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Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has said he backs efforts of the legislature in the country to have a financial autonomy.
Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has said that Nigeria will continue to suffer insecurity and downturn among others if the country is not restructured before 2023.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it plans harmonise reports from states on Polling Units (PUs) expansion, to ensure that they are in conformity with its guidelines.
The United States Department of State, in its 2020 International Religious Freedom Report on Nigeria, noted that the constitution barred the federal and state governments from adopting a state religion, prohibits religious discrimination, and provides for individuals’ freedom to choose, practice, propagate, or change their religion.
Legal practitioner, Chief Niyi Akintola, SAN, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) will only participate in the May 22 council election in Oyo State if the election would be conducted in the 33 Local Government Areas and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state.
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.
The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has called for urgent measures to stave off further attacks on its facilities across the country, lamenting that in less than two weeks, three of its offices in the Southeastern part of Nigeria have come under attacks by arsonists.
The House of Representatives has denied reports that Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila was opposed to the call for restructuring of the country by governors of the southern states.
Senate minority leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe said yesterday in Awka that he advocates Biafra of the mind and not Biafra of territory, arguing that people of the various ethnic nationalities could develop their areas at their pace and still be happy in a united Nigeria.
Ireland’s health service said it was under a ransomware attack on Friday that forced it to shut down its computer systems.
Unity Bank Plc will provide additional funding to 120,000 smallholder maize farmers in the 2021 wet season farming under the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP).
Oba of Benin, HRM Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II on Thursday called on governors of the 36 states of the federation through Nigeria’s Governors Forum to ensure autonomy for the judiciary in line with the constitution
Latest operations report of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation indicates that Nigeria’s refineries under the management of NNPC could not refine a drop of crude oil amid concerns by the Nigeria Labour Congress over the comatose state of the facilities.
A former governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has expressed his support to the resolutions arrived at by southern governors after a meeting held in Asaba, the Delta State capital on Tuesday.
President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday took on the 17 Southern governors, who rose from a meeting on Tuesday in Asaba, canvassing, among others, restructuring of the country.
The federal government has concluded plans to deploy more military assets, including troops, intelligence personnel and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to the South-east and South-south, investigation has revealed.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has asked governors, politicians and political office holders to stop playing to the gallery and do the politically correct thing by channeling their thoughts and desires appropriately.
The Nigerian Army has challenged Sahara reporters to mention the location where Boko Haram terrorists distributed Ramadan packages and cash in Borno and Yobe as reported by the medium.
There was a heavy presence of police, men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, at Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, Osogbo, the venue of the Yoruba Nation Mega Rally on Saturday.
Man Utd are keen on Marcos Llorente and they are promising to do everything they can to get him. 'The Mirror' says they could offer Atletico Madrid 70 million euros to get the midfielder which Diego Simeone has converted into an attacker.
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Friday said he is considering running for President in 2023. He made the comment while speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today.
Achraf Hakimi believes that Inter can create a dynasty of domestic and international success under Antonio Conte's guidance, after they ended Juventus' decade-long reign at the Serie A summit.
Olasunkanmi Tegbe, an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Oyo State in 2019, has distributed about 5,000 packed food stuffs to the less privileged for Eid el-Fitr celebration.
The Biden administration said on Thursday it was lifting Ebola-related travel restrictions for U.S. visitors who have recently been in Guinea, effective Friday.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 30 new cases in its update for May 8, 2021.
Israel carried out hundreds of air strikes in Gaza on Wednesday and Palestinian militants fired multiple rocket barrages at Tel Aviv and the southern city of Beersheba in the region’s most intense hostilities in years
“The PDP describes as wicked and completely unacceptable that APC leaders could go after workers’ salaries even after their party, the APC, had endorsed the increase in the cost of fuel, electricity and other tariffs, leading to the steeply rise in the cost of food and other essential commodities beyond the reach of millions of Nigerians,” the statement partly read.