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India's coronavirus deaths rose by a record 3,780 during the last 24 hours, a day after it became the second country to cross the grim milestone of 20 million infections after the United states.
The Nasarawa state Chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Thursday, advocated for the revival of school sports competition to groom young talents in the state.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has congratulated the President of Evangelical Church Winning All, ECWA President, Rev. Stephen Baba Panya over his re-election for another term as well as his appointment as the Chairman, Board of Trustees, Bingham University.
Kwara State Commissioner of Police and Comptroller, Nigeria Customs Service, Kwara State Command, Mohammed Bagega and Ahmed Bello, respectively, have made case for the revival of the decaying cultural values in Nigeria.
The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Musiliu Smith, has called for proper and close monitoring of police investigative units to stem atrocities committed by officers as he decried the unit’s proliferation.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) announced yesterday that it would be reintroducing the park and pay policy in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), from May 1, 2021.
West Bromwich Albion improved their slender hopes of avoiding relegation from the Premier League as they survived VAR controversy to beat Southampton 3-0 on Monday.
The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday the world economy could recover faster than expected in 2021, revising its January projection up by 0.5 per cent points to 6 per cent.
Nigeria is a country where there is a chasm between the leaders and the led. The distrust of the ordinary Nigerian for political office holders is such that most Nigerians celebrate when their leaders encounter tragic situations. If the governor takes ill in some states, a substantial proportion of the electorate would wish death on their state’s chief executive.
Zamfara State governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle has empowered youths and women in the State with over N81 million to boost food production amidst insecurity.
Oil prices fell slightly yesterday as shipping traffic resumed through the Suez Canal after days on hold and attention now switched to an OPEC+ meeting this week where the extension of supply curbs may be on the table amid new coronavirus pandemic lockdowns.
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has urged entrepreneurs in the country’s South-east to participate in the federal government’s Export Development Fund (EDF) scheme.
Niger State Commissioner for Health and Hospital Services, Dr. Muhammad Makunsidi, has disclosed that as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Niger State saved over N300 million that would have been spent on medical tourism.
Peter Njoku, Assistant Director, Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Abuja, has blamed the inability of businesses in the South East to access federal government funds on the people’s suspicions of government programmes.
Leaders of Urhobo Progressive Union, UPU, on Friday, stormed the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, to protest the decision of the Federal Government to expend the £4.2million loot that was recently returned from the United Kingdom, on projects outside Delta State.
The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, in his unique gesture, recently spent the day which was for the commemoration of the International Women’s Day, 2021 with persons with disability, during which he gave them moral and material supports.
Tanzania's President John Magufuli, admired by followers for his hostility to corruption and waste but regarded by foes as an irascible authoritarian intolerant of dissent and sceptical about Covid-19, has died aged 61.
Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma yesterday disclosed that a Biafran separatist organisation, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) hijacked and bastardised a regional security initiative the South-east governors agreed to establish like other geopolitical zones nationwide.
Thomas Tuchel says his Chelsea players should take the credit after masterminding a 10-match unbeaten run since he replaced Frank Lampard as manager.
President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, yesterday urged the executive arm of government to adopt a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) approach so that necessary funding needed for the completion of some major roads in the country will be provided by investors.President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, yesterday urged the executive arm of government to adopt a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) approach so that necessary funding needed for the completion of some major roads in the country will be provided by investors.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday cautioned against ethnic profiling in the battle against insecurity in the country, vowing to deal with insurgents, bandits, kidnappers and other criminals threatening national security.
A stalwart and national delegate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, High Chief Higgins Oko Peter, has said the senator representing the Cross River North in the 9th Assembly, Senator Dr Stephen Odey, will deliver effectively with his intellectual capacity and experience.
The 2022 World Cup qualifiers involving the Super Eagles and other African teams have now been postponed to September from June.
House of Representatives has given its approval for the establishment of a federal university of agriculture, Sabon Gida in Langtang Federal Constituency of Plateau State.
William Troost-Ekong says playing a key part in Watford’s promotion to the Premier League remains the major highlights of his career.
Delta State Government has stated that the increasing state of insecurity in the country is largely due to massive unemployment.
Deputy Governor Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo gave the warning while addressing the chiefs and people of Peretoru community at a resumed meeting at the Government House in Yenagoa, a statement by his media aide, Doubara Atasi, said yesterday.
Joe Aribo featured prominently as Rangers secured a 4-1 victory over Celtic in Sunday’s Scottish Championship group game.
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics posted a 46.3 percent rise in first-quarter net profits on Thursday, largely driven by robust sales of its smartphones.
Nollywood actress Oloruntimilehin Bukola aka Kiitan finally has opened up on how she was molested at a very tender age.
The Republic of Congo's government has resigned, public television announced on Thursday, a procedural move three weeks after the central African nation's veteran leader began a new term as president.