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The Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council, PDPNCC, for Edo governorship election yesterday mocked says the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for saying that he would follow the footprint of the former APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, if voted into power.
Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Cross River State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, at the weekend handed over an ultra modern housing estate comprising 52 units to displaced Bakassi indigenes including widows.
The Embassy of the State of Kuwait has distributed foodstuffs to 1,249 in five states to alleviate the sufferings of the poor and the needy in the month of Ramadan.
The Zamfara chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday distributed 1400 bags of assorted grains to the people of Tsafe Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
As part of its efforts to ease the hardship of the lockdown order by the Nigerian government in combating the coronavirus pandemic, Chinwe Bode-Akinwande – CBA Foundation, a Lagos-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed relief food items and cash support to underprivileged widows and their vulnerable children in four communities in Lagos.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, Friday, went around major areas in Ogun Central Senatorial District to distribute relief materials to some residents.
The Nollywood industry – which came to life in the early 1990s – is often seen as a natural heir to the Nigerian TV series which had already produced roughly 14,000 feature films in the previous decade
Mr Olusegun Onilude, Chairman, Badagry Local Government Area of Lagos State, has expressed commitment toward equitable distribution of developmental projects across the 10 wards in the council.
From tapping lenders to selling personal assets, Saudis are scrambling to raise cash to invest in Aramco stocks after the oil giant announced its blockbuster market debut even as it offered few listing details, according to AFP reports.
No fewer than 700 residents of Emure-Ekiti and other communities in Emure council areas of Ekiti State have benefitted from a community-based health project organised by the a member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly.
Mrs Hadiza Sabo, the Nasarawa State Chairperson of Market Women Association (MWA), has implored traders not to increase the prices of their goods following approved minimum wage for workers.
The Kaduna State Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources on Thursday distributed 1,045 clean cooking stoves to women in the state.
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will continue to collaborate with religious groups in addressing societal ills that impede development in society.
Convener of OurMumuDonDo Movement, Mr. Charles Oputa, a.k.a Charly Boy, on Friday said street protests by Nigerians over national issues cannot change political leaders at all levels.
The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, Imo state office, on Tuesday, invited a former House of Representatives member who represented Okigwe South Federal Constituency, Chike Okafor, to appear before it on Thursday, for questioning over his constituency fund projects.
Huawei will stop making its flagship Kirin chipsets next month, financial magazine Caixin said on Saturday, as the impact of U.S. pressure on the Chinese tech giant grows. U.S. pressure on Huawei’s suppliers has made it impossible for the company’s HiSilicon chip division to keep making the chipsets, key components for mobile phone, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Unit was quoted as saying at the launch of the company’s new Mate 40 handset.
The Federal House of Representatives, in it’s oversight function, has uncovered many power projects, put together at the cost of N156 billion, that are being abandoned or are yet to be completed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
The Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, on Saturday, warned Miyetti Allah Kautal Haure not to allow the Fulani Security group to operate in the Southeast and Southsouth to avoid bloody confrontation by both groups.
Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari’s closest ally and nephew, Malam Mamman Daura, spoke against zoning of presidency ahead of the 2023 election, Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i has said the next President should come from the South.
Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, Acting Managing Director, Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), said the authority arrested 13 cart pushers and seized 29 carts for violating environmental laws of the state.
The Federal Government has assured medical workers handling COVID-19 pandemic cases across the country of payment of their June hazard allowance from August 10.
WhatsApp is piloting a new feature that lets users quickly search the contents of viral messages to fact-check misinformation, the company has announced.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied suggestions that it was frustrating the evacuation process of Nigerian students in Saudi Arabia.
Shares in South Africa’s Shoprite Holdings shot up over 11% on Monday after it reported higher total sales and said it was considering the sale of all of, or a majority stake in, its Nigerian subsidiary.
China says it will not accept the U.S.’ “theft” of a Chinese technology company, state media reported on Tuesday.