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Nigeria has been named interim co-chair of the Alliance for Poverty Eradication launched by the United General Assembly on Tuesday.
A coalition of organisations under the aegis of League of Nigerian Youth Groups, has slammed spokesman of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, over his recent call on youths to force out the present administration from office.
Some youths in Plateau on Wednesday identified peer influence and lack of self control as reason for young people engaging in internet crimes.
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Gubernatorial Aspirant in Ondo State, Sen. Boluwaji Kunlere, has pledged to address issues of multiple taxation, if elected governor of the state.
Dr Fadila Sodangi, a Senior lecturer with the Nasarawa State University, Keffi, has urged the Federal government to restructure Information Communication Technology (ICT), to enable Nigerian youths live up to the the world standard.
Mr Victor Giadom, the acting national chairman of the dissolved National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC), in his reaction to the National Executive Council (NEC) consensus said; “there is No Victor, No Vanquished.”
An Ibadan-based gospel musician, Oluwapelumi Togun, on Thursday urged musicians to use the right lyrics in their songs.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to be patient with his government as everything is being put in place to tackle headlong the insecurity in the polity.
Sen. Kola Balogun (PDP-Oyo South) has donated a 500KVA transformer to improve power supply in 16 communities of the Ali-Iwo area in Ibadan.
As President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration clocks five years on May 29, the Presidency has said that the victory of the President in 2015 saved the country from total collapse.
Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested four Northern Youths who sneaked into the State from Niger State despite an inter-state travel ban by the Federal Government.
Bityong, who represented Kaura Constituency in the Assembly from 2011 to 2019, died on Friday night in Kaduna at the age of 56.
As the people and residents of Ebonyi State await both federal and state relief to cushion the hardships of the COVID-19 lockdown, an NGO, Golden-Julius Foundation (GJF) has stepped in to distribute over 2,000 bags of rice and other food items worth millions of naira to the indigent and disadvantaged people in the Nguzu and Ebiri communities of Afikpo South local government area.
Zamfara State Government has warned its Osun counterpart against deporting Northern youths who allegedly sneaked into the South-West state.
Performing the inauguration of the task force in Osogbo, he said that the move was in furtherance of his administration’s efforts to rid the state of criminal tendencies with a view to securing the life and property of the residents of the state.
South Africa’s rand opened stronger on Friday and was on course for gains of roughly 2% against the dollar this week, after the first current account surplus in 17 years and an upbeat U.S. jobs report.
Dr Titus Okunronmu,a former Director, Budgetary Department, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged the Federal Government to resuscitate all the nation’s refineries towards addressing the problem of fuel importation.
Inter Milan have reached an agreement with Real Madrid to sign Moroccan fullback Achraf Hakimi, the La Liga club announced on Thursday.
An initial purchase of the steroid dexamethasone, shown to be effective in treating severe or critical COVID-19 patients, will be made for up to 4.5 million people in low- and middle-income countries, agencies said on Friday.
As of the close of business on Thursday, July 2nd, 2020, twelve persons including the incumbent Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, had returned their expression of interest and nomination forms to contest the sole ticket of the All Progressives Congress ahead of the October 10 governorship election in the Ondo State.
The Lagos State House of Assembly has called on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to direct the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture to liaise with the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice to look at the Listed Sites (Prevention) Law, 2015, with a view to removing all vestiges of slave trade and colonialism.
An Oyo State High Court in Ibadan on Wednesday reserved judgment in a N100 million enforcement of fundamental human rights suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The Private Sector led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has donated a 150-bed isolation centre and medical equipment worth millions of naira to the Lagos State Government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, arraigned Malabu Oil and Gas Limited for money laundering offences in connection to the controversial oil block, OPL 245 transactions.
More than 80 people have been killed in protests in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region during protests following the killing of a popular singer, a regional police commissioner told the state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation on Wednesday.