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A literary activist and professor in North Carolina University in Charlotte, United States of America (USA), Tanure Ojaide, has frowned at the jumbo pay given to legislators in Nigeria not minding the fact that a vast majority of Nigerians live in crippling poverty and advised citizens to oppose it including other aspects of corruption, warning that doing nothing about it is dangerous to future generations.
Senate President Bukola Saraki has assured corps members serving in Kwara State of payment of monthly allowances from the state government.
The Oyo State Government has announced a three-day mourning period in honour of the speaker of the state assembly, Michael Adeyemo.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) says it has constituted a committee to make university education accessible to the teeming population, who are seeking tertiary education in Nigeria.
The U.S. Mission in Nigeria will flag-off a 2-day training programme for no fewer than 120 Nigerian entrepreneurs on April 10 at the University of Port Harcourt.
The National Youth Service Corps has ruled out suicide attempt in the death of a corps member, Nneka Odili, who was killed in a train accident on Thursday in Lagos.
The Police Command in Rivers said it arrested 20 suspects in connection with various crimes in the last five months in the state.
An economist, Prof. Okey Onuchuku on Monday, said Britain’s export finance agency’s plan to add the Naira to its list of pre-approved currencies would boost the value of Nigerian currency.
A Consultant Paediatrician with the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital says parents and the government are to blame for the alarming incidence in rape cases, sexual molestation and other forms of abuse.
Prof. Andrew Efemini of the Department of Philosophy, University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) has called on concerned authorities to intervene on his alleged victimisation by management of the institution.
The Lagos State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Prince Mohammed Momoh, on Monday, warned that the scheme would not hesitate to blacklist employers that connive with corps members to play truancy during the service year.
President Muhammadu Buhari has named four heads for major health institutions across Nigeria.
Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, who ran for governor in Anambra State under the Democratic People’s Congress has hinted that he will seek election as Nigeria’s president in 2019.
The Federal Government on Monday said it evacuated 1,030 stranded Nigerian migrants from Libya between Jan. 7 and Jan 8, 2018.
Former Rivers State Governor, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, promoted insecurity during his 8-year administration of the state, Chief of Staff to the Rivers State Governor, Engr Chukwuemeka Woke, has stated.
At least 12 police personnel, including two senior officers, were killed in fresh clashes with Taliban militants in eastern Afghanistan’s Ghazni province overnight, a local official said Tuesday.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe has fired Minister of State for Mashonaland West Province Webster Shamu, but gave no reasons for the move.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has urged the management of the National Boundary Commission, to re-engineer its operations and address the nation’s peculiar border challenges.
Women in the South South region of the country have been urged to actively participate in politics by collecting their permanent voter cards.
Former Norwich City striker Grant Holt is to follow Tim Weise's lead and make the late-career move from professional football into the world of wrestling.
After reviewing the alleged gross incompetence being displayed by the Presidency in providing security for the citizenry, the Umuahia Diocese, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign from office and forget about vying for re-election.
Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has said that he was committed to uniting all aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
Canada’s Milos Raonic, who has been battling a knee injury, pulled out of the French Open on Sunday.
The President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has assured that there will not be any form of distractions for the Super Eagles, as the team goes into the Russia 2018 World Cup with owed bonuses and promisory notes secured and ready to be paid.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged Muslims to use the Ramadan period to pray for unity in the country.