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Lagos State generates over 14,000 metric tonnes of refuse on a daily basis, according to its Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello.
The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) warned on Tuesday that over 95% of steel materials in Nigerian markets are of sub-standard quality.
A tanker carrying around one million barrels of oil products was involved in a collision near the Chinese port city of Qingdao, spilling oil into the Yellow Sea, China's Shandong Maritime Safety Administration and tanker representatives said on Tuesday.
The Federal Government says it will encourage private investment in the livestock sector to curb banditry, cattle rustling and farmers-herdsmen clashes.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Strike Force in Zone B, Kwara State axis, has intercepted smugglers and seized 513 bags of foreign par boiled rice at Jeunkunnu – Malete area in Moro local government area of the State.
Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE announced on Monday they would supply an additional 100 million doses of COMIRNATY, the companies’ COVID-19 vaccine, to the 27 European Union member states in 2021.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has thrown its weight behind the Nigerian Senate in its bid to unravel the mystery surrounding the alleged irregular award of N3 billion contracts in four phases at the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN).
Air Peace airline Friday said its pilots, cabin crew and other customer-facing personnel of the airline , have started receiving the Covid-19 vaccine to help curtail the spread of the virus and give passengers more confidence to fly with the airline.
The Nigerian Army, 4 Brigade, Benin, on Wednesday handed over 12 suspects arrested in connection with peddling illicit drug to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command.
The Senate Public Accounts Committee has summoned a former managing director of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Mallam Gimba Yau Kumo, to appear before it to explain the rationale behind the alleged irregular award of N3bn when he was at the helms of the affairs of the bank.
The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested suspected kidnappers, cattle rustlers and bandits for wreaking havoc on residents of Nabordo and Duguri in Toro and Alkaleri local government of the state.
Two days to the Easter Celebration, prices of perishable food items have soared in major markets in Lagos, newsmen report.
Over 15, 000 smallholder women farmers’ cooperatives have benefited from ActionAid Nigeria, AAN’s, Public Financing for Agriculture, PFA, project in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, in boosting productivity.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday said that for Nigeria to provide ‘herd immunity’ for its over two hundred million population, efforts must be made by the Federal Government to collaborate with international bodies to develop and produce a vaccine for the purpose.
The Department for Petroleum Resources (DPR), has assured Nigerians of adequate supply of petroleum products before, during and after the Easter.
The Senate joint committees on Health and Industry Trade and Investment, have summoned the Ministers of Health and Trade and Investment – Osagie Ehanire and Niyi Adebayo, respectively.
The Senate Committee on Health has summoned the Minister of Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo; Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire; and the Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, over the manufacturing, importation, and policy guideline for syringes in Nigeria.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday described calls for the disintegration of Nigeria as unmindful and insensitive to the plight of the minority groups in the country.
The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders has expressed delight over the recent re-organisation in the Nigeria Police Force.
Security operatives in the University of Calabar, UNICAL, have arrested two suspected cultists for being in possession of packs of 100mg of tramadol on campus.
Wife of Akwa Ibom State’s Governor Udom Emmanuel, Dr. Martha Emmanuel, on Wednesday led over 3,000 women from different walks of life on a solidarity march to protest the gruesome murder of Miss Iniubong Umoren.
The South African billionaire and president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe, on Tuesday in Abidjan announced that he will personally finance the pan-African inter-school football championship, which will be launched “between 2022 and 2023”, in collaboration with FIFA.
The Group of Seven richest countries will look at a proposal to build a rapid response mechanism to counter Russian "propaganda" and disinformation, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told Reuters.
The Kachin Independence Army (KIA), one of Myanmar’s most powerful rebel groups, said on Monday it had shot down a helicopter after returning fire following air strikes by the military, an official at the group said.
The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam has admonished youths in Nigeria to channel their energy towards peace initiative and shun violent tendencies that will divides the country.
Iran's supreme leader on Sunday criticised its foreign minister, who said in a leaked interview that the elite Revolutionary Guards had more influence in foreign affairs and Tehran's nuclear dossier than him.
Romelu Lukaku has claimed that he would "fight to the death" for Antonio Conte while hailing the Inter boss following the team's 2020-21 Scudetto triumph.