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A Nigerian-born and trained physician, Dr Stella Emmanuel, is trending on social media after delivering an impassioned COVID-19 speech in the U.S. on Monday.
On August 21, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari swore in Mr. Hadi Sirika, as the substantive Minister of Aviation. In Buhari’s first four year tenure as President, Hadi Sirika served as a Minister of State for Aviation, a designation that made him to report directly to the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi.
A joint report released by Women Aids Collective (WACOL) and International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) indicated that violence, intimidation by thugs and vote buying marred the just concluded general elections in the South East.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) says it is unfortunate that no has been made to face the law over vote buying.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has ordered the extension of voting time for some polling units which experienced delay due to technical challenges and complaints, including malfunctioning of card readers.
In a press statement signed by the commissioner of information, Kingsley Fanwo, and made available to newsmen in Lokoja, it said the Governor and the Government of Kogi State are saddened by the unfortunate incident that claimed many lives in the early hours of Wednesday
The Benue State government has condemned the killing of five persons by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen during an attack on Tse-Apera Village, Nzorov district of Guma local government.
The Nigeria Police Force, Lagos State Command, Thursday, ordered the immediate orderly room trial of an inspector caught in a widely circulated picture extorting a motorcyclist.
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday refused to guarantee that he will transfer power if he loses the November election, earning scorn from his Democratic challenger Joe Biden and even from within his own party.
New York’s famed Metropolitan Opera canceled its entire upcoming season on Wednesday and said it would remain closed until September 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, a sign of the continuing struggles for live entertainment.
Gareth Bale has arrived at Tottenham’s training ground after flying from Spain to complete his move back to the club from Real Madrid.
Students in Senior Secondary School 2 and Junior Secondary School 3 in both public and primary schools, on Monday, resumed physical presence across the state.
The governor of Rivers State and the Edo Guber Election Campaign Council Chairman, Nyesom Wike, has said considering the voting process and methodology employed in Edo State 2020 Guber election, the poll may likely be the best in the history of Nigeria.
Former Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins, has joined Chinese Super League side Wuhan FC on a one-year deal.
The Executive Vice Chairman, Kaduna State Peace Commission, Priscilla Ankut, has called for collective action to promote peace and security in the state.