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The apex northern socio-cultural group, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has reiterated its support for the ban on open grazing as recently pronounced by the Southern Governors Forum (SGF) in a communiqué after its Asaba meeting.
Modakeke community, in Osun State, has refuted news of communal clash between its people and indigenes of Ile-Ife, saying the report on the social media is fake.
Akwa United retains their lead on the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League with a 0-2 away win over neighbours Dakkada FC on Match-day 21 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo.
Sparta Rotterdam goalkeeper Maduka Okoye is upbeat the club will secure a berth in Europe next season.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently act on the requests recently made by the Southern Governors Forum as a way to curb rising insecurity in the country.
The NSCIA said: “The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) – under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alh. Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR, mni – wishes to inform the Nigerian Muslim Ummah that there was no proven report of the sighting of the crescent of Shawwal, 1442 AH on the 29th of Ramadan, 1442 AH.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would love to go full throttle against Leicester but says it is “impossible” as he needs to make changes to balance player welfare and priorities at the midway point of Manchester United’s five-day triple-header.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it is targeting at least 120m voters for the 2023 general elections in the country.
Paris St Germain’s Ligue 1 title hopes took a major knock on Sunday when the defending champions were held to a 1-1 draw at Stade Rennes, leaving Lille holding a three-point advantage at the top with two games remaining.
Kenya will waive work and business permits for investors from its neighbour Tanzania, President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Wednesday, as his counterpart made similar overtures in a thawing of often frosty relations between the two countries.
Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan arrived in Kenya on Tuesday for a two-day trip to thaw relations between the neighbours, after years of disputes over trade and border issues.
Nepal urgently needs at least 1.6 million AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine doses to administer second shots as the Himalayan country is recording a surge in new coronavirus cases.
The yet to be identified young lady, who was said to have returned from where she was doing her national youth service, was putting on their cooking gas while her mother was making a call close by with her phone when the gas cylinder exploded.
The Kaduna state police command has arrested four suspected kidnappers who killed their victim, Mohammed Kabiru, a six year old boy, after collecting N1 million ransom.
The traditional ruler of Gbaramatu Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Oboro Gbaraun II, yesterday gave an assurance that the Ijaws would not be instigated into any war with their neighbours.
State governors have been advised to emulate the exemplary leadership of their Bauchi State counterpart, Bala Mohammed, on road construction.
At least two people were killed and 27 injured in Chad on Tuesday as demonstrators took to the streets demanding a return to civilian rule after the military took control following President Idriss Deby's death last week.
Chad's capitol N'Djamena was rocked by violent protests on Tuesday morning as demonstrators took to the streets demanding a return to civilian rule after the military took control following President Idriss Deby's battlefield death last week.
The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has described Monday’s meeting of governors of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party PDP as a jamboree and a complete waste of time, accusing the state executives of engaging in name calling and abuses.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has unanimously has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately summon the meeting of the Nigerian Police Council...
Governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) have appealed to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to exercise calm and restraint in its engagement with the Kaduna State government.
The 27-year-old has grown frustrated over the club's inability to compete at the highest level, having seen his side fall out of contention to secure Champions League football for next season.
Juventus are studying the future and are reportedly considering Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso as a possible alternative to replace Andrea Pirlo.
The Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAP) has urged Security Agencies to probe Prof. Banji Akintoye’s claim of alleged plans by some terrorists to attack the South West.
Abraham Marcus admits his invitation to the Super Eagles came as a surprise and describe it as a dream come true.
The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has called for unity in Nigeria in order for the country to overcome its many challenges.
Brendan Rodgers was overjoyed to see the happiness on the faces of the Leicester City players, supporters and chairman as he toasted the club’s historic maiden FA Cup triumph.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Friday said there was no record of Indian COVID-19 variant in the state, as was speculated on social media.