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A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Kashim Imam, on Monday pledged to contribute N1 billion to facilitate rehabilitation, reconstruction and resettlement of communities ravaged by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno.
Controversy trailing the conduct of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary, in Borno State, took a new twist on Wednesday, when it was revealed that 14, of the 20 aspirants who participated in the exercise have endorsed the outcome of the exercise and upheld the victory of the winner, Prof. Babagana Zulum.
The petitioners alleged that, “The list of delegates was not given to any of the aspirants up until the time of the primaries, which is a fundamental requirement for the conduct of the primaries.”
The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, and her Communication Ministry counterpart, Adebayo Shittu, have suffered a set back in their quest to become the governors of their states.
Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has expressed displeasure over the persistent damage done to major roads in Niger state in particular and Nigeria in general, by heavy duty and articulated vehicles, adding that the State Government would enact a law that will regulate weight of trucks plying roads in the state.
The head of Amazon.com Inc’s cloud computing division on Monday said the company would work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft Corp, which has touted its rejection of controversial sales.
The UN Security Council on Monday renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid calls for action to cut the flow of weapons.
A Sudanese rebel chief said Monday he was deported from Khartoum to South Sudan with two comrades hours after authorities claimed to have released the three men from detention.
Super Falcons captain Desire Oparanozie has attributed their loss to Norway in their opening match to overconfidence having considered them the least opposition in group A.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will meet on Tuesday, regarding judgments and orders issued or served on it from various Courts of Law on issuance of Certificates of Return.
Top G20 finance officials agreed Saturday there was an urgent need to find a global system to tax internet giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple, but clashed on the best way to do it.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday said that the Lagos State Public Works Corporation had been directed to immediately begin patching of potholes across the state.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Wednesday gave former governor Abiola Ajimobi’s aides a 48-hour ultimatum to return government vehicles with them.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said that Kelechi Iheanacho has changed his attitude to training and he is now working hard during sessions with the coaching staff.
Abia North Senator-elect, Orji Uzor Kalu, has shelved his ambition of contesting for the Deputy Senate President of the ninth Senate.