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More than two years after the federal government flagged off the clean-up of the heavily polluted Ogoniland, in the Niger Delta region, leaders from the area have criticised the project implementation as “flawed”.
Kano State House of Assembly Speaker, Honourable Kabir Alhassan Rurum, has categorically denied that he is behind the efforts to force coach Ibrahim Musa back on the state-owned football club, Kano Pillars.
Fayose said if the Federal Government was sincere about the TraderMoni, the fund should have been paid into bank accounts of beneficiaries so that the disbursement can be traced and properly audited.
The governorship candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Lagos State, Dr. Adetokunbo Pearse, at the weekend promised to build the Fourth Mainland Bridge and complete the light rail project if elected the governor of the state next year.
“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.
As a way of distributing the repatriated Gen. Sani Abacha fund, a legal practitioner, Mrs Ego-Queen Ezuma, has demanded that a bill for less-privileged should be sponsored.
Kano State Government has awarded the construction of Kofar Mata flyover in the state capital at the cost of N15.28 billion.
The Guards Brigade is to hold a Special Parade as part of activities to mark President Muhammadu Buhari’s 76th birthday.
Ex-ASUU scribe Pedro Obaseki advises federal government and university lecturers to consider negative impact of ongoing strike on millions of students and parents
The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Saturday, described the late Dr Fredrick Fasehun as a renowned pro-democracy and good governance activist who left behind fine legacies.
Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has described the demise of the founder of Odua Peoples Congress, Dr Frederick Fasehun, as a big loss to the country.
Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Kano Pillars FC, on Wednesday announced the appointment of former Flying Eagles coach, Kabiru Baleria, as the interim head coach of the club.
Mr Realwan Okpanachi, a legal practitioner and political analyst, says President Muhammadu Buhari will defeat Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential elections.
Some concerned Civil Society Groups (CSOs) have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to live up to the expectations in the agreement reached with the Swiss Bank on the sharing of recovered asset of $321 million linked to the late Gen. Sani Abacha military junta.
Global banking giants, HSBC Bank and UBS Group, have closed their offices in Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said yesterday, while also noting that foreign investment had fallen sharply from a year ago.
Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah has blamed the society for upsurge of the dreaded terrorist groups, Boko Haram, Al-Shabaab and others in Africa.
As a professional journalist and a regular columnist, one of the things I fear the most on the job is boxing myself into a corner. My philosophy of life is that no one is completely good or completely bad. I find it hard to look at something and say there is nothing good in it or that it is absolutely flawless.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has cleared Hamza Al-Mustapha, a former chief security adviser to the late dictator, Sani Abacha, to run for president on the platform of the Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN).
As the University of Lagos (UNILAG) prepares to host the 26th Nigerian Universities Games Association (NUGA) Games, its Sports Management Board says the institution will soon be the country’s sports hub.
The Chief Magistrate District Court II in Abuja has suspended the warrant of arrest issued previously to the Special Presidential Investigative Panel (SPIP) headed by Chief Okoi Obono-Obla against five top officials of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
Eighteen people died after a bus overturned in western Ethiopia on Wednesday, leaving scores of others with serious injuries, police said.
The meeting of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) expected to discuss the issue of a new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers failed to hold on Wednesday due to lack of quorum.
North Korea’s top envoy involved in talks with the United States arrived in Beijing on Thursday and is thought to be en route to Washington, South Korean news agency, Yonhap reported.
Sen. Uche Ekwunife, the Anambra Central senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Anambra electorate to vote for the party in the February general elections.
The Nigeria Football Federation have lined up ten international friendlies for the Super Falcons ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup finals.
Access Bank and Diamond Bank Plc have obtained approval in principle from the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Securities and Exchange Commission on their proposed merger plans.
Fishermen in Borno, whose means of livelihood were disrupted by insurgents, have hailed the military over the victory against Boko Haram insurgents.
The National Industrial Court has issued a restraining order against the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) stopping it from proceeding with the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.