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Gov Kayode Fayemi on Wednesday congratulated the Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Most Revd. Matthew Hassan Kukah, on his appointment into the Papal Dicastery on Promotion of Integral Human Development.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it collected N4.9 trillion as tax revenue in the 2020 fiscal year.
President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasised the commitment of the Nigerian government to the enthronement of democracy and good governance on the African continent.
FA Women's Championship club Lewes have confirmed the acquisition of Nigeria striker Ini Umotong, on an 18-month deal, Goal reports.
The new chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brigadier General Mohammed Buba Marwa (rtd), has warned illicit drugs traffickers, exporters and cultivators as well as consumers in the country to stop the practice forthwith or be prepared to contend with the NDLEA.
A Civil Society Group has decried the plans by educational institutions across the country to resume academic activities without adequate safety measures to contain the devastating impacts of the second wave of COVID-19.
Umar Sadiq scored two goals as Almeria cruised into the next round of the Copa del Rey with a 5-0 victory over Deportivo Alaves on Saturday.
Former CAF President Issa Hayatou was on Friday decorated Honorary President of the organization at a colorful ceremony in Yaounde in his native Cameroon.
Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, yesterday, inaugurated an 11-man Steering Committee for the implementation of the Export Expansion Facility Programme, EEFP, under the National Economic Sustainability Plan.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Thursday, said that the state government would tackle the challenges of youth restiveness and unemployment through sporting activities.
The state Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr Emmanuel Igbasun, said this in Akure while giving a breakdown of the 2021 budget.
There was a major shakeup at the Police High Command yesterday, as nine Commissioners of Police were posted to State Commands, while 12 others were redeployed to other Police formations across the country.
Several elders and stakeholders in the Kwara State APC on Monday declared total support for the administration of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, who they claimed has changed the narrative of the state across various sectors.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has opened its case against Babachir Lawal, a former secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), accused of N544 million fraud.
Quadri Aruna and Olajide Omotayo are among top African stars listed for the first official events of the World Table Tennis (WTT) in Qatar on March 3 to 13.
Outgoing U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen attended the inauguration of new President Joe Biden on Wednesday after skipping both a farewell ceremony for Donald Trump and the usual protocol of welcoming his successor to his home at the Naval Observatory.
World number one tennis player Novak Djokovic has come out in defense of the suggestions he made to Tennis Australia about improving quarantine conditions, which brought him some public condemnation and accusations from some of his own professional tennis colleagues.
Former Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery has indicated he is open to returning to the Bundesliga, though he emphasised that he is currently focused on current side Fiorentina.
The first batch of COVID-19 vaccines to be received by Nigeria will be administered to Nigerians at no cost (free of charges) and in four phases, an official has said.
A Magistrate Court in Benin city, Edo State, has sentenced Adeshina Adeyemo, a tricycle operator that assaulted Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) officials to three months imprisonment.
At the resumed trial today (Wednesday), account statement and account opening package of Abdulrahman Yusuf, a bureau de change operator, Oberone BDC Ltd and Halima Tanimu Turaki were tendered and admitted in evidence through the ninth prosecution witness, Umar Garba, a relationship manager with First City Monument Bank.
Among recent recipients of pardons or acts of clemency are Michael Flynn, Trump’s first national security adviser who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about contacts with Russia; the political dirty trickster Roger Stone, who did not turn on Trump during the Russia investigation in which he was convicted of obstructing Congress; Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign manager convicted in the Russia investigation; and Charles Kushner, father of Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner who was convicted of tax fraud and witness retaliation.
Spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, Frank Mba, says security forces in Nigeria are miracle workers due to the severity of challenges they face.