
An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.
Air traffic engineers in the country have called on aviation authorities to invest more in building capacity of members in the area of cyber security in order to forestall cyber-attacks on the Communication Navigation and Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) domain.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said the state government owned Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education is to be upgraded to a University of Education.
Onyeama explained that the recent Corporate Award of Excellence to the airline by University of Ibadan was in recognition of its unparalleled excellence in the delivery of safe and comfortable flights.
The organization is also urging each of the 36 state governors to “provide information on whether any such pension law exists in your state, and if so, to provide the names and number of ex-governors and other ex-officials receiving pensions in your state, and to publicly commit to repealing the law, and to pursue recovery of funds collected under the pension law.”
Lionel Messi “won’t retire anytime soon”, says Barcelona legend Rivaldo, but he may be tempted to seek a new challenge away from Camp Nou in “the next couple of years”.
Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend asked the state Governor, Seriake Dickson, to stop heating up the polity following the defeat of his candidate at the just-concluded governorship election in the state.
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry admits the club would be lost without Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and is hoping for an improvement from the Gunners as Freddie Ljungberg looks to put his own stamp on the team.
Nicholas Igbokwe, a lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun state, was found dead inside his office on Saturday.