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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has dismissed as misleading, statements by former Youth and Sports Minister Solomon Dalung at the weekend that the Federation omitted the budget for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations from its 2019 programmes sent to the Ministry.
African Diplomatic Group (ADG) in Nigeria has pledged to give financial and other supports to Nigeria government to stem the forced displacement in the country.
The governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, has said that illegal mining is responsible for the spate of insecurity witnessed in some parts of the state.
Immediate past Minister of Communication Adebayo Shittu on Thursday explained that Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN) practically blackmailed the federal government into reducing the over $330 million controversial fine imposed on it by the National Communication Commission (NCC).
The National Leadership of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has announced it will set up a trust fund in collaboration with other social partners to fund the training of the children of its late President, Francis Olabode Johnson.
As Nigeria joins the World in commemorating the “World No Tobacco Day”, Nigerians have been urged to support the implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act.
The Federal Government has commended the decision of the Supreme Court of Singapore to free a Nigerian, Mr Adili Ejike, who was earlier sentenced to death for drug trafficking in the country.
The Federal Government has said the welfare of Nigerians abroad is of cardinal importance, including Nigerian prisoners in foreign prisons.
The President Muhammadu Buhari led administration has established relative peace in the Niger Delta region via implementation of laudable projects since inception in the last four years, the outgoing Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, has said.
No fewer than 85 youths in Ondo Central Senatorial District have benefitted from the Federal Government’s empowerment programme, as some of them received tricycles and motorcycles from the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs.
The Federal Government has said that no governor in the 36 states of the federation will say that he will not pay the new minimum wage of N30, 000.
The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has charged contracting firm handling the rehabilitation of Umunya/Amawbia axis of Onitsha/Enugu expressway to expedite action in its work.
The Kogi State Government is to provide standard sports facilities in three selected schools with one located in each of the state’s senatorial districts, according to Mrs. Rosemary Osikoya, commissioner for education, science and technology.
Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, on Friday said Bodo-Bonny road would be completed as scheduled.
Ekiti State Government has reverted appointments of over 2,000 workers by immediate governor, Ayo Fayose, after the July, 2018 gubernatorial election.
Qatar fought their way back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Paraguay in their first ever Copa America game on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.
On her 60th appearance in the Diamond League, Nigeria’s “Queen of Sprints Races” Blessing Okagbare won the Women 100m race at the Rabat Meet on Sunday in Morocco.
Britain's Tyson Fury says he will beat Deontay Wilder in a world heavyweight title rematch that looks set to take place early next year.
The Enugu State Police Command has rescued three women who were abducted by suspected kidnappers at Ugbawka, Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State.
Real Madrid have reportedly laid down four requirements that must be adhered to in order for Paul Pogba to join from Manchester United.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has described the alleged infraction between him and his predecessor and National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, as fake news.
Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel disclosed that former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte left him out of his squad for opting to play for Dream Team VI at the 2016 Olympics.
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), is in the “fast lane’’ of integration and planned to have its own currency in 2020, a member state has disclosed.
Sarri is expected to be named the new manager of Juventus in the coming days after finishing third in the Premier League and winning the Europa League in his first season in charge at Stamford Bridge.
Veteran Nollywood actress Clarion Chukwurah has declared her acceptance of the Lord Jesus Christ as her Lord and personal saviour.