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President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Dr Akinwunmi Adesina for re-election as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), newsmen reports.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday at a dinner organised in commemoration of Nigeria’s 59th Independence Anniversary at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja, thrilled the guests with visual descriptions of attributes that make Nigerians outstanding.
Former Vice President Namadi Sambo on Friday commended Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State for completing the Zaria water expansion project, which has not been upgraded for 42 years.
Nigeria did not challenge the International Court of Justice (ICJ) judgment which ceded the Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon because it would have made the country look “irresponsible” in the comity of nations, Mohammed Bello Adoke has said.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai has thanked the Federal Ministry of Finance for approving a refund of N17.32bn to Kaduna State for capital expenses it had spent on the Zaria Water Project.
The PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, on Monday said the paucity of funds stalled the completion of the PDP N16bn 12 storey new national secretariat project.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the responsibility for the education of ‘almajiri’ kids rests on the shoulders of state governments.
Ex-Vice President Namadi Sambo at the weekend said Nigeria needs more private universities to carter for its increasing population seeking tertiary education.
Former Vice President Namadi Sambo was yesterday unanimously elected chairman board of trustees of Baze University, Abuja alongside four other new members inaugurated by the board.
Alhaji Namadi Sambo, former Vice-President, has urged Nigerians to support the government’s effort aimed at diversifying the nation’s economy.
A former vice president, Namadi Sambo, on Tuesday canvassed more support to the ongoing efforts of the federal government to diversify the nation’s economy.
The defendants were first arraigned on Friday, June 29, 2018 on a three-count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of N500, 000, 000 (Five Hundred Million Naira).
The national hierarchy of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday stormed Sokoto to kick off the party’s national campaign for the 2019 general election.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Monday urged Nigerians not to fall into deceptions of President Muhammdu Buhari and his party (APC) in their to seek second term.
Atiku described Buhari as incompetent in handling the country’s affair, saying the task of making Nigeria work again is a collective effort of all Nigerians and asked them to vote out Buhari in 2019.
The Management of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) says it has promoted 968 staffs in the 2019 promotion examination.
Nigeria born England international Tammy Abraham is on the verge of landing a boost on his Chelsea contract it has been revealed.
A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, of his duties over claims by the latter that debt owed the federal government by the International Oil Companies, IOCs, would be difficult to recover legitimately.
Veteran Nollywood actress, producer and TV personality, Monalisa Chinda, has called for improved welfare and better working environment for Nigerian actors.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.
The Kaduna State Government has shortlisted 5,351 job applicants for the second stage of the interview.
Nigerian artistes have been advised to tone down the preaching on ”get rich or die trying messages” in their songs, as many young people look up to them as role models.
An oncologist, Dr Olalekan Olasehinde, has called on women to go for breast screening, saying not all breast lumps are cancerous.
Hundreds of internally displaced persons (IDPs) registered for relief financial packages under Youth Empowerment and Social Support Operations (YESSO) protested in the Adamawa State capital, Yola, on Monday over bogus payments that reached only a small fraction of them.
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested an 18-year-old Elikor Ehud, in Ejigbo area of the state for allegedly stealing tithes and offerings belonging to Chosen Vine Ministry, Furniture Avenue.