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Women politicians in Kogi have alleged that they were being denied the opportunity to contest elective posts, and accused male politicians of “constantly seeking to dominate the political space”.
Serena Williams insisted she was not cheating in the US Open final on Saturday before accusing the sport which has made her a global icon and multi-millionaire of sexism.
An early morning inferno on Saturday in Ado village, Karu Local Government Area Nasarawa State has burnt three children of the same parents to death, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
One of Britain’s leading astrophysicists, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, said she will donate her $3 million prize to encourage more people, especially women, to break into the field.
Malaysian Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, stoked further legal controversy over homosexuality when he denounced the caning of two Muslim women for attempting lesbian sex.
In a move aimed towards resolving outstanding issues and re-positioning the party for the 2019 elections, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a new caretaker Executive Committee to pilot the affairs of the party in Anambra State.
A former Comptroller-General of Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) and aspirant for Plateau Central Senatorial District under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), David Shikfu Parradang, has assured that PDP would crush the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019.
President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, and human rights activist, Femi Falana, have accused the Federal Government of non-commitment to its constitutional obligation to guarantee national integration.
The leadership of Tiv Development Association (TIDA), Nasarawa State, have explained that the tireless efforts of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura in resolving the farmers/herdsmen crisis has yielded fruitful result as all the Tiv displaced farmers have returned back to their villages.
Market women, youth groups and commercial motorcyclists in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, have declared their ‘unflinching’ support for the re-election of Governor Nyesom Wike, citing his outstanding performance, as the reason for their endorsement.
Nasarawa State Government says it has constructed a 2,000 capacity boarding secondary in Lafia, the state capital, which it donated to the Nigeria Police Force.
Twenty-eight years after her affair with Bill Clinton, Monica Lewinsky appears not to have forgiven her former boss.
A Cleric, Ogheneoro Emiaso, has declared his intention to contest for the Presidency under the Young Democratic Party (YDP) in 2019 general elections.
As political parties continue to strategise towards 2019, the Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has added one more governorship aspirant to its array of gubernatorial hopefuls as the former acting governor of the state, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has declared to challenge Governor Jibrilla Bindow, in 2019 elections.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that he will seek re-election in 2019, citing the support of youths from the 23 Local Government Areas as the principal reason for his declaration.
The Sokoto State Government on Tuesday met with stakeholders on how best the state’s 2020 budget could be reviewed to include provision of Isolation Centres, screening facilities, and other costs in the management of COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
Ogunyemi was said to have killed one Moshood Babalola on 17th of February 2010 at about 10am at a village called Agbedegbede in Ile Ife, Osun State.
West Ham have been linked with a move for Michy Batshuayi.
The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said it has released a total of 7, 813 inmates from various Correctional Centers since the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country.
Rivers State Governor and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo Governorship Election, Nyesom Wike, has said the statement credited to Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, that he (Wike) will be quarantined, was an admission of the plot by the party to use security forces to rig the Edo State election come September 19.
Nasarawa State government says it will launch a website where unemployed youth will be registered across the state and afford them the opportunity to select skill acquisition of their choice.
Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Matazu Local Government Area of Katsina State, Alhaji Yusau Dissi, was reportedly abducted alongside nine others by gunmen in different attacks across the state.
“Sexual abuse happens in every profession, whether it is medicine or law. We have also heard of lecturers who demand for sex from their students in order to award them high scores. Even in government circles, it happens. It affects all strata of society. It is not peculiar to Nollywood at all,” he told a national daily.
The yet to be identified man accused of defiling an 8-year old being carried by cops to the Police Command, Yenagoa.
The Federal Road Safety Commission Board has during its meeting on 3 May, 2020 after due consideration of the report submitted by the Establishment Committee in respect to the 2019 promotion, approved the promotion of 2 Assistant Corps Marshals (ACM) from the North Central geopolitical zone to the rank of Deputy Corps Marshal with immediate effect.