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State chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday demanded an immediate conduct of the party’s congresses to pave the way for the national convention to usher in a new National Working Committee (NWC) of the party.
A Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Yiaga Africa, on Monday, demanded effective monitoring and evaluation of COVID-19 vaccination and also strengthening the nation’s health sector.
The Executive Director/CEO of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC, Mr Segun Awolowo, yesterday assured that given the steps being taken to improve the non-oil exports, Nigeria will exit its dependence on crude oil revenue in the next 10 years.
Former President of the Senate and Chairman, National Committee on Reconciliation and Strategy of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bukola Saraki, has said that former governors under the platform of the party are committed to the victory of the PDP in the 2023 general elections.
The Edo State chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) on Sunday differed with the senator that represented Edo North Senatorial District between 2011 and 2015, Senator Domingo Obende, over his appointment as the chairman of Niger State registration committee of the party as it alleged that Obende was no longer a member of the party.
A fresh crisis is brewing in the All Progressives Congress (APC) as former state chairmen of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), one of the legacy parties that coalesced to form the ruling party, have formed a new political association, New Nigeria Movement.
In an effort to further improve the wellbeing of citizens, a 5-year nutrition action plan that will guide the implementation of interventions and programmes to address the problems of hunger and malnutrition across all sectors in Nigeria has been approved by National Council on Nutrition.
James Wolfensohn, an investment banker who helped straighten out the finances of major American cultural institutions and served as president of the World Bank, died Wednesday at the age of 86.
Nigeria invests only 0.02 per cent of its National Budget on nutrition as against four per cent recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), according to a federal government official.
The ECOWAS Court of Justice has ordered the immediate release of 12 former soldiers belonging to the National Committee for the Recovery of Democracy and the Restoration of the State of Mali linked to the 2012 coup d’état in the Republic of Mali.
Trump tweeted this just after it was beyond doubt that Joe Biden will be the next president – an occurrence that has now become one of his many attempts to question the whole election process and alleging an attempt to fraudulently force him out of office.
Democrat Joe Biden was pushing closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to carry the White House, securing victories in the “blue wall” battlegrounds of Wisconsin and Michigan, and narrowing President Donald Trump’s path.
A member of All Progressives Congress (APC), National Committee on Ondo Governorship Election, Mr Osita Okechukwu, has dismissed fears that the APC may lose the October 10 election in the state.
Mali’s military junta will hold meetings on Saturday to discuss its promised transition to civilian rule after mounting pressure from neighbours to yield power in the weeks since it overthrew the nation’s leader.
West African leaders under the regional bloc ECOWAS have said they would dispatch envoys to Mali to help secure “the return of constitutional order”.
Malians welcome the recent military coup and hope that the power will finally be handed down to a civilian government, a member of workers’ trade union, Diawara Zainab Sidibe, told Sputnik.
Army colonel Assimi Goita has been introduced as Mali's new military strongman after a mutiny forced President Boubacar Keita out of power.
Soldiers who staged a military coup in Mali leading to the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and his government said on Wednesday they plan to form a civilian transitional government that will organise fresh elections.
The factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Mr Henry Olatuja, has urged the national leaders of the party to warn the Chairman of Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Dr Kayode Fayemi, to steer clear of the state’s politics.
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A Rwandan woman who was deported by the United States after serving a prison term for lying on her naturalisation application faces seven charges related to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, authorities in Kigali said.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara, on Friday, visited the Gusau Central Market to assess the prices of foodstuff and other essential commodities.
Myanmar junta chief Min Aung Hlaing will attend an Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Indonesia on April 24, a Thai foreign ministry spokesman said on Saturday, for his first known foreign trip since he staged a Feb. 1 coup.
The Ebonyi State government yesterday set up a panel of inquiry over the unauthorized release of 55 suspected warlords who were arrested in Effuim in Ohaukwu local government area of the state in the lingering communal clash between Effuim and Ezza Effuim communities.
This is contained in a statement signed in Gusau on Friday by the association’s state Chairman and Secretary, Dr Mannir Bature and Dr Remigius Nwachukwu.
More migrants are crossing the U.S.-Mexico border near Del Rio, Texas than Martinez recalls in his 13 years as Val Verde County Sheriff. They wade across the Rio Grande river and into residents’ yards.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation further increased by 18.17 per cent in March compared to 17.33 per cent in the preceding month.
Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, has approved the appointment of Mrs Esther Oni, as the state new Accountant-General.
Facebook is testing a video speed dating app called Sparked. The app, which requires a Facebook profile to create an account, is developed by the company’s NPE Team, Facebook’s in-house group that works on experimental apps.
Former Nigerian midfielder, Garba Lawal, has appealed to Kano Pillars not to expect too much from Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa in the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL).