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The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has called on Nigerians and politicians alike to respect the nation’s hard-earned democracy.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Gombe State command, has arrested 67 year-old man, Maisaje Bappa of Latatar village in Shongom Local Government Area of the state for cultivating cannabis.
The Maiadu’a Local Education Authority (LEA) in Katsina State, says it is targeting to enrol up to 9,000 children into primary school for the 2019/2020 academic session.
Remember the sacrifices made by our Founders and great leaders past; by soldiers, by distinguished public servants; by traditional leaders, by our workers —- sacrifices on which Nigeria has been built over the 59 years since Independence in 1960; and
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington DC said it was collaborating with stakeholders in Nigeria to tackle malnutrition and stunted growth among children.
The Kebbi State Government has disclosed that it has budgeted over N1.5 billion to address flood emergencies as state is placed on disaster red alert.
Anambra State government and Department of State Services (DSS) are partnering to minimize the rising cases of mental health challenges bedevilling the country.
Rising from its inauguration of Ukomu Igala, a socio-cultural organization of Igala nation, Kaduna State chapter, at the weekend, the leaders from the eastern senatorial zone of Kogi State have rejected endorsement of the State governor, Yahaya Bello, for the second term in office.
The police, parliament and judiciary top the list of the most corrupt institutions in Nigeria, according to a survey by Transparency International released, yesterday.
A group of Kaduna women under Women in Politics (WIP), has begun consultations towards the 2023 elections in the country.
The Bayelsa State government has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for shifting the date for the governorship election in the state.
Mr. Celestine Okoye, the Zamfara state Commissioner of Police, said on Wednesday that the main reason for persistent terror attacks in the state was due to reprisal attacks between Fulani and Hausa people.
Special Representative of the United Nations (UN) Secretary General for West Africa and the Sahel, Ambassador Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has called on politicians to avoid hate messages and the politics of acrimony that may undermine peaceful conduct of elections, as well associal and national cohesion.
The Kebbi State governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has said that the All Progressive Congress in Kebbi State has derived its strength from the unity of party with all the notable political figures from the opposition party, PDP joining the party.
The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Peter Obi, said Thursday in Benin-City, the Edo State capital, that Nigeria was ‘’collapsing’’ and warned that another four years of President Muhammadu Buhari/APC-led government will finally sink the country.
Federal government urged to promote global best practices of ranching so that pastoralists can rely on farmers for the supply of fodder to augment their animal feeds
The All Progressives Congress in Lagos State on Sunday inaugurated the Independent Campaign Group for Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the party’s governorship candidate in 2019 elections in Yaba.
The absence of a legal representative for a notorious Rivers State serial killer, Gracious West, has stalled the arraignment proceedings at the State High Court in Port Harcourt.
Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday charged the management of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) to invest massively in Information and Communication Technology and research for smarter regulatory duties as demanded in the 21st century.
Apparently responding to critics as to how the recovered loots especially the $322million from late Gen Sani Abacha was utilized, the federal government has cleared the air on the utilization of the sleaze.
The Akwa Ibom state government has concluded plans to establish two rehabilitation centres for 462 repentant militants.
An 8,000-year-old pearl that archaeologists say is the worlds oldest will be displayed in Abu Dhabi, according to authorities who said Sunday it is proof the objects have been traded since Neolithic times.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reaffirmed that he has no plans to leave the All Progressives Congress (APC) for another political party.
No fewer than 300 shops and goods worth millions of Naira were on Saturday night destroyed by fire that engulfed Santana market on Sapele road in Benin, Edo.
Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has asked the national assembly to work with anti-graft agencies for the recovery of “$103.7 billion lost on oil sale”.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun to carry out thorough assessment on all Model Schools built by his predecessors, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, advising him to pull down all the weak ones to prevent collapse of buildings and death of would-be students and staff in any of the schools.
Nigeria’s senior national male cricket team on Saturday lost by 69 runs to Jersey in their first Group B match at the ongoing T20 World Cup Qualifiers in the UAE.