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A coalition of nine militant groups, under the auspices of Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, has asked the Federal Government to throw away the seven-point demands made by South South Leaders and governors during a recent meeting with a team from the Presidency, led by President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari in Port Harcourt.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday advanced reasons why the ruling All Progressives Congress will continue to harvest decampees from the opposition parties.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Thursday advanced reasons why the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will continue to harvest defectors from the opposition parties.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan has urged the South African authorities to reciprocate Nigerian Government’s gesture by ensuring that business interests of Nigerians in South Africa are secured.
The Federal Government on Thursday gave a damning revelation that 66 per cent of Nigerian children in rural areas can neither read nor write.
The nominee for the position of Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has told the Senate that politicians’ failure to deliver on campaign promises is responsible for voter apathy.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has said Nigeria’s preference for recruiting its leaders through a rotatory zoning arrangement has kept the country stagnant for decades.
Briefing State House Correspondents on Wednesday after the virtual FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja, the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fasola, and Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, gave breakdowns of the approvals.
Despite the country sliding into recession and pressure to tinker with its fiscal policies, the Federal Government will not retrieve or adjust the 2021 budget now being considered in the National Assembly.
A South Korean agency for protecting personal information on Wednesday fined Facebook Inc 6.7 billion won ($6.06 million) and sought a criminal investigation for providing users’ personal information to other operators without consent.
At a hearing beginning on Monday, it is challenging a lower court’s ruling that Begum can return to Britain to mount a legal challenge aimed at restoring her UK citizenship, which was revoked on national security grounds.
In a statement released on Monday signed by its Director, Publicity and Advocacy Dr Kakeem Baba-Ahmed, the forum lamented the five-year completion time-frame as a sign that the administration does not care about the security and livelihood of the people of the North.
NiMet’s weather outlook released on Sunday predicted sunny and hazy conditions over the northern part of the country during the morning, afternoon, and evening hours of Sunday.
Minister of Labour and Employment and one of the founding members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in South East, Senator Chris Ngige, weekend, explained that some of the chieftains of the party in the zone did not attend the defection rally of Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State because they were not invited.
Stakeholders in the agriculture value chain from the South-Wesh have attributed preference for production of cash crops by farmers to high profit, challenges of storage, access to finance, and inadequate security.
A group, under the aegis of Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development has emphasized the need for all political interest groups to allow the South East rule Nigeria for the sake of justice and equity.
As the only zone in the South that is yet to produce the President since the return to democratic rule in 1999, the South-East is considered to have a good case in its quest to occupy the seat when President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office in 2023.
Troops of Operation Fire Ball have eliminated five Boko Haram (BHT)/ISWAP terrorists and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition as well as bags of assorted grains in recent attacks on their hideouts in Borno.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government of Borno, describing the terrorist killings as insane.
The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer-Designate.
Azubuike Iheanacho, the medical doctor that was kidnapped in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, has revealed that he had to pay a ransom before the abductors freed him.
Aruna Quadri returned to winning ways with TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell (TTC) in the Table Tennis Bundesliga as the Nigerian was instrumental to his team’s 3-1 win over TTC OE Bad Homburg at the weekend.
Scores of freshly-dug graves fill the church compound in Mai-Kadra. Shovels abandoned by weary hands are strewn on the dirt among empty cans of lemon air freshener that fail to mask the stench of death.
The Trump administration moved forward Friday on removing long-standing federal protection for the nation's birds, over objections from former federal officials and many scientists that billions more birds will likely perish as a result.
Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta says they are ready to prove why they are London’s number one side against Tottenham Hotspur this weekend.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone applauded and had tears in his eyes during the minute's silence for Diego Maradona at the Mestalla.
The Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has hailed the decision of his Ebonyi counterpart, David Umahi, to join the All Progressives Congress (APC).