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Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that China would continue to step up assistance for Namibia and other African countries in combating the COVID-19 epidemic.
The Senate on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency, prioritize the allocation of resources for human capital development so as to mitigate against the impact of poverty in the country.
While speaking on the topic: “Managing the Dynamics of Nigeria’s Advancement: The Socio-Economic options,” Osinbajo said “there are two issues and I’m glad that by the response of discussants, the two issues stood out. One is the environment for local and foreign investments and second is eradicating poverty.”
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has directed for investigation into the Thursday night fire at the Maiduguri GSM Market.
Nigerians have never had it so bad as in the past four years of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration which has witnessed the worst of insecurity, poverty, hunger coupled with multiple taxations that have made nonsense of its acclaimed poverty alleviation programmes.
Akwa Ibom Governor Udom Emmanuel has proposed a total budget estimate of N597,800 for the 2020 fiscal year before the House of Assembly.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, on Wednesday charged standing committees of the upper chamber to ensure the discharge of their duties with a view to addressing major challenges facing the nation.
The new Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, and the Minister of State, Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, on Wednesday assumed duty at the Ministry with the promise to leave huge footprints in the development of the Niger Delta region.
The newly appointed Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has pledged his commitment to ensure effective development in the Niger Delta region, especially in the areas of infrastructure.
Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assigned portfolios to members of his cabinet; commissioners and special advisers.
Many Nigerian football supporters and enthusiasts have greeted the new football season in major European countries with excitement and anticipation.
House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Thursday announced the chairmen of the 109 standing committees.
Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, wife of Lagos State governor, said the state will collaborate with the Nigerian Air Force Officers’ Wives Association (NAFOWA) through the Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs to ensure poverty alleviation and also strengthen the organisation’s commitment towards empowering wives of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD-West Africa) on Wednesday said Nigerians want President Muhammadu Buhari to focus on job creation, economy and security in his second tenure.
Ahead of the inauguration of the National Assembly on Tuesday, former Enugu State Governor, and Senator-Elect for Enugu East, Senator-elect Chimaroke Nnamani, Sunday restated his resolve to serve faithfully for the advancement of the Nigerian project that would engender peace, unity and development of the country.
Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) says its financial inclusion intervention is geared toward supporting the growth of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), contribute to poverty alleviation and reduce unemployment in the country.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it won’t allow the All Progressives Congress (APC) rig the 2020 governorship election in Edo State.
A United States Air Force pilot flying an Afghan Air Force A-29 Super Tucano safely ejected before the aircraft crashed during a training flight in Afghanistan, a United States military spokesman confirmed on Friday.
Mr Dogo Shammah, Nasarawa State Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism says all members of the state executive will go on self-isolation, from Friday, to avoid COVID-19 infection.
Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, has said his principal has been fair to the Southeast region in political appointments and infrastructural projects.
Of course, the French duo is not the only one to be going to the ‘chopping block‘. This summer is looking likely to become an exodus for many players and even though Barcelona want to sell Dembélé and Umtiti, other operations might take priority simply because they’ll be much easier to pull off.
Donald Trump’s niece will release her unflattering book on the US president on July 14, her publisher announced Monday, after a judge lifted a temporary ban on publication.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the federal government does not have the resources to deliver on development ambitions and the infrastructural projects it had committed to as a result of the economic downturn.
Nasarawa State government says it will launch a website where unemployed youth will be registered across the state and afford them the opportunity to select skill acquisition of their choice.
Jose Mourinho has hit back at Arsenal after their social media account taunted his side after they failed to beat Sheffield United on Thursday evening.
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon plans to keep playing until he is at ‘least 43’ after setting a new Serie A appearance record.