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The Benue State Government has rejected the proposed RUGA settlement for herdsmen by the Federal Government in the State.
Tribunal reserves ruling on application seeking withdrawal of HDP’s petition against President Buhari
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday reserved ruling on an application seeking the withdrawal of petition challenging the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, filed by Hope Democratic Party (HDP).
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has said that 700,000 new jobs would be created in the state in the next 10 years as part of deliberate efforts to address the challenges of insecurity and socio-economic unrest.
The Presidency on Friday clarified the Federal Government’s position on the Almajiri system, saying that while proscribing it remained an ultimate goal, there was no immediate plan to ban the system.
Preparatory to the forthcoming elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, which is the ruling party in the two states, has pegged the purchase of its governorship elections forms at N21 million.
The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday set up a Security and Policing Committee to address the challenge of banditry, kidnapping, cultism and other security issues confronting the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged state governors to pay more attention to the areas of security, health, education and agriculture so as to address the menace of poverty in the society.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the new National Economic Council (NEC), with tenure from 2019 to 2023 at the Presidential Villa, Abuja
Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said state executives will make their stand on state police known soon.
Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to forward his ministerial list to the upper chamber of the National Assembly before the end of this month or latest early July, stressing that he has no reason to delay the composition of his cabinet.
The National Executive Committee (NEC) and the National Think Tank Committee (NTTC) of Action Alliance (AA) party rose from several hours meeting in Abuja and clamped an indefinite suspension on the National Chairman and National Secretary of the party, Kenneth Udeze, and James Vernimbe respectively.
A cross-section of Enugu residents on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to honour Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, former National Electoral Commission (NEC) Chairman during the June, 1993 presidential election.
Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Friday said governors have not yet taken a position on the proposal for state and local government police.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the ongoing war of words between leaders of the party and address obvious grievances in many states.
Following the recent herdsmen-farmers clash in the eastern zone, town union presidents under the aegis of the Indegenous Imo Town Unions (IITU) and their counterparts in the southeast have threatened to resort to self defence if the federal government fails to address the menace of herdsmen in the region.
Super Eagles players have called off bonus striker after Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari intervention ahead of matchday two encounters against Guinea on Tuesday afternoon at Alexandria Stadium.
Nearly 20,000 migrants have been rescued from the Sahara desert in Niger over the past three years, the International Organization for Migration said on Tuesday.
Real Madrid is weighing up their options in the signing of Manchester United star Paul Pogba, Los Blancos is prepared to go for a cheaper alternative if they failed to secure the services of the World Cup winner.
The Enugu State House of Assembly has approved the appointment of 15 special advisers to assist Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in the discharge of his duties.
Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke has encouraged his players ahead of their second Group C game against Kenya at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Thursday.
The Jim Ovia Foundation has funded the education needs of over 100 students in computer science and other related courses under the NCS-Jim Ovia Scholarship scheme. The scholarship scheme is a collaboration between the Jim Ovia Foundation and the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS).
Police in Borno on Friday, said they had arrested two “high profile’’ Boko Haram commanders believed to have participated in attacks on security locations in Nigeria and Cameroon.
Germany became the first team to secure their place in the last eight of the Women’s World Cup after Lea Schueller’s late strike completed a hard-fought 3-0 win over the Super Falcons on Saturday.
According to Zenith Bank Founder/Chairman, Jim Ovia, businesses stand a chance to triple growth rate and earnings through innovation and technology
Mr Osinbajo and members of his entourage arrived the Sheltair wing of the John F. Kennedy International Aiport at 12.38 a.m. local time (5:38 a.m. Nigerian time) and was received by the Nigerian Ambassador to the U.S., Sylvanus Nsofor