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The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II, has called for the establishment of a befitting memorial site in honour of Oba Ovonramwen in Calabar City, the Cross River State Capital.
A member of the Ondo state House of Assembly, Rasheed Elegbeleye, who recently escaped from being abducted by gunmen in Akoko area on his way to Akure on Saturday raised the alarm on sudden return of kidnapping and robbery in the area.
Kanye West has been on a different path for a little while now, but he’s set to take his music to new heights with the announcement of his first opera, Nebuchadnezzar. The event is coming Nov. 24 and directed by previous collaborator Vanessa Beecroft.
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday held talks with King Salman in Riyadh, on the sidelines of the second day of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference, during which both leaders committed to deeper partnership for the development of both countries.
The abducted 84-year-old monarch of Tarakiri clan, Southern Ijaw, Bayelsa State, King George Agbabou Week, has regained freedom 25 days after he was kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
Wife of Ogun State Governor, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun, has promised to empower and elevate rural women in the State, describing them as pillars of support for food security.
Following the mysterious death of cows at a ‘sacred land’ called Oke Owa in Ijare, Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, the community was preparing to perform some traditional rites on the land and the dead cows.
The alleged diversion of whooping N100 million revenue generated from Ekwuluobia, the fourth largest commercial town in Anambra State, is causing disquiet in the area, with the traditional ruler of the town, Igwe Emmanuel Onyeneke, and his cabinet vowing yesterday to do everything humanly possible to recover the money.
The Niger State Police Commissioner, Usman Adamu, has disclosed that over six million naira have been recovered from kidnappers between June and August this year.
Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Friday commended Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on his development initiatives, especially the road projects executed in the riverine communities.
The Emir of Shonga in Kwara, Haliru Yahaya, says 70 per cent of health challenges in the state can be handled at Primary Health Care (PHC) centres if they are adequately funded.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday in Abuja urged all Nigerians, irrespective of their political affiliation, to support the agenda of the second tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with the projects executed by Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno State in the last eight years.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday presented his administration’s score card to people of the state, with assurances of better days ahead.
Dr Emmanuel Osaigbovo, Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Edo, says only three hospitals out of the 34 owned by the State Government are functioning.
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Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have issued a legal warning over photographs of the duchess walking her dogs in Canada, British media reported on Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has strongly condemned the terrorist killing of Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state, describing it as cruel, inhuman and deliberately provocative, his spokesman, Garba Shehu, his spokesman said.
Governor Ortom’s victory at Supreme Court, true reflection of Benue electorate’s decision – ex-minister
Former Minister of State, Education and Chairman Benue State Civil Service Commission, Professor Jerry Agada, has described Governor Samuel Ortom’s victory at the Supreme Court as a true reflection of Benue electorates’ decision at the last general elections.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo has disowned reports credited to its suspended National Secretary, Bar Uche Okwukwu, noting that it has no opinion on the ranging controversy over Supreme Court judgment on the 2019 governorship election in Imo state.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said his decision to build a new Government House as well as an airport is final, no matter the criticism from his political opponents.
The Benue State Government on Friday said negotiations on the N30,000 new minimum wage for workers in the state had not been concluded.
The Vice-Chancellor of the Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aleiro (KSUST), Professor Bashar Ladan Aleiro, has disclosed that Senator Adamu Muhammad Aleiro, representing Kebbi Central Senatorial District at the Senate, donated a block of hostel of 200 student capacity and a vehicle to the University.
Iran has confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner brought down this month, in a catastrophic error that killed all 176 people on board and sparked angry protests.
The President of the Nigeria wrestling Federation (NWF), Daniel Igali, has showered praises on the minister of sports Sunday Dare for his role in the feat achieved by Nigerian wrestlers at the just concluded Ranking Series Tournament in Rome, Italy.
The State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in Gombe State has vowed to deal with teachers treating the teaching profession with levity, introducing a whistleblower policy to discourage the act of absenteeism and ensure patriotism within the basic education sector for effective teaching and learning.