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The Federal Government has stated its intention to set up marriage registries in the 36 state capitals in the country. This, it said, would ensure uniformity in the conduct of statutory marriages across the country.
The #RevolutionNow protests organised by a coalition of civil societies on Monday recorded unimpressive turnout in Lagos such that security personnel deployed to stop the movement outnumbered the protesters.
The Kaduna State Government on Saturday, warned residents living close to Kaduna River to relocate to safer areas of the state to avoid floods.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, yesterday, expressed optimism in the ability of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari to steer the corporation to enviable heights.
A major operation to clean up the trash-clogged rivers in the Kenyan capital has led to the grisly discovery of 14 bodies, most of them babies and children, the local government said Friday.
The Inspector General of Police Monitoring Unit (IGPMU), Abuja, has flushed out 60 suspected armed robbers and kidnappers from Rivers State.
The body of a tourist from Saudi Arabia who drowned in the River Nile in Uganda after falling in while taking a selfie has been retrieved, the Police said on Wednesday.
For three months now, nightmare has become the companion of 25-year-old Timbring Namkut who raped and strangled to death a Fulani woman who was taking her bath in a river at Gamnan village, Langtang South Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has moved to seize plots of land and duplexes which values have been put at over N264 million from three civil servants working in the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs.
Two days to the presidential and National Assembly elections, the Enugu State chapter of All Progressives Congress has intensified its efforts to attract voters in the Enugu West Senatorial Zone of the state.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has accused the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, of influencing a high court judgment against the All Progressives Congress in the state.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.
At the disbursement centre in Idi-Agba Titun, Akure, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu said the scheme was to assist the unemployed but productive poor in the state to become self-reliant.
The Ogun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says one person lost his life in a road crash at Danco, near Sagamu, on the Lagos-Ibadan highway.
The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, has landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from India, where his planned medical treatment was aborted.
Nigerians, irrespective of their tribe, religious and political affiliation, have been enjoined to be team players in curtailing the security challenges that have bedeviled the country in recent times.
The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, has urged State Houses of Assembly to save the Local Government Area system in Nigeria from imminent collapse through its instrument of lawmaking.