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The grim picture of their plight is the same across the country. It is either they are on the streets protesting the non-payment of their pension for long periods, sometimes running into years, or they are slumping, or even dying, on unending verification queues.
Mr Fela Durotoye, the presidential candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), has said the high incidence of poverty is a result of bad leadership provided by Nigerian politicians.
A Member of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) honour is an award given by the Queen to an individual for outstanding service to the community or local ‘hands-on’ service.
An energy expert, Sam Aiboni, has called for optimal harness of potential in the oil and gas sector of the economy.
A court in Turkey has jailed pending trial an Istanbul academic following raids on professors and activists deemed to have links to a jailed prominent financier of civil society activities.
Six people were killed and at least five others wounded during anti-corruption protests across Haiti, police said, as anger grows over the disappearance of billions of dollars linked to a public finance programme.
Aremo Hassan, the 2019 Alliance for Democracy (AD) Candidate for Eti-Osa Federal Constituency, Lagos State, on Monday pledged to sponsor 10 masses-oriented bills in 100 days if elected.
The Senate on Tuesday adjourned for a week following the inability of the red chamber to form a quorum.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has re-arraigned a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Adesola Amosu (retd.) and two others before Justice C. J. Aneke of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on an amended 13-count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of N21bn.
The Social Democratic Party (SDP), on Tuesday, said the presidential candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar, were no match to former Governor Donald Duke of Cross River State and the presidential candidate of the SDP in the forthcoming general election.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, has dismissed allegations that he collected bribes of about 80 million dollars to manipulate the outcome of the party primaries in some states and FCT.