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Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State, has urged civil servants to guide the political class in the implementation of policies and programmes of government.
Pope Francis urged dialogue in Lebanon Sunday after days of sweeping protests against the political class, urging the country to respect “dignity and freedom”.
Lebanon’s teetering government was expected Monday to approve a belated economic rescue plan as the nation prepared for a fifth day of mass protests against the ruling elite.
Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has taken a swipe at the entire political class and elite in the country, saying that the political elite has so far democratized poverty instead of democratizing hope.
The Peoples Democratic Party will end its defense today (Tuesday) at the Akwa Ibom Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, the state capital, in a petition filed by the All Progressives Congress challenging the re-election of Governor Udom Emmanuel.
Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, a former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, says politicians are responsible for activities of bandits terrorising the country.
The embattled human rights organization, Amnesty International, AI, at the weekend, reminded President Muhammadu Buhari, and others of protecting their human rights from being abused when they were victimized and oppressed some years ago under military regime.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has expressed concern over the rate of security challenges currently confronting the country.
A human rights activist and constitutional lawyer, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has urged the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to furnish Nigerians with details of the alleged ownership of Etisalat, now 9Mobile and Keystone Bank.
In order to stop the enthronement of irresponsible political class in the coming 2019 general elections, the campaigns against vote buying and selling must transcend media hype, Dr. Garba Abari, the Director General of National Orientation Agency (NOA) has warned.
As the national minimum wage crisis continues to threaten industrial harmony in the country, Ayuba Wabba, National President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has given an insight into why Nigerian workers and pensioners suffer and groan under poor welfare.
Following the political storms stunting Nigeria’s economic growth and development, the President and Chairman of Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Adedapo Adekoje, has affirmed the Institute’s commitment to rescue the country.
Labaran Maku, the National Secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, has warned politicians against creating division among Christians and Muslims in Nasarawa.
Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari to review his leadership style, lest the nation plunges into deeper crisis.
“This is critical because, for any society, if you get most things right and your politics is wrong, everything will go wrong,” Obi said.
Gunmen have reportedly abducted two Catholic priests, Rev Fr Joseph Nweke and Rev Fr Felix Efobi from Awka Catholic Diocese.
Yobe State governor Mai Mala Buni has directed the suspension of the district Head of Fannami Ward, Lawan Mari from Bade Local Government for alleged sodomy with a six year-old-boy.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the newly elected chairmen and councillors of the 16 local government councils, following official announcement of Saturday’s council election results by the State Independent Electoral Commission.
A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), said on Sunday that the leader of the Department of State Service (DSS) team that invaded the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday apologized to Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu over the incident
The police in Ogun State have arrested three suspects over the death of a 27-year-old man who was stabbed in the chest.
Ebonyi and Anambra state have been ranked first and second respectively on the chart of South East married women between ages of 15-49 who had experienced violence committed by their husbands or partners.
Anthony Joshua would not be drawn on his future plans after regaining his world heavyweight titles from Andy Ruiz on Saturday.
House of Representatives member Babajide Obanikoro says he is impressed with the fans and organisation of the Lagos Saturday Boxing Show.
Men of the Lagos State police command have rescued a corps member, Faith Onyiwara, who was kidnapped around Ilamija, in the Epe area of Lagos State.
Earlier on newsmen had reported that the Federal High Court in Abuja has been thrown into confusion as the DSS allegedly attempts to re-arrest Omoyele Sowore immediately after the end of today’s proceedings.