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Justice Choebe Ayua of federal high court Abakaliki in Ebonyi State, on Monday, sentenced a twenty-eight years old man, Mr Christopher Achi to two years imprisonment for vandalising Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, electric cables at Ihenu Uburu Community of Ebonyi.
The Founder and President of Ogoni Liberation Initiative (OLI), a civil society group in Nigeria concern with ensuring the restoration of Ogoni polluted environment, Dauglas Fabeke, has said that Ogoniland has suffered an estimated economic loss over N4 trillion due to oil spill in the last 60 years.
The defendants are: Musa Akeem, 24; Abbey Macdonald, 25; Collins Ikechukwu, 23; Uche John, 31; Bolanle Olamide, 21; Benjamin Okafor, 33; Sylvester Anyebe, 23; Godwin Ani, 23, and Omo Mezie, 22.
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the detention in Lagos of an Airbus aircraft belonging to Emirates Airline over N8.1 million ($22,103) judgment debt.
Plateau United and Kano Pillars battled to a 1-1 draw in the star fixture of the Nigeria Professional Football League on Sunday at the New Jos Stadium.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday, hailed the church for efforts in enhancing national cohesion for Nigeria’s growth and development.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Nigeria has met the 100 per cent target agreement entered into by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and 10 Non-OPEC Member States.
The dust raised over the alleged withdrawal of criminal charges against a former Minister of Petroleum Resource, Diezani Alison-Madueke, is yet to settle as a pressure group, Northern Youths in Defence of Democracy and Justice (NYDDJ), has jumped into the fray, dismissing denials by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that the charges have not been dropped but split.
There might not be an end yet to the brewing cold war between governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State and his predecessor, senator Rochas Okorocha over governance of the state.
In a monthly rating of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors Forum, tagged Progressive Governors Forum assessment of individual APC states, Kano state under Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, is rated with highest points in developmental activities.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has confirmed the death of two people in a gas explosion, which occurred on Thursday.
The Nigerian Army says it has rescued 20 people including a medical team from the Boko Haram terrorists after a fierce battle in Yobe State.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is open to the possibility of extending his contract at the club which is currently set to expire in 2021.qg
A total number of 17,000 Nigerians or more died of HIV/AIDS-related causes in 2018 alone, the latest report by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), global snapshot on children, HIV/AIDS, released ahead of the 2019 World AIDS Day, has stated. Nigerian children and adolescents (47 daily) died of AIDS-related causes in 2018.
An international humanitarian and nonprofit making organization, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, has trained 75 Traditional Bed Attendants, TBAs, in 55 communities in five Area Councils of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, to reduce maternal and child mortality rates.
As part of the ongoing probe of alleged $44.9 million wire deals, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has interrogated the Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Ifechukwu Onyema.
Lionel Messi “won’t retire anytime soon”, says Barcelona legend Rivaldo, but he may be tempted to seek a new challenge away from Camp Nou in “the next couple of years”.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa State has vowed to approach the Supreme Court to challenge the victory of Governor Ahmadu Fintiri at the Supreme Court.
The Ebonyi Police Command on Thursday said it had uncovered a new strategy used by criminals to rob bank customers.
Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez is leading the charge for Europe’s biggest clubs to break away from their domestic competitions and form a radical new Super League.
Russia and Turkey are working on a contract for the delivery of a new batch of Russian S-400 missile systems, the Interfax news agency cited a senior official at a Russian military cooperation agency as saying Friday.
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said that acts of impunity had no place and would never be tolerated in Nigeria.
A Medical Doctor and Director Medical Services with Kaduna State Ministry of Health, Dr. Ado Zakari Muhammed, said on Tuesday that Rigasa, a community in Igabi local government area of Kaduna State recorded highest number of women with Vesico Virgina Fistula (VVF), due to female genital mutilation.
The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriation, Senator Barau Jibrin, on Wednesday, submitted the report of the 2020 Appropriation Bill to the Senate for consideration and approval.
A delegation of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Monday arrived Katsina in continuation of its assessment following the closure of the borders about three months ago.
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker has been crowned the first ever winner of the Yachine Trophy at 2019 Ballon d'Or ceremony in Paris.