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The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, and her Communication Ministry counterpart, Adebayo Shittu, have suffered a set back in their quest to become the governors of their states.
Seven aggrieved governorship hopefuls, including the deputy governor, Ibrahim Wakkala, had organised a rally in Gusau on Sunday, where a multitude of their supporters turned out to receive them.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with service chiefs and other heads of security agencies in his office at the Presidential Villa.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Nigerians to reject the recent approval of $1 billion (approx. N370 billion) for the purchase of arms by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Noble Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, on Thursday said the proposed death sentence as punishment for hate speeches in Nigeria currently undergoing deliberations at the National Assembly is meant to silence fierce criticism and opposition in the county.
A total of 403 military personnel would retire from the armed forces next week, Austine Jekenu, an air vice marshal, Commandant, Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre, NAFRC, has said.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a military crackdown on bandits operating in rural communities in Zamfara State, following fresh attacks on some communities in Shinkafi and Maradun Local Government Areas.
The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) is reported to have arrested an associate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, over alleged laundering of $4 million.
The Anti-Crime Patrol Team at the Agbor Police Division in Delta State on Tuesday, arrested two suspected vandals identified as Joseph Augustine and Emeka Chukwudi, after they had allegedly vandalized BEDC equipment in the area, among other things.
Mr Chris Finebone, Publicity Secretary, the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Rivers has denied allegation making round that the party plots to scuttle elections in Rivers.
Authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) have constituted a panel of inquiry to unravel the immediate and remote causes of the partial collapse of the new University Library building being constructed by Dutum Construction Company Limited.
Juventus have been left worrying over the future of Sami Khedira after the Germany midfielder was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat.
The prosecution has applied to the Code of Conduct Tribunal to order the arrest of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, following his absence from the Tuesday’s proceedings.
Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as well as her Botswana and Tanzanian counterparts, Festus Mogae and Jakaya Kikwete will, tomorrow in Abuja, deliver goodwill messages at the Murtala Muhammed Foundation Annual Lecture in memory of former Head of State, the Late General Murtala Muhammed.
The National Coordinator of New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), Princess Gloria Akobundu, has said that over 3,450 women and youths in have benefited from the federal government’s Grassroots Support Initiative in Imo State.
Following the postponement of Saturday’s elections in Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the United Kingdom has called for a review of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, operational model with a view to reforming it.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has apologised to Riyad Mahrez for the winger’s lack of game time in recent weeks, saying the Algerian’s form is not to be blamed.