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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says President Muhammadu Buhari will speak to Nigerians on the Lekki shootings when he has all the facts on the incident.
During the attack, the hoodlums damaged properties and set a vehicle ablaze, sources at the Oluwo of Iwoland’s palace confirmed.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has extended the ultimatum issued to fleeing inmates to return by one week, till Friday, October 30, 2020.
The son of the Special Adviser to the Sokoto State Governor on Social Investment, Alhaji Hayatu Tafida, has been detained by the police.
Up to 10,000 fans might be allowed to watch the Super Eagles friendly games against Algeria and Tunisia.
As the nation’s political attention shifts to Ondo State for the October 10 governorship election, some candidates in the poll participated in a debate on Thursday evening to share their vision and sell their objectives to the people of the state.
The lawmaker representing Andoni/Opobo/Nkoro Federal Constituency of Rivers State, Awaji-Inombek Abiante, who sponsored the bill, noted that the appointment of the current service chiefs was lopsided.
There is disquiet in the South-West Zone of the Peoples Democratic Party following the decision of a former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, to lead a delegation of state party chairmen from the zone to hold secret talks with the PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus.
The Pan Niger Delta Forum has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to revisit the 2014 national conference report and use the recommendations to move Nigeria forward.
The agency’s Director-General, Clement Nze, said his agency had earlier in the year sounded the alarm of the heavy downpour and consequent flooding expected in the country but the state governments did not prepare by taking proactive and preventive environmental measures.
The All Progressives Congress Professionals in Oyo State (APC-P) has called on Governor Seyi Makinde to stop wasting the state’s resources on the People’s Democratic Party to push his alleged ambition to contest for the position of the Vice President in 2020.
A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, says his life is in danger.
The two men, believed to be traders, were reportedly riding on a motorcycle and conveying a bag of corn to an unknown destination.
Mr Adolphus Aghughu has emerged the Acting Auditor-General of the Federation, AuGF as the erstwhile auditor-general, Mr Anthony Ayine, retires from service.
The Senate has queried officials of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Republic of Germany for allegedly spending a total sum of N248 million without the approval of the National Assembly.
The Caf Champions League final as well as the semi-final second leg encounter between Zamalek and Raja Casablanca have been postponed until further notice, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) confirmed on Thursday.
The Federal Government has restated its commitment to ensuring that Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala emerges as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation.
The Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Joe Enwonwu, has said that nine suspects have been arrested in connection with the burning of Iseyin police station.
Henry Makinwa has left his position as the head coach of Nigeria’s professional football league side Katsina United.
A medical practitioner, Dr Ifeanyi Ndukwe, has called on governments to improve the welfare of healthcare workers so as to curb medical tourism.
Former Minister of State for Education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, has sympathised with flood victims displaced from their homes in several communities of Ughelli-South Local Government Area in Delta State.
The Abia State Government has relaxed the curfew imposed on Aba and Umuahia cities following the hijack of the EndSARS protest by hoodlums who razed public and private properties in Aba.