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The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Umar, says 45 per cent of death of children under five years old was preventable with a healthy diet.
A Magistrates’ Court in Wuse Zone 6, Abuja on Wednesday sentenced an applicant, Bashir Sani, to six months in prison for stealing a vehicle belonging to the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS).
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Tuesday, demolished shanties, beer parlours and other illegal structures in designated Parks and Gardens in Wuse Zone 6 area of Abuja, in continuation of its reinforced measures to mitigate abuse of such places.
The Governorship, National Assembly and House of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Katsina State has shifted its sitting venue to Abuja.
According to a top member of the Shi’ites group, Abdulai Musa, the procession started in Wuse market and ended around Berger about from 8:00 am and ended by 8:30 am.
The World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have sanctioned and blacklisted more companies and consultants operating in Nigeria for various breaches of their contracting processes considered fraudulent and corrupt.
In line with its mandate of growing its customer base and the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sub-sector, Fidelity Bank of Nigeria Plc on Thursday said its loan to deposit ratio is well over 80 per cent, confirming its robust support for Nigerian entrepreneurs.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday warned that the protesting members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, otherwise known as Shi’ites, were testing the patience of the Federal Government with their violent protests in Abuja.
Normal activities have resumed in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) after the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for their second term in office on Wednesday.
The Federal High Court, Abuja on Thursday, told the former Group Managing Director, (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu, that he had a case to answer in his ongoing trial.
The police on Wednesday arraigned a driver, Taiwo Ajayi and his friend Bola Ige, in a Wuse Zone Six Magistrates’ Court for allegedly robbing a passenger of her possessions.
All Progressives Congress National Chairman, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, last night, called the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, the devil, which the APC would never share power with in the 9th National Assembly.
House leader, Femi Gbajabiamila (APC, Lagos) was yesterday endorsed for the position of speaker, House of Representatives in the ninth assembly. The decision was taken at the Presidential Villa at a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari’s APC Reps-elect and the party executives.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, has stressed the need for Nigeria to participate fully in the fourth industrial revolution.
He polled 15,360 votes to defeat his closest rival, David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who had 8,934 votes in the final results from Kolokuma Opokuma local government in Bayelsa State.
In an effort to continue boosting the immunity of children against measles and meningitis, the Federal Government, through the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO) launched a campaign to reach more than 28 million children with lifesaving vaccines.
The 30 missing ad-hoc staff of the electoral commission, INEC, who were reported missing have been found.
The Netherlands, Germany and World Cup finalists Croatia expanded a list of big hitters to qualify for Euro 2020 on Saturday as the trio booked their places at next summer’s finals.
Watford midfielder Tom Dele-Bashiru says he has dreams of emulating Austin Okocha and Nwankwo Kanu as he looks forward to tonight’s AFCON U-23 group B clash against the Young Chipopolo of Zambia at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo.
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has condemned the Human Right Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) for calling its members terrorists.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has ordered the deactivation of voicemail services on all existing phone lines in the country.
Voting has commenced in the Kogi Governorship and National Assembly election in the western senatorial district of the state, reports have it.
Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Chief Olusegun Runsewe, on Friday said no fewer than 30 countries would participate in the International Arts and Crafts Expo slated to hold in Abuja.