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A meeting between Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and the governors of the South-West states has begun at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shi’ites, said that there was no basis for the United States to extend visa restrictions to Nigeria simply because of their activities in the country.
The Nigeria Wrestling Federation President, Daniel Igali, has applauded the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, for his timely financial intervention which ensured Team Nigeria participated at the recently-concluded Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series tournament in Rome, Italy.
An anti-foreigner shut down is ongoing in Diepsloot, Johannesburg North, South Africa, the Nigeria Union South Africa (NUSA) has said.
Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege on Wednesday donated sports equipment to St. Peters Clervers College, Aghalokpe, Delta State.
With the fixtures for the next FIFA World Cup qualifiers now known, the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and its marketing partner, HotSports have confirmed their readiness to transmit all the six matches involving the Super Eagles in the second round.
Firstly, Ngige said leaders of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) must collapse their party into the All Progressives Congress (APC) if they are serious about becoming President.
Mr Kunle Awobodu, the President of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), on Wednesday, accused the Federal Government and State government of not doing enough to stem the increasing spate of building collapse.
World football governing body’s supremo, Gianni Infantino, was invited by Donald Trump to make the introduction speech at a dinner hosted by the President of the United States at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and the FIFA President said that he hopes that “the ‘American dream’ becomes reality…all over the world” when addressing an audience of top business leaders.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the setting up of a joint security outfit, Amotekun, by governors of the six states in the Southwest, was an indication of vote of no confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari’s handling of the security situation in the country.
The Federal Government says it has developed pneumonia control strategy and implementation plan as part of renewed efforts to ensure survival and well-being of Nigerian children.
The Trump administration is barring Iranian investors and business people from entering or staying in the United States on certain types of visas.’
Malawi’s anti-graft body on Wednesday said it had arrested a prominent businessman over allegations he tried to bribe judges hearing a legal challenge to the re-election of President Peter Mutharika.
European Commission President Ursula Leyen, on Wednesday, warned major trading partners that a carbon tax on imports if its planned transition to carbon neutrality puts its products at a disadvantage in the global market.
“Europe has been very, very tough to deal with,’’ Trump told U.S. broadcaster, CNBC at the World Economic Forum summit in the Swiss town of Davos, one day after meeting European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen there.
President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, said on Wednesday that Africa can no longer be ignored in global trade and investment, adding that African economies are growing strong and the prospects for greater wealth creation are compelling.
Anthony Joshua has been approached by Saudi Arabia to stage a mega-fight with the winner of Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, according to AJ’s promoter Eddie Hearn. Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr in December out in the Gulf state to win back his world titles.
The Federal Government and Governors of the South West States yesterday reached and agreement that legal framework should be put in place on the establishment of the regional security outfit, Amotekun.
The Newly sworn in Imo Governor, Chief Hope Uzodinma, says he feels excited and encouraged being part of the National Economic Council (NEC).
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says Creative Industry is the fastest growing sector of the Nigerian economy in terms of business opportunities, employment generation, earnings as well as entertainment.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said the U-turn made by legal icon, Mr Femi Falana, justified Federal Government’s stance that the establishment of the operation of “Amotekun” was illegal.
The Minister of State for Science and Technology, Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi has called on Nigerian Youths to be good ambassadors to the country by supporting the Federal Government’s developmental objectives.
Winner of Big Brother Naija, Pepper Dem gang, Mercy Eke, will make her Nollywood debut in `Fate of Alakada’, a movie produce by Nigerian actress, Toyin Abraham.
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the appeal of the All Progressive Congress and its candidate, Ahmed Aliyu, challenging Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as governor of Sokoto State.
The Abia State government has pledged support for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, to help combat the high use of illicit drugs in the state.
It re-emphasised that government had not taken a definite action on the operations of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles, popularly known as Keke Marwa on some routes across the State.