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Anambra State government yesterday paid tribute to the late Chief Victor Ikwuemesi, founder of Sosoliso Airlines, who died in London on Tuesday from COVID 19 pandemic.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has said that for the six geo-political zones in the country to surmount developmental and infrastructural challenges, the Federal Government must follow thorough with National Planning to address issues of deficits.
Southern and Middle-Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) said the country is today sadly under “worse irresponsibility of power” than it was 50 years ago when the first civil war broke out.
Malam Ismaila Isa Funtua, the Life Patron of the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigerian (NPAN), a politician, businessman and a close associate of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the Igbos and deceased former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, lost the presidency in 1999 because the late politician refused to play politics of inclusiveness, saying the Igbos are doing the same thing today.
Clifford Iloegbune Okoye, a former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) chairman, Aguata chapter in Anambra State, has said that the much agitated 2023 Igbo presidency is not only feasible but imperative for the survival of a nation called Nigeria.
A Socio-cultural group, Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF) has blamed the South-East Governors over underdevelopment and marginalisation of the zone and wondered where they channeled the Federal allocations meant for the zone in the past 20 years of democratic dispensation.
The Nigerian Police have justified its action of firing teargas at #RevolutionNow protesters, noting that their gathering was unlawful.
After weeks of protests following the overthrow of long serving leader, Omar al-Bashir, military rulers finally inked the long-awaited deal.
The governorship campaign outfit of the immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, on Friday faulted the composition of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly leadership describing it as unequal and unfair.
Archbishop Emmanuel Chukwuma of Enugu Anglican Ecclesiastical province has described the non functional Eastern railway as part of marginalization of the people of Eastern Nigeria Region.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said that about 818 million women are suffering from one form of violence and intimidation across the globe.
The South South chapter of Arewa Consultative Forum, has appealed to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar to concede defeat and “leave everything in the hands of God.”
Ahead of the February 16 presidential election, the Association of South East Town Unions (ASETU) at the weekend endorsed Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and his running mate, Peter Obi, as their choice for the country’s top two political offices.
The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe, has insisted that the struggle to enthrone equal rights and justice among members of the APC in Rivers State will continue no matter the threat and intimidation.
Sen. Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, on Saturday urged journalists in the country to maintain utmost morality and integrity in the discharge of their duties.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
Gunmen have abducted a resident doctor identified simply as Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete at Central Hospital, Ojobo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.
The Federal Ministry of Justice on Thursday opened technical bids for Consultancy Service to monitor the implementation of Abacha loot III.
Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque compound has reopened to worshippers and visitors after more than two months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Lagos State Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mrs Yetunde Arobieke, said the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) has supported 2,204 businesses to expand with the aim of reducing unemployment in the state.
The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Lagos State Chapter, on Friday commended Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on how his administration had been reconstructing roads and combating COVID-19 pandemic in the state.