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Pfizer and BioNTech will donate doses of their Coronavirus vaccines to participants at this summer’s Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Thursday.
The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate alleged illegal fishing worth 70million dollars by Chinese and European trawlers in Nigerian waters.
A Russian woman was deported from Bali on Wednesday for violating (COVID-19) rules after she had entered a supermarket with her face painted to look like she was wearing a mask.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has expressed concern over new paediatric HIV infections in children aged 0-4 years.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve data collection and analytics on port related activities.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has offered to assist the President Muhammadu Buhari administration tackle insecurity and other challenges facing the nation.
The Organised Labour says Nigerian workers are opposed to any reform that seeks to scrap the local government system from the Constitution.
Lagos East Senatorial District representative in the National Assembly, Senator Adetokunbo Abiru, on Wednesday moved a motion for the urgent rehabilitation of the Ikorodu/Shagamu and Ikorodu-Itoikin-Epe-Ijebu-Ode roads.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has extended the length of service for all categories of teachers in Kano State from 35 to 40 years, and the retirement age from 60 to 65 years.
Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, on Saturday, thanked the organised labour in the state for their patience, understanding and maintaining very good relationship with the government.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has expressed the readiness of his administration to partner with Edo workers to expand the tax net in the state following the dwindling revenue from Abuja.
The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), has called out Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, for running a “one-man-show’’ in the sector.
Gov. Samuel Ortom has assured Benue State workers of steady welfare in spite of continuous dwindling resources in the country and other challenges facing the state.
The Federal Government said it has put machinery in motion to register more employers associations, besides the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association.
Protesters against military rule marched in Myanmar on Saturday three months after a coup ended a democratic transition, with several small blasts compounding a sense of crisis that a U.N. envoy warned could bring state administration to a halt
Former president Olusegun Obasanjo, has advised the Federal Government to invest sufficiently in agriculture as a strategy to curb youth restiveness in the country.
Chairman, South West Governors Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu has cried out that the nation’s current security architecture cannot guarantee effective policing and address the array of security challenges confronting the country.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue on Tuesday condemned the killing of seven persons in Monday’s attack on Abagena Internally Displaced Persons camp in Makurdi.
With the Plateau PDP house still in disarray, no thanks to the disputed state congress already set aside by the courts, the contest for the 2023 governorship ticket is rife and raging in closets and cleavages, with some of the party wigs insisting that relatively young aspirants be favoured to emerge to avoid the ‘mistake’ of 2019 which grated on the Party’s electoral appeal and fortunes leading to its shock loss of chance to recapture power.
The governor, therefore, commended the Chairman of the Keana LGA, Adamu Adi Giza, for undertaking the 20km/33KVA electrification project valued at N150 million, especially at a time when speculations were rife that the local government chairmen were unable to sink even a water borehole in their domain.
Some communities in Itu local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State are gradually becoming physically separated from their neighbours in other parts of the state due to the total collapse of access roads to the Calabar/Itu Expressway.
Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele at the weekend, challenged tertiary institutions in Nigeria to promote research and well-designed programmes that will boost agriculture and agribusiness in Nigeria.
Britain's ruling Conservative Party won a new seat in parliament on Friday, sweeping aside the incumbent Labour Party with a victory in the northern English town of Hartlepool that tightens its grip on traditional Labour-voting areas.
The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has educated Nigerians on their rights and obligations in their day to day dealings with network operators.
Fire on Thursday night gutted the Cairo Market in the Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Area of Lagos State, according to newsmen.
Manchester City and Chelsea will play off for the biggest prize in European club football later this month, but there is plenty on the line for both clubs when they meet in a prelude to the Champions League final on Saturday.
Rice farmers under the umbrella of the Rice Processors Association of Nigeria (RIPAN), yesterday kicked against the directive by the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, to the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to return the smuggled goods it impounded from rice traders’ shops in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Arik Air management says it has reintroduced flights from Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja, to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital with effect from May 10.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja called on Nigerians to fully participate in the ongoing synchronization of National Identification Number (NIN) with SIM cards across the country as it will provide a digital framework for improving security and strengthening of the economy.
The Board of Directors, Niger Delta Power Holding Company, NDPHC, and the National Council on Privatisation have approved the sale of five generating companies in the country through a competitive bidding process.
The Imo state governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, yesterday said that the process to unmask the sponsors of the series of attacks in Imo, have gotten to the advanced stage.
Only home fans (a limited number) will be able to attend the final two league games of the season, as confirmed by the Premier League.