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The Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja, inaugurated an 11-member committee to organise a state burial for late former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, who died on Nov. 19 in London.
Some All Progressives Congress governors, Rochas Okorocha of Imo, Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi and Simon Lalong of Plateau as well as the Peoples Democratic Party’s Nyesom Wike of Rivers and Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe, are members of the committee.
President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated a 30-member tripartite National Minimum Wage Committee for the negotiation of a new National Minimum Wage for the Nigerian workers.
Mr Yunusa Maihaja, Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has called for increased awareness and policies on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) to mitigate exposure to disasters and to prevent displacement.
Lead singer of the Irish multi award winning rock band, U2 and co-founder of the ONE Campaign along with a senior delegation from ONE Campaign, a global campaign and advocacy organisation with more than 9 million members committed to taking action to end extreme poverty, especially in African, recently paid visit to the Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Nasarawa State has trained 700 unemployed youths and women on cosmetology production to enable them become self reliant and employer of labour in the state.
The week-long National Open Darts Championship kicked off on Thursday in Umuahia, the Abia capital, with 10 states participating.
The organisers of the protests that drove Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir from power are delaying their announcement of a transitional civilian government as they hold new negotiations with the ruling military council.
The rector of the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Kaduna State-owned polytechnic, Dr Mohammed Kabir Abdullahi, yesterday said the school had expelled 95 students over cases of examination malpractice and fake results.
Chairman of Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area, Enugu State, Fidelis Ani, has announced the offer of N5m for any person or persons that will provide info about killers of the Local Government Secretary, Dr. Nnamdi Ogueche.
Manchester City midfielder David Silva has claimed that local rivals Manchester United have 'huge respect' for them now as their roles have been reversed.
The representative of Osun Central Senatorial District, Sola Adeyeye, has revealed that senators earned as high as N20 million as monthly running cost under the leadership of David Mark as the President of the Senate.
Cristiano Ronaldo has pledged his immediate future to Juventus in the wake of their eighth straight Serie A title.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has disbursed N1.92 trillion to three tiers of government in first quarter of 2019.