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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has offered scholarship up to university level to the children of the slain vendor, the late Mr. Ifeanyi Okereke.
The Speaker to the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday paid a condolence visit to the Association of Abuja vendors to commiserate with a member that was killed by his security aide.
Host communities of the Niger Delta have demanded ownership and control of the trust funds proposed in the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) for the development of oil-bearing areas.
More cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the past four weeks than in the first six months of the pandemic, the UN health agency chief told journalists on Friday as he launched a new report on the threat posed by antimicrobial resistance.
Period of brooding over the devastation suffered by Lagos State in the violence that trailed the hijack of the #EndSARS protests is now past. The recovery effort has begun in earnest, with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu putting the hammer down on the process of rebuilding the lost assets of the state.
The National Lottery Trust Fund (NLTF) has revealed that two lotto operators, Premier Lotto (a.k.a Baba Ijebu) and KC Gaming (a.k.a Bet9ja), have remitted a total of N1 billion to the federal government.
The National Lottery Trust Fund (NLTF) has expressed gratitude to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for its intervention making two frontline lottery operators: Premier Lotto a.k.a Baba Ijebu and KC Gaming, a.k.a Bet9ja to remit a total of N1billion to the federal government.
Magnus Abe, former representative of the Rivers South-East Senatorial District, has warned the federal government that the $1billion Ogoni clean up must not be consumed by the “Nigerian factor”.
Lagos State Governor Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to focus on technology to combat crime in the state.
Yazid-Danfulani Trust Fund, an Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), on Monday donated school uniforms and writing materials to orphans and children of less privileged in Gusau, Zamfara.
The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, has warmly welcomed the establishment of a new Global Media Defense Fund at the initiative of the United Kingdom and Canada and their respective pledges of £3 million ($3.8m) over five years and of 1 million Canadian Dollars ($765,000) to the Fund.
Ogun gubernatorial candidate of Africa Democratic Congress, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka (GNI) ON Sunday highlighted why he should be elected as the next governor of the state.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has launched a $1.18m fund for victims of a militia once run by former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba, it said on Wednesday.
Amb. Ketil Karlsen, the Head of European Union (EU) Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, says 111 Nigerian migrants trapped in Libya are expected to return home on Thursday.
The Kano State Government said it would spend N500 million in 2018 as counterpart funding for the World Bank’s Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) in the state.
The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has handed over the Afam Power Plant in Oyigbo Local Government of Rivers State to Transcorp Power Consortium, which emerged the preferred bidder of the power asset, with a bid offer of N105 billion.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has provided dry season farm inputs to 14,250 households for the 2020-2021 dry season farming in troubled Borno State.
The outgoing administration of US President Donald Trump issued a new temporary rule that could require tourist and business travellers from two dozen countries – most in Africa – to pay a bond of as much as $15,000 to visit the United States.
Rising from its monthly meeting held at the country home of its national leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Akure, the Ondo state capital, the Group opposed the proposed rail line and an N30bn highway to connect the Niger Republic with Nigeria.
StarTimes GO, an e-shopping channel on pay-TV platform StarTimes, has partnered top retail and tech brands on Black Friday Sales on November 27.
Fire from a lantern has burned the face and legs of a day-old-baby boy in Calabar, the Cross River State capital.
The Kwara State Government has recorded three more COVID-19 cases, while 11 patients, who tested negative twice, have been discharged.
Troops of Operation Fireball have killed three Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in different clearances they conducted in Borno State.
Manchester United face a goalkeeping crisis in January and it is entirely of their own making.
Suspected kidnappers have abducted the wife and son of a security detail attached to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in Yolde Pate, a surbub of Yola.