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The Coordinator, CACOVID Palliatives Distribution for Zaria Local Government, Malam Sabiu Sani, said about 4,000 poor and vulnerable people have been earmarked to receive CACOVID palliative in the area.
The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has congratulated Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on his re-appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for another five years in office.
The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in Niger on Tuesday said that the turnout for the ongoing free business registration in the state was impressive.
A total of N6,091,580,000 has been disbursed to 129,137 poor and vulnerable households in Zamfara State, the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development announced on Tuesday.
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, said the state government rejected N1.1 billion support fund from the World Bank because of his belief that COVID-19 is a “glorified malaria”.
Ex-militants are considering staging a protest over the suspension of the third phase of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, group leader John Ebi said on Tuesday.
The House of Representatives Committee on Cooperation and Integration in Africa says deliberate action must be taken to fund the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) to alleviate poverty in Nigeria.
As part of measures to respond to the demands of the youths in Imo State who joined their counterparts across the country in #EndSARS protests, Governor Hope Uzodinma announced on Saturday a N6 billion take-off fund for a youth empowerment programme in the State.
The Governor of Cross River State, Sen. Ben Ayade and his predecessor, Sen. Liyel Imoke, at the weekend, led senators, members of the House of Representatives and Ministers in paying glowing tributes to the late Senator Rose Okoh in Abuja.
The Presidency, on Saturday disclosed why President Muhammadu Buhari did not mention the Lekki toll gate shooting in his nationwide speech addressing the issue of #EndSARS.
Nigerian government assures of partnering private sector to develop special argo-industrial processing zones
Amb. Mariam Katagum, the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, says the Federal Government is willing to partner with the private sector in the development of Special Argo-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZs).
The Federal Government has launched a Digital Nigeria Portal and Mobile Application in furtherance of the Digital Nigeria Programme, which was kick started by President Muhammadu Buhari on March 19, 2020.
ActionAid, TUC, Yiaga, others seek domestication of African Charter to strengthen Nigeria’s democracy
Ahead of 2023 generation elections in Nigeria, ActionAid Nigeria, Trade Union Congress, TUC, Yiaga Africa and others seek domestication of the African Charter on Democracy, Election and Governance, ACDEG, to Nigeria’s democratic system.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari, said the Federal Government removed subsidy on petrol because of fraud.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Kebbi, has commenced training of 100 unemployed youths in modern agricultural and marketing systems under its Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS).
The Zamfara Unit of the Federal Government Conditional Cash Transfer Programme, has said that it will dismiss 10 Facilitators in two local government areas in the state for allegedly extorting money from beneficiaries.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has recruited no fewer than 100 unemployed persons in Edo in its sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS) of the Rural Employment Promotion (REP) Programme.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has directed Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSM) to observe traditions, customs and ethics of the Nigerian Army strictly and step up regimental activities in their various formations.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with a former Minister of Defence, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.).
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all Nigerians to seize the opportunity of this year’s Eid-el-Maulud to reflect on the virtues of the Holy Prophet by showing love and understanding for fellow citizens.
Democratic White House hopeful Joe Biden cast his ballot in the US presidential race Wednesday in Delaware, six days before the end of a turbulent campaign pitting him against incumbent Donald Trump.
The Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad has announced his intention to run for a second term in office.
South African giants, Kaizer Chiefs, has confirmed that goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, has received a call up for Super Eagles’ 2022 Africa Cup of Nations double-header against Sierra Leone in November.
A clinical official attached to Federal University Dutse (FUD) in Jigawa State has been kidnapped in Kano State.
Pursuant to its oversight functions, the House Committee on Police Affairs conferred with the Nigerian Police leadership at the weekend, reeling out imminent legislative measures to forestall future reoccurrence of the violence that attended the #EndSARS protests across the country.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has finally opened up on last Tuesday’s shooting at protesters in Lekki Lagos, saying he had no reason to have ordered the shooting.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom State Council, has condemned the attack on the Akwa Ibom Broadcasting Corporation (AKBC), Uyo.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.