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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Thursday, said the state will be providing N500million seed capital towards ensuring the state benefits from the World Bank assisted Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP).
The Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has restored public water supply in Owerri metropolis. Uzodinma spoke on Wednesday, in Owerri, through his Chief Press Secretary, Oguwike Nwachukwu, adding that the governor, took the action immediately he discovered there were complaints of scarcity of water in the state capital.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday charged the Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr Anthony Ayine, and his counterparts at the state level to keep Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are kept on their toes through timely and high-quality audits.
The Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) says it has started preliminary work on the review of the remuneration of political office holders.
The Kano State Commissioner for Education, Muhammad Sanusi-Kiru, says over 500,000 out-of-school children in the state are now back to school, as the state’s school enrolment level increases tremendously.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has urged state governors to key into the Federal government’s National Digital Economy policy and strategy.
The African Agricultural Technology Foundation, AATF, has emphasized that hope for Africa’s agricultural development lies deeply in sustainable technology and innovation.
Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State says his administration can thrive without revenues from the Federal Allocations.
According to him, Life-saving commodities are those medicines, medical devices and health supplies and rapid diagnostic test tools to address leading causes of malaria and the disease.
The Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, on Tuesday, officially commenced lecture on the teaching and learning of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education using the home-grown mechanism that factor in African cultural contexts and humour.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has expressed optimism that the current recovery at the stock market will be sustained. Its optimism is based on the improved macroeconomic conditions and favourable global economic outlook.
Plateau State government has earmarked the sum of six hundred and six million, seven hundred and seventy thousand naira (N606, 770, 000.00) for the payment of scholarship allowances to students studying within and outside the country.
Plateau State Government has budgeted the sum of N1 billion for the acquisition of election materials for local government election in four council areas where elections were suspended last year due to insecurity.
Nigeria’s economy will grow by 2.1 per cent for three consecutive years covering 2020, 2021 and 2023, the World Bank has predicted.
In what may be termed the first soothing news of 2020, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Monday reiterated Federal Government’s plan to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty this year, in line with a pledge earlier made by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.
Nigerian women’s table tennis star Edem Offiong lost to African number one Dina Meshref in the final of the 2020 ITTF Africa Cup on Wednesday.
Egypt’s Ahmed Saleh stunned African number one Aruna Quadri to the men’s singles final of the 2020 ITTF Africa Cup in Tunisia on Wednesday.
Abia Warriors of Umuahia have been fined N5, 000, 000, 000 (five million naira) only as a result of fans violence that marred the club’s Matchday 20 against Enyimba.
Egypt held a military funeral Wednesday for former president Hosni Mubarak, whose three decades of strong-arm rule ended in the Arab Spring protests of 2011.
President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the Nigerian military to re-examine strategies towards defeating the Islamic States for West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists in the North East.
Juan Mata is confident that Bruno Fernandes and Odion Ighalo could hand Manchester United the expected impetus to boost the club’s quest for a top-four finish in the Premier League.
Togo's election authorities on Wednesday barred a main independent observer group from monitoring an upcoming poll expected to see President Faure Gnassingbe extend his family's decades-long rule.
Former Manchester United star Gary Neville does not believe Mohamed Salah is at Liverpool for the long haul.
Usman, who resides at NDC Ungwan Kaji Kaduna, is facing a two-count charge bordering on fraud and stealing, to which he pleaded not guilty
A “bomb attack” on a rally in support of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed injured nearly 30 people Sunday, a police official said, in the latest sign of instability ahead of elections in August.