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President Donald Trump's decision to pull U.S. troops out of Somalia in the waning days of his presidency triggered dismay on Saturday from some Somalis, who appealed to the incoming U.S. president to reverse the decision.
Rangers Coach Salisu Yusuf has disclosed the club is desperate to challenge for the 2020-2021 NPFL title.
A Kano State Environmental Mobile Court has ordered the management of Singer Commodity Market in the Kano metropolis to pay N2 million fine for violating the state’s environmental laws.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, the umbrella body of all editors in Nigeria, will hold this year’s edition of its annual flagship conference, the All Nigeria Editors Conference, ANEC, on Thursday, November 26, 2020.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) says the nation’s economic contraction of 3.62 per cent of the third quarter against the 6.1 per cent of the second quarter of the year may indicate that the worst is over.
As the governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, is being formally received into the membership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) today, a northern group under the auspices of North East Professionals Network, (NEPN), a political pressure group, has welcomed his defection from the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling APC.
The Nigerian Army is preparing for the launch of ‘Exercise Crocodile Smile VI’, Aliyu Yusuf, the spokesman of the 82 Division, Enugu said in a statement on Tuesday.
The sad passing of a football player of Crown Football Club, Ogbomoso, Usman Yusuf on Sunday has been announced.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to address the supply side variables impacting domestic prices.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) says accelerated domestic refining and processing of petroleum products would end the unstable petroleum pricing in the country, Dr Muda Yusuf, Director-Genera of the Chamber, said in an interview with newsmen on Saturday in Lagos.
Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a wheelchair basketball player and also enjoys swimming and kayaking.
Two days after the aides of the Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, were arrested for allegedly using firearms in the Presidential Villa, the First Lady’s security aides have not been released despite her outcry.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has decried the shooting and security breach which took place at the Presidential Villa during week.
A Coalition of elders under the auspices of Nigeria Elders for Peace and Good Governance (CONEPAGG), has accused the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, of raising false alarm about “imaginary” coup to divert the attention of Nigerians from the failings of the Service Chiefs.
The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) is to embark on a three-day warning strike from Dec. 7, to protest the deplorable state of access roads to seaports in Lagos State.
Napoli has denied reports from Italian media that Nigerian doctors complicated Victor Osimhen’s shoulder during the first treatment. Tuttosport claimed Napoli medic revealed that their Nigerian counterparts caused more damage to the shoulder in the process of treatment before he returned to Italy. However, Napoli and the player on Saturday afternoon took to their social media handle to debunk the reports and clear the Super Eagles team doctor of any wrongdoing. “The current situation regarding the injury of Victor Osimhen is only a consequence of the dislocated right shoulder,” Napoli said in a tweet. Osimhen dislocated his shoulder while in action for Super Eagles of Nigeria last month at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City. The striker went down in the second under a challenge from a Sierra Leone defender and was subsequently rushed to the hospital in an ambulance. The striker had since returned to his base in Italy but has not featured for Napoli since as a result of the injury
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has told President Muhammadu Buhari to reconstitute the Board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, holding that instability in the commission’s board has contributed to the systemic institutional failure of the agency.
The Dec. 5, Lagos East Senatorial and Kosofe state Assembly by-elections recorded poor voter turnout as the elections progressed.
Olufemi Peters, a Professor of Chemistry, according to a statement by NOUN’s Director, Media and Publicity, Ibrahim Sheme, Thursday emerged beating six other candidates to clinch the coveted seat in a keenly contested race at the nation’s only single-mode Open and Distance Learning, ODL institution.
Chitadel Gaoiran, a provincial police spokesman said Caesar Perez, mayor of the municipality of Los Banos in Laguna province, 64km south of Manila, was shot dead Thursday night by an unidentified gunman.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared a “climate emergency” on Wednesday, telling parliament that urgent action was needed for the sake of future generations.
The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and former Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, has cast his vote during the ongoing Senatorial bye-election in his country home of Toru-Orua, advising INEC and security agents to be professional.
President-elect Joe Biden unveiled his picks for several top economic positions on Monday, including former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as his nominee for Treasury Secretary, setting the stage for a more diverse White House.