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The farmers in Osun State said they want the digital mobile network of the Global System for Mobile communication to be extended to the farm settlements in the state to enable them link up and connect with the modern world.
“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.
The Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII) said it decided to celebrate with Gov. Abiola Ajimobi on his 69th birthday coming up on Dec. 16 because he had fulfilled most of his electoral promises to the people of Ibadan.
Former Deputy Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Titilola Ademola Dauda, yesterday at a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos South West Nigeria that former Governor of Oyo State Rashidi Ladoja did not buy any vehicle for him and 13 other loyal lawmakers in 2005 to escape impeachment.
In an effort to empower women against oppression, the Ooni of Ife has initiated a musical drama to propagate African woman’s values of courage and strength as demonstrated by Queen Moremi Ajasoro.
Immediate past President of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Ekiti and current President, Ohaneze Ndigbo, South West Nigeria, High Chief Nathaniel Uzomah, has advised his Igbo people not to risk giving block votes to the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi, simply because of the choice of their own, Obi, as his running mate.
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has directed that no official of the Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS) should, from now, carry arms without wearing the police uniforms.
An Islamic group, the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria, has called on Nigerians particularly those who have attained the age of voting, especially in the South-West to collect their Permanent Voter Cards to be able to participate in the 2019 general elections.
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday uncovered a container-load of arms near Igunwa Road, Balogun village, in Ogun State.
There is no iota of truth in the allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari is in support of herdsmen killings and is pursuing an Islamic agenda, a group, Forum of United Nigerians Against Divisive Elements (FUNADE), has said.
A prominent member of the Oyo state People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Hosea Ayoola Agboola, Wednesday morning resigned his membership of the party following Tuesday’s meeting of the party’s leadership in the house of a former Governor Rashidi Ladoja.
The Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council has thrown its weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to consult widely before Nigeria signs the African Continental Free Trade Agreement.
A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, has officially declared to run for the president of Nigeria in the 2019 election.
Group Managing Director of Honeywell Group Plc, Dr Oba Otudeko, on Thursday , appeared before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, South West Nigeria, to give evidence, in relation to a N5.5billion debt allegedly owed Ecobank Nigeria Plc.
Kenyan security forces on Thursday resumed their search of the hotel complex attacked by Islamists with sniffer dogs and bomb experts, as information emerged about one of the attackers who killed 21 people.
The Deputy Governor Plateau State Sonni Tyoden told reporters in Jos on Wednesday that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress and Presidential Campaign Council Co-Chairman Asiwaju Bola Tinubu would accompany the President on the campaign trip.
Tokyo stocks closed lower Thursday, weighed down by a firming yen, but banking shares gained to provide some support for the overall market.
Tottenham have agreed on an £11m ($14m) fee with Chinese outfit Guangzhou R&F for the transfer of Mousa Dembele, subject to international clearance.
I am sure you have noticed that “money is not flowing” this season as it did in 2015 when there was a blizzard of dollars.
The United States of America’s President Donald Trump has said he ‘never meant’ that Mexico would ‘write a check’ for the border wall.
The sun may be setting on a golden era of men’s tennis, but Novak Djokovic’s star still burns bright as he returns to Melbourne Park in search of a record seventh Australian Open title.
The National Border Community Development Agency (BCDA) has expressed concern over the poor execution of the Federal Government Rice Mill project in Gurin, a boarder town in Fufore Local Government area of Adamawa.
The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Ikorodu-West chapter, Lagos State, on Monday urged political leaders and office holders not to neglect the youth, only to remember them when elections were approaching.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that Nigerians will resist any attempt by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government to deliberately truncate the nation’s democracy.