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Veteran Labour leader, Comrade Frank Ovie Kokori, has finally lost his battle to chair the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) as President Muhammadu Buhari has given him another assignment.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the loan of $20 million for Lagos state strategic transportation plan.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has assured the international community that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new administration will be more determined in the fight against corruption.
The Federal Government has secured the reassurance of the Atlantic Council in galvanising global support to tackle the challenges of terrorism, insurgency and related criminalities.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the Federal Government has stepped up measures to address challenges of smuggling and insecurity at the nation’s borders.
Nigeria’s Minister for Youths and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has hailed the Musa Kida led Nigeria Basketball Federation for their achievements since coming into office at the NBBF Annual General Meeting held in Abuja on Saturday.
Nigerian Youth and Sports Minister Solomon Dalung has warned the Super Eagles not to underrate their Group B opponents when the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in June in Egypt.
The Minister of Communications, Dr. Adebayo Shittu, has said no project in 2018, whose funds were released by the Ministry of Communications, were abandoned for any reason, contrary to speculations that the ministry abandoned 104 projects captured in last year’s budget.
The Consul-General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, South Africa, Mr Godwin Adama, has condemned the killing of three Nigerians between April 6 and April 9 at different locations in the country.
Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Olufemi Abikoye, has expressed the Commission’s readiness to collaborate with Ghana Economic and Organized Crime Office, EOCO, on issues related to money laundering and cyber-crimes.
The Federal government has said that the reason for rushing the completion of the Lagos-Ibadan railway project is to decongest the Apapa seaport by putting all cargoes on the track and to reduce the discomforting gridlock in Lagos.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, and the National President of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Iyalode Alaba Lawson, have commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for his administration’s innovative measures and steadfastness in enhancing the ease of doing business in the state.
For so many years, following the lead of the resources that came into the national treasury from oil and gas, the mining of solid minerals has been touted as the next big source of revenue. The memories of solid minerals exploitation, including tin and coal, before the discovery of oil provided some nostalgia about bringing back old revenue sources to life.
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, has ordered a retiree, Mercy Evborokhai, to pay back N933013 to her former employer.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has declared Nigeria can only eradicate malaria completely in the future but not right now.
The Senate Committee on Trade and Investment on Monday revealed unlawful illegal financing of a privately owned company with N42 billion in the 2019 Budget proposal submitted for consideration to the National Assembly.
New legislation to tighten New Zealand gun laws in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks drew overwhelming support when it was introduced to parliament on Tuesday.
Kalidou Koulibaly has reiterated his desire to remain with Serie A side Napoli beyond the end of the 2018-19 season amid reported interests from several European heavyweights.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has accused the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of disrupting the inauguration of the new board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
Former Senate Minority leader, Godswill Obot Akpabio, has denied allegations that he called the All Progressives Congress (APC) evil and was considering returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Chelsea beat Slavia Prague 4-3 in a thrilling encounter to book their place in the Europa League semi-finals despite an alarmingly complacent second-half performance at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.
The Federal Government has 58 ongoing road and bridge projects in the South East, Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri, has said.
Beyonce, the queen of surprise and so much else, has again dropped a record with no warning: a live album to go with an upcoming Netflix documentary on her performance at Coachella last year.
The order of matches for the Champions League semi-finals was announced by UEFA on Thursday, with Tottenham and Ajax playing first in the first leg and second the following week.
Former Egypt international Ahmed "Mido" Hossam says his country are favourites to win this year's Africa Cup of Nations on home soil.
Nigeria midfielder John Mikel Obi says he’s only focused on helping Middlesbrough pick a playoff ticket and not thinking about his contract which is set to expire at the end of the season.
Greek Super League leaders PAOK are a victory away from securing their first domestic league title in 34 years and they could do it undefeated.