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Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev Dr Samson Olasupo A. Ayokunle on Sunday said arrogance of humans against God and constituted authority, sin and all sorts of wickedness are responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic that defies human solution but God has provisions for its cure.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the negative effect of insecurity in Nigeria, especially in the South West, warning that the pre-colonial military structures of the Yoruba have not been totally collapsed.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom yesterday warned the military against obeying instruction by President Muhammadu Buhari to shoot ballot box snatchers, saying it may lead to prosecution by the International Court of Justice (ICC).
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says the posting of Kayode Egbetokun to Kwara State as Commissioner of Police has no political undertone.
The Appeal Court has granted a stay of execution on a ruling by the High Court, nullifying the Primary Election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state.
Foremost clergyman, Bishop Musa Fomson, has prophesied that the politicians behind Zamfara killings will be exposed in a matter of weeks.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said he will soon embark on aggressive campaign for the 2019 Presidential election.
Preparatory to 2019 general elections, All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state has charged its members to put their act together in order to end misrule in the state.
The Embassy of Israel in collaboration with the Israeli Ministry of Education, Christians United for Israel (CUFI) and other friends of Israel have flag off the 1st National Old Testament Bible Contest.
Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has expressed optimism that Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, would win the Sept. 22 governorship election in the state.
Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Israeli Deputy Head of Mission, Nadav Goren, has urged Nigerians to be more resilient in opposing electoral violence, to ensure sustainable peace and progress in the country.
Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called on the Muslims to work and pray towards the peaceful and successful conduct of the 2019 general elections.
The victory of the All Progressives Congress in last weekend’s bye-elections signal victory for President Muhammdu Buhari come 2019, according to a House of Representatives aspirant, Abu Najakku.
Hon. Umar Nana, the Bauchi State Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) has refuted allegation that the party in the state is averse to the continued stay of Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, within its fold.
The good thing about democracy is that it teaches people lessons – ask them in Malaysia and the United States – and even when the people refuse stubbornly to learn – ask them in Syria, Venezuela, and Libya – the lessons exist nonetheless. But it is a very bad thing not just for democracy but the entire society when the leadership elite ignores apparent lessons and fails the people.
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The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said Governor Godwin Obaseki delivers sustainable projects to better the lives of Edo people and does not go about stuffing dollars in babariga, like the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.
Malam Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate from 2015 to 2019, has called on the Kaduna state government and security agencies to seek out better strategies toward ending killings in the state.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa.
Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.
The Moroccan Navy has rescued 183 illegal sub-Saharan African migrants off the kingdom’s Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts, official news agency MAP reported on Saturday.
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan said Sunday he had been discharged from hospital, three weeks after being admitted with “mild” coronavirus symptoms after testing positive for the disease.
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State, on Monday, constituted an 8-man probe panel to investigate the Federal government allocations accruing to the 16 local government councils in the State.
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, today joined Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, to set the records straight on Nigeria’s sovereignty not being at risk in the country’s loan agreements with China.
The Benue State Government, on Tuesday, disclosed that it took delivery of three truckloads of 1,800 bags of rice from the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affair for distribution in the state as COVID-19 palliatives but discover that the rice had expired.