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Mr Olumuyiwa Jimoh, the Deputy Majority Leader in the Lagos State House of Assembly on Sunday urged Nigerians to be patient with the Federal Government over the continued closure of the nation’s land borders.
The Emir of Anka in Zamfara, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmed, has cautioned low income earners against marrying more than one wife.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has said Nigeria has no business with poverty if her citizens duly followed the instructions of God by being godly and doing what is right and ideal always.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to pick fight with United Nation (UN) Rapporteur, Agnes Callamard, but should accept the bitter truth that poverty, internal conflicts, bloodletting, banditry, kidnapping, insurgency, abuse of human rights and general national insecurity have escalated under his administration.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to show humility and accept the bitter truth that poverty, internal conflicts, bloodletting, banditry, kidnapping, insurgency, abuse of human rights and general national insecurity have escalated under his administration.
Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, says the report of violence released by Agnes Callamard, the United Nations’ rapporteur after her visit to Nigeria left out important details.
Rare small protests were staged overnight in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, but authorities quickly dispersed them and arrested dozens, a security source said.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, on Friday lamented that despite the economic growth witnessed in Nigeria, extreme poverty still pervades across the length and breadth of the country.
At least 1,500 foreign nationals have been forced to flee their homes in South Africa amid a surge in deadly xenophobic violence in the country, the United Nations said Friday.
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.
An additional 6.7 million mobile telephone lines (SIM cards) have been properly registered out of the estimated 9.2 million ‘not properly registered’ as recently disclosed by the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC).
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has warned youths against engaging in social media and Internet marriages.
Nigerians and Ghanaians in Europe on Wednesday urged the African Union (AU) to intervene in the escalating xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
A former Chief Press Secretary to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, John Maiyaki has said that it was the people of Edo state and not the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole that is opposed to a second term for Governor Godwin Obaseki.
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Adoke said in the new book due for launch any moment from now, that the Jonathan administration was further restrained from arresting and prosecuting Buhari because of its strong belief that doing so would only create more trouble in the land.
A Human Rights activist, Mr Patrick Eholor, has advised the incoming board members of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), to probe the past projects that were poorly or not executed by contractors.
Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.
The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.
The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.
Manchester United have opened talks with Angel Gomes over a new long-term contract, according to reports.
Stakeholders in the telecommunications industry, last week decried challenges impeding effective telecommunications service delivery in the country.
The Federal Government on Tuesday said it intends to apply genetic engineering and biotechnology in efforts aimed at ensuring food security in the country.
Barcelona are close to welcoming Lionel Messi back from injury after he returned to training on Sunday.
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Monday said 18 persons were confirmed dead from an accident on Sunday evening on Akwanga – Nasarawa Eggon federal highway.