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Thousands of small-business owners, petty traders and artisans in Abia-North senatorial district of Abia State showered encomium of gratitude on the Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation following the successful conclusion of its Small Business Zero Interest-Free Loan scheme.
A group of Nigerians outside the country, under the aegis of ‘Friends of Muhammadu Buhari in Diaspora’, have urged the members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shi’ites against continued invasion of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja in protest over the continuous detention of their leader, Ibrahim El-zakzaky.
The Imo State Police Command has apprehended operators of a notorious child stealing and trafficking syndicate based in the state with a spread across the country.
Mr Kannike Abubakar, Deputy Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Works, said members were satisfied with the quality of work in the rehabilitation of Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway.
The Federal Government has released a list of 69 ongoing road and bridge projects in the South-east.
The Federal Government has described the South-East Governors’ allegation of infrastructural neglect of their zone as “incorrect, unfair and flew in the face of available evidence”.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says President Muhammadu Buhari led administration recorded greater achievements in the South-east than the 16 years government of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Police Command in Lagos State said on Thursday that it had arrested a 40-year-old waiter and an accomplice for alleged kidnap of his employer’s three-year-old son (name withheld).
One of the suspects who allegedly kidnapped and killed a 58-year-old woman, Mrs. Catherine Okorie Chukwu, has allegedly escaped from the police custody in Abakaliki, the capital of Ebonyi State.
Onoriode “Godzilla” Ehwariemi of Nigeria has vowed to defeat his Argentine opponent, Argentina’s Ariel “Chiquito” Baracamonte, when they clash for the World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental heavyweight title at GOtv Boxing Night 20.
UN humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria Mr Edward Kallon said in a statement at the weekend that the international community was saddened by the killing of the four aid workers.
Eni Aluko has spoken openly about the way she was treated during her time in Italy at Juventus due to the colour of her skin.
With just a few weeks to the end of 2019, Super Eagles and Paderborn SC of Germany left-back Jamilu Collins has expressed his delight after what he described as a positive year following successes with both club and country.
The high drama surrounding the holding of rally by a faction of the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to receive Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and his defecting political associates and supporters from the PDP, ended yesterday on an anti-climax note, as the factional state chairman, Col. David Imuse (rtd), formally welcomed Ize-Iyamu into the party and presented him and his supporters with a broom, which is the party’s symbol.
The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) says with at least 3,000 doctors graduating yearly, it would take about 25 years to produce adequate numbers of doctors to cater for the country’s population.
Manchester United have rediscovered a spark and the return of Paul Pogba can see them take the “next step” as the Frenchman has the ability to “unlock the door”, says Ryan Giggs.
To deepen socio-economic partnership, Anambra state government has inaugurated Anambra State Liaison office in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state capital.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, as one of the best persons to work with.
He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”