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Private and public sectors experts have advised governments at all levels to use the capital market to bridge funding gap and develop much-needed infrastructure.
Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has been announced the winner of the 2019 award of excellence for leadership in sustainable community and social development, tagged Community Pillar Awards (CPA) by the Community Development Institute (CDI).
The Commander, Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Kyari, has called for the deployment of intelligence and acquisition of sophisticated technology to tackle kidnappers that took actions to escape arrest.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday forwarded a request to the Senate to reconsider and approve the federal government’s 2016 to 2018 external borrowing plan.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said his predecessor, Abdul Aziz Yari, could visit the state provided that he would be a law-abiding citizen.
In a bid to address the notorious traffic congestion on Lagos roads, security, paramilitary, traffic and safety agencies have agreed to join forces.
The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has commissioned the recently completed Okene–Kuroko-Ehika-Ikaturu-Itakpe roads, assuring that his second term would witness more of such infrastructural work.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has explained that Nigerians misquoted him in his comment that the complaints about the deplorable state of federal roads across the country were exaggerated.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Musa Wada, has promised to fix all infrastructure inherited from the past administrations by Governor Yahaya Bello, some of which have either been vandalised or left to rot away.
It also took a swipe at critics that have condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s alleged frequent foreign trips, declaring that the President could govern the country from anywhere, saying the overseas trips have yielded a lot of advantages to the country.
The deplorable condition of Lagos roads has been brought to the fore when lawmaker representing Oshodi/Isolo Constituency 2 at the lower chamber of National Assembly, Honourable Ganiyu Johnson said the climatic change has made it impossible for road construction to commence since road construction cannot be done during rainy season.
The Apostolic Church, Nigeria, Lagos and Western/Northern Areas (LAWNA) Territory, weekend called on church and political leaders in the country to galvanise economic policies to cushion the harsh effects of youth unemployment, which he said has opened windows for insecurity, banditry, insurgency and kidnapping in the country.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state.
The Lagos State government has embarked on a massive clampdown on illegal activities in various areas of the metropolis, arresting traffic offenders, street traders and miscreants in Oyingbo, Idumota and Apapa.
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress in Owan West local government area have said they are backing Governor Godwin Obaseki for a second term because he is doing what his predecessor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, said he would do.
Benue Police Command on Wednesday said unknown persons killed two security guards along Old River Benue Bridge in Makurdi, the State Capital.
A Financial analyst and the chairman board of trustees of Chartered institute of Development and Social Studies, Mr Shae Bebeyi, has called on the federal government to shelve the idea of borrowing the proposed $22.7 billion saying it will at the long run create more hardships for Nigerians.
Business experts and microfinance directors have identified lack of integrity and corporate governance as part of reasons why many small and medium businesses (SMEs) struggle to survive in the present economic situation.
The House of Representatives has set up an inquiry into allegations that the management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) pilfered N2.3billion of workers’ funds. The motion to probe the agency was sponsored by Rep. Francis Ejiroghene Waive.
A Non Governmental Organisation known as Mercy Corps Nigeria (MCN) has revealed through research that no less than 13.2 million Nigerian children are out of school in the country.
Alternative music singer and songwriter Johnny Drille pulled a heavyweight performance at his sold-out concert in Abuja on Sunday night.
Following a victorious win against Andy Ruiz Jr., Anthony Joshua could double his purse by fighting WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.
In different statements by the DisCos on Wednesday, they said the blackout being experienced across the country is as a result of the industrial action by electricity workers.
President Muhammadu Buhari has recommended a multilateral approach to combat terrorism in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) States, to prevent serious threats to security and international peace.
A Senior Legislative Aide to Deputy Senate President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Youths Affairs, Mr Efe Ugbarugba, narrowly escaped death when he was allegedly attacked by yet unknown gunmen in Otokutu-Agbarha, Ughelli North Local Government, Delta State.