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Former vice president and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election, Atiku Abubakar, Sunday said that the President Mohammadu Buhari led government and the All Progressives Congress (APC) must apologise to Nigerians and make an admittance of guilt for taking the country through the throes of subjugation to another country.
Rising from an emergency meeting held at the labour house in Minna the state capital on Thursday, the organised civil servants in Niger state, have again rejected the planned slash in their salaries by the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led state government.
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, says the federal government has proposed N2.3 trillion to boost the mining and other sectors of the economy in post COVID-19 rescue operations.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday assured Nigerians that the country will overcome economic challenges facing the nation as a result of dwindling revenue from crude oil sale.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said President Mohammadu Buhari would determine when to lift the lockdown occasioned by the novel Coronavirus pandemic in the country.
In the bid to follow the directive of the Federal government in the extension of the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) in the fight against world pandemic coronavirus, Ogun state government has decided a total lockdown the state starting from Saturday 18th of April, 2020 instead of the usual 48-hr lift ban.
A group of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has requested to monitor the distribution of food by the federal government to households who have children in public schools.
Team Lagos athletes on Tuesday in Lagos condemned the postponement of the 20th National Sports Festival billed to flag off in Benin City, Edo State, this weekend.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that there are strong indications that Nigeria may record a breakthrough in the cure for Coronavirus and Lassa Fever following a claim by four high profile scientists in the country on the discovery of what can lead to the cure of the deadly diseases.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, says he has no comment yet to make on the threat issued against him by the Boko Haram tnsurgents at the weekend.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned the nation’s political, religious and traditional leaders against succumbing to the antics of the insurgent group Boko Haram, which is geared to undermine the unity of the country and if possible, stoke religious crisis between Christian and Muslim faithful.
The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams has described the recent event that played out during the crusade for the establishment of operation Amotekun across Southwest as a blessing in disguise, pointing out that the Yoruba spoke with one voice in their efforts to make sure that the new initiative came alive.
President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, on Tuesday described the killing of Adamawa State CAN chairman, Rev. Lawan Andimi as gruesome, unfortunate and a shame on the federal government.
Economists at Financial Derivative Company (FDC) have said the country will experience a rise in the inflation rate and a further decline in its foreign exchange reserves as the government juggles various options to steady the economy on the path of growth in the year.
It was jubilation galore on Monday in Umunze, Orumba South local government area of Anambra state following the commissioning and handing over of erosion flood control and road improvement works by President Mohammadu Buhari.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has expressed the determination of his government to pay the new minimum wage including the arrears that might arise as a result of the delay in implementation.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has introduced a dedicated public election result viewing portal, known as “The INEC Result Viewing (IReV)”.
Gareth Bale “didn’t want to play” in the Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Manchester City, says Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane.
National chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has likened the state of affairs in the land to sitting on a keg of gunpowder, ready to explode at a time no one can determine.
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has approved gradual reopening of international flights and train services across the country.
The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) says it is collaborating with the Northern Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), the Jama’atu Nasrul Islam (JNI) and the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to end the killings in Southern Kaduna.
The nation’s bourse commenced trading for August after Sallah break with a growth of 0.30 per cent on renewed bargain hunting.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has warned the public against activities of fraudsters offering non-existent jobs to unsuspecting seekers.
Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said the state government has started to work out modalities for the creation of an economic zone for healthcare delivery to drive more investments to the sector.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has donated four cows to corps members serving in the state to celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir festival.
Indications have emerged that the All Progressives Congress, Akwa Ibom State Chapter, would not participate in the forthcoming local government polls billed for October 31, 2020.