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Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently act on the requests recently made by the Southern Governors Forum as a way to curb rising insecurity in the country.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had recovered more than N50 million from parties involved in illegal real estate transaction activities.
Worried by the high rate of rape in Zamfara State, a civil society organization (CSO) known as Human Rights Defender and Advocacy Center is seriously mounting pressure on the State Government to establish a commission that can address the cases of rape in the state.
The Katsina State Government is planning to reintroduce the development levy and cattle tax to raise revenue.
Members of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, (PASAN), Ondo State chapter, on Tuesday, shut down activities in the complex of the State House of Assembly in Akure, while protesting financial autonomy for the legislative arm of government.
Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma has carried out a minor cabinet reshuffle, following the confirmation of four new Commissioners by the State House of Assembly.
Ahead of the March 27, 2021, by-election for the Aba North/Aba South federal constituency seat in the House of Representatives, Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu, has urged the stakeholders in the area to support an indigene of Aba as their candidate for the position.
Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Cross River State branch, has described the bill seeking transfer of minimum wage from the exclusive to concurrent list as retrogressive saying the bill will never see the light of the day.
The Senate on Wednesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the appointment of an indigene of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as a non-career ambassador.
Twice rejected by the State House of Assembly for “being a security threat” Justice Akon Bassey Ikpeme was on Monday sworn-in by Cross River Governor, Prof Ben Ayade at the Executive Council Chambers, Calabar as the Chief Judge of the state.
Enugu State government has expressed its deepest sadness over the death of the Commissioner for Transport, Mathias Ekweremadu Jnr, who died on Thursday, February 4, 2021, while in active service.
The Governor of Central Bank Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, says that the bank will partner government and relevant private sector organisations to provide modern facilities in the heath sector and sponsor research on Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the country.
But Mrs Akpoti, in a statement on Sunday, said the award does not take into cognisance the bloody events of the 2019 elections where the governor and his administrators alleged violent actions against her and other female opposition voices in the state. NCWS can’t be ignorant of the reportage by the many national and international observers where I was an observee.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Agba, has called for the inclusion of compulsory community service in the curriculum of secondary and tertiary schools in the country to encourage charitable and volunteer work.
An Edo State High Court sitting in Benin, has nullified the candidacy of the Deputy Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the September 19, 2020 governorship election in the State, Mr. Gani Audu.
Enugu State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the state’s 2021 appropriation bill of N169.8 billion.
The State House of Assembly had on Thursday passed the budget with an increase of N2.21 billion as against the N151.2 billion presented by the governor.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Monday, assented to the 2021 Appropriation Bill of N268.8 billion with an assurance to fast-track infrastructural projects for benefit of the people during the period.
Italian Sky Sports journalist Matteo Moretto has proclaimed that Barcelona are willing to sell French superstar Antoine Griezmann in the summer if they were to receive an adequate offer, in order to try and ease the pressure on their accounts.
Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC), has expressed its readiness to refund the sum of N50,000 for Councillorship candidates and N250,000 for Chairmanship candidates as stated on Time-Table and guidelines released for local government council elections, coming up in the state.
The Lagos State Government has completed more than 1,097 school projects covering 970 schools across the State, just as it has also ensured the upgrade and rehabilitation of 322 dilapidated public schools and the furnishing of Primary Schools with 87,000 dual composite unit of chairs and desks in two years.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has vowed to leave no stone unturned in unraveling those behind the murder of the job-seeker, Miss Iniubong Umoren.
Two tornadoes that struck central and eastern China killed at least 10 people and injured more than 300, authorities said Saturday.
Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City’s Premier League match against Chelsea on Saturday comes too early to have any bearing on the Champions League final.
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Saturday declared his belief in a united Nigeria and condemned calls for secession by some groups in the country.
There was a low turnout of workers in Osogbo, Osun, on Friday after the Wednesday and Thursday public holiday declared by the Federal Government.
Financial inclusion and provision of sustainable energy is at a turning point in Africa’s largest economy, Nigeria. With a population of over 200 million, about 50 per cent of the total population live in rural areas, and only 39 per cent of those living in rural communities have access to electricity. This is in addition to over 40 per cent of the entire population who are financially excluded or underserved.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has submitted a list of 35 players to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the upcoming international friendly games in Austria in June.